List/Grid Monthly Archives: August 2014

Meet Deondra, this week’s adoptable pet

Meet Deondra, this week’s adoptable pet

From the Richmond County Animal Advocates: Meet Deondra. Deondra is sweet hound mix who is current on all vaccinations. She is out of time and will be euthanized very soon… Read more »

Local business helps connect teachers with donors

Local business helps connect teachers with donors

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Jody Cullers needs $376.80 to supply her eighth grade science class at Rockingham Middle School with three new triple beam balances. “My students conduct inquiry… Read more »

Milton Bullock, formerly of The Platters, to be at Ag Fair

Milton Bullock, formerly of The Platters, to be at Ag Fair

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com The 57th annual Richmond County Agricultural Fair will have a retro tune to it this year. The fair, scheduled for Oct. 7 through Oct. 11 in… Read more »

‘Carolina Kid’ goes for the gold in Carolina Blue Camaro

‘Carolina Kid’ goes for the gold in Carolina Blue Camaro

Travis Harvey Among the Contenders in Dragstock XI at Rockingham Dragway ROCKINGHAM — He may not have earned a degree, or even sat in a classroom for that matter, but… Read more »

Rescue Mission gains nonprofit status

Rescue Mission gains nonprofit status

Volunteers seek help providing daily meals to homeless By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com All in. That’s what the profile picture for the Richmond County Rescue Mission shows as hands are interlocked… Read more »

Hudson: We need a pro-growth plan

Hudson: We need a pro-growth plan

Wow. I cannot believe how fast time flies. As we head into Labor Day, I hate to see summer end, but I’m exciting to think about back to school, football… Read more »

‘We were a part of history’

‘We were a part of history’

Richmond Senior classes of 1973, 1974 and 1975 gather at Hinson Lake By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — When school opened for students in the fall of 1973, it was… Read more »

Eastern North Carolina red wolf population under review

Eastern North Carolina red wolf population under review

2 public forums scheduled; deadline to comment is Sept. 12 The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service awarded a contract to conduct a review of the Eastern North Carolina non-essential, experimental… Read more »

Celebrate Grandparents Day at Town Creek Indian Mound

Celebrate Grandparents Day at Town Creek Indian Mound

We all know that you eat turkey on Thanksgiving, give cards on Valentine’s Day; and watch fireworks on the fourth of July. But what does one do for Grandparents Day?… Read more »

‘Y’all are next!’ – principals accept ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

‘Y’all are next!’ – principals accept ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

By MacKenzie Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Goodmans complete challenge ROCKINGHAM — Julian Carter was among the counters 16 principals challenged on Thursday to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by Superintendent Cindy Goodman…. Read more »

It’s official: ‘ … so help me God’

It’s official: ‘ … so help me God’

Isler sworn in as new Rockingham fire chief By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Previous coverage: * May 1 – Isler appointed new fire chief * May 28 – New fire chief… Read more »

Home owner corresponds with thief through Facebook

Home owner corresponds with thief through Facebook

Son arrives home from school: ‘Momma, we’ve been robbed’ By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com On Monday, Crystal Williams was looking forward to getting home and catching up with her son, who… Read more »

Hill: The greatest answer for distress

Hill: The greatest answer for distress

Everyone experiences those moments in life when it seems that all we have are lemons. Many people then advise us to make lemonade. It has often been my experience that… Read more »

Shaw’s ‘Dragonfly’ wins photo group honors

Shaw’s ‘Dragonfly’ wins photo group honors

Staff report * June winner * July winner Hamlet resident John Shaw came out on top in Thursday night’s voting on entries of Richmond County Photography Group members’ monthly entries…. Read more »

Pizza delivery driver avoids injury as car goes up in flames

Pizza delivery driver avoids injury as car goes up in flames

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — A regular shift at Dominos Pizza in Rockingham turned dangers for a 23-year-old pizza delivery driver when his personal vehicle was consumed by fire…. Read more »

Goodmans, Master J handle Ice Bucket Challenge

Goodmans, Master J handle Ice Bucket Challenge

Staff report Dr. Cindy Goodman, superintendent of Richmond County Schools, and husband and State Rep. Ken Goodman handled the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge with ease after being challenged by Richmond… Read more »

Skenazy: Let’s criminalize childhood

Skenazy: Let’s criminalize childhood

  A whopping 68 percent of Americans think there should be a law that prohibits kids 9 or younger from playing at the park unsupervised, despite the fact that most… Read more »

‘An impressive cloud’

‘An impressive cloud’

Controlled burn preps for new forest growth By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Video * Photo gallery ROCKINGHAM — By and large, the staff at the North Carolina Forest Service works… Read more »

Report: Not all cancer care in NC is created equal

Report: Not all cancer care in NC is created equal

By Stephanie Carson Public News Service-NC CHAPEL HILL — The quality of cancer care you receive in North Carolina could depend on where you live. That’s the conclusion of two studies… Read more »

Police seek your help to solve arson, murder

Police seek your help to solve arson, murder

Original report published on AberdeenTimes.com The Moore County Sheriff’s Office is actively investigating the death of Elden Kitson Vanderwall. Vanderwall was found murdered within his burnt residence at approximately 4:20 am on Saturday, Aug…. Read more »

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