List/Grid Monthly Archives: March 2015

Obituary: Kenneth Long

Obituary: Kenneth Long

Kenneth Lee Long, 55, of Rockingham, N.C., passed away on March 24, 2015 at Hospice Haven of Richmond County in the warm embrace of his family. Ken was the son of Gordon and… Read more »

JROTC hosts formal dining-in

JROTC hosts formal dining-in

In an effort to establish new traditions, Richmond Senior High School’s JROTC hosted its first Formal Dining In on Tuesday, March 24. Dressed in their dapper duds, cadets from all… Read more »

Jury set in murder trial of Normal General Store owner

Jury set in murder trial of Normal General Store owner

Judge: “Relatively close” to opening statements By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Previous coverage * Prospective juror caught up in gambling ring * Race becomes an issue in jury selection * Defense works… Read more »

Prospective juror caught up in raid of gaming machines

Prospective juror caught up in raid of gaming machines

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — The start of the third day of vetting prospective jurors in the trial of Alexander Ingram, charged with the murder of late Norman… Read more »

This Day in NC History: Verrazzanno anchors off the Carolina coast

This Day in NC History: Verrazzanno anchors off the Carolina coast

On March 25, 1524, an expedition under Giovanni da Verrazzano anchored off the Outer Banks. The voyage marked the first European exploration of the North Carolina coast. Verrazzano sought a northward… Read more »

NC moms could face jail time for drug addiction

NC moms could face jail time for drug addiction

By Stephanie Carson Public News Service-NC RALEIGH — North Carolina women who bear a child born addicted to or harmed by drugs could face criminal prosecution, if a bill proposed in… Read more »

United Way exceeds campaign goal

United Way exceeds campaign goal

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — It’s official: United Way of Richmond County exceeded its 2014-15 campaign goal and raised $280,420.68 in pledges and donations — exceeding the goal… Read more »

Run for the Ribbons 5K set for April 18

Run for the Ribbons 5K set for April 18

* Jan. 20: New cause, modified course for DPK 5K * Register online * 2015 Richmond County running schedule ROCKINGHAM – oin The Foundation of FirstHealth for the Run for the… Read more »

Curry: A lot going on with your tax dollars in NC legislature

Curry: A lot going on with your tax dollars in NC legislature

Senate Majority Leader Harry Brown (R-Onslow) introduced legislation on Monday to reform the state sales tax system. The state levies a 4.75 percent sales tax, while counties levy an additional two percent…. Read more »

Martin: My trip to Norlina

Martin: My trip to Norlina

Come on and go to Norlina with me! Before you ask where Norlina is, and why should you want to go there, let me explain: I have agreed to write… Read more »

Landowners invited to free Shortleaf Pine workshop

Landowners invited to free Shortleaf Pine workshop

TROY — Staff with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, along with other natural resources professionals, will be among the presenters at a free two-day workshop on shortleaf pine, hosted by the Greater… Read more »

NETC announces All State Academic honorees

NETC announces All State Academic honorees

CHERAW, S.C. — Two Northeastern Technical College students were recently named to the Phi Theta Kappa South Carolina All-State Academic Team.  Jerry Stafford Jr. of Chesterfield and Tony Lee of… Read more »

Courses intended to train ‘Powder Puff” mechanics

Courses intended to train ‘Powder Puff” mechanics

HAMLET — Women interested in becoming “shade tree” mechanics and learning more about maintaining their automobiles can take part in a class designed strictly for females. “Powder Puff” Mechanics is… Read more »

FirstHealth cancer program received 4th Achievement Award

FirstHealth cancer program received 4th Achievement Award

PINEHURST – For the fourth time since 2005, every time for which it has been eligible, the cancer program at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital has received an Outstanding Achievement Award… Read more »

Registration underway for RCC summer courses

Registration underway for RCC summer courses

HAMLET — Motivated students looking to get ahead on their college courses can enroll this summer at Richmond Community College. Registration is already open for current RCC students, who are… Read more »

Sandhills Regional celebrate National Doctors’ Day

Sandhills Regional celebrate National Doctors’ Day

Healer. Detective. Adviser. Confidante. Comforter. These are among the many roles doctors fulfill each day as they care for patients and their families. Whether it is in a hospital, a… Read more »

Obituary: Debra Bernabela

Obituary: Debra Bernabela

Debra Bernabela 55, passed on Sunday March 22, 2015 at Hospice Haven of Rockingham, N.C. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. Nelson Funeral Home of Rockingham is serving the… Read more »

Race becomes an issue in jury selection

Race becomes an issue in jury selection

Choosing 12 “fair and impartial” men and women goes to 3rd day By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Day 1 * Day 2 part 1 ROCKINGHAM — When two more women were dismissed… Read more »

Working from ‘a presumption of innocence’

Working from ‘a presumption of innocence’

Jury selection continues in Norman General Store owner’s murder trial By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Day 1 coverage ROCKINGHAM — A Rockingham man who said Monday he was able to… Read more »

This Day in NC History: King for a day

This Day in NC History: King for a day

On March 24, 1853, William R. D. King was elected vice president of the United States. Born in Sampson County, King distinguished himself early on as an excellent student, graduating from UNC in… Read more »

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