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Parker fosters ‘Super Duck’ 3781

Parker fosters ‘Super Duck’ 3781

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 250 images * Complete list of winners ROCKINGHAM — Duck 3781 is No. 1. The duck, fostered for the… Read more »

Runners test mettle in Bethel Hill Boogie 50-miler

Runners test mettle in Bethel Hill Boogie 50-miler

Morrisville man repeats at Bethel Moonlight Boogie 50-miler By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo set 1 (start, Mile 1.5) * Photo set 2 (Mile 8, Mile 10/16) * Official results by RacE NC *… Read more »

‘It’s harder than it looks’

‘It’s harder than it looks’

Hamlet Boy Scout Troop 90 goes old school in survival lessons By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Video * Photo gallery – more than 500 images MOUNT GILEAD — Some might… Read more »

Woman injured in one-car crash into house

Woman injured in one-car crash into house

Car leaves road, goes 260 feet, crashes into house By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Authorities are investigating what made a vehicle operated by a young female driver leave the… Read more »

Northside wants high bidder to build new fire station

Northside wants high bidder to build new fire station

Cost is $251,185 more than lowest qualified bid  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Northside VFD’s RFP – Page 1 – Page 2 * Feb. 4: Plans move forward on new… Read more »

Police seek public’s help to ID armed robbers

Police seek public’s help to ID armed robbers

Staff report EAST ROCKINGHAM — Investigators with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office are seeking the public’s help to identify of two men suspected of robbing an East Rockingham convenience store… Read more »

Hernandez earns John Philip Sousa Award

Hernandez earns John Philip Sousa Award

Marching Raiders bid farewell to 9 graduating seniors By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Angelis Hernandez earned the coveted John Philip Sousa Award during the Marching Raiders’ annual banquet Thursday night… Read more »

This Day in NC History: Master of an art form, potter Ben Owen

This Day in NC History: Master of an art form, potter Ben Owen

On June 4, 1904, potter Ben Owen was born in Moore County. Owen learned to turn clay from his father, potter and farmer Rufus Owen, and by age 16, he was a… Read more »

Locals take part in National Running Day

Locals take part in National Running Day

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * How National Days get on the calendar ROCKINGHAM — Seven area members and friends of the Richmond County-based Mangum Track Club took part in the… Read more »

Ducks still available for Sunday derby

Ducks still available for Sunday derby

* 2014 PDP derby coverage ROCKINGHAM — The second annual Hitchcock Creek Duck Derby to benefit Sandhills Children’s Center is Sunday at Hitchcock Creek Park on Steele Street in Rockingham…. Read more »

‘Be safe!’

‘Be safe!’

CSX, law enforcement promote railroad safety By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery EAST ROCKINGHAM — One blue Hyundai sedan pulled over to switch drivers. A beige, older Honda Civic… Read more »

Greene signs to run track, play corner at Methodist

Greene signs to run track, play corner at Methodist

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Erran Greene wasn’t sure he’d ever be good enough to play college football. Lucky for him, defensive back coach Eric Gould thought otherwise…. Read more »

City seeks private investment in downtown

City seeks private investment in downtown

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — The city’s downtown area has seen no small amount of investment in Rockingham in recent years, but very little of it spearheaded by… Read more »

Tacky or tasteful?

Tacky or tasteful?

City of Rockingham to draft policy to address cemetery benches, memorials By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Tacky or tasteful? City of Rockingham officials discussed whether to accept or refuse… Read more »

Kitchen fire destroys city home

Kitchen fire destroys city home

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — A kitchen fire consumed much of a Rockingham home early Tuesday morning, displacing a local nursing home worker and her adult son. Rockingham… Read more »

‘Eyesore’ could be removed within a month

‘Eyesore’ could be removed within a month

Rubble from Oct. 1 car crash says ‘Welcome to Ellerbe’ By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Car crashes into Ellerbe business ELLERBE — The rubble that remains from an eight-month-old car… Read more »

Ingram, Ellerbe to host free Family Fun Day

Ingram, Ellerbe to host free Family Fun Day

Staff report HAMLET — Melvin Ingram is adding additional star power to his second annual Family Fun Day. The free event is scheduled to run from 11 a.m. to 2… Read more »

Locals express concern over creek withdrawal

Locals express concern over creek withdrawal

Interstate 73 contractor tight-lipped on details By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Rockingham area resident pining for higher water levels in Hitchcock Creek were exasperated over the weekend when they saw construction… Read more »

Stafford finds path, plan at RCC

Stafford finds path, plan at RCC

  By Wylie Bell Richmond Community College HAMLET —When Hailey Stafford walked across the stage during Richmond Community College’s graduation ceremony in May, she had a clear plan of what… Read more »

Junior Police Academy to begin June 22

Junior Police Academy to begin June 22

Staff report Previous coverage * July 24: Breston bares bark, teeth on “suspct” for youth camp * July 22: “Crime scene” at Hinson Lake * June 16: JPA shows “police… Read more »

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