List/Grid Yearly Archives: 2014

More than 700 attend CUO concert

More than 700 attend CUO concert

* Previous coverage Staff report HAMLET —  The debut concert in Richmond County organized by Communities United Outreach on Dec. 11 at Cole Auditorium in Hamlet was a success. Dean Dixon said approximately 775… Read more »

Breakfast with Santa, Marching Raiders a hit

Breakfast with Santa, Marching Raiders a hit

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — A total of 173 diners paid to share breakfast with Santa Claus at Fatz Cafe Saturday morning. The inaugural event served as a fundraiser… Read more »

Little Free Library ready for Christmas

Little Free Library ready for Christmas

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s only Little Free Library is ready for Christmas. Susan and Dale Furr, of 137 Fairway Drive in the Pine Lakes subdivision located off U.S. Route 1, opened… Read more »

Family of 4, pet escape house fire

Family of 4, pet escape house fire

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Click here to donate directly to the family ROCKINGHAM — A family of four, including a 10-year-old boy, had the worst possible start to the… Read more »

Storr, Hoggard talk life with local fifth graders

Storr, Hoggard talk life with local fifth graders

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — Along the sidelines of any football field, Raiders coach Paul Hoggard can be an intimidating figure. When he speaks, his players listen. On Thursday at Washington… Read more »

Smith on ‘Always a Bridesmaid’: ‘Definitely … my favorite’

Smith on ‘Always a Bridesmaid’: ‘Definitely … my favorite’

Comedy opens Jan. 22 By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Theressa Smith didn’t have much time for the results to sink in. She and five other women auditioned for “Always… Read more »

Pastor Hill: Morning’s coming

Pastor Hill: Morning’s coming

The image of the rising sun is very symbolic of how God is working His plan in our world today. God did not visit us as a candle, which might… Read more »

Free ACA enrollments available

Free ACA enrollments available

Local residents can get help signing up for health care North Carolinians who need help enrolling in affordable health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act can call 1-855-733-3711, 1-800-672-5834… Read more »

Obituary: Mary Boggs Gregson

Obituary: Mary Boggs Gregson

Mary Boggs Gregson, 92, of Hamlet, N.C., died peacefully in her sleep on Dec. 19, 2014 at Scotia Village in Laurinburg. Born in Quincy, Ill., on Oct. 29, 1922, she is… Read more »

Ugly Sweater Contest serves as farewell to principal

Ugly Sweater Contest serves as farewell to principal

Jordan to take over at Rockingham Middle School on Jan. 5 By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 300 pics! * Video 1 – contest * Video… Read more »

RCC promotes Parsons to VP position

RCC promotes Parsons to VP position

By Leighton Bell Richmond Community College HAMLET — Richmond Community College math instructor and department chair Kevin Parsons has been promoted to vice president of instruction for the college. Parsons… Read more »

Crouch wins monthly, quarterly photo recognition

Crouch wins monthly, quarterly photo recognition

And it cost him only $8 Staff report ROCKINGHAM — Robert Crouch is no stranger to being recognized by his peers as a creative, talented photographer. But as he earned… Read more »

Ellerbe man busted in prostitution sting

Ellerbe man busted in prostitution sting

Staff report FLORENCE, S.C. — An Ellerbe man and eight others were arrested Wednesday on charges of solicitation of prostitution after detectives posted on Internet sites known to advertise for… Read more »

‘It’s Christmas!’

‘It’s Christmas!’

Encore performance at 9 a.m. Friday By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com HAMLET — Members of the band and chorus led the Hamlet Middle School community in a 30-minute holiday concert Thursday… Read more »

Musical chairs continues in local schools

Musical chairs continues in local schools

Concert is Tyson’s last at RMS, set to replace Price at Richmond Senior By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo galleries – Thursday night – Friday morning * Video – guitar ensemble ROCKINGHAM… Read more »

Obituary: Jackie Teal Hazen

Obituary: Jackie Teal Hazen

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. — Mrs. Jackie Teal Hazen, 66, of Rockingham and formerly of Wadesboro, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 at Chesterfield General Hospital in Cheraw, S.C. Jackie was born June 2,… Read more »

A lesson in civics: Students tour their community

A lesson in civics: Students tour their community

Washington Street Elementary puts emphasis on local resources By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Though the amount of horn honking and sounds of police car alarms increased significantly early Thursday… Read more »

Young promoted to lieutenant

Young promoted to lieutenant

Now 3rd in command at Rockingham PD By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — As public information officer for the Rockingham Police Department, Det. Sgt. Donavan Young is not used to… Read more »

Burris on nursing: ‘I cannot imagine a better career for me’

Burris on nursing: ‘I cannot imagine a better career for me’

RCC student set to graduate in May By Wylie Bell Richmond Community College HAMLET — Next year is shaping up to be a hallmark year for Lauren Burris. In May,… Read more »

Monroe Avenue accepts additional donations

Monroe Avenue accepts additional donations

By Stephanie Spradlin PeeDeePost.com HAMLET — Cordelia Steele and Orga Ellerbe, both of Rockingham, of the Alpha Mu Chapter of Alpha Pi Chi Sorority were at Monroe Avenue Elementary School… Read more »

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