List/Grid Monthly Archives: November 2014

Obituary: Steve Green

Obituary: Steve Green

Steve Green, 125 Mallard Lane, Rockingham, N.C., died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at his residence. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29 at New Hope… Read more »

Waters sworn in as Hamlet police chief

Waters sworn in as Hamlet police chief

Waters: “I hope I live up to your expectations”  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com HAMLET — Scott Waters is about faith, family and community. He made that abundantly clear in front… Read more »

Obituary: Woodrow Airington

Obituary: Woodrow Airington

Woodrow Wilson Airington, 78, of 245 Yates Hill Road, Rockingham, N.C., died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 at Rockingham Manor. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov…. Read more »

You Decide: How are farming and manufacturing alike?

You Decide: How are farming and manufacturing alike?

I have a soft spot in my heart for both farmers and factory workers. One of my grandfathers was a farmer in Ohio during the early 1900s. My father –… Read more »

Plea to farmers: ‘Be your own advocate’

Plea to farmers: ‘Be your own advocate’

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Ellerbe Farmers Parade coverage ROCKINGHAM — There is nobody, said Betty Wilson, who knows the farming business like farmers. So in order to increase… Read more »

Storied singer-songwriters to co-headline Christmas show at Cole

Storied singer-songwriters to co-headline Christmas show at Cole

HAMLET — Two of America’s finest singer-songwriters, Livingston Taylor and Tom Chapin, will co-headline the third show of the 2014-15 DeWitt Performing Arts Series on Dec. 4 at the Cole… Read more »

Strong winds, downed trees and power outages possible

Strong winds, downed trees and power outages possible

Staff report The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather advisory for the remainder of tonight into tomorrow morning for high winds. “Strong southwesterly winds may gust as high as… Read more »

Letter: A thank you for defending our Constitution

Letter: A thank you for defending our Constitution

To the editor: Goodnight, Barack Obama. Sleep well, o might fearless leader. The likes of Ozymandias, Der Fuhrer, Il Duce, Pot Pot, Stalin, Sadam and Idi pale before your wonderful… Read more »

Rescue Mission, Place of Grace goals merge

Rescue Mission, Place of Grace goals merge

Two groups become one, focused on helping homeless By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Place of Grace Rescue Mission website * Place of Grace Rescue Mission Facebook page Nearly 11 months… Read more »

Mill fire in East Rockingham

Mill fire in East Rockingham

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com EAST ROCKINGHAM — Emengecy personnel from three agencies responded Sunday afternoon to a report of a structure fire at a former textile mill on Mill… Read more »

Obituary: Larry Steve Tingle

Obituary: Larry Steve Tingle

Larry Steve Tingle, 50, of 108 Shaw Road, Rockingham, N.C., died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, in Winchester, Va. He was born Dec. 8, 1963, in Union County, S.C., son of… Read more »

Obituary: J.C. “Buster” Shepard

Obituary: J.C. “Buster” Shepard

Mr. J.C. “Buster” Shepard, 79, of 113 Rogosin St., Rockingham, N.C., went to be with his Lord, Saturday, Nov. 22, at Sandhills Regional Medical Center in Hamlet while surrounded by… Read more »

Pastor: ‘There are a lot of hungry people’

Pastor: ‘There are a lot of hungry people’

East Rockingham UMC, churches and volunteers line up to help feed less fortunate By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com EAST ROCKINGHAM — Leave it to Pastor Pat Sykes and others at East… Read more »

Robson honored as ‘Hometown Hero’

Robson honored as ‘Hometown Hero’

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — There are several members of the Modern Woodmen of America youth club that might aspire to help others. They have to look no further… Read more »

Reaching out to the next generation

Reaching out to the next generation

Farmers Parade raises ag awareness, interest By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 2,000 pics! * Farmers Day 5K coverage ELLERBE — It was a little after… Read more »

Second escaped inmate caught in Marion

Second escaped inmate caught in Marion

Fugitives had been living in old cars Staff report MARION — State correctional officers captured escaped inmate Frankie Noles this afternoon in Marion, about 24 hours after they picked up fellow escapee… Read more »

Butler, Meacham, Inman pace Farmers Day 5K

Butler, Meacham, Inman pace Farmers Day 5K

Baxley, Caulder, Smith finish atop women’s field By Kevin Spradlin and Nick Beggs PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – the start line * Complete results – click here * Farmers Parade coverage – more… Read more »

Crouch, McDonald ‘celebrate’ with photo group honors

Crouch, McDonald ‘celebrate’ with photo group honors

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — Sheila Crouch and Jimmy McDonald tied for the top spot among their peers for the best photos of the month during the Richmond County Photography Group‘s… Read more »

Raiders drop ball, 28-27 ballgame to Wildcats

Raiders drop ball, 28-27 ballgame to Wildcats

 Richmond can’t overcome 12 fumbles, INT Grant rushes for 177 yards, 3 TDs By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 700 pics! ROCKINGHAM — It was the type… Read more »

One escaped convict back in custody

One escaped convict back in custody

Search continues for Noles Previous coverage * Nov. 17 * Nov. 20 Staff report At 5:52 p.m., North Carolina Department of Public Safety spokesman Keith Acree announced that one of… Read more »

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