List/Grid Monthly Archives: September 2014

Fitzsimon: The follies

Fitzsimon: The follies

Another week, another set of problems identified at the state Department of Health and Human Services. This time it is a letter from the U.S. Department of Agriculture questioning DHHS… Read more »

Sanders: Fracking doesn’t contaminate our drinking water

Sanders: Fracking doesn’t contaminate our drinking water

How safe is hydraulic fracturing for North Carolina? The process, which has been around since the 1940s, has an impeccable safety record. Over a million wells have used hydraulic fracturing safely since… Read more »

Golf tourney drives funds towards Habitat for Humanity

Golf tourney drives funds towards Habitat for Humanity

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com CHERAW, S.C. — Mike Reece isn’t much of a golfer. That self-proclamation, however, didn’t stop the executive director of the Union County (N.C.) Habitat for Humanity… Read more »

Council bolsters National Night Out budget

Council bolsters National Night Out budget

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com CHERAW, S.C. — After clarifying just how much additional funding was being requested, Cheraw Mayor Andy Ingram and Town Council members approved on Friday an extra… Read more »

250 at Rohanen take Ice Bucket Challenge

250 at Rohanen take Ice Bucket Challenge

Ice Bucket Challenge donations exceed $114 million By Stephanie Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Previous coverage * Hamlet Middle School * Rockingham Middle School principal * East Rockingham Elementary * Rockingham Middle School… Read more »

3 charged with embezzlement, conspiracy

3 charged with embezzlement, conspiracy

Hamlet Police Department investigators have arrested three women involved in an alleged conspiracy to steal money from their employer. Police said Whitney Herndon, 27, of Rockingham, Amanda Polston, 18, of… Read more »

County Chamber endorses proposes sales tax hike for sports complex

County Chamber endorses proposes sales tax hike for sports complex

Related coverage * July 7 – Voters to weigh in on sales tax hike initiative * Sept. 15 – Campaign signs support sales tax hike for sports complex * Sept…. Read more »

Obituary: Larry Fulp

Obituary: Larry Fulp

Larry Edward “Cotton” Fulp, 75, of Ellerbe, N.C., passed away Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 at Autumn Care in Biscoe. Cotton was born Jan. 17, 1939 in Richmond County, a son of the… Read more »

Raiders football moved to Saturday

Raiders football moved to Saturday

Staff report The Raiders varsity football game against Butler has been moved to Saturday night. Richmond Senior High School Athletic Director Ricky Young said Butler school officials said the field… Read more »

Report: Man struck by car

Report: Man struck by car

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — FirstHealth EMS personnel and firefighters with the Rockingham Fire Department responded Friday morning to a report of a man struck by a car. The… Read more »

County food safety inspections, water records online

County food safety inspections, water records online

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — County officials announced earlier this week that food safety inspections and onsite water protection records and applications are now available online. Health officials said… Read more »

‘Pout-Pout Fish’ author coming to Discovery Place KIDS

‘Pout-Pout Fish’ author coming to Discovery Place KIDS

Children’s author Deborah Dieson and illustrator Dan Hanna are coming to Rockingham. Have you ever thought about becoming an author or an illustrator when you grow up? Find out more… Read more »

Hill: Put your faith into action

Hill: Put your faith into action

Charles Blondin, a tightrope walker, was preparing for his performance when he saw a young boy who was watching with great interest. He asked the boy if he believed he… Read more »

5 caught for snack machine thefts, damage at Hamlet Depot

5 caught for snack machine thefts, damage at Hamlet Depot

Staff report Four men and a minor were apprehended by Hamlet Police Department officers stemming from two separate incidents of breaking and entering at the Hamlet Depot in downtown Hamlet…. Read more »

Canal Detective puts Pee Dee River under surveillance

Canal Detective puts Pee Dee River under surveillance

Virginia man explores Hitchcock Creek, Pee Dee River in search of ‘secrets of the past’ Story and photos by Tom MacCallum Richmond County Historical Society RICHMOND COUNTY — Now a sportsman’s… Read more »

Crouch, Chavis earn nods for top photos

Crouch, Chavis earn nods for top photos

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * August and prior winners ROCKINGHAM — With entries from Rockingham to London, Sheila Crouch and Miranda Chavis took were the best of the bunch as… Read more »

2013 murder suspect arrested

2013 murder suspect arrested

Sheriff Godfrey: More arrests expected Staff report Moore County Sheriff’s Office investigators have made an arrest in a June 2013 murder in Southern Pines. Martaveous Donta Kelly, 27, of 1165… Read more »

Bank requests ‘immediate and exclusive custody’ of Rockingham Speedway

Bank requests ‘immediate and exclusive custody’ of Rockingham Speedway

The Finley Group expected to take control of The Rock on Sept. 25 Owners Hillenburg, Silas owe more than $4.5 million By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Thanks for the… Read more »

Company takes ‘a step out there’ with social media

Company takes ‘a step out there’ with social media

Business Expo and Job Fair connects community to services, opportunities By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com CHERAW, S.C. — The 15th biannual Business/Industry Expo and Job Fair on Thursday inside the Cheraw Community… Read more »

Murray: What everyone should know about domestic violence

Murray: What everyone should know about domestic violence

October is more than just the season for Halloween, it’s also Domestic Violence Awareness Month. And the Centers for Disease Control’s National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey tells a… Read more »

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