List/Grid Monthly Archives: September 2014

Exhibit: A call for artists to submit their work

Exhibit: A call for artists to submit their work

The Friends of the Leath Memorial Library group is holding an art exhibit in the Calvin Little Room of the Leath Library, in Rockingham. This exhibit will run from Nov…. Read more »

Ellerbe woman dies in early morning blaze

Ellerbe woman dies in early morning blaze

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ELLERBE — Family members gathered nearby a Jones Spring Church Road home Monday morning to mourn the loss of a woman who died in an early… Read more »

Obituary: Ruth Speight

Obituary: Ruth Speight

Mrs. Laura Ruth Blake Speight, age 94, of Rockingham, N.C. passed away on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 at the home of her daughter Anna in Cary. Mrs. Speight was born on Oct…. Read more »

Rockingham Rotary delivers dictionaries

Rockingham Rotary delivers dictionaries

For the ninth consecutive year, members of the Rockingham Rotary Club delivered more than 700 dictionaries to third-grade students across Richmond County. The project was well underway on Friday. Funds raised… Read more »

Celebrity dunk tank new at Holy Smoke 2014

Celebrity dunk tank new at Holy Smoke 2014

Gospel music festival set for Sept. 27 in Rockingham Staff report ROCKINGHAM — Rockingham City Council members Denise Sullivan, John Hutchinson and Mayor Steve Morris, along with former mayor and… Read more »

Place of Grace: ‘It works, it works, it works’

Place of Grace: ‘It works, it works, it works’

Tent city tour opens ladies’ eyes to plight of homeless  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Related coverage * Sept. 17: Girl Scouts collecting donations to help homeless * Sept. 5: Volunteers… Read more »

Hudson: Rolling back airline passenger fees

Hudson: Rolling back airline passenger fees

I ran for Congress so I could fight for the people of North Carolina’s Eighth District. Like so many of you, I felt like Washington was not listening to us… Read more »

MX riders go ‘a thousand miles an hour’ at Windy Hill

MX riders go ‘a thousand miles an hour’ at Windy Hill

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 1,700 pics! * Video – a hairpin turn at the start * Results – published as soon as they become… Read more »

Rex ‘doing good,’ doctors expect full recovery

Rex ‘doing good,’ doctors expect full recovery

Staff report Ellerbe Lawn Mower Racing officials announced early Sunday afternoon that veteran competitor Rex Crouch Sr. was “doing good” after being injured in a crash Saturday night at Ellerbe… Read more »

American Legion: VA IG concedes wait times may have contributed to patient deaths

American Legion: VA IG concedes wait times may have contributed to patient deaths

From the American Legion Legislative Division update through Sept. 19 On September 18, 1793, the cornerstone was laid for the United States Capitol. Both the House and Senate were in session… Read more »

Rex Crouch Sr. injured, airlifted from lawn mower race

Rex Crouch Sr. injured, airlifted from lawn mower race

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com A veteran lawn mower racer was injured Saturday night at Ellerbe Lions Club Speedway in Ellerbe and airlifted for further medical treatment. The condition of Rex Crouch… Read more »

Junior firefighters earn 1st place in relay event

Junior firefighters earn 1st place in relay event

* Video WARRENTON, N.C. — Eight junior firefighters with East Rockingham Fire Department operated under the direction of Lt. Jeff Collins April 26 and April 27 in the 4th annual… Read more »

Teen parent program seeks volunteers

Teen parent program seeks volunteers

Related coverage * Bruton: ‘We have beaten the odds’ Eckerd‘s Adolescent Parenting Programs has been in Richmond County for the last three years and is a program that  serves adolescent… Read more »

East Rock firefighters douse grass fire

East Rock firefighters douse grass fire

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com EAST ROCKINGHAM — East Rockingham Fire Department volunteers responded to a report of a grass fire on Sandhill Road early Saturday evening. The call to the… Read more »

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‘Let’s toss those tails!’

‘Let’s toss those tails!’

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery ROCKINGHAM — Brandy Alfredson didn’t mean anything by it. She was just trying to get the tournament started. Alfredson’s innocent proclamation — “Let’s… Read more »

Unlimited: Nikki Ellerbe insists amputation won’t slow her down

Unlimited: Nikki Ellerbe insists amputation won’t slow her down

Osteosarcoma took her right leg, not her spirit New amputee support group meets Sunday at 3 p.m. in East Rockingham By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Video – Nikki explains her… Read more »

Obituary: Doris Paul

Obituary: Doris Paul

Doris McCormick Paul, 83, of Hamlet, N.C., passed away Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 at her home. Mrs. Paul was born November 2, 1930 in Richmond County, a daughter of the… Read more »

Spivey reappointed to RCC Board of Trustees

Spivey reappointed to RCC Board of Trustees

HAMLET — Willa Spivey begins a second term serving on Richmond Community College’s Board of Trustees this month after being reappointed by the Richmond County School Board. Spivey is a… Read more »

Pet boutique relocates in Rockingham

Pet boutique relocates in Rockingham

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the recent relocation and ribbon cutting for Aunt Tessie’s Pet Boutique. On Sept. 16, several members of the chamber and local officials… Read more »

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