List/Grid Monthly Archives: September 2014

On the hook: Youth anglers haul ’em in at rodeo

On the hook: Youth anglers haul ’em in at rodeo

Annual event aims to reel in kids for life By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 400 photos – free to download CHERAW, S.C. — Amid a “holy… Read more »

Car wash benefits Race for the Cure

Car wash benefits Race for the Cure

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Callie Tucker, Deleah Smith, Renee Kifer and Karrington Tupper are doing just about anything they could to lure motorists along Highway 74 Business to… Read more »

PeeDeePost.com to host meet-and-greet Sept. 29

PeeDeePost.com to host meet-and-greet Sept. 29

Event will double as a platform for General Election candidates to make their pitch to voters Staff report The staff of The Pee Dee Post is hosting a Meet-and-Greet function that… Read more »

Obituary: George Dewey Myers Jr.

Obituary: George Dewey Myers Jr.

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. — George Dewey Myers Jr., 61, of Rockingham, died Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 at First Health Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst. He was born in Richmond County, a… Read more »

Obituary: Elizabeth “Lib” Meacham

Obituary: Elizabeth “Lib” Meacham

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. — Elizabeth Long Ormsby Meacham passed away  Sept. 10, 2014. Lib was the daughter of the late Thomas Edward Ormsby and Julia Cooper Ormsby.  She was born Aug. 3, 1916… Read more »

Georgia woman escapes injury in two-car crash

Georgia woman escapes injury in two-car crash

Multiple accidents mar end to work week By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — A 38-year-old Nations Express courier from Atlanta, Ga., avoided injury Friday afternoon when the vehicle in front… Read more »

Grief: It’s something you work through, not get over

Grief: It’s something you work through, not get over

Workshop series aims to teach how to achieve ‘a new normal’ By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Progress in western civilization can be admired for many things — skyscrapers, the Internet and flight, including… Read more »

Hill: God provided guidance on how to pray

Hill: God provided guidance on how to pray

Editor’s note: This is part two of a two-part series. Part one was published Friday, Sept. 5. The question is often asked, “Will God answer my prayers?” Yes, but He also gives… Read more »

Obituary: Mildred Ballard

Obituary: Mildred Ballard

HAMLET, N.C. — Mrs. Mildred R. Ballard, 92, of Hamlet passed away Saturday, Sept. 6,  2014 at her home. She was born Feb. 4, 1922 in Unicoi, TN, a daughter of… Read more »

East R’ham Elementary to counterparts: Your turn

East R’ham Elementary to counterparts: Your turn

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge extends to primary schools Jamie Greene, principal of East Rockingham Elementary School, accepted the ALS Ice Bucket challenge issued by Richmond County Schools Superintendent Cindy Goodman on… Read more »

Flag flies high over 220

Flag flies high over 220

Workers at Superior Cranes raised an American flag with readily available equipment in support of Patriot Day on Thursday, Sept. 11. The day is the 13th anniversary of the terrorist… Read more »

Head to Hamlet for historic Seaboard Trail tour

Head to Hamlet for historic Seaboard Trail tour

Guided tour series begins Saturday By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com HAMLET — $1. The price for the land sold the Seaboard Airline Railroad in 1897 was the catalyst to the founding… Read more »

‘Everybody alive that day will never forget’

‘Everybody alive that day will never forget’

Businesses, residents support 9/11 memorial walk by first-responders By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 800 shots * Video – meet your first-responders ROCKINGHAM — Traffic was… Read more »

Ask the Goat: I’ll see TransRockies again in 2015

Ask the Goat: I’ll see TransRockies again in 2015

Editor’s note: This is part two of a two-part series on recovery. Part one was published on Thursday, Sept. 4. After Kristine dropped down to the 3-day event, the race really shifted… Read more »

Obituary: Elizabeth ‘Lib’ Meacham

Obituary: Elizabeth ‘Lib’ Meacham

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. — Mrs. Elizabeth “Lib” Ormsby Meacham, 98, of Rockingham passed away Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014 at Sandy Ridge Assisted Living in Candor. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m…. Read more »

Day of Caring allows county to breathe better

Day of Caring allows county to breathe better

Annual United Way event shows how deep the need is By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – More than 300 shots RICHMOND COUNTY — Terry Gaar said the work being done… Read more »

Spradlin: 9/11 attacks changed the course of my life

Spradlin: 9/11 attacks changed the course of my life

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Part of what makes an event last so long in someone’s heart is, I believe, the personal connection they feel to it. The stronger the connection,… Read more »

Richardson: A trip to Montreal after Sept. 11, 2001

Richardson: A trip to Montreal after Sept. 11, 2001

On Monday 9/10/2001 I went to the airport in Charlotte to pickup two people for Cascades Paper. I got them back to the plant and everything was OK. I was… Read more »

Developing: Man stabbed in East Rockingham

Developing: Man stabbed in East Rockingham

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com A man suffered multiple stab wounds in the Aleo 9th Avenue neighborhood of East Rockingham tonight. The incident was reported shortly before 9 p.m. Witnesses reported… Read more »

Northside firefighters deploy to Roberdell UMC

Northside firefighters deploy to Roberdell UMC

Church members honor Northside firefighters with annual dinner By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROBERDEL — Firefighters from the Northside Volunteer Fire Department were deployed 0.9 miles away to Roberdell United Methodist Church… Read more »

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