List/Grid Monthly Archives: January 2015

‘A way to give back’

‘A way to give back’

Yankees prospect Kyle Roller leads Red Rams Hit-a-thon By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – More than 1,100 images * July 21, 2014: Roller eyes the show as hometown… Read more »

Letter: Thanks to those who support Raven

Letter: Thanks to those who support Raven

To the editor: I would like to express my sincerest appreciation for all your support and contributions for my daughter Raven LaJoy Newton towards her auditions in Orlando, Fla. She… Read more »

Goodman seeks return to yesterday’s Main Street

Goodman seeks return to yesterday’s Main Street

Legislator unites moderate conservative Democrats behind mainstream message With a little help, Goodman says, McLaurin might not have lost By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com One could say the North Carolina Democratic… Read more »

Goodman: 2015 legislative session begins in earnest

Goodman: 2015 legislative session begins in earnest

Even though we were out of session, the month of January was very busy for me.  A few highlights include a luncheon meeting with UNC Pembroke Chancellor Kyle R. Carter,… Read more »

Fairview Height Elementary School Honor Roll

Fairview Height Elementary School Honor Roll

Fairview Heights Elementary School, Hamlet, has released its list of Honor Roll students for the second nine-week period of the 2014-15 school year that ended Jan. 21. A Honor Roll Students making the… Read more »

Hudson: The president’s war on American energy

Hudson: The president’s war on American energy

As we all know, a serious winter storm barreled up the East coast last week, dropping nearly three feet of snow in areas, cutting off power for some folks and… Read more »

Obituary: Thomas Shilen

Obituary: Thomas Shilen

HAMLET, N.C. — Thomas Sevier Shilen, M.D,. born on Dec. 4, 1932 in Pittsburgh, Pa., joined community of saints on Jan. 29, 2015. He was the son of Joseph Shilen M.D…. Read more »

Potts ready to ‘take it to the house’

Potts ready to ‘take it to the house’

‘Part of me is ready’ to retire By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Yvette Potts was all aflutter. Though visitors to the Richmond County Judicial Center had, over the years,… Read more »

East Rockingham Elementary School Honor Roll

East Rockingham Elementary School Honor Roll

East Rockingham Elementary School, Rockingham, has released its list of Honor Roll students for the second nine-week period of the 2014-15 school year that ended Jan. 21. ​​A Honor Roll 3rd grade: Jeremiah… Read more »

Mineral Springs Elementary School Honor Roll

Mineral Springs Elementary School Honor Roll

Mineral Springs Elementary School, Ellerbe, has released its list of Honor Roll students for the second nine-week period of the 2014-15 school year that ended Jan. 21. A Honor Roll Third Grade:… Read more »

‘Believing is achieving’

‘Believing is achieving’

HAMLET — “Believing is achieving.” That was the message of retired NFL cornerback Perry Williams, who spoke to fourth grade students Friday morning at at Monroe Avenue Elementary in Hamlet. Williams grew… Read more »

Road to championship goes through Rockingham

Road to championship goes through Rockingham

Rockets boys and girls both earn No. 1 seeds Staff report An undefeated record goes a long way in making sure a team has earned the top seed. Both the… Read more »

Obituary: William English

Obituary: William English

William Leo English, 89, of Hamlet, N.C., passed away on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 at his home. Mr. English was born July 18, 1925 in Scotland County, the son of… Read more »

Macie McQueen ‘most deserving’

Macie McQueen ‘most deserving’

The community activist, honored with prestigious Charles White Service Award By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Jan. 30: ‘Gene, this is your night’ * Dec. 8: Macie McQueen named Charles White Service… Read more »

‘Gene, this is your night’

‘Gene, this is your night’

Former mayor, state senator honored as Citizen of the Year By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Jan. 30: Macie McQueen ‘most deserving” of service award * Dec. 8: Macie McQueen named Charles… Read more »

Pastor Hill: In or out?

Pastor Hill: In or out?

Is Christ our life? Paul gives us insight in Colossians 3 of the life of the Christian. What a Christian is and what a Christian is not. There are many… Read more »

Hamlet names new parks and rec director

Hamlet names new parks and rec director

McLaurin set to begin new job Feb. 9 By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Related coverage * Sept. 8: Parks and Rec director steps down * Sept. 9: Bowman offers parting shot to City… Read more »

Volunteers extinguish late-night house fire

Volunteers extinguish late-night house fire

Quick response spares vacant Cordova home major damage By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com CORDOVA — Volunteers with the Cordova Fire Department responded late Thursday night to a fire inside a vacant… Read more »

Swiney leads Rockets to regular season perfection

Swiney leads Rockets to regular season perfection

Girls Middle School Basketball By Nick Beggs PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — The Rockingham Rockets capped  perfect regular season Thursday as they beat the Anson Bearcats 40-22 in both teams’ season finale. “We had very… Read more »

Newton, Rockets finish 10-0

Newton, Rockets finish 10-0

Boys Middle School Basketball  By Nick Beggs PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — The Rockets boys’ basketball team capped a perfect 10-0 regular season after a 38-34 home win against Anson Middle School. But it… Read more »

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