List/Grid Monthly Archives: April 2015

Farmers Market opens this morning

Farmers Market opens this morning

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Laura Greene, manager of the Rockingham Farmers Market, puts up a sign at the confluence of Fayetteville Road and East Washington Street just before… Read more »

Red fox pups capture cyclist’s attention, imagination

Red fox pups capture cyclist’s attention, imagination

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 400 images * Vulpes vulpes – species profile * WRC on the red fox NORMAN — Phillip Stutts thought… Read more »

Monument unveiled, trees planted to remember Dr. Williams

Monument unveiled, trees planted to remember Dr. Williams

Widow: “He always said this is the people’s museum” By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 350 images! HAMLET — Bobbie Williams was pleasantly surprised at the… Read more »

Book sale continues in Hamlet on Saturday

Book sale continues in Hamlet on Saturday

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com HAMLET — There’s something for everyone. That might be an oft-used phrase, but it’s something members of the Friends of the Hamlet Library believe is true… Read more »

LJ Bell student receives key to city

LJ Bell student receives key to city

J.D. Lampley, a fifth grade student at L.J. Bell Elementary School, received a key to the city from Rockingham Mayor Steve Morris during a leadership ceremony Friday morning inside the… Read more »

Pastor Hill: I believe God

Pastor Hill: I believe God

I believe God (Acts 27:20-25): Acts 27:25 Wherefore, sirs, be of good cheer: for I believe God, that it shall be even as it was told me. Paul received a special… Read more »

City worker injured in backhoe incident

City worker injured in backhoe incident

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — A worker with the city of Rockingham’s Department of Public Works suffered injury early Friday morning when he was trapped between a bucket and backhoe on… Read more »

NC State reps to offer tips about college transfer options

NC State reps to offer tips about college transfer options

HAMLET — Richmond Community College will welcome representatives from North Carolina State University to campus Thursday, April 30, to provide college admissions tips to local students. “Preparing students for college… Read more »

Bottled Blessings campaign nets $27,000

Bottled Blessings campaign nets $27,000

Proceeds benefit Pee Dee Pregnancy Resource Center Staff report Related coverage * Jan. 16: Donations mark Sanctity of Human Life * Aug. 18: A child costs how much? ROCKINGHAM —… Read more »

‘Finding a perfect fit’ with 4-H Teen Council

‘Finding a perfect fit’ with 4-H Teen Council

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Related coverage * Summer camps * Richmond County 4-H * 4-H seeks volunteers * Fifth-graders learn to ‘thank a chicken’ ROCKNGHAM — Laura Grier had a simple… Read more »

4 rabies vaccination clinics on tap

4 rabies vaccination clinics on tap

Staff report Pet owners can take advantage of four rabies vaccination clinics scheduled for early May. Each vaccination is $8. North Carolina law requires all dogs and cats 4 months of… Read more »

Walker on croquet: ‘I know the game’

Walker on croquet: ‘I know the game’

Former state champ takes on county competition By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 300 images ROCKINGHAM — In a phrase, Don Walker has been there and done that…. Read more »

Bellamy shines in UNCP Honors Band

Bellamy shines in UNCP Honors Band

PEMBROKE — Congratulations to Heather Bellamy for participating on March 28 in the 2015 UNCP Honors Band held at the University of North Carolina-Pembroke. During the event, students rehearsed under… Read more »

Update: Lockdown lifted

Update: Lockdown lifted

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com The Richmond County Ninth Grade Academy is on lockdown this afternoon at the request of the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office as a man has reportedly barricaded… Read more »

Police seek man who fled from Sheriff’s Office

Police seek man who fled from Sheriff’s Office

Update Friday, 11:35 a.m.: Sheriff Neil Godfrey said Kevin Wesley Sheffield was apprehended at about 9:30 p.m. Thursday. CARTHAGE — Moore County sheriff’s deputies are seeking to locate a man… Read more »

Obituary: Baby Amir Alexander Maurice Waddell

Obituary: Baby Amir Alexander Maurice Waddell

Baby Amir Alexander Maurice Waddell passed on Sunday April 19, 2015 at Cape Fear Valley Hospital of Fayetteville, N.C. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday April… Read more »

Obituary: Martha Watson

Obituary: Martha Watson

Mrs. Martha Watson 77, passed on Sunday April 19, 2015 at her home in Hamlet, N.C. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday April 25 at St. Luke #2. A… Read more »

Obituary: Carolyn Watson

Obituary: Carolyn Watson

Mrs. Carolyn Watson 53, passed on Saturday April 18, 2015 at her home in Hamlet, N.C. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday April 25 at Abundant Life Church.  A… Read more »

Rockingham firefighters to ‘Fill the Boot’

Rockingham firefighters to ‘Fill the Boot’

ROCKINGHAM — Members of the Rockingham Fire Department, along with the Muscular Dystrophy Association, will kick off the firefighters’ first ever local Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to help save… Read more »

4 Ellerbe residents sentenced to 32 years in federal prison

4 Ellerbe residents sentenced to 32 years in federal prison

GREENSBORO — Four Ellerbe-area residents were sentenced on drug charges, announced Ripley Rand, United States attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina. The four, Larry Shane King, John Monroe Wilson,… Read more »

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