List/Grid Monthly Archives: March 2015

‘Every day has been special’

‘Every day has been special’

Dr. Jerry McGee set to retire as Wingate University’s top official Former student honors “coolest president on earth” By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 400 snapshots *… Read more »

‘A bug flew in the window’

‘A bug flew in the window’

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — The driver of a work truck avoided serious injury Thursday afternoon when a bug flew in the window of his vehicle, causing him to… Read more »

Obituary: Archie Bivens

Obituary: Archie Bivens

Mr. Archie Bivens 73, passed on Tuesday March 24, 2015 at High Smith Rainy Specialty Hospital of Cumberland County, N.C. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday March 28, 2015 at… Read more »

Obituary: Robert Coleman

Obituary: Robert Coleman

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. — Mr. Robert G. Coleman, 75, of Rockingham, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at FirstHealth Richmond Memorial Hospital. He was born July 14, 1939 in Richmond County, a son of the… Read more »

Obituary: Christopher Terry

Obituary: Christopher Terry

Christopher Bryan Terry, 47, of Polkton, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at his home. Christopher was born June 21, 1967 in Richmond County, a son of the late Clarence Melvin and… Read more »

Police: Ex-husband had woman’s car and she knew it

Police: Ex-husband had woman’s car and she knew it

Charged with filing false police report Staff report A Rockingham woman was arrested Thursday by Richmond County sheriff’s deputies after allegedly filing a false police report about her vehicle being… Read more »

City man charged in Cordova home break-in

City man charged in Cordova home break-in

Staff report A Rockingham man was arrested Monday and was charged in connection to a home break-in on Center Street in Cordova. Richmond County sheriff’s deputies arrested John David McCuiston, 41,… Read more »

Carolina Journal: Election laws have consequences

Carolina Journal: Election laws have consequences

The following editorial was published in the April 2015 print edition of Carolina Journal and is published here with permission. To the extent that Roy Cooper has a reasonable chance of defeating… Read more »

Two Raiders qualify for TSA Nationals

Two Raiders qualify for TSA Nationals

Thirteen Richmond Senior High School students attended the North Carolina Technology Student Associations’s State Conference from March 22 to March 24 and two of those students qualified for the national event. Cody… Read more »

Medical emergency delays murder trial

Medical emergency delays murder trial

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Previous coverage * ‘At a particular place at a particular time’ * Jury set in murder trial of Norman General Store owner * Prospective juror caught up… Read more »

Police: 5 pounds of pot seized from city home

Police: 5 pounds of pot seized from city home

Staff report The Rockingham Police Department Vice/Narcotic Unit received information of drug activity at 726 Armistead St. in Rockingham. Upon executing search warrant at that address officers seized five pounds… Read more »

‘Welding for Everyone’ course to begin April 14

‘Welding for Everyone’ course to begin April 14

LAURINBURG — Richmond Community College will offer a six-week welding course on the campus of Scotland High School in Laurinburg that will prepare beginners to enter the workforce, as well… Read more »

Pease: Republican traitors?

Pease: Republican traitors?

The New York Daily News, March 10, unleashed a firestorm with its front-page depiction of the 47 Republican U.S. Senators who signed a letter to Iran reminding it that Iran’s… Read more »

Panthers drop Wildcats

Panthers drop Wildcats

The Ellerbe Middle School soccer teams traveled to Sandy Grove Middle on Tuesday.  Both teams played hard, but came up short against the Panthers. The girls’ team lost 3-0.  That brings… Read more »

Scam alert: It’s not the IRS on the line

Scam alert: It’s not the IRS on the line

Moore County Sheriff Neil Godfrey issued another warning today for residents to guard against sophisticated and aggressive telephone scams. Godfrey stated that Moore County residents have been receiving and will continue… Read more »

Racers revvin’ for start of lawn mower season

Racers revvin’ for start of lawn mower season

Gates open at 2 p.m. Saturday By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com The first weeks of Spring usually coincide with taking the lawn mower out of the shed and making sure it’s… Read more »

‘At a particular place at a particular time’

‘At a particular place at a particular time’

Opening statements in murder trial expected Thursday By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Previous coverage * Jury set in murder trial of Norman General Store owner * Prospective juror caught up in gambling ring… Read more »

Wildcats pick up 15-12 win in extra innings

Wildcats pick up 15-12 win in extra innings

Special to The Pee Dee Post The Ellerbe Middle School baseball team traveled to Spring Hill Middle in Wagram on Monday and picked up a 15-12 extra inning win.  Adam Webb picked… Read more »

Pi Kappa Phi fraternity disbanded at NC State

Pi Kappa Phi fraternity disbanded at NC State

RALEIGH — NC State University Chancellor Randy Woodson today announced that the Tau Chapter of the Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity has been disbanded effective immediately as a result of an… Read more »

Obituary: Robert Coleman

Obituary: Robert Coleman

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. — Mr.  Robert Coleman,  75, of Rockingham, passed away Tuesday, March 24,  2015 at FirstHealth Richmond Memorial Hospital. Service arrangements are currently incomplete with Watson – King Funeral Home in Rockingham…. Read more »

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