List/Grid Monthly Archives: May 2015

Obituary: Edward “Buck” Steele

Obituary: Edward “Buck” Steele

Mr. Edward “Buck” Steele, 64,  passed on Sunday May 17, 2015 at his home. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. on Friday May 22 at Philadelphia United Methodist Church. A… Read more »

Mabe, Satterfield, Davis spark Raiders past Trojans

Mabe, Satterfield, Davis spark Raiders past Trojans

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 700 images * Round 2: Raiders, 5, Scotland 3 in extras * Round 1: Raiders 14, Sabres 1 *… Read more »

Obituary: Phillip Knight

Obituary: Phillip Knight

John Phillip Knight, 66, wonderful and loving husband, father and papa passed away Tuesday, May 20, 2015. Phillip was born December 23, 1948 in Richmond County, a son of Julia Elizabeth… Read more »

Confirmed: Castellano becomes new Raiders football coach

Confirmed: Castellano becomes new Raiders football coach

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * April 17: Interviews ongoing for new football coach * CarolinaPreps.com: Castellano accepts head coaching position HAMLET — It seemed as if the whole world… Read more »

Stoops: An overview of the NC House K-12 education budget

Stoops: An overview of the NC House K-12 education budget

Although I agree that other parts of the House budget are problematic, their K-12 education budget includes additional funding for a number of promising initiatives and research-based programs. Clearly, the Republican… Read more »

Richmond County Hospice turns 30

Richmond County Hospice turns 30

This past Saturday, Richmond County Hospice celebrated our 30-year anniversary. A celebration was held in a rustic chicken house at Triple L Farms in Derby. The chicken house was transformed… Read more »

RSHS Spring Concert includes the ‘weird and strange’

RSHS Spring Concert includes the ‘weird and strange’

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 200 images * Video – Raider Percussion Trio HAMLET — The annual Spring Concert staged Tuesday night included a… Read more »

4 goals, ‘heart’ lead Rockets to conference title

4 goals, ‘heart’ lead Rockets to conference title

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 1,100 images ROCKINGHAM — It was the first time in recent memory that a boys soccer match involving Rockingham… Read more »

Habitat ready to build in Dobbins Heights

Habitat ready to build in Dobbins Heights

$28,000 Perdue grant completes funding Construction to begin in September ABERDEEN — Habitat for Humanity of the NC Sandhills received a $28,000 grant on Tuesday from the Arthur W. Perdue… Read more »

Top racers to battle in Memorial Weekend Bracket Nationals

Top racers to battle in Memorial Weekend Bracket Nationals

ROCKINGHAM — More than 300 of the Southeast’s premier bracket racers will congregate this week at Rockingham Dragway for the 17th annual Memorial Weekend  Bracket Nationals honoring the memory of the track’s former… Read more »

‘A springboard for the future’

‘A springboard for the future’

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery * President’s Award recipients * NC Scholars award recipients ROCKINGHAM — Faculty and district officials gathered Tuesday morning in the Richmond Senior High… Read more »

Obituary: Priscilla Hannans

Obituary: Priscilla Hannans

Priscilla Hanna’s, 53, passed on Sunday April 5, 2015 at Richmond County Hospice. Funeral services will be Saturday April 11, 2015 at Southern Pines Primary School with a viewing at noon followed… Read more »

Spradlin: I never liked Jan Brady

Spradlin: I never liked Jan Brady

Bobby was the cute little boy and Cindy the cute little girl; Peter was the creative one, Greg the smart one and Marsha the beautiful. Growing up and watching “The Brady… Read more »

Recording police encounters? There’s an app for that

Recording police encounters? There’s an app for that

RALEGH — At a time when the manner in which police engage with citizens is being questioned and re-evaluated, North Carolinians can now use their smartphones to record and report interactions with… Read more »

RCC offers Braille transcription course

RCC offers Braille transcription course

HAMLET — Richmond Community College is offering an eight-week course in literary Braille transcribing, which will teach students to transcribe print materials into Braille and allow them to pursue a… Read more »

Stevenson: 51 legislatures

Stevenson: 51 legislatures

Fifty-one legislatures cannot govern a nation.  Fifty-one legislatures cannot write a law.  Fifty state legislatures cannot write coherent national law.  Only the federal government can do that.  But some of our state legislatures are… Read more »

NC foster children find family support

NC foster children find family support

By Stephanie Carson Public News Service – NC RALEIGH — There are nearly 9,000 children in out-of-home placements in North Carolina, and 87 percent of them are placed in family settings. That… Read more »

Rockets find ‘sense of urgency,’ rally to beat Red Rams

Rockets find ‘sense of urgency,’ rally to beat Red Rams

McDonald: “It’s been a good two-year run” By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 800 images * Roller inspires Red Rams before title game * Rockingham edges Ellerbe,… Read more »

Annual Torch Run set for Friday

Annual Torch Run set for Friday

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * 2015 Special Olympics coverage * 2014 PDP story and photo gallery Key changes to this year’s North Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics are likely to… Read more »

Thespians sought for Young People’s Theatre

Thespians sought for Young People’s Theatre

  Staff report * 2014 YPT: Rockingham safe with ‘Super Silly Superheroes’ on patrol ROCKINGHAM — Up to two dozen area youth are being sought to fill roles in the… Read more »

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