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Police: Rockingham man arrested in bomb scare

Police: Rockingham man arrested in bomb scare

Staff report HAMLET — A Rockingham man was charged in connection making a false report after he called emergency dispatchers and claimed bombs pipe bombs had been placed inside a local… Read more »

Lillington man arrested in Aberdeen break-in

Lillington man arrested in Aberdeen break-in

Staff report CARTHAGE — Moore County sheriff’s deputies have arrested a Lillington man wanted in connection with a home break-in. David Jonathan Morrison, 22, allegedly entered on Monday a Bachelor… Read more »

Kiriakou: 3 felonies a day

Kiriakou: 3 felonies a day

In the world’s most incarcerated country, some high-profile sex offenders walk free We’re supposed to be the “land of the free.” But believe it or not, the United States is… Read more »

Neighbor praised for action in kitchen fire

Neighbor praised for action in kitchen fire

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com EAST ROCKINGHAM — Neighbors praised one of their own early Wednesday afternoon when an East Rockingham man rushed into a burning home and pulled out the… Read more »

Former SoPines Fire and Rescue assistant chief dies

Former SoPines Fire and Rescue assistant chief dies

SOUTHERN PINES — The Southern Pines Fire and Rescue regrets to announce the passing of Robert Patterson. Patterson retired in January after 45 years of service with the unit. “His… Read more »

Flash Flood Warning in effect until midnight

Flash Flood Warning in effect until midnight

  Staff report RICHMOND COUNTY — The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for south-central Richmond County until midnight. The warning was issued at 8:58 p.m. Tuesday…. Read more »

Jefferson man reported missing

Jefferson man reported missing

The Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing person from Jefferson, S.C. Joseph Arant is a 39-year-old white male. He is 5 feet, 8… Read more »

Ellerbe Fire Dept. accepts $29K grant

Ellerbe Fire Dept. accepts $29K grant

RALEIGH — North Carolina Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Wayne Goodwin announced that Ellerbe Fire Department has been awarded a $29,429.50 grant through the state’s 2015 Volunteer Fire Department Fund…. Read more »

McKinnon named Post 147’s Firefighter of the Year

McKinnon named Post 147’s Firefighter of the Year

Special to The Pee Dee Post LEDBETTER — Lt. Vernon McKinnon of the Rockingham Fire Department Friday night received the American Legion Post 147 Firefighter of the Year Award. The… 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 »

SKYWARN spotter class set for July 8

SKYWARN spotter class set for July 8

Free class for first-responders, general public HAMLET — Richmond County Emergency Services and the National Weather Service are teaming up to offer a SKYWARN spotter class on July 8 at… 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 »

Suspected convenience store robber caught

Suspected convenience store robber caught

Staff report CORDOVA — Two Richmond County residents were arrested on Monday in connection with the May 27 robbery of a Cordova convenience store. Brian Keith Dixon II, 29, of… 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 »

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 »

Man charged in business break-in

Man charged in business break-in

Staff report EAST ROCKINGHAM — An effort by a burglary suspect to flee on foot was a failure and the man was apprehended by Richmond County Sheriffs’ Office personnel in… Read more »

Water tank shooter apprehended

Water tank shooter apprehended

Staff report Authorities used a Richmond County Crime Stoppers tip to help apprehend a Hamlet man suspected of shooting a Richmond County government water tank. Trent Dean Maynor, 21, of… Read more »

East Rockingham FD receives $21K grant

East Rockingham FD receives $21K grant

RALEIGH — Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Wayne Goodwin announced that the East Rockingham Fire Department Inc. was awarded a $21,179.26 grant through the 2015 Volunteer Fire Department Fund… Read more »

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