List/Grid Monthly Archives: May 2015

Obituary: Melita Ratliff

Obituary: Melita Ratliff

Ms. Melita Ratliff, 37, passed on May 22, 2015 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital. Funeral services will take place at 3 p.m. on Thursday May 28 at King Gates Church of… Read more »

Obituary: Wilson Hayes

Obituary: Wilson Hayes

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. — Mr. James Wilson Hayes Sr., 73, of Rockingham, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at his home. Funeral arrangements are currently incomplete with Watson – King Funeral Home in… Read more »

More than 60 graduate Early College with diploma, degree

More than 60 graduate Early College with diploma, degree

By Leighton Bell Richmond Community College * Johnson, Wilson lead Class of 2015 Commencement ceremonies for Richmond Early College High School (REaCH) and Scotland Early College High School (SEarCH) were… Read more »

East Rockingham FD receives $21K grant

East Rockingham FD receives $21K grant

RALEIGH — Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Wayne Goodwin announced that the East Rockingham Fire Department Inc. was awarded a $21,179.26 grant through the 2015 Volunteer Fire Department Fund… Read more »

Hamlet teen collecting items to help homeless children

Hamlet teen collecting items to help homeless children

Effort is part of 4-H Community Project HAMLET — A Hamlet teen seeks the public’s help in a 4-H Community Project aimed at providing comfort to homeless children. DeLani Reep,… Read more »

‘A hero I never knew’

‘A hero I never knew’

Roberdel man keeps  uncle’s memory alive By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROBERDEL — Meet James Archie Easterling. Easterling was 24 years old when he married Ruth Jane Cresman, of Tryon. The… Read more »

Police seek your help to ID shooting suspect

Police seek your help to ID shooting suspect

Staff report HAMLET — Authorities are looking to the public to help identify the person or persons responsible for shooting a Richmond County water system water tank on Monday along… Read more »

‘A lot of folks died for our freedoms’

‘A lot of folks died for our freedoms’

7th annual Memorial Day cookout in Norman a success By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery NORMAN — Food is used as an excuse to get together. There were plenty… Read more »

Carpenter, Davis, Stanley go 1-2-3 in Crime Stoppers poster contest

Carpenter, Davis, Stanley go 1-2-3 in Crime Stoppers poster contest

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — Annika Carpenter, a seventh-grader at Rockingham Middle School, was announced on Friday as the winner of the Richmond County Crime Stoppers annual poster contest. With the… Read more »

Brigman, army of volunteers plant U.S. flags

Brigman, army of volunteers plant U.S. flags

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery ROCKINGHAM — Jimmy Brigman would be the first to tell anyone who asked that it took more than Jimmy Brigman to plant… Read more »

‘Hopefully one day the fighting will stop’

‘Hopefully one day the fighting will stop’

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery DOBBINS HEIGHTS — Austin Dockery spoke of the sacrifices and burdens military veterans wear, but mostly of the ultimate sacrifice given by… Read more »

Spradlin: Today is not the day to thank a veteran

Spradlin: Today is not the day to thank a veteran

Taking the time to thank a veteran today might not get you the response you might want or expect. Today is Memorial Day.  Not Veterans Day. There is a distinct… Read more »

‘BP’ misses NASCAR Hall of Fame nod

‘BP’ misses NASCAR Hall of Fame nod

Former Cup champ, broadcaster awaits HOF ticket By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Parsons’ NASCAR HOF nomination * ESPN: Rockingham’s finest hour * Bruton Smith voted to NASCAR Hall of Fame… Read more »

Kochanowicz, Cline earn May Madness 50K titles

Kochanowicz, Cline earn May Madness 50K titles

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 400 images * Complete results * Event website * Run Richmond – list of 2015 running events * Entry… Read more »

Proper send-off to U.S. flags

Proper send-off to U.S. flags

LEDBETTER — Members of American Legion Post 147 ceremoniously burned discarded American flags collected from around the community on Saturday afternoon at the Legion Post headquarters on Ledbetter Lake. Participating with Legionnaires were Boy… Read more »

Highway Patrol seeks applicants to counter ‘severe shortage’

Highway Patrol seeks applicants to counter ‘severe shortage’

Recruiter: “We’re trying to find some good people”  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Eight might not seem like a large number, but it’s a significant percentage of the number of troopers… Read more »

Report demonstrates economic impact of state court system

Report demonstrates economic impact of state court system

CARY — The North Carolina Court System generated more than $460 million in direct economic impact last year, according to a study commissioned by the North Carolina Bar Association. The… Read more »

Veterans’ graves honored with American flags

Veterans’ graves honored with American flags

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — Here are two pictures of the Rockingham American Legion Post 147 placing flags on veterans’ graves at Green Lake Church Cemetary for Memorial Day. Pictured are… Read more »

Pastor Hill: Unfeigned faith

Pastor Hill: Unfeigned faith

Ephesians 2:8-9, For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast. We… Read more »

Obituary: Everette Lee Knight

Obituary: Everette Lee Knight

Mr. Everette Lee Knight, 69, of 103 Kindale Avenue, Hamlet, N.C., died, Friday, May 22, 2015 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst. A memorial service will be held at 3… Read more »

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