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Obituary: Carleen Austin

Obituary: Carleen Austin

Carleen Gillis Austin, 77, of Rockingham, N.C., passed away Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst. Mrs. Austin was born Nov. 1, 1937 in Mecklenburg County, a daughter of the late… Read more »

Obituary: Pearl Smith Olerud

Obituary: Pearl Smith Olerud

Pearl Smith Olerud, 76, passed from this life on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 at her residence while surrounded by her family. She was born June 4, 1938, in Richmond County,… Read more »

Memorial fund set up for Jordyn Beck, 5-year-old Maddi

Memorial fund set up for Jordyn Beck, 5-year-old Maddi

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Donate online * Jordyn’s obituary * May 30, 2014: Fighting for ‘a place where cancer does not exist’ Allyssa Jordyn Beck stood atop the steps… Read more »

‘There’s no wrong way to make it’

‘There’s no wrong way to make it’

Brownies work to earn ‘try it’ badge with inventor’s workshop By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — It had all the makings of a television game show. Five groups of three-person… Read more »

Hudson: State of the Union shows how out of touch president is

Hudson: State of the Union shows how out of touch president is

Obama either read fiction or skipped a few chapters As you know, last week President Barack Obama addressed the nation in his annual State of the Union speech to lay… Read more »

Frisbee matches ultimately lead to something bigger

Frisbee matches ultimately lead to something bigger

Contests are a draw for youth ministry By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 800 pics ROCKINGHAM — It’s been raining much of the day and the temperature… Read more »

Obituary: Allyssa Jordyn Beck

Obituary: Allyssa Jordyn Beck

* Online campaign to help cover funeral expenses, establish fund for Maddi Allyssa Jordyn Beck, 22, passed from this life on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at Hospice Haven in Rockingham,… Read more »

Pastor Hill: Loving what Jesus loves

Pastor Hill: Loving what Jesus loves

Psalm 122:1: “Getting in water does not make a bird a duck; but real ducks do get in the water.” C. Gudmundsson. As Christians we delight to fellowship with others… Read more »

Big purse, free entry for Hoosier Carolina Coalition racers

Big purse, free entry for Hoosier Carolina Coalition racers

Season kicks off in Rockingham March 7 * 2015 Dragway schedule An increased Top Eliminator purse and free entry in Modified (Footbrake) are among the enhancements expected to draw record… Read more »

Obituary: Alma Carriker

Obituary: Alma Carriker

Alma Smith Carriker, 99, of Ellerbe, N.C., went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 at Hospice Haven in Rockingham. Mrs. Carriker was born Sept…. Read more »

Richmond runners head to Morrow Mountain

Richmond runners head to Morrow Mountain

19.7-mile run is just for fun  Staff report * Video of the 2011 event * List of entries What an idiot. Five Richmond County runners are registered for the Fellowship… Read more »

Fiber arts exhibit on display in February

Fiber arts exhibit on display in February

The Cheraw (S.C.) Arts Commission will feature African American Fiber Art in the Burr Gallery during February.  The exhibit is from the 2014 North Charleston Arts Festival on loan through… Read more »

Soup sale to help buy handicap van

Soup sale to help buy handicap van

Cordova School student has cerebral palsy By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Donate online The recently chartered Rolling Sandhills Civitan Club is spearheading a benefit soup sale on Tuesday, Feb. 24… Read more »

Stevenson: Cuba and the colossus of the north

Stevenson: Cuba and the colossus of the north

Columbus discovered Cuba during his journeys and claimed the island for Spain.  When the United States became an established constitutional government, Americans including Thomas Jefferson, began to look at Cuba with… Read more »

114 flu deaths in NC, ‘could be one or two’ in Richmond County

114 flu deaths in NC, ‘could be one or two’ in Richmond County

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Related coverage * Jan. 7 — Flu sufferers urged to avoid emergency departments * Oct. 2 — Health Department offers flu, pneumonia vaccines Taking the easy approach… Read more »

NC’s LGBT protections, laws highlighted in national report

NC’s LGBT protections, laws highlighted in national report

New report reveals that equal treatment remains out of reach for LGBT Americans WASHINGTON D.C. – The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil… Read more »

Rockingham moves past Ellerbe, 51-14

Rockingham moves past Ellerbe, 51-14

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — The Rockets handled Ellerbe in both teams’ third-to-last regular season matchup on Thursday as Rockingham earned a 51-14 win in its home gymnasium. Scoring was widely… Read more »

‘I feel like a French fried freak in this!’

‘I feel like a French fried freak in this!’

‘Always a Bridesmaid’ focuses on love, laughter By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Previous coverage * Jan. 8 — Play to be ‘a hoot’ * Dec. 19 — Smith: ‘Definitely … my… Read more »

10 score as Rockets handle Ellerbe, 45-14

10 score as Rockets handle Ellerbe, 45-14

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — Ten players scored for Rockingham on Thursday to lead the Rockets to a 45-14 home win over Ellerbe. Ralayah McRae led the way with 15 points,… Read more »

4-H seeks volunteers

4-H seeks volunteers

The Richmond County 4-H program seeks volunteers to share skills and experience to help transform a new generation of confident young leaders. This is your chance to make a change,… Read more »

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