List/Grid Monthly Archives: November 2014

Vets raising bees on old surface mines

Vets raising bees on old surface mines

By Dan Heyman Public News Service CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With a little help from the state, a few veterans have some old surface mines abuzz with a new kind of… Read more »

Buying time: Helping families prepare healthier meals

Buying time: Helping families prepare healthier meals

By Stephanie Carson Public News Service-NC CHAPEL HILL — ‘Tis the season for food drives, and while the public service is needed and appreciated, research from UNC Chapel Hill is… Read more »

Holiday air travel? Know your passenger ‘flight rights’

Holiday air travel? Know your passenger ‘flight rights’

By Mary Kuhlman Public News Service SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Whether it’s O’Hare, Midway, or Quad City, Illinois airports will be bustling this week with folks catching flights to their Thanksgiving destinations…. Read more »

Southrock series to feature poplar motorcycle grudge racing

Southrock series to feature poplar motorcycle grudge racing

Grudge Series announced for the Rock ROCKINGHAM — Responding to the growing popularity of motorcycle grudge racing, Steve Earwood announced Thursday that Rockingham Dragway is partnering with South Georgia Motorsports Park in Valdosta,… Read more »

Holiday travel tips to prevent bedbugs

Holiday travel tips to prevent bedbugs

Related * Bedbugs: Biology and control RALEIGH — One present that is not on anyone’s wish list this holiday season is bedbugs. The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’… Read more »

Obituary: Jeannette M. McQueen

Obituary: Jeannette M. McQueen

Mrs. Jeannette M. McQueen, 66, of Marston, N.C., passed away quietly at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. Mrs. McQueen was born Aug. 9, 1948. There will be… Read more »

New animal shelter director takes over

New animal shelter director takes over

Wild about community: ‘We don’t want to let them down’ By Kevin Spradlin  and MacKenzie Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Previous coverage: * Oct. 30: County seeks new animal shelter director * Oct…. Read more »

13 new nursing assistants from NETC

13 new nursing assistants from NETC

Thirteen students recently graduated from Northeastern Technical College’s Nursing Assistant (NA) Program. The program consists of 80 hours of classroom instruction and 40 hours of supervised clinical training and is offered… Read more »

Washington Street celebrates Thanksgiving

Washington Street celebrates Thanksgiving

The rain was only on the outside, and did nothing to dampen the Thanksgiving feast with kindergarten friends at Washington Street School on Tuesday in Rockingham.

A ‘thank you’ to Allison Butler Memorial 5K sponsors

A ‘thank you’ to Allison Butler Memorial 5K sponsors

To the editor: The Allison Butler Memorial 5K team would like to invite everyone to join us in thanking the following businesses and individuals for helping us to honor Allison… Read more »

Hightower: Show up on Thanksgiving or get fired

Hightower: Show up on Thanksgiving or get fired

Wal-Mart offers nothing that needs to be bought on a holiday Most Americans — from the Obama family in the White House to my little family in Texas — will get… Read more »

‘Buffalo Woman’ cast captivates Mineral Springs audience

‘Buffalo Woman’ cast captivates Mineral Springs audience

Students present school drama club’s first on-stage production By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ELLERBE — Jamie Sears, Battle Grooms and Jamerius McRae were instrumental in unifying groups from two diverse backgrounds. The… Read more »

Obituary: Mary J. Carter

Obituary: Mary J. Carter

Mary Agnes Jackson Carter, 78, passed away Nov. 25, 2014 at her home in Rockingham, N.C. She was born on April 30, 1936 to Eldred Elbert Jackson and Esther Mae Autry in the Cedar Creek… Read more »

Pee Dee Electric grant sparks electrifying programs

Pee Dee Electric grant sparks electrifying programs

Discovery Place KIDS visitors to benefit ROCKINGHAM — Discovery Place KIDS is charged up to bring energy-related lab programs and classes to the community thanks to Pee Dee Electric’s Care… Read more »

NC economic recovery? Analysts question governor’s assessment

NC economic recovery? Analysts question governor’s assessment

By Stephanie Carson Public News Service-NC CHAPEL HILL — Not everyone is buying Governor Pat McCrory’s claim of success after October unemployment numbers indicated the state has recovered the jobs lost during the… Read more »

‘Always a Bridesmaid’ auditions begin Dec. 1

‘Always a Bridesmaid’ auditions begin Dec. 1

Play seeks six women, 5 with a certain Southern charm * Facebook event page: Confirm your intent to audition * Richmond Community Theatre Facebook page * “Always a Bridesmaid” rehearsal… Read more »

WRC seeks public input on draft game lands management

WRC seeks public input on draft game lands management

Covers 2015 to 2025 * Click here for Sandhills Game Mgmt draft RALEIGH — After conducting a series of public meetings to gather input on developing management plans for game lands across… Read more »

Honor Roll: Rockingham Middle School

Honor Roll: Rockingham Middle School

Rockingham Middle School, Rockingham, has released its Honor Roll students for the first nine-week period of the 2014-15 school year that ended Oct. 28.

One hurt in two-vehicle crash, rollover

One hurt in two-vehicle crash, rollover

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — First-responders descended upon the intersection of Midway Road and Caroline Street Monday evening after two vehicles collided. One person was transported by FirstHealth EMS… Read more »

Ram Fest popularity: ‘It’s different’

Ram Fest popularity: ‘It’s different’

Music festival brings wide range of genres to school gymnasium By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Video – The Bryon Anderson Trio HAMLET — Justis Peixoto had no idea what to… Read more »

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