List/Grid Monthly Archives: February 2015

This April: 25th annual Senior Games of Richmond County

This April: 25th annual Senior Games of Richmond County

Kickoff, registration set for Feb. 18 By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com “Put me in, coach. I’m ready to play.” At least a dozen Richmond County women are following the advice of… Read more »

Ramsay, Newton earn bid to Beta Club nationals

Ramsay, Newton earn bid to Beta Club nationals

GREENSBORO — Freshmen Skylar Ramsay and Matthew Newton led a contingent of 13 members of the Beta Club at Richmond Early College High School Friday through Sunday in Greensboro. Ramsay… Read more »

This Day in NC History: The Coleman Manufacturing Co.

This Day in NC History: The Coleman Manufacturing Co.

A landmark African American business On February 8, 1898, Warren Coleman and his associates laid the cornerstone for the nation’s first black-owned cotton mill in Concord. Congressman George H. White, himself… Read more »

Shot 7 times, county native to receive delayed Purple Heart

Shot 7 times, county native to receive delayed Purple Heart

Lunsford shot seven times in ’09 Fort Hood shooting Initially determined ‘workplace violence’ By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com A Richmond County native wounded in the 2009 shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, is… Read more »

‘Too windy, too dry’

‘Too windy, too dry’

Controlled burns getting out of control this Sunday By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com EAST ROCKINGHAM — Volunteer firefighters from East Rockingham and Cordova, as well as from the North Carolina Forest… Read more »

Washington Street Elementary School Honor Roll

Washington Street Elementary School Honor Roll

Washington Street 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 Fifth Grade: Jude… Read more »

Ellerbe man arrested in fatal shooting

Ellerbe man arrested in fatal shooting

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com A 31-year-old Hamlet man was killed another another was wounded in an early Saturday morning incident on Main Street in Hamlet. Hamlet police officers have arrested… Read more »

Obituary: Susan Glennon

Obituary: Susan Glennon

Susan May Hoover Glennon, 62, of Hamlet, N.C., passed away Friday, Feb. 6, 2015 at her home. Susan was born Dec. 14, 1952 in Afragola, Italy, a daughter of the… Read more »

Lampley, Deese recognized as ‘Everyday Heroes’

Lampley, Deese recognized as ‘Everyday Heroes’

Staff report * January honorees HAMLET — Angela Lampley and Tammy Deese, both of L.J. Bell Elementary School, were recognized Tuesday at the Richmond County Board of Education’s monthly meeting…. Read more »

Richmond eyes future after 15th loss

Richmond eyes future after 15th loss

Raiders drop another one, this time to Lumberton By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 400 game and Senior Night images ROCKINGHAM — There was, perhaps, no… Read more »

Raiders escape with 50-49 victory

Raiders escape with 50-49 victory

 Patterson, Ellerbe carry Richmond to win No. 14 By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – More than 500 Game and Senior Night images ROCKINGHAM — First-half shooting for the… Read more »

Obituary: Susan Glennon

Obituary: Susan Glennon

Susan May Glennon, 62, of Hamlet, N.C., wife of Rev. Denny Glennon, passed away Friday, Feb. 6, 2015 at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Carter Funeral Home. Condolences may be… Read more »

Ellerbe Town Council member dies

Ellerbe Town Council member dies

Buddy Cooper was 68 By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com James “Buddy” Cooper, a longtime public servant with more than 22 years of service to the town and people of Ellerbe, died… Read more »

Obituary: James Cooper

Obituary: James Cooper

James Edward “Buddy” Cooper, 68, of Ellerbe, N.C., passed away Friday, Feb. 6, 2015 at FirstHealth Richmond Memorial Hospital in Rockingham. Buddy was born Jan. 12, 1947 in Edgewood, Md., a son of the late Herbert Edward and Laura… Read more »

Richmond grad, Army veteran Morman to be honored

Richmond grad, Army veteran Morman to be honored

Service member known as DJ “CRAZ-Z-O” in off-duty time By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Stavis Morman entered the U.S. Army seven days after he graduated from Richmond Senior High School just before… Read more »

Free turkey hunting seminars statewide

Free turkey hunting seminars statewide

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the National Wild Turkey Federation are offering 17 free turkey hunting seminars across North Carolina in March and April in anticipation of the upcoming… Read more »

Chamber ups membership rates for 2015

Chamber ups membership rates for 2015

Staff report HAMLET — The Richmond County Chamber of Commerce is raising membership dues for 2015 — the nonprofit business advocacy group’s first rate increase since 2007. The Richmond County… Read more »

‘Do your victory dance!’

‘Do your victory dance!’

Walk raises heart disease awareness By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — It was less than a quarter-mile long, but the effort, Nancy Porter said, was more than worth it. From… Read more »

Discovery Place KIDS turning 2

Discovery Place KIDS turning 2

Free admission on Saturday, Feb. 21 ROCKINGHAM – Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham’s is turning 2 years old, and you get the presents! The museum will offer free admission from 10 a.m. to… Read more »

Pastor Tommy Hill: Open the door

Pastor Tommy Hill: Open the door

“Our failures lie in want of faith, not in excess of faith. It would be hard to believe God too much: it is dreadfully common to believe Him too little.”… Read more »

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