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‘Super’ crowds force summer reading program venue change

‘Super’ crowds force summer reading program venue change

  Staff report * For more information call: – In Rockingham, 910-895-6337 – In Hamlet, 910-582-3477 – In Ellerbe, 910-652-6130 This summer’s Sandhills Regional Library System’s summer reading program in… Read more »

Rotary distributes $57,000 in grants

Rotary distributes $57,000 in grants

ROCKINGHAM — The Rockingham Rotary distributed more than $57,000 in grants in two presentations each of the past two Mondays during their weekly meetings at FirstHealth Richmond Memorial Hospital in… Read more »

Town’s Community Park to get facelift

Town’s Community Park to get facelift

Dobbins Heights officials plan $120,000 loan to fund improvements By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Related coverage * July 16: Food, fun and games * July 10: Council votes to keep hoops court closed… Read more »

RCC adds 1-year substation program

RCC adds 1-year substation program

By Leighton Bell Richmond Community College Related coverage * Jan. 8: Power packs a punch at RCC * May 8: RCC’s EUSRT program seeks students up for a challenge HAMLET… Read more »

23-year-old charged in Cordova store

23-year-old charged in Cordova store

Staff report A 23-year-old Rockingham man was arrested Wednesday by Richmond County sheriff’s deputies after being identified as the primary suspect in breaking-and-entering incident reported Monday. Michael John Shepard, of… Read more »

3 jailed on assault, drug charges

3 jailed on assault, drug charges

Staff report CARTHAGE — Three Moore County residents were arrested and jailed in connection with an assault and drug activity at a Summer Hill Church Road home in Carthage. Moore County… Read more »

No fishing license needed for July 4 anglers

No fishing license needed for July 4 anglers

  RALEIGH — Independence Day is free fishing day in North Carolina. From 12:01 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. on July 4, everyone in North Carolina can fish in any public body of water without purchasing… Read more »

Reep tops in 4-H project to aid homeless kids

Reep tops in 4-H project to aid homeless kids

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Official news release DeLani Reep might not ever see the fruit of her labor, but she should know she’s made an impact. Reep, a… Read more »

Deadline looming for meningitis vaccinations

Deadline looming for meningitis vaccinations

One-third of rising 7th graders don’t have shot By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com The countdown is on. The first day for Richmond County Schools students is only 67 days away. The start… Read more »

Man charged in Chalk Road store robbery

Man charged in Chalk Road store robbery

Staff report EAST ROCKINGHAM — A 20-year-old Rockingham man was arrested Tuesday after demanding money from an East Rockingham convenience store. Richmond County sheriff’s deputies allege that early Tuesday afternoon, Christian… Read more »

Hospital auxiliary board donates $3,000 to Hamlet PD

Hospital auxiliary board donates $3,000 to Hamlet PD

Terry: “The life you save might be mine.” By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com HAMLET — They might be stiff, bulky and uncomfortable — and that’s when they’re properly sized — but… Read more »

Hamlet man charged with inappropriate sexual contact with minor

Hamlet man charged with inappropriate sexual contact with minor

Staff report A 36-year-old Hamlet man was arrested on June 10 on suspicion that he had had inappropriate sexual contact with a juvenile. George Edward Eldridge, of West Hamlet Avenue,… Read more »

Reading between the lines of the NC education budget

Reading between the lines of the NC education budget

By Stephanie Carson Public News Service – NC * McInnis backs proposed Senate budget RALEIGH — The North Carolina Senate’s proposed budget for the next two years is touting increased education funding,… Read more »

Run-Paddle-Run race and relay set for Jan. 9

Run-Paddle-Run race and relay set for Jan. 9

Proceeds to fund college scholarship fund Staff report ROCKINGHAM — The Pee Dee Post used the informal portion of the monthly Rockingham Downtown Corporation meeting to announce the date of… Read more »

Police: Nurse bites off woman’s ear in assault

Police: Nurse bites off woman’s ear in assault

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com A Rockingham woman has been accused of biting off her ex sister-in-law’s ear in a weekend assault. Jana Murray Walker, who turns 35 this week and… Read more »

McInnis backs proposed Senate budget

McInnis backs proposed Senate budget

* News & Observer budget coverage RALEIGH — Republican Sen. Tom McInnis supports the budget proposal released this week by the North Carolina Senate. With a prudent overall increase of about… Read more »

Bowlers spare no strikes against autism

Bowlers spare no strikes against autism

ROCKINGHAM — Funds raised MONDAYnight at the Strike Out Autism will be used exclusively for children in Richmond County with Autism. The chapter works hard to raise funds each year… Read more »

Found: Former Scotland HS cornerback found safe

Found: Former Scotland HS cornerback found safe

Update 11:18 p.m.: Isaiah Robinson was found Monday evening and was on his way home.  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com The family of a missing Hoke County man and former Scotland… Read more »

Report: Gun among items taken in series of car break-ins

Report: Gun among items taken in series of car break-ins

Staff report HAMLET — Residents in the city of Hamlet are encouraged to keep their vehicle doors locked. Hamlet Police Department Det. Heather Wyatt said in an email that the department… Read more »

Man accused of assaulting woman

Man accused of assaulting woman

Editor’s note: The headline of this report was originally “Homeless shelter resident accused of assaulting woman,” and was changed to reflect what is believed to be updated, more accurate information…. Read more »

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