List/Grid Monthly Archives: May 2015

Another Hinson Lake winner reaches world-class status

Another Hinson Lake winner reaches world-class status

Fejes covers  606.243 miles in 6 days By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Maybe 24 hours simply wasn’t long enough for Joe Fejes. When the 49-year-old from Atlanta, Ga. toed the start line… Read more »

Haley, Pittman earn Richmond Educators’ memorial scholarships

Haley, Pittman earn Richmond Educators’ memorial scholarships

ROCKINGHAM — The recipients of the 2015 Richmond Educators’ Memorial and Scholarship Fund are Olivia Haley and John Pittman. Olivia has been selected to receive a $250 Teacher Recruitment Grant from… Read more »

ART bus offers free trip to Farmers Market

ART bus offers free trip to Farmers Market

The Rockingham Farmers Market will be open two days each week to better meet the needs of our residents. The market will continue to operate on from 8 a.m. to… Read more »

Ribbon-cutting for Pattan’s Downtown Grille

Ribbon-cutting for Pattan’s Downtown Grille

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — Tim Pattan, his wife and children were supported by family and dozens of friends and patrons of Pattan’s Downtown Grille, Rockingham’s newest eatery. Pattan, creator of… Read more »

WRC preps litter awareness campaign

WRC preps litter awareness campaign

RALEIGH — Enforcement officers with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission will be conducting a litter awareness campaign at several Piedmont public access areas May 15-16, passing along a “pack it in, pack… Read more »

3 avoid injury in head-on collision

3 avoid injury in head-on collision

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Three people appeared to avoid injury late Tuesday night at arguably one of the most dangerous intersections within the city limits of Rockingham. First-responders… Read more »

Edwards appointed to Rockingham City Council

Edwards appointed to Rockingham City Council

Billingsley offered plaque of appreciation By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com The newest member of the Rockingham City Council is no stranger to the community. Anne Edwards, marketing representative for Pee Dee… Read more »

Extension @ Your Service: Savor the moment with mindful eating

Extension @ Your Service: Savor the moment with mindful eating

“Mindful eating” is an emerging term in nutrition research. It involves removing outside distractions and acknowledging all of the senses while eating. By eating mindfully, the pace of eating is… Read more »

Raiders run past Sabres

Raiders run past Sabres

Jacobs, Ward make first impressions count By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 700 images * NCHSAA Class 4A bracket ROCKINGHAM — If the other team can’t… Read more »

Firefighters battle CorTek blaze

Firefighters battle CorTek blaze

Plant owner: Lighting might have sparked it  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery HAMLET — Firefighters from five agencies responded Tuesday afternoon to a report of bales of paper… Read more »

Obituary: Charles ‘Chuck’ Reynolds

Obituary: Charles ‘Chuck’ Reynolds

Charles Edward “Chuck” Reynolds, 49, died unexpectedly, Monday, May 11, 2015, in Monroe, N.C., as result of an automobile accident. He was born December 28, 1965 in Hamlet son of… Read more »

Santa to retire, move to Texas

Santa to retire, move to Texas

SOUTHERN PINES — For many years, Santa has enjoyed a vacation home in Foxfire where he could relax and play golf. Foxfire has also been a prime location for Santa… Read more »

County tourism to seek additional personnel

County tourism to seek additional personnel

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Related coverage * May 7: ‘I promise you it will work’ * April 14: TDA taps Pruett as tourism director * Feb. 11: TDA adopts tourism plan… Read more »

‘The trains … she loves them’

‘The trains … she loves them’

Hamlet 5-year-old gets special tour By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Teresa Carver was disappointed when she learned official National Train Day activities in Hamlet were cancelled for this past weekend. She… Read more »

West Hoke edges Ellerbe 4-3 in shootout

West Hoke edges Ellerbe 4-3 in shootout

Staff report RAEFORD — Fourth-seeded West Hoke edged No. 5 Ellerbe 4-3 on Monday on penalty kicks. The first-round Southeastern Middle School Conference tournament matchup was tied 2-2 at the… Read more »

Festival of Tables to benefit of rescue mission

Festival of Tables to benefit of rescue mission

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — The annual Festival of Tables at First Baptist Church is scheduled to run from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and from 11 a.m. to 4… Read more »

Obituary: Rebecca Brigman

Obituary: Rebecca Brigman

Mrs. Viola Rebecca Quick Brigman, 73, of 118 School Street, Rockingham, N.C., died Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at her residence. All services will be private. Harrington Funeral Home and Crematory… Read more »

Fyans earns Honorable Mention in regional art contest

Fyans earns Honorable Mention in regional art contest

Staff report Six Richmond County high school students participated in U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson’s annual art contest. Alyssa Brown, Ivy Fyans, Latasha Baker, Noah Bowers, Shawn Young and Trinity Stanley represented… Read more »

RCC preps for summer, fall semesters

RCC preps for summer, fall semesters

Summer classes begin May 26 HAMLET — With the spring semester wrapping up this week and graduation ceremonies planned for Saturday, Richmond Community College faculty and staff are turning their… Read more »

Victim missing fingers, ear after assault

Victim missing fingers, ear after assault

Held on $850,000 bond Staff report EAST ROCKINGHAM — An East Rockingham man was arrested on Sunday by Richmond County sheriff’s deputies after allegedly being involved in a vicious assault…. Read more »

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