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Nearly half a million smoke detectors recalled

Nearly half a million smoke detectors recalled

Units have ties to NC company WASHINGTON D.C. — The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of some 452,000 Kidde smoke detectors sold in the United States. The… Read more »

Lonaconing native Thomas receives state appointment

Lonaconing native Thomas receives state appointment

For the Potomac Valley Herald Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services Secretary Stephen T. Moyer has appointed government communications veteran Robert B. Thomas Jr. as director of communications. The… Read more »

Frostburg woman charged in stabbing

Frostburg woman charged in stabbing

Staff report FROSTBURG — A 25-year-old city woman is being  held after a a Thursday morning stabbing on East College Avenue. Melissa McAteer has been charged with first degree assault,… Read more »

Wind advisory until 11 p.m.

Wind advisory until 11 p.m.

Staff report FROSTBURG — The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory through 11 p.m. Wednesday in the Frostburg area. The affected area includes the West Virginia towns of… Read more »

Deer killed, illegally butchered behind Frostburg home

Deer killed, illegally butchered behind Frostburg home

Staff report FROSTBURG — Officers with the Maryland Natural Resources Police received a tip on Sunday that someone had shot two deer and was butchering them behind a home off state… Read more »

5 Bittinger firefighters recognized

5 Bittinger firefighters recognized

Staff report BITTINGER — Five young men with the Bittinger Volunteer Fire Department in northeastern Garrett County have earned continuing education credit. Dan Warnick, Tom Diehl, Darrin Yoder and Justin… Read more »

Spradlin: Mayor vows to clean up snow ordinance

Spradlin: Mayor vows to clean up snow ordinance

I’m new to living in the city of Frostburg. I attended my first public meeting on Monday night to bring up a gripe — and was thankful the mayor and… Read more »

Students learn it’s ‘all about the cache’

Students learn it’s ‘all about the cache’

By Ashley-Michelle Thublin Richmond County Schools Richmond County students went on a high-tech treasure hunt as part of the district’s “All about the Cache” TechyKids Summer Camp. This week, students… Read more »

Police seek ‘armed and dangerous’ shooting suspect

Police seek ‘armed and dangerous’ shooting suspect

Staff report LAURINBURG — A 20-year-old Laurinburg man is wanted by authorities for allegedly shooting into a moving vehicle. The Laurinburg Police Department said Devonta Jameel Monroe, of Glenn Street,… Read more »

Police: Man’s report of assault, car theft not true

Police: Man’s report of assault, car theft not true

Staff report * June 23: WSOC-TV – Hamlet man beaten, car stolen A 33-year-old Hamlet man was arrested June 25 after filing a police report two days earlier. Richmond County sheriff’s… Read more »

Traffic stop results in felony drug charges

Traffic stop results in felony drug charges

CARTHAGE — A Jackson Springs man was arrested June 30 during a narcotics investigation in the Pinebluff area. Moore County sheriff’s deputies conducted a traffic stop during which deputies found… Read more »

Boy, 10, dies in car crash

Boy, 10, dies in car crash

By Chuck Hubbard Wilkes Journal-Patriot A 10-year-old boy from Concord was killed in a rear-end collision late Wednesday morning on U.S. 421 Business in North Wilkesboro at the intersection with Brickyard… Read more »

1 hurt in motorcycle crash

1 hurt in motorcycle crash

Victim airlifted to Chapel Hill By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ELLERBE — A Raleigh man was injured in a single vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon when his motorcycle ran off the roadway… Read more »

New deputy chief makes history

New deputy chief makes history

PINEHURST — Ricky Gooch was sworn in on Monday, June 29 as the new deputy chief for the Village of Pinehurst. With his promotion, Gooch becomes the first Pinehurst officer… Read more »

Safe driving campaign continues over July 4 holiday

Safe driving campaign continues over July 4 holiday

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission will team with Mothers Against Drunk Driving, the State Highway Patrol and other law enforcement agencies over the July 4 holiday weekend for… Read more »

Caught: Escaped murderer back behind bars

Caught: Escaped murderer back behind bars

Staff report POLKTON — Law enforcement authorities across the region are on the lookout for escaped murder convict Kristopher McNeil. McNeil allegdly scaled a fence early Saturday morning and escaped… Read more »

Flash Flood Warning in effect

Flash Flood Warning in effect

Staff report RICHMOND COUNTY — The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning through 1:15 a.m. Saturday for central Richmond County and all of Scotland County. The warning… Read more »

Jackson Springs man held on $750K bond

Jackson Springs man held on $750K bond

CARTHAGE — Moore County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Jackson Springs man on Thursday after a search warrant of his Shaver Lane home. Deputies and officers from Pinehurst Police Department executed… Read more »

“Don’t move”

“Don’t move”

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 500 images * 2014 PDP academy coverage ROCKINGHAM — “Don’t move.” It was the best, and safest, advice Sgt. Glen Harris could… Read more »

NC Forest Service crews aid Alaska wildfire

NC Forest Service crews aid Alaska wildfire

The North Carolina Forest Service has dispatched two hand crews to work on the 2,600 acre Anaconda Creek Fire in Alaska. The blaze, located approximately 27 miles northeast of Fairbanks,… Read more »

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