List/Grid Monthly Archives: September 2014

Obituary: Jack Goodwin

Obituary: Jack Goodwin

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. — Mr. Jack Carson Goodwin, 81, of Rockingham, passed away Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst. Memorial services will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept…. Read more »

Schofield: Understanding purple NC

Schofield: Understanding purple NC

The state’s divided politics are not new or unique, but longstanding and emblematic of a broader battle Yesterday, in what seems as if it was just the latest in a… Read more »

Coal ash cleanup begins, more work to be done

Coal ash cleanup begins, more work to be done

By Stephanie Carson Public News Service-NC SALISBURY — It is the first full week that, by law, North Carolina will clean up four coal ash-sites in the state — in Asheville, Eden,… Read more »

Rockets earn golf tourney victory

Rockets earn golf tourney victory

Red Rams finish 2nd Staff report ROCKINGHAM — Hailey Miller had the second lowest score of the day, with a round of 44, on Monday to lead the Rockingham Rockets… Read more »

Raiders leap into AP poll after OT thriller

Raiders leap into AP poll after OT thriller

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Saturday’s upset of former No. 1 Butler catapulted the Richmod Raiders onto the radar of the Associated Press. In Class 4A competition, the 5-0 Raiders are… Read more »

Porter a late addition to Hinson Lake field

Porter a late addition to Hinson Lake field

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Related coverage: * Sept. 22: Keane ‘all charged up’ for Hinson Lake ultra * Aug. 2: Hinson Lake = 1.5032 * July 27: Hinson Lake field… Read more »

Goodwin keynote speaker at Sen. Sam Ervin memorial dinner

Goodwin keynote speaker at Sen. Sam Ervin memorial dinner

Ervin was chairman of Senate Watergate Committee Special to The Pee Dee Post The legacy of Sen. Sam J. Ervin Jr. will be honored at the 29th Sen. Sam Ervin Memorial… Read more »

Silva holds on to top spot on Raiders XC

Silva holds on to top spot on Raiders XC

Pinecrest sweeps team titles By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Complete results – posted when available * Photo gallery – more than 1,300 photos * Aug. 25 – Blood, sweat and… Read more »

Obituary: Thomas Craddock

Obituary: Thomas Craddock

Thomas Edward Craddock, 73, of Rockingham, N.C., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 at his home following a lengthy illness. Mr. Craddock was born Jan. 16, 1941 in Richmond County, a son… Read more »

Extension @ Your Service: Carroll, Smith, Berry lead showmanship efforts

Extension @ Your Service: Carroll, Smith, Berry lead showmanship efforts

4-H Farm Credit Showmanship Circuit placings have been submitted from the Lee, Moore and Chatham county livestock shows this past week. Richmond County youth once again placed very high at… Read more »

Ham: Don’t let the narrative trump the facts

Ham: Don’t let the narrative trump the facts

You’d have thought by now that the news media would have learned the hard lessons of prejudging a story or a situation before all the facts are in. Remember in… Read more »

Pep rallies, parade highlight Homecoming week

Pep rallies, parade highlight Homecoming week

Jeff Dieffenbach is Homecoming parade grand marshall Complete list of Homecoming Court members below By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Kickoff for this week’s football game between the Richmond Raiders (5-0) and Anson Bearcats… Read more »

Obituary: Nancy Smith

Obituary: Nancy Smith

Nancy Rankin Smith, 82, died Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 at The Hermitage Retirement Center in Rockingham, N.C., following an extended illness. A graveside service will be conducted on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 at… Read more »

SC Jazz Festival coming to Cheraw Oct. 17-Oct. 19

SC Jazz Festival coming to Cheraw Oct. 17-Oct. 19

Delfeayo Marsalis Quintet to be main event CHERAW, S.C. — Jazz great Dizzy Gillespie proudly shared his Cheraw roots when performing across the world, and now Dizzy’s South Carolina hometown… Read more »

Medical Center Pharmacy to host Operation Medicine Drop

Medical Center Pharmacy to host Operation Medicine Drop

Long Drive store to host program Thursday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  To help stop prescription drugs from falling into the wrong hands, Attorney General Cooper and the SBI help sponsor prescription… Read more »

NC launches new conservation license plate

NC launches new conservation license plate

RALEIGH — Motorists can help support the conservation and management of brook trout by purchasing a new conservation license plate that depicts the only native coldwater trout in the state…. Read more »

Obituary: Kathleen Raines

Obituary: Kathleen Raines

Sarah Kathleen McDonald Raines, 85, of Ellerbe, N.C., passed away Sunday, Sept.  21, 2014 at Hospice Haven of Rockingham. Mrs. Raines was born Sept. 21, 1929 in Richmond County, a daughter… Read more »

Keane ‘all charged up’ for Hinson Lake race

Keane ‘all charged up’ for Hinson Lake race

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of profiles planned this week that will highlight competitors in Richmond County’s only 24-hour footrace. Related coverage: * Aug. 2 — Hinson Lake… Read more »

Obituary: Katie Webb

Obituary: Katie Webb

HAMLET, N.C. — Mrs. Katie Webb, 74, passed away Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23 at Faith Free Will Baptist Church in Rockingham.  Visitation is… Read more »

Weston Wilson lends ‘Voice’ to NBC

Weston Wilson lends ‘Voice’ to NBC

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * See/hear Weston on YouTube Richmond County’s heading to Hollywood. In fact, Weston Wilson already has auditioned for NBC’s hit, The Voice. The seventh season of the show… Read more »

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