List/Grid Monthly Archives: October 2014

874 early voters ‘a wow’

874 early voters ‘a wow’

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s only early voting site open Thursday attracted 874 voters, an especially high number for a mid-term election. “Unreal,” said Connie Kelly, director… Read more »

Pope named FirstHealth Richmond-Fitness manager

Pope named FirstHealth Richmond-Fitness manager

ROCKINGHAM – With a decade of experience in managing group fitness and personal training programs (including a program with multiple locations) in his background, Jonathan Pope brings leadership, problem-solving and… Read more »

Weight-loss surgery patients celebrate success

Weight-loss surgery patients celebrate success

Sanford resident Maggie Baldwin joined other successful weight-loss surgery patients along with bariatric surgeons David Grantham, M.D. (left), and Raymond Washington, M.D. (right), for the “Celebration of Success 2014” weight-loss… Read more »

Leak on college: ‘Start as soon as possible and stick to it’

Leak on college: ‘Start as soon as possible and stick to it’

Hamlet woman finds fulfillment after returning to the classroom By Wylie Bell Richmond Community College HAMLET — When Shavier Leak graduated from Richmond Community College in May, she stepped off… Read more »

Students choose their own great pumpkin

Students choose their own great pumpkin

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery ROBERDEL — More than 50 students at Roberdel Baptist Church Preschool welcomed fall with pumpkins from The Berry Patch and business owner Lee… Read more »

Ask the Goat: Preparing for attack, part 2

Ask the Goat: Preparing for attack, part 2

Editor’s note: This is part two of a two-part series on safety while running. Part one was published on Oct. 16. Last week we talked about using our equipment to deter an attack. This… Read more »

Early voting starts today, view sample ballot

Early voting starts today, view sample ballot

Sales tax referendum, contests for state Senate, sheriff and commissioners Staff report * Sample ballot (PDF) – District 48 – District 66 The first of three early voting centers opens today in Rockingham…. Read more »

Our Turn: Supporting PeeDeePost.com is the ethical choice

Our Turn: Supporting PeeDeePost.com is the ethical choice

Contribute online through GoFundMe Previous coverage * The ethical choice * The numbers quantify the need * Readers flock to PeeDeePost.com * Let’s talk about community involvement * 62,462 photos and counting   Google “reasons… Read more »

Video: Kids go electric for science

Video: Kids go electric for science

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Video – A hair-raising experience for Katelynn Gomez ROCKINGHAM — Rockingham Middle School science teacher Kristie Wikane had a problem. Her students, she said, weren’t thinking… Read more »

Letter: Vote no for sales tax increase

Letter: Vote no for sales tax increase

To the editor: Wake up city and county residents! The Rockingham City Council adopted a Parks and Recreation Plan Feb. 8, 2005. It’s amazing that of the 5,400 surveys sent… Read more »

Rockets push aside Bearcats, 44-0

Rockets push aside Bearcats, 44-0

Rockingham moves to 5-0, readies to host Hamlet By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – More than 1,200 pics! Previous coverage * Ellerbe won Wednesday over Hamlet, 42-36 to… Read more »

State Fair report: Junior Doe goat show, showmanship results

State Fair report: Junior Doe goat show, showmanship results

By Tiffanee Conrad NC Cooperative Extension RALEIGH — A previous article reported how well our Richmond County youth exhibited in the Junior Wether Meat Goat Show at the NC State… Read more »

Chamber seeks Citizen of the Year nominees

Chamber seeks Citizen of the Year nominees

The Richmond County Chamber of Commerce is asking for nominations for the “Richmond County Citizen of the Year,” an award given each year to a person for his or her devotion… Read more »

Unexpected blessing: NETC visit yields new career

Unexpected blessing: NETC visit yields new career

By Shannon Justice Northeastern Technical College Three months ago, Miranda Bailey didn’t know that a visit to Northeastern Technical College to register her daughter for college would end with her… Read more »

Two hurt in two-car crash on US 220

Two hurt in two-car crash on US 220

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery ROCKINGHAM — Drivers of a gray sport utility vehicle and a silver four-door sedan both were transported to FirstHealth Richmond Memorial Hospital Wednesday… Read more »

Stanback’s ‘letters’ hopes to strengthen father-son bonds

Stanback’s ‘letters’ hopes to strengthen father-son bonds

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Bruce Stanback has been around young people for much of his adult life. Over the years, the 57-year-old has seen the impact of fathers… Read more »

RCC ‘strong and vibrant,’ says president

RCC ‘strong and vibrant,’ says president

McInnis offers State of the College address at annual event HAMLET — The annual update of Richmond Community College (RCC) and the RCC Foundation were presented Monday during a banquet… Read more »

Garner named RCC Foundation Citizen of the Year

Garner named RCC Foundation Citizen of the Year

HAMLET — Richmond County Commission Vice Chairman John Garner was recognized Monday night as the Richmond Community College Foundation’s Citizen of the Year. Owner and operator of Convenience Corner in… Read more »

Richmond County 4-H at the N.C. State Fair

Richmond County 4-H at the N.C. State Fair

The theme at this year’s NC State Fair was “The October Original” and Richmond County 4-H’ers have great reason to celebrate after their strong showing at events this year! Youth… Read more »

Comments on PeeDeePost.com temporarily suspended

Comments on PeeDeePost.com temporarily suspended

New comments system a work in progress Staff report ROCKINGHAM — Following a series of high-profile original reporting on PeeDeePost.com that generated a wide variety of comments from readers — including… Read more »

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