List/Grid Monthly Archives: May 2015

Spradlin: On the road with the Rockets band

Spradlin: On the road with the Rockets band

It was an assignment, but not the kind that requires a notebook, pen and the ever-present Canon Rebel T5i. After spending Saturday at Carowinds amusement park in Charlotte with several… Read more »

Richardson: Memories at The Rock

Richardson: Memories at The Rock

I think it was spring of 1964 I found out that a race track was being built up on U.S # 1 Highway  where NC Highway 177 met, at Newton’s Point…. Read more »

Obituary: James David Godfrey

Obituary: James David Godfrey

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. — James David Godfrey, 76, of Rockingham, died Friday, May 29, 2015 at his home. He was born October 17, 1938 in Mecklenburg County, a son of the… Read more »

10th Hinson Lake ultra going high-tech

10th Hinson Lake ultra going high-tech

Runners can expect electronic timing, bandit pacers eliminated By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * 2014 PDP event coverage * 2015 confirmed entries list (subject to change) * Run Richmond – see upcoming events * Hinson… Read more »

Draft county budget includes 3 percent pay increase

Draft county budget includes 3 percent pay increase

$1.3 million appropriated from fund balance in draft budget 3 percent increases likely in solid waste, water fees By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Draft budget County Manager Rick Sago told… Read more »

Hudson: Meaningful work creeps through gridlock

Hudson: Meaningful work creeps through gridlock

Partisanship and gridlock – aren’t you tired of it? Me too. That’s why it’s a priority of mine to break through the gridlock, build relationships across the aisle, and find bipartisan… Read more »

NC State hosts higher education economic development summit

NC State hosts higher education economic development summit

RALEIGH — NC State University will host a national summit of research, higher education and economic development leaders May 31 to June 3 as the Association of Public and Land Grant Universities… Read more »

Obituary: Angela Rose Ammons Smith

Obituary: Angela Rose Ammons Smith

Angela Rose Ammons Smith, 50, of 135 Lady Mary Lane, Rockingham, N.C., died Thursday, May 28, 2015 at FirstHealth Moore Regional in Pinehurst. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to… Read more »

Swift Printing celebrates opening with ribbon-cutting

Swift Printing celebrates opening with ribbon-cutting

ROCKINGHAM — Swift Printing co-owners Leondas Paul III and Leon Paul welcomed the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce and guests Friday afternoon for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the store’s… Read more »

Ear infection leads to 18-day hospital stay

Ear infection leads to 18-day hospital stay

East Rockingham family funds exhausted Staff report * Make a voluntary contribution EAST ROCKINGHAM — It began with a simple ear infection. Eighteen days later — with more than one… Read more »

Obituary: Barbara Eaves

Obituary: Barbara Eaves

Barbara Wilson Eaves, 75, of Cordova, N.C., passed away Friday, May 29, 2015 at Sandhills Regional Medical Center in Hamlet. Mrs. Eaves was born December 27, 1939 in Richmond County, a daughter of the… Read more »

Seniors’ art on display in Ellerbe library

Seniors’ art on display in Ellerbe library

Instructor: “These old folks done pretty good” By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ELLERBE — John and Ann Moore led a small contingent at Kemp-Sugg Memorial Library in Ellerbe. The mission? To… Read more »

Archeaolympic Games set for June 6 at Town Creek Indian Mound

Archeaolympic Games set for June 6 at Town Creek Indian Mound

MOUNT GILEAD — To celebrate World Atlatl Day, test your survival skills at Town Creek Indian Mound’s inaugural Archeaolympic Games from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 6…. Read more »

Obituary: Tammy Lee Allred

Obituary: Tammy Lee Allred

Ms. Tammy Lee Allred, 46, passed on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at Richmond County Hospice. Funeral Services will be at 3 p.m. on Monday June 1 at Providence Baptist Church of… Read more »

Hot Mamas Softball League signups continue

Hot Mamas Softball League signups continue

ELLERBE — Signups for Hot Mamas Softball 2015 season continue at Ellerbe Town Hall for individuals who want to join but do not have a team. The next meeting for team… Read more »

Taylor Chestnut exhibit opens June 4

Taylor Chestnut exhibit opens June 4

The Cheraw Arts Commission invites the public to an exhibit opening at the Burr Gallery on Thursday, June 4 from 5:00-7:00pm. The featured artist is Taylor Chestnut who is a Cheraw native and… Read more »

Basic Drawing sessions begin in June

Basic Drawing sessions begin in June

CHERAW, S.C. — Like to sketch or doodle?  Want to release that inner artist? Join us June 8-10 for Basic Drawing classes.  The Cheraw Arts Commission presents 2 hour Basic Drawing Classes each… Read more »

Pastor Hill: The God of permanent peace

Pastor Hill: The God of permanent peace

THE GOD OF PEACE – OUR PROVIDER: Romans 15:30-33 The phase, “the God of peace,” found in Romans 15, reveals to us what God is, namely the Provider of peace…. Read more »

2 of 5 Hamlet council members don’t support budget

2 of 5 Hamlet council members don’t support budget

Draft budget: $4.98 million general fund, $2.59 million enterprise fund By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Draft budget * City Manager’s budget message HAMLET — All Hamlet City Council members need is… Read more »

5th annual Strike Out Autism event set for June 15

5th annual Strike Out Autism event set for June 15

* June 16, 2014 – A ‘wild night’ in dealing strikes to autism * Oct. 16, 2014 – Autism Society debuts anti-bullying tool kit * April 2, 2015 – Richmond… Read more »

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