List/Grid Yearly Archives: 2014

Attempted robbery at Hamlet BB&T

Attempted robbery at Hamlet BB&T

Yellow police tape surrounds building, branch closed By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com HAMLET — A source indicates a man attempted to rob BB&B Bank in Hamlet earlier today. The source said the… Read more »

Obituary: Odessa Hall

Obituary: Odessa Hall

Odessa Snipes Hall, 86, of Rockingham, N.C., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014 at Sandhills Regional Medical Center in Hamlet. Mrs. Hall was born Jan. 24, 1928 in Richmond County, a daughter… Read more »

Video series remembers lives lost, works to prevent future tragedies

Video series remembers lives lost, works to prevent future tragedies

Jenny: ‘Our lives have changed forever’ * Video series * Booze It and Lose It.org * NC Gov.’s Highway Safety Program RALEIGH — In the 20 years since “Booze It &… Read more »

Spradlin: My son and I tour Christmas light displays

Spradlin: My son and I tour Christmas light displays

* View the slideshow * Photo gallery My 5-year-old son and I don’t get a lot of one-on-one time these days. Josiah is in preschool from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m…. Read more »

McLaurin: Much work remains to be done

McLaurin: Much work remains to be done

Outgoing senator: ‘I do not plan to rest now’ As this term in the North Carolina Senate comes to a close, I want to thank you for the privilege of… Read more »

‘This … has made my Christmas complete’

‘This … has made my Christmas complete’

Pence Place youth get KFC, gifts  Staff report EAST ROCKINGHAM — Giving amongst each other is a fine idea. Giving to others, it turns out, was even better. Members of the… Read more »

WRC: Avian influenza not ‘an immediate threat’ to NC wild birds

WRC: Avian influenza not ‘an immediate threat’ to NC wild birds

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission has been advised that avian influenza was detected recently in the northwestern United States, but there is no evidence of an immediate threat… Read more »

Teen killed in one-car crash

Teen killed in one-car crash

Staff report WAGRAM — A Laurel Hill teenager was killed Sunday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash near Wogram. The North Carolina Highway Patrol indicated Coty Haywood was traveling south on… Read more »

McInnis to be sworn in Jan. 3

McInnis to be sworn in Jan. 3

Senator-elect to take oath of office from Stanly County Clerk of Court Senator-election Tom McInnis announced today that he will be sworn in Jan. 3. The ceremony will take place at… Read more »

Merry Christmas, from Mangum

Merry Christmas, from Mangum

Lydia Sides submitted this photo of a restored 1952 Farmall tractor, owned by Gene Sides of Mangum. The photo came with this message: “Wishing all a Merry Christmas from Sides… Read more »

Obituary: Doug England

Obituary: Doug England

William Doug England, 68, of Rockingham, N.C., passed away Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014 at Pruitt Healthcare in Rockingham. Doug was born September 29, 1946 in Richmond County, a son of… Read more »

Christmas comes early for 59 county kids

Christmas comes early for 59 county kids

Former Raider Dannell Ellerbe, wife share Christmas spirit By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Previous coverage * Dec. 13: Ellerbe offers special Christmas to 59 children * Nov. 26: Linebacker’s visit brightens… Read more »

House fire displaces family of 4, pet

House fire displaces family of 4, pet

Update: Family friend Megan Johnson has collected the size of clothing information for each family member. They include: * Mom, size 18-20, shoes size 9.5 – 10 * Dad, size… Read more »

Obituary: Bruce D. Fields

Obituary: Bruce D. Fields

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. — Bruce Dean Fields, 80 of Rockingham died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 at his home surrounded with his family. Bruce was born Sept. 29, 1934 in Richmond County,… Read more »

Hamlet native Doug Thomas, former NFL wideout, dies

Hamlet native Doug Thomas, former NFL wideout, dies

Staff report CHARLOTTE — A former Richmond Raider standout and NFL wide receiver has passed. Douglas Sandy Thomas, 45, died Friday night due to an apparent heart attack, according to… Read more »

Skenazy: That singing feeling

Skenazy: That singing feeling

Time to go a-caroling. Sing along with what went wrong! Gwyneth’s Conscious Christmas Carol (to the tune of “Sleigh Ride”) We’re consciously uncoupling, Breaking up-alling, too. I told Chris, “Nice… Read more »

Roberts honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Roberts honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Staff report CORDOVA — Members of the Cordova Fire and Rescue volunteer unit celebrated another safe and successful year Saturday night during its annual awards ceremony. Those recognized included: Jimmy… Read more »

Payne, Watson, Thompson honored at East Rock firemen’s banquet

Payne, Watson, Thompson honored at East Rock firemen’s banquet

Staff report EAST ROCKINGHAM — Three individuals among a band of brothers and sisters were recognized Saturday night during the East Rockingham Volunteer Fire Department‘s annual Christmas dinner and awards… Read more »

Hudson: Military academy nominees symbolic of season

Hudson: Military academy nominees symbolic of season

We’re only a few days away from Christmas – one of my favorite holidays of the year. Through all the hustle and bustle of this holiday season, I hope you’ve… Read more »

Christmas Parade float winners recognized

Christmas Parade float winners recognized

The 2014 Cheraw Christmas Parade float winners were recognized Friday by Cheraw Mayor Andy Ingram at Town Hall. Each winner received a $250 check for their homemade entry. The floats… Read more »

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