List/Grid Monthly Archives: July 2014

Extension @ Your Service: Raising quality kids (not goats)

Extension @ Your Service: Raising quality kids (not goats)

Interest in meat goats has grown rapidly over the past several years.   According to Ohio State University Extension, goat is the most frequently consumed meat in the world and,… Read more »

Escape the heat by thinking Fall gardening

Escape the heat by thinking Fall gardening

It seems as though the sweltering heat of summer has most of us all in a lazy, hazy fog. I know I certainly avoid being outside as much as I… Read more »

Authorities: Rillo stole his way to 13 days’ escape

Authorities: Rillo stole his way to 13 days’ escape

Clemmons: ‘Anytime that all of us can go home at the end of the shift is a good day.’ By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Videos * Sheriff James Clemmons and Sheriff… Read more »

Hot Mamas tourney schedule, seeds set

Hot Mamas tourney schedule, seeds set

Staff report ELLERBE — Barely a month ago, some 200 players with the Hot Mamas Softball League celebrated opening day with several games at Parsons Field in Ellerbe. Regular season… Read more »

Skenazy: The book of (grocery) lists

Skenazy: The book of (grocery) lists

If you’re trying to understand America in all its joy, desperation and weirdness, there’s just one book to consult: “Milk Eggs Vodka.” It’s a book of shopping lists. Yes, real… Read more »

Exploring a bug’s life

Exploring a bug’s life

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — Nearly a dozen Richmond County children are spending this week attending Bug Camp at The Hive Recreation Center in East Rockingham. As one can imagine, bees… Read more »

Cars line up for food giveaway in East Rockingham

Cars line up for food giveaway in East Rockingham

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Previous coverage * Demand for food ‘way beyond my supply’ EAST ROCKINGHAM — Bishop T.R. Harrington isn’t exactly sure how word got out. It could have… Read more »

Breston bares bark, teeth on ‘suspect’ for youth camp

Breston bares bark, teeth on ‘suspect’ for youth camp

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery * Video * ‘Crime scene’ at Hinson Lake ROCKINGHAM — Rockingham Police Officer J.A. Gilbert said he volunteered to play the role of… Read more »

Obituary: Ann Street

Obituary: Ann Street

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. — Ann Tillotson Street , 77, of Rockingham, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at Hospice Haven. She was born September 27, 1936, daughter of Raymond Curtis Tillotson and Annie Mae… Read more »

BREAKING NEWS: Deputies nab Rillo

BREAKING NEWS: Deputies nab Rillo

Sheriff’s Office schedules 10 a.m. news conference By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Previous coverage * Rillo escapes, evades authorities * Rillo sheds cuffs, sleeps in Norman church ROCKINGHAM — Five Richmond… Read more »

Hamlet’s Trey Sikes among favorites in Rockingham Diesel Drags

Hamlet’s Trey Sikes among favorites in Rockingham Diesel Drags

ROCKINGHAM — National Diesel Hot Rod Association point leader Trey Sikes tries to leverage his “home field advantage” this week when he defends his Sportsman event title in the NDHRA Carolina Nationals… Read more »

Ask the Goat: The Last Annual Vol State 500K

Ask the Goat: The Last Annual Vol State 500K

Editor’s note: This is part 1 of a three-part series of a trans-Tennessee footrace earlier this month. Of all of the races for which I have registered, the Last Annual… Read more »

McQueen: Hamlet ‘at a crossroads’

McQueen: Hamlet ‘at a crossroads’

Councilman weighs in on status of looming city manager vacancy By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Help wanted: A city manager with at least a master’s degree in public administration to oversee the… Read more »

R’ham falls 4-3 in Pony League tourney

R’ham falls 4-3 in Pony League tourney

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Tyler Blount scored from third on a passed ball and Blount and Justin Ingram added sacrifice RBIs in a two-run fifth inning but it wasn’t enough… Read more »

‘Sky’s the limit’ for Richmond senior musician

‘Sky’s the limit’ for Richmond senior musician

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Video – Richmond Raiders Color Guard * Video – Richmond Raiders Percussion (pit) ROCKINGHAM — Cameron McDonald loves music. The Richmond County Ninth Grade Academy… Read more »

Turner completes retirement distribution and estate planning program

Turner completes retirement distribution and estate planning program

Chris Turner, a Modern Woodmen of America representative in Rockingham, has completed a five‑day advanced educational program at Modern Woodmen’s home office in Rock Island, Ill. The program covered retirement distribution… Read more »

Mineral Springs HS reunion in September

Mineral Springs HS reunion in September

The Mineral Springs  High School  Class  Reunion will be  sponsored by the Classes of 1967, ’68 and ’69. All other classes are invited.  It will be held Sept. 26 and Sept. 27. Can… Read more »

Leaders to be born at L.J. Bell Elementary

Leaders to be born at L.J. Bell Elementary

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” Eleanor Roosevelt’s words are just one of several new quotes that line the halls at L.J. Bell… Read more »

Ferguson: ‘Planes’ shows people can make a difference

Ferguson: ‘Planes’ shows people can make a difference

 What happens when your chances of being a racer are put in jeopardy and your home town is in trouble? If you are Dusty Crophopper in the new Disney movie… Read more »

Crime scene at Hinson Lake: Kids all in with hands-on investigation

Crime scene at Hinson Lake: Kids all in with hands-on investigation

Practicals offer training opportunity to which youth pay attention By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Previous coverage * Junior Police Academy showers ‘police officers are human’ ROCKINGHAM — In June, Rockingham Police… Read more »

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