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Rockets sweep Red Rams for conference title

Rockets sweep Red Rams for conference title

Mason: “They don’t quit” By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery ROCKINGHAM — Up two games to none and a four-point lead in game three, Rockingham Middle School volleyball coach… Read more »

School bus grazes telephone pole

School bus grazes telephone pole

One taken to hospital with back pain By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Students’ trip home Thursday afternoon from Richmond Senior High School and the Richmond County Ninth Grade Academy… Read more »

Commissioner candidate distributes illegal sample ballots

Commissioner candidate distributes illegal sample ballots

Covington said distribution was effort to educate voters  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com A candidate for the Richmond County Board of Commissioners has been told by the State Board of Elections… Read more »

The Villager owner: ‘We’re not opening the restaurant there’

The Villager owner: ‘We’re not opening the restaurant there’

Pinehurst deli owner is out, deal with new tenant imminent By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — The owner of a Pinehurst deli said Thursday that he is not, in fact,… Read more »

Third suspect arrested in arson-murder

Third suspect arrested in arson-murder

Previous coverage: * Oct. 29: 2 apprehended in arson-murder * Aug. 28: Police seek public’s help in arson, murder Moore County Sheriff Neil Godfrey announced today the arrest of a third… Read more »

NC approves virtual charter schools

NC approves virtual charter schools

By Stephanie Carson Public News Service-NC RALEIGH — Starting next year, North Carolina’s charter schools will expand beyond the four walls of a classroom. State lawmakers approved a pilot program in… Read more »

Two arrested in August arson-murder

Two arrested in August arson-murder

      Additional arrests expected Moore County Sheriff Neil Godfrey announced today the arrest of two suspects in the murder of Elden Kitson Vanderwal. Godfrey said that deputies responded… Read more »

Rockets sweep aside Red Rams, eye title game

Rockets sweep aside Red Rams, eye title game

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 1,000 snapshots Previous coverage * Oct. 22: Rockets push aside Bearcats, 44-0 * Oct. 15: Rockets overwhelm Wildcat, 46-14 *… Read more »

Another 772 cast ballots in early voting

Another 772 cast ballots in early voting

Turnout surpasses 11 percent By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM —  It was the second busiest day of early voting for Richmond County election officials as all three early voting sites… Read more »

House fire in Cordova

House fire in Cordova

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com CORDOVA — Firefighters responded to a working structure Wednesday just before 2:30 p.m. to a  two-story home in Cordova at the corner of Center and China… Read more »

Obituary: Harry Dean Barfield

Obituary: Harry Dean Barfield

Harry Dean Barfield, 61, of 840 Battley Dairy Road, Rockingham, N.C., died unexpectedly, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, as the result of an automobile accident. A visitation will be held from… Read more »

FirstHealth’s Maternal-Fetal Medicine Program to become full time

FirstHealth’s Maternal-Fetal Medicine Program to become full time

PINEHURST — Since April, FirstHealth of the Carolinas has partnered with the University of North Carolina’s Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology to offer a part-time Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) program at FirstHealth… Read more »

Obituary: Norma  ‘Jean’  Chunn

Obituary: Norma ‘Jean’ Chunn

Norma “Jean” Chunn 73, of Rockingham, N.C. passed away on Oct. 23, 2014 at The Oaks of Mayview in Raleigh.   She was born in Washington D.C. to the late Joseph Eli Ickes and Eulla Marie Thomas. … Read more »

Hamlet museum, restoration effort receive award

Hamlet museum, restoration effort receive award

HAMLET — The city of Hamlet and the North Carolina Department of Transportation proudly announce that the Tornado Building-Antique Vehicle Museum and the restoration of the historic 1892 replica of… Read more »

Voter suppression? There’s an app for that

Voter suppression? There’s an app for that

By Stephanie Carson Public News Service-NC RALEIGH — Early voting in North Carolina is well under way. But on Election Day, thousands will wait until the last minute, and there will… Read more »

Science night at Washington Street School

Science night at Washington Street School

Washington Street Elementary School hosted a science night on Oct. 16 for their students and parents. To begin with, teachers quickly introduced the science standard and topic for the grade level. Then, guided… Read more »

Early voting surpasses 2,600

Early voting surpasses 2,600

Ellerbe, Hamlet early voting sites open Wednesday By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Another day, another milestone for early voting in Richmond County. On Tuesday, 532 people cast their ballots,… Read more »

Skenazy: (Dirty) thought crimes

Skenazy: (Dirty) thought crimes

A man in Britain has been convicted for his fantasies. Robul Hoque, 39, was found guilty of downloading “prohibited images” of cartoon girls, some in school uniforms, doing dirty deeds…. Read more »

Wilkes celebrates 100th with family, friends

Wilkes celebrates 100th with family, friends

HAMLET — Beulah Terry Wilkes, of Hamlet, celebrated her 100th birthday on Saturday, Oct. 25 surrounded by family and friends. Her sons, Archie and Eddie Wilkes, and her many grandchildren… Read more »

Musical tribute to veterans set for Nov. 6

Musical tribute to veterans set for Nov. 6

For the ninth year, the Cheraw (S.C.) Arts Commission and On Stage Theatre Group will honor veterans with a musical tribute featuring local singers and musicians. This year’s Musical Tribute… Read more »

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