List/Grid Monthly Archives: February 2015

Historical Society meeting postponed

Historical Society meeting postponed

* RCC, RSHS add to weather-related notices ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Historical Society has postponed its planned monthly meeting for 7 o’clock tonight at City Hall in Rockingham due to… Read more »

Obituary: Linda Hodges

Obituary: Linda Hodges

Mrs. Linda Marie Hodges, 68, of Sylva, N.C., formerly of Hamlet, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2015 at Medwest-Harris Hospital. A native of Union County, S.C., she was born Oct. 16, 1946,… Read more »

Richardson: Cotton picking time

Richardson: Cotton picking time

I remember back in 1954 about this time of year middle to late October. I can not say I picked much cotton, I did try picking for one day and… Read more »

This Day in NC History: Encampment at Rockfish Creek

This Day in NC History: Encampment at Rockfish Creek

On February 15, 1776, Patriot forces under Colonel James Moore camped on Rockfish Creek in Cumberland County. Nearby more than 1,500 Loyalist militia, most of them Scottish Highlanders, gathered under General… Read more »

Obituary: William ‘Bill’ Eutsler

Obituary: William ‘Bill’ Eutsler

William “Bill” E. Eutsler, 96, died at home Saturday, February 14, 2015. Born in Raleigh, N.C., he was the son of the late Edward Miley and Nell Jordan Eutsler. He… Read more »

The Pee Dee Post suspends operations

The Pee Dee Post suspends operations

Editor’s note: At the request of readers, the link to the Post’s 3-month-old online campaign to raise funds through private contributions is added – click here for details. If each… Read more »

Former players celebrate Coach Eutsler’s ‘wonderful, wonderful life’

Former players celebrate Coach Eutsler’s ‘wonderful, wonderful life’

Coaching legend, mentor dies at 96  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Obituary W.E. “Bill” Eustler was more than a series of numbers. Sport is, beyond anything else, a series of… Read more »

Hudson: A productive start to legislative session

Hudson: A productive start to legislative session

My colleagues and I in the U.S. House of Representatives have had a productive start to the 114th Congress. We’ve passed 42 bills – nearly all with bipartisan support –… Read more »

‘We’re still crazy about each other’

‘We’re still crazy about each other’

Will and Allison Allred each married their best friend By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * 1st place Allison and Will Allred * 2nd place Helen and Clark Cox * 3rd place Edith… Read more »

Rockingham mom receives special Valentine’s Day gift

Rockingham mom receives special Valentine’s Day gift

PINEHURST — This little cutie is sure to steal some hearts this Valentine’s Day! Congrats to Tierah Knotts of Rockingham on her sweet little Valentine’s present, Octavia Mi’Angel McRae.  Moore Regional’s… Read more »

Rest in peace, wild weenie dog

Rest in peace, wild weenie dog

To the editor: Rest In Peace, Wild Weenie Dog. Erskine has crossed the Rainbow Bridge, running with the wind in his ears and is now enthusiastically chasing all the Heavenly… Read more »

‘An urge on my heart to help’

‘An urge on my heart to help’

Hoofing it for Haiti 5K set for March 21 By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Hoofing it for Haiti 5K entry form * Sponsor form * 2015 running events HAMLET — Mary… Read more »

Facing multiple drug charges, man tries to turn life around

Facing multiple drug charges, man tries to turn life around

Freeman: “I can admit my mistakes” By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Kevin Anthony Freeman knows the odds are stacked against him — both in a court of law and in the… Read more »

Restrepo: A push for more health care price transparency

Restrepo: A push for more health care price transparency

While Obamacare continues to flood the health care sector with more taxes and mandates, it’s simultaneously driving insurers and health care providers to increase price transparency. Because the law’s pricey… Read more »

Fire Weather Watch in effect Saturday

Fire Weather Watch in effect Saturday

Staff report * ‘Too windy, too dry’ RICHMOND COUNTY — The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch for Saturday afternoon. Breezy southwest winds could increase to between 15… Read more »

PINKS returns to Rockingham Dragway

PINKS returns to Rockingham Dragway

ROCKINGHAM — Rich Christensen, creator of the PINKS reality racing franchise, and Steve Earwood, owner of Rockingham Dragway, jointly announced Friday the return of the popular grassroots drag racing festival to one… Read more »

‘A great celebration for 4-H’

‘A great celebration for 4-H’

Millstone 4-H Camp readies $1 million learning center and auditorium By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 200 snapshots! * District Youth Hunter Skills Tnmt set for… Read more »

Reynolds earns Champion of the Year award

Reynolds earns Champion of the Year award

RALEIGH — The National Alliance on Mental Illness North Carolina (NAMI NC) awarded George Reynolds Jr. the 2015 Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Champion of the Year Award during a luncheon at… Read more »

N.C. Waterfowl Conservation print and stamp feature black ducks

N.C. Waterfowl Conservation print and stamp feature black ducks

Guy Crittenden took top honors in the 2015 North Carolina Waterfowl Conservation Stamp and Print Competition – the first time the Virginia wildlife artist has won the annual competition. Crittenden’s… Read more »

Vultures all the buzz in Richmond

Vultures all the buzz in Richmond

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — They’re ugly, that’s for sure. And they stink. But they won’t carry off your little dogs or even your kids because, well, they only… Read more »

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