List/Grid Monthly Archives: May 2015

Rockets band, choir stage Spring Showcase

Rockets band, choir stage Spring Showcase

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Video – 8th Grade Chorus * Photo gallery – more than 300 images ROCKINGHAM — Lauren Lutz was in front of the eighth grade chorus… Read more »

Nurses, ‘this is your night’

Nurses, ‘this is your night’

36 nursing students graduate RCC By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 500 images HAMLET — Charlice Antoinette Burnett might have surprised a few folks along the… Read more »

Last day to RSVP for Hospice Gala

Last day to RSVP for Hospice Gala

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Hospice is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a semi-formal gala — with a country flare style. The event is scheduled to run from 7… Read more »

Duke Energy subsidiaries plead guilty, will pay $102 million

Duke Energy subsidiaries plead guilty, will pay $102 million

WASHINGTON D.C. — Three subsidiaries of North Carolina-based Duke Energy Corporation, the largest utility in the United States, pleaded guilty today to nine criminal violations of the Clean Water Act… Read more »

2 hurt in two-car collision

2 hurt in two-car collision

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com LILESVILLE — Two people were hurt and westbound Highway 74 was temporarily shut down mid-afternoon Thursday as half a dozen public safety agencies responded to a… Read more »

Obituary: Frank Junior Stokes

Obituary: Frank Junior Stokes

Mr. Frank Junior Stokes, 83, of 431 Airport Road, Rockingham, N.C., died, Thursday, May 14, 2015 at his residence. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday,… Read more »

Obituary: Nicole Dervin-Harris

Obituary: Nicole Dervin-Harris

Mrs. Nicole Dervin-Harris 45, passed on Tuesday May 5, 2015 at her home. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. on Saturday May 16 at Providence Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. J…. Read more »

Dobbins Heights man arrested on drug, gun charges

Dobbins Heights man arrested on drug, gun charges

Staff report DOBBINS HEIGHTS — Officers with the Hamlet Police Department responded on Wednesday to a call in Dobbins Heights about someone allegedly communicating threats. The visit to the neighboring… Read more »

NC DHHS encourages vigilance to prevent rabies

NC DHHS encourages vigilance to prevent rabies

RALEIGH — As warmer weather approaches, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Public Health (DPH) encourages North Carolinians to be aware of their surroundings and take precautions… Read more »

Skenazy: A world where driving your kid to the store is attempted murder

Skenazy: A world where driving your kid to the store is attempted murder

Fantasy cannot be the basis for policy Here’s the case: A few years back, a mom left her son in the car for what everyone agrees was less than 10… Read more »

Bryant’s 2-run double lifts Hamlet in extras

Bryant’s 2-run double lifts Hamlet in extras

Red Rams, Rockets to play for conference championship By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Rockets edge Wildcats to advance New York Yankees legend Yogi Berra must have been inspired by something… Read more »

Rockets, Red Rams set for Monday title tilt

Rockets, Red Rams set for Monday title tilt

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Whew! On paper, the undefeated Rockingham Rockets had home field advantage and a previous 10-run victory over visiting Ellerbe. On the field, the Wildcats indicated early… Read more »

Fidelity Bank celebrates grand opening

Fidelity Bank celebrates grand opening

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Fidelity Bank staff kept rather unusual work hours Wednesday evening as local and regional staff celebrated the grand opening of its East Broad… Read more »

12-year-old boy struck by dirt bike

12-year-old boy struck by dirt bike

  Staff report CORDOVA — A 12-year-old boy was struck Wednesday evening by a dirt bike while at the Cordova School. The call was reported to emergency dispatchers at approximately… Read more »

Miller’s triple, scurry home lifts Rockets to conference title

Miller’s triple, scurry home lifts Rockets to conference title

Parrish drives in 3, strikes out 7 in CG victory By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 700 images ROCKINGHAM — It was supposed to be easier than that…. Read more »

Obituary: Ray Keith Gerald

Obituary: Ray Keith Gerald

Mr. Ray Keith Gerald, 76, of 445 Ford Hill Road, Rockingham, N.C., died Thursday, May 7, 2015 at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. A graveside memorial service will be held… Read more »

Dover, Terry welcomed to Hamlet PD

Dover, Terry welcomed to Hamlet PD

Capt. Taylor recognized for continuing education HAMLET — Monday was a day of recognition for Hamlet Police Department personnel at City Hall. Skyler Dover, of Laurinburg, was sworn in as… Read more »

RC Hospice offers volunteer training

RC Hospice offers volunteer training

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Hospice Inc. would like to invite you to volunteer at “Your Hometown Hospice” on U.S. Route 1. There are several opportunities for individuals of all ages, including but… Read more »

Benjamin: Add Korea to the axis of diplomacy

Benjamin: Add Korea to the axis of diplomacy

The George W. Bush administration famously dubbed Iran, Iraq, and North Korea the “Axis of Evil.” The White House accused that ominous-sounding triumvirate of funding terrorism and developing weapons of… Read more »

ISIS supporter sentenced to 20 years

ISIS supporter sentenced to 20 years

GREENSBORO — U.S. Attorney Ripley Rand of the Middle District of North Carolina, Assistant Attorney General for National Security John P. Carlin, and Special Agent in Charge John Strong of… Read more »

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