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‘The thrill of the chase’

‘The thrill of the chase’

Paranormal team offers tours of Ellerbe Springs Inn By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Get your tickets * Event Facebook page Mark and Donna Bucheridge will soon open up Ellerbe Springs Inn to the… Read more »

Student shot at Albemarle High School, suspect in custody

Student shot at Albemarle High School, suspect in custody

Staff report ALBEMARLE — WSOC TV is reporting that police in Albemarle responded to a shooting at Albemarle High School early Tuesday morning. Officers told Channel 9 that a student… Read more »

Riders search for horse, missing since Sept. 20

Riders search for horse, missing since Sept. 20

 Wallace: ‘We need some help’ By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Jennifer Williams traveled to Richmond County from Cocke County, Tenn., to enjoy a trail ride with her horse, Bliss. She never figured… Read more »

Conservative group faces felony probe for mailers

Conservative group faces felony probe for mailers

By Stephanie Carson Public News Service-NC RALEIGH — The State Board of Elections is investigating the national conservative group Americans for Prosperity to determine whether it committed a felony after the North… Read more »

‘Here’s Herbie Long … he does exist’

‘Here’s Herbie Long … he does exist’

Candidates make their pitch at meet-and-greet  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Videos County Commissioner ^ Donnie Bryant ^ Thad Ussery ^ Ben Moss ^ Donnie Richardson ^ Peggy Covington ^ Herbie Long Richmond County… Read more »

19 local, county law enforcement officers named award winners

19 local, county law enforcement officers named award winners

Honorees reflect dedication of service of the late Agent Enrique Camarena  Staff report Nearly 20 law enforcement officers employed in Hamlet, Rockingham and Richmond County are to be honored with the… Read more »

Obituary: Jerry Stephens Jr.

Obituary: Jerry Stephens Jr.

Jerry Dale Stephens Jr., 58, of Rockingham, N.C., passed away Monday, Sept. 29, 2014at Hospice Haven in Rockingham. Jerry was born Sept. 8, 1956 in Richmond County, a son of the… Read more »

‘Oh my God!’ Two drivers injured in collision

‘Oh my God!’ Two drivers injured in collision

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Video from the scene LEDBETTER — Two drivers, including a female student, were injured when their vehicles collided at about 3 p.m. on Graham Bridge… Read more »

New fire truck lettered, joins Rockingham fleet

New fire truck lettered, joins Rockingham fleet

By Ember Conway PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — After 30 years of service, former Rockingham Fire Department Chief Charles C. Gardner retired on Aug. 21. But he left a farewell present for… Read more »

McCrary sworn in as new ADA

McCrary sworn in as new ADA

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — Patrick McCrary became the newest member of Richmond County District Attorney Reece Saunders’ team Monday. McCrary was sworn in as assistant district attorney by District Court… Read more »

Two airlifted to hospital after collision

Two airlifted to hospital after collision

Staff report HAMLET — The drivers of two vehicles involved in an early Monday morning wreck south of Hamlet were transported by helicopter for further medical treatment. The names and… Read more »

Raider Band changes Saturday competition venue

Raider Band changes Saturday competition venue

Staff report The Richmond Marching Raiders participated in the seventh annual Band Fest 2014 at Pinecrest High School on Saturday and received multiple awards, including a first-place finish in percussion… Read more »

Burns: Who is my neighbor?

Burns: Who is my neighbor?

Belfast, 1979. A train pulls out of Central Station, bound for Dublin.   My wife, three sons, and I are aboard. Several minutes later, a frantic conductor is racing up and… Read more »

Zaxby’s celebreates grand opening

Zaxby’s celebreates grand opening

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — The lines were long and progress forward was slow at the grand opening of Zaxby’s restaurant Monday morning. But that’s exactly what store officials… Read more »

Nabbed: Public helps ID debit card fraud suspect

Nabbed: Public helps ID debit card fraud suspect

Staff report A 31-year-old woman was arrested Friday after being identified by the public in connection with an alleged debit card fraud scheme. Hamlet Police Department investigators arrested Amanda Gainey… Read more »

Take a Hike: 23 NC conservation projects funded

Take a Hike: 23 NC conservation projects funded

Hitchcock Creek enhancement on list of projects By Stephanie Carson Public News Service-NC * Hitchcock Creek ‘a trail of discovery’ * Click here for a complete list of projects ZIONVILLE — If you don’t… Read more »

Obituary: James Hampton

Obituary: James Hampton

HAMLET, N.C. — James Riley Hampton Jr., 88, of Hamlet, died Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 at Richmond County Hospice Haven. He was born July 12, 1926 in Cabarrus County a… Read more »

Obituary: James Warren

Obituary: James Warren

James Warren, 69, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., passed away Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 at Grandstrand Regional Medical Center in Myrtle Beach. Mr. Warren was born July 18, 1945 in Pineville,… Read more »

Fossil Fair gets kids in the dirt

Fossil Fair gets kids in the dirt

Staff report ELLERBE — The Rankin Museum hosted its annual Fossil Fair on Saturday at the Ellerbe museum. Students from preschool to age 16 signed up for one of four… Read more »

Hudson: Answers lie in less, not more government

Hudson: Answers lie in less, not more government

Last week, my wife, Renee, and I hosted a Women’s Symposium to highlight the tremendously positive impact women have on our economy and our communities and unite local leaders to… Read more »

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