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Report: Robbery at Leak Street summer camp

Report: Robbery at Leak Street summer camp

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Authorities are searching for a blue or green Chevy Tahoe that served as the getaway vehicle after an alleged robbery Wednesday afternoon at Leak Street Educational and… Read more »

Deputy saves 3-month-old locked in car

Deputy saves 3-month-old locked in car

Sgt Mike Woods of the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the Emergency Operations Center for a report of a ”child locked inside a vehicle.” While in route… Read more »

Mulvaney: It’s more than the Confederate flag

Mulvaney: It’s more than the Confederate flag

I would like to start by saying that I am disappointed that the conversation in South Carolina — largely driven by those outside our state — has been focused on… Read more »

Severe thunder storm warning in effect for Richmond

Severe thunder storm warning in effect for Richmond

Staff report RICHMOND COUNTY — The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 4 p.m. Tuesday for parts of Richmond, Montgomery and Anson counties. The NWS issued… Read more »

Officer, Rockingham native, game for some ball

Officer, Rockingham native, game for some ball

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com A Rockingham native who joined the Spring Lake Police Department about six months ago is finding an unorthodox way to meet the residents he now… Read more »

WSOC-TV: Hamlet man beaten in carjacking

WSOC-TV: Hamlet man beaten in carjacking

Police on lookout for 3 suspects RICHMOND COUNTY, N.C. — WSOC-TV reports that authorities are looking for three men after a victim was beaten unconscious around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday in Rockingham…. Read more »

Deputies: Woman tried to get drugs to inmate

Deputies: Woman tried to get drugs to inmate

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — A Rockingham woman is scheduled to appear in Richmond County District Court on July 2 after she allegedly took drugs into the Richmond County Jail and… Read more »

Update: Deputy who died of heart attack identified

Update: Deputy who died of heart attack identified

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County sheriff’s deputy died earlier today after apparently suffering a heart attack while on duty. Chief Deputy Mark Gulledge identified the victim as… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Changes in traffic, parking make graduation a breeze

Changes in traffic, parking make graduation a breeze

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Class of 2015 told to ‘dream, imagine, hope': More than 3,500 images ROCKINGHAM — The air was hot, oppressive and, for the most part,… Read more »

Preslar appointed interim police chief

Preslar appointed interim police chief

Takes over Mount Gilead department in ‘disarray’ By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com It turns out the “retired” tag didn’t fit well onto Pat Preslar’s shirt. So he pinned on another badge… Read more »

McKenzie charged with attempted rape, kidnapping

McKenzie charged with attempted rape, kidnapping

Staff report An 18-year-old Rockingham man is in trouble with the law again, this time on charges of attempted rape, first-degree kidnapping and a “crime against nature” — all three… Read more »

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