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Police seek your help to ID shooting suspect

Police seek your help to ID shooting suspect

Staff report HAMLET — Authorities are looking to the public to help identify the person or persons responsible for shooting a Richmond County water system water tank on Monday along… Read more »

Carpenter, Davis, Stanley go 1-2-3 in Crime Stoppers poster contest

Carpenter, Davis, Stanley go 1-2-3 in Crime Stoppers poster contest

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — Annika Carpenter, a seventh-grader at Rockingham Middle School, was announced on Friday as the winner of the Richmond County Crime Stoppers annual poster contest. With the… Read more »

Highway Patrol seeks applicants to counter ‘severe shortage’

Highway Patrol seeks applicants to counter ‘severe shortage’

Recruiter: “We’re trying to find some good people”  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Eight might not seem like a large number, but it’s a significant percentage of the number of troopers… Read more »

Report demonstrates economic impact of state court system

Report demonstrates economic impact of state court system

CARY — The North Carolina Court System generated more than $460 million in direct economic impact last year, according to a study commissioned by the North Carolina Bar Association. The… Read more »

‘He would have loved this’

‘He would have loved this’

Torch Run honors past, present and future Special Olympians By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 800 images * May 11: ‘Run to me!’ * 2014 PDP Torch Run… Read more »

Recording police encounters? There’s an app for that

Recording police encounters? There’s an app for that

RALEGH — At a time when the manner in which police engage with citizens is being questioned and re-evaluated, North Carolinians can now use their smartphones to record and report interactions with… Read more »

Annual Torch Run set for Friday

Annual Torch Run set for Friday

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * 2015 Special Olympics coverage * 2014 PDP story and photo gallery Key changes to this year’s North Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics are likely to… Read more »

Man arrested in West End murder

Man arrested in West End murder

Moore County Sheriff Neil Godfrey announced Sunday evening the arrest of Michael Tyrone Ryner, 37, for the murder of Anthony Kendall Harrison, 32, of West End. The Sheriff’s Office received… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office conducts sex offender compliance check

Sheriff’s Office conducts sex offender compliance check

Charges pending for 1 firearms, 5 possible address violations * NC Sex Offender Registry ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office conducted a sex offender compliance check over the last two… Read more »

Sheriff’s deputy awarded Medal of Valor

Sheriff’s deputy awarded Medal of Valor

Bohman cast risk to self aside to save fellow deputy By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 400 images * 2014 ceremony coverage ROCKINGHAM — On Sept…. Read more »

Duke Energy subsidiaries plead guilty, will pay $102 million

Duke Energy subsidiaries plead guilty, will pay $102 million

WASHINGTON D.C. — Three subsidiaries of North Carolina-based Duke Energy Corporation, the largest utility in the United States, pleaded guilty today to nine criminal violations of the Clean Water Act… Read more »

2 hurt in two-car collision

2 hurt in two-car collision

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com LILESVILLE — Two people were hurt and westbound Highway 74 was temporarily shut down mid-afternoon Thursday as half a dozen public safety agencies responded to a… Read more »

Dobbins Heights man arrested on drug, gun charges

Dobbins Heights man arrested on drug, gun charges

Staff report DOBBINS HEIGHTS — Officers with the Hamlet Police Department responded on Wednesday to a call in Dobbins Heights about someone allegedly communicating threats. The visit to the neighboring… Read more »

NC DHHS encourages vigilance to prevent rabies

NC DHHS encourages vigilance to prevent rabies

RALEIGH — As warmer weather approaches, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Public Health (DPH) encourages North Carolinians to be aware of their surroundings and take precautions… Read more »

Skenazy: A world where driving your kid to the store is attempted murder

Skenazy: A world where driving your kid to the store is attempted murder

Fantasy cannot be the basis for policy Here’s the case: A few years back, a mom left her son in the car for what everyone agrees was less than 10… Read more »

12-year-old boy struck by dirt bike

12-year-old boy struck by dirt bike

  Staff report CORDOVA — A 12-year-old boy was struck Wednesday evening by a dirt bike while at the Cordova School. The call was reported to emergency dispatchers at approximately… Read more »

Dover, Terry welcomed to Hamlet PD

Dover, Terry welcomed to Hamlet PD

Capt. Taylor recognized for continuing education HAMLET — Monday was a day of recognition for Hamlet Police Department personnel at City Hall. Skyler Dover, of Laurinburg, was sworn in as… Read more »

ISIS supporter sentenced to 20 years

ISIS supporter sentenced to 20 years

GREENSBORO — U.S. Attorney Ripley Rand of the Middle District of North Carolina, Assistant Attorney General for National Security John P. Carlin, and Special Agent in Charge John Strong of… Read more »

3 avoid injury in head-on collision

3 avoid injury in head-on collision

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Three people appeared to avoid injury late Tuesday night at arguably one of the most dangerous intersections within the city limits of Rockingham. First-responders… Read more »

Firefighters battle CorTek blaze

Firefighters battle CorTek blaze

Plant owner: Lighting might have sparked it  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery HAMLET — Firefighters from five agencies responded Tuesday afternoon to a report of bales of paper… Read more »

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