List/Grid Monthly Archives: January 2015

Alleged prescription pill pusher held on $100,000 bond

Alleged prescription pill pusher held on $100,000 bond

Staff report Richmond County sheriff’s deputies on Jan. 23 arrested a 32-year-old Rockingham woman for pushing prescription pills. Byangelia Tyneise Wall, of Cauthen Drive, was charged with trafficking in opiates,… Read more »

Obituary: Peggy Robinson Hodges

Obituary: Peggy Robinson Hodges

Mrs. Peggy Jo Grooms Robinson Hodges, 79, of Hamlet, N.C., died Sunday, Jan.25, 2015 at her home. Funeral arrangements are currently incomplete with Watson – King Funeral Home in Hamlet…. Read more »

Goodman: There’s more to the School Report Card than letter grades

Goodman: There’s more to the School Report Card than letter grades

During the 2013 long session, the General Assembly passed legislation requiring the state to issue School Report Cards. There is a lot of debate over the motive behind the grading… Read more »

Man arrested on B&E, theft charges

Man arrested on B&E, theft charges

Police: Roberdel woman sold meth to cops Staff report Richmond County sheriff’s deputies on Saturday arrested a 28-year-old Hamlet man wanted for breaking into a building and theft. Authorities allege… Read more »

Comment on permanent rules on coyote hunting in red wolf reintroduction area

Comment on permanent rules on coyote hunting in red wolf reintroduction area

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will hold two public hearings in February to receive comments on permanent rules regarding conditional coyote hunting in the five-county red wolf reintroduction area in northeastern… Read more »

Free seminar to focus on developing bylaws for nonprofits

Free seminar to focus on developing bylaws for nonprofits

LAURINBURG — The Small Business Center of Richmond Community College will present a free workshop on developing articles of incorporation and bylaws for nonprofit organizations. Sam Gore will lead the… Read more »

American Legion commander salutes DoD’s latest move to open bases for VSO support

American Legion commander salutes DoD’s latest move to open bases for VSO support

WASHINGTON D.C. — The leader of the nation’s largest veterans service organization praised Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s recent directives for military commanders to be more welcoming of nonprofit groups that… Read more »

Basketball free throw contest set for Jan. 31

Basketball free throw contest set for Jan. 31

CHERAW, S.C. — The Knights of Columbus Council #10867 will conduct its annual Basketball Free Throw Contest beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 31 at the Cheraw Community Center…. Read more »

A jump start for new NC farmers

A jump start for new NC farmers

By Mary Kuhlman Public News Service-NC RALEIGH — As the interest in locally-produced foods grows, an increasing number of young people are looking to make a living farming the land. Allison Kiehl,… Read more »

Fourth annual HOLLA! Evening of Culture to feature Livingstone College Concert Choir

Fourth annual HOLLA! Evening of Culture to feature Livingstone College Concert Choir

The Livingstone College Concert Choir will appear on Thursday, Feb. 5 at the Fourth Annual HOLLA! Evening of Culture at the Ansonia Theatre in Wadesboro. Through the years, the Livingstone… Read more »

Obituary: Richard L. Outlaw

Obituary: Richard L. Outlaw

Richard “Lee” Outlaw Jr., 39, of 780 Battley Dairy Road, Rockingham, N.C., died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. He was born May 29, 1975, in Chesterfield County, S.C., son of Richard… Read more »

Obituary: Carleen Austin

Obituary: Carleen Austin

Carleen Gillis Austin, 77, of Rockingham, N.C., passed away Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst. Mrs. Austin was born Nov. 1, 1937 in Mecklenburg County, a daughter of the late… Read more »

Obituary: Pearl Smith Olerud

Obituary: Pearl Smith Olerud

Pearl Smith Olerud, 76, passed from this life on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 at her residence while surrounded by her family. She was born June 4, 1938, in Richmond County,… Read more »

Memorial fund set up for Jordyn Beck, 5-year-old Maddi

Memorial fund set up for Jordyn Beck, 5-year-old Maddi

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Donate online * Jordyn’s obituary * May 30, 2014: Fighting for ‘a place where cancer does not exist’ Allyssa Jordyn Beck stood atop the steps… Read more »

‘There’s no wrong way to make it’

‘There’s no wrong way to make it’

Brownies work to earn ‘try it’ badge with inventor’s workshop By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — It had all the makings of a television game show. Five groups of three-person… Read more »

Hudson: State of the Union shows how out of touch president is

Hudson: State of the Union shows how out of touch president is

Obama either read fiction or skipped a few chapters As you know, last week President Barack Obama addressed the nation in his annual State of the Union speech to lay… Read more »

Frisbee matches ultimately lead to something bigger

Frisbee matches ultimately lead to something bigger

Contests are a draw for youth ministry By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 800 pics ROCKINGHAM — It’s been raining much of the day and the temperature… Read more »

Obituary: Allyssa Jordyn Beck

Obituary: Allyssa Jordyn Beck

* Online campaign to help cover funeral expenses, establish fund for Maddi Allyssa Jordyn Beck, 22, passed from this life on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at Hospice Haven in Rockingham,… Read more »

Pastor Hill: Loving what Jesus loves

Pastor Hill: Loving what Jesus loves

Psalm 122:1: “Getting in water does not make a bird a duck; but real ducks do get in the water.” C. Gudmundsson. As Christians we delight to fellowship with others… Read more »

Big purse, free entry for Hoosier Carolina Coalition racers

Big purse, free entry for Hoosier Carolina Coalition racers

Season kicks off in Rockingham March 7 * 2015 Dragway schedule An increased Top Eliminator purse and free entry in Modified (Footbrake) are among the enhancements expected to draw record… Read more »

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