List/Grid Monthly Archives: November 2014

Waters: Becoming chief realizes a ‘lifelong goal’

Waters: Becoming chief realizes a ‘lifelong goal’

Waters selected to be Hamlet police chief Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Chief Scott Waters. The city of Hamlet announced Friday by email, and through the city Facebook page, that Waters has been… Read more »

Scenes of Christ on display Dec. 5-6

Scenes of Christ on display Dec. 5-6

Each year, Mount Olive Baptist Church, located at 596 East Washington St., Rockingham, stages the “Scenes of Christ.” It is a drive-through even that makes full use of its church property… Read more »

Obituary: Grace Capps Blue

Obituary: Grace Capps Blue

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. — Grace Capps Blue, 86, of Rockingham, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Emanuel Blue.  Her parents were the late Martha… Read more »

Season’s greetings, from Rockingham

Season’s greetings, from Rockingham

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — A five-man crew from the city of Rockingham helped put up bright red bows and garland on city light poles Friday in preparation for… Read more »

Fire ignites from discarded cigarette

Fire ignites from discarded cigarette

Staff report at 1:32 p.m.  CORDOVA — First-responders are on scene of a grass fire that ignited from a discarded cigarette. The emergency all for help was reported at 1:12… Read more »

Ham: Accountability is no gimmick

Ham: Accountability is no gimmick

Newspapers never have been hesitant to shame a public official into appropriate behavior. It’s a time-honored tradition. Have you ever noticed things like “Sen. Blowhard did not return a phone… Read more »

Music key to academic turn around

Music key to academic turn around

RSHS senior: Music ‘plays a part in every little aspect of my day’  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Some parents might see a child’s exclusive interest in a single activity such… Read more »

Hudson ‘outraged’ at president’s immigration option

Hudson ‘outraged’ at president’s immigration option

* NY Times video – watch the entire speech * USAToday.com: Full text of speech * CNN: GOP hammers legal case against Obama on immigration * News & Observer editorial: Obama… Read more »

Pastor Hill: A priceless gift, part 2

Pastor Hill: A priceless gift, part 2

Editor’s note: This is part two of a two-part series. Part one was published on Nov. 15. Col 1:12-14, “Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to… Read more »

Obituary: Grace Capps Blue

Obituary: Grace Capps Blue

Mrs. Grace Capps Blue,  86, of Rockingham, N.C., passed away Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 at Hospice Haven. Funeral arrangements are currently incomplete with Watson – King Funeral Home in Rockingham. The… Read more »

Obituary: Jennifer Holloway Batton

Obituary: Jennifer Holloway Batton

Jennifer Holloway Batton, 33, of Hickory, N.C., formerly of Rockingham, died, Tuesday, Nov. 18 at Carolina Medical Center in Charlotte. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22… Read more »

Honor Roll: Monroe Avenue Elementary School

Honor Roll: Monroe Avenue Elementary School

Monroe Avenue Elementary School, Hamlet, has released its Honor Roll students for the first nine-week period of the 2014-15 school year that ended Oct. 28. Distinguished List Third Grade: Chloe Foster,… Read more »

NETC highlights two local authors

NETC highlights two local authors

The Northeastern Technical College Alumni Association will be sponsoring an on-campus Book Reading Tuesday, Dec. 2 at 6 p.m. in the Library (Bldg. 500) to highlight NETC authors/instructors, Max Everhart and Elizabeth… Read more »

3 arrested in home invasion

3 arrested in home invasion

Moore County Sheriff Neil Godfrey reports that at about 3:48 p.m. on Nov. 15, his office received a call from a resident on Ed Lane in the Carthage area of Moore… Read more »

Resident report: Escaped inmates seen in Hamlet

Resident report: Escaped inmates seen in Hamlet

State official: No evidence two men are anywhere in Richmond County By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Members of the Prison Emergency Response Team from Morrison Correctional Institution and local law enforcement officers… Read more »

Kellogg: NC’s new fracking rules fall short

Kellogg: NC’s new fracking rules fall short

The North Carolina Mining and Energy Commission (MEC) issued its final vote on proposed changes to the rules regulating the process of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas (i.e. fracking) last… Read more »

Police: Help us find missing woman

Police: Help us find missing woman

Last seen leaving hospital emergency room Staff report The Village of Pinehurst Police Department has issued a missing person alert for a 47-year-old woman last seen Nov. 4 leaving the FirstHealth… Read more »

County agency steward of indigents’ remains

County agency steward of indigents’ remains

Eastside Cemetery final resting place for those who have no one to look after them By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — What happens to those few individuals who have no… Read more »

Richardson: The poor suffer from hunger, not the munchies

Richardson: The poor suffer from hunger, not the munchies

Thanksgiving is an occasion when we gather with our families for festive meals. It’s also a time when many of us donate to help the less fortunate celebrate with their… Read more »

Forever Tree celebrates life

Forever Tree celebrates life

Our loved ones touch our lives and they forever remain in our hearts. Richmond County Hospice would like to invite you, anyone in our community, to share in the beauty… Read more »

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