List/Grid Monthly Archives: July 2015

The Pee Dee Post ceases operation

The Pee Dee Post ceases operation

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — The Pee Dee Post has ceased operations as a daily digital newspaper effective immediately. Kevin Spradlin, owner and managing editor, said Saturday that revenue in recent months… Read more »

Obituary: Wilma Sweet

Obituary: Wilma Sweet

Wilma Arlene Smith Hayden Sweet, 80, of Ellerbe, N.C., passed away Friday, July 10, 2015 at Sandy Ridge Assisted Living Center in Candor. Mrs. Sweet was born May 5, 1935 in Baltimore, MD, a daughter of the late… Read more »

Obituary: Alma Louise Galbreath

Obituary: Alma Louise Galbreath

Mrs. Alma Louise Galbreath, 83, passed away on Wednesday July 8, 2015 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst, N.C. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday July 14… Read more »

Pastor Hill: Mankind is looking for answers

Pastor Hill: Mankind is looking for answers

Beginning in the first chapter of the book written to the Roman Church, Paul provides biblical understanding of doctrine followed by duty (chapters 1 – 11), and believing followed by… Read more »

Obituary: Billy M. Williams

Obituary: Billy M. Williams

Billy Marlin Williams, 84 of Rockingham, N.C., passed away on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at Manor Care of Pinehurst. He was born on October 4, 1930 in Bismark, Arkansas, the… Read more »

Obituary: Houston Gatewood

Obituary: Houston Gatewood

Mr. Houston Gatewood, 82, of Rockingham, N.C., passed away on July 7, 2015 at FirstHealth Moore Regional in Pinehurst. Funeral Services will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday July 12 at… Read more »

Amtrak passengers can now ‘ride and read’

Amtrak passengers can now ‘ride and read’

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com HAMLET — According to Amtrak.com, passengers getting on or off a train in Hamlet can look forward to Wi-Fi connection at the Hamlet Depot, and no  ATM. But they can… Read more »

Letter: Help me help young family start second chance

Letter: Help me help young family start second chance

To the editor: My name is Barbara Stroman and I am from Rockingham, I need your help. I know a lady that is 7 months pregnant and expecting her son… Read more »

McCrory signs Outdoor Heritage Act

McCrory signs Outdoor Heritage Act

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission announced today that Gov. Pat McCrory signed into law the Outdoor Heritage Act (House Bill 640), which includes measures to promote wildlife-related… Read more »

Obituary: Harlee Leak Jr.

Obituary: Harlee Leak Jr.

Mr. Harlee Leak Jr., 54, passed on Friday July 3, 2015 at Hospice in Highpoint, N.C. Funeral Services will take place at 1 pa.m. on Saturday July 11 at Nelson Funeral… Read more »

Massagee, Watkins join growing field of candidates

Massagee, Watkins join growing field of candidates

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * July 8: Berry files for re-election * July 7: Young, Hutchinson among 2015 election hopefuls * July 7: Lindsey files for Hamlet City Council * Important election deadlines… Read more »

Students learn it’s ‘all about the cache’

Students learn it’s ‘all about the cache’

By Ashley-Michelle Thublin Richmond County Schools Richmond County students went on a high-tech treasure hunt as part of the district’s “All about the Cache” TechyKids Summer Camp. This week, students… Read more »

Mike Rowe reaches 144 mph at Dragway

Mike Rowe reaches 144 mph at Dragway

CNN’s “Somebody’s Gotta Do It” films segment in Rockingham ROCKINGHAM — Mike Rowe gets around and the TV host, writer, actor, pitchman, spokesperson and star of the Discovery Channel’s “Dirty… Read more »

Students bring 3D tech to medical community

Students bring 3D tech to medical community

By Ashley-Michelle Thublin Richmond County Schools Related PDP coverage * June 2014: Grassroots tech camp features a lotta brainpower * July 2014: Summer of Kainotomia, part two ROCKINGHAM — For… Read more »

RCC staff help students find path through financial aid maze

RCC staff help students find path through financial aid maze

HAMLET — Richmond Community College is holding a FAFSA Day from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 21 to help current and prospective students get the money they need to… Read more »

Berry files for re-election

Berry files for re-election

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * July 8: Young, Hutchinson among 2015 election hopefuls * July 7: Lindsey files for Hamlet City Council * Important election deadlines When Lee Berry was elected in… Read more »

Obituary: Annie Christine Wall

Obituary: Annie Christine Wall

Ms. Annie Christine “Lay” Wall, of Richmond County, N.C., passed on Friday July 3, 2015 at Richmond Pines Nursing Facility in Hamlet. Funeral Services will be at 2 p.m. on Friday… Read more »

Police seek ‘armed and dangerous’ shooting suspect

Police seek ‘armed and dangerous’ shooting suspect

Staff report LAURINBURG — A 20-year-old Laurinburg man is wanted by authorities for allegedly shooting into a moving vehicle. The Laurinburg Police Department said Devonta Jameel Monroe, of Glenn Street,… Read more »

Leak Street kids visit PDP

Leak Street kids visit PDP

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Eighteen students with the Summer Food and Fun Program at Leak Street Education Cultural Center visited The Pee Dee Post on Wednesday morning in downtown Rockingham…. Read more »

Young, Hutchinson among 2015 election hopefuls

Young, Hutchinson among 2015 election hopefuls

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * July 7: Lindsey files for Hamlet City Council * Important election deadlines Barbara J. Young became on Tuesday the first candidate for Dobbins Heights… Read more »

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