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Parker fosters ‘Super Duck’ 3781

Parker fosters ‘Super Duck’ 3781

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 250 images * Complete list of winners ROCKINGHAM — Duck 3781 is No. 1. The duck, fostered for the… Read more »

Legion Post 147 installs new officers

Legion Post 147 installs new officers

Special to The Pee Dee Post LEDBETTER — American Legion Post 147 in Rockingham installed officers for 2015-16 during a ceremony Friday night at post headquarters on Ledbetter Lake. Richard W. Neville,… 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 »

Hernandez earns John Philip Sousa Award

Hernandez earns John Philip Sousa Award

Marching Raiders bid farewell to 9 graduating seniors By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Angelis Hernandez earned the coveted John Philip Sousa Award during the Marching Raiders’ annual banquet Thursday night… Read more »

Locals take part in National Running Day

Locals take part in National Running Day

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * How National Days get on the calendar ROCKINGHAM — Seven area members and friends of the Richmond County-based Mangum Track Club took part in the… Read more »

Washington Street pre-K students celebrate

Washington Street pre-K students celebrate

ROCKINGHAM — Teachers Cathy Wright and Lauren Gaddy​ love their job and their children. They celebrated today by sharing with families all that their children have learned this year. From… Read more »

Ducks still available for Sunday derby

Ducks still available for Sunday derby

* 2014 PDP derby coverage ROCKINGHAM — The second annual Hitchcock Creek Duck Derby to benefit Sandhills Children’s Center is Sunday at Hitchcock Creek Park on Steele Street in Rockingham…. 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 »

Greene signs to run track, play corner at Methodist

Greene signs to run track, play corner at Methodist

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Erran Greene wasn’t sure he’d ever be good enough to play college football. Lucky for him, defensive back coach Eric Gould thought otherwise…. Read more »

Chamber to host Hoptoberfest in October

Chamber to host Hoptoberfest in October

The Richmond County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce a new event for Richmond County and the region. Hoptoberfest will take place on Saturday, Oct. 10 at the Richmond Plaza… Read more »

City seeks private investment in downtown

City seeks private investment in downtown

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — The city’s downtown area has seen no small amount of investment in Rockingham in recent years, but very little of it spearheaded by… Read more »

Tacky or tasteful?

Tacky or tasteful?

City of Rockingham to draft policy to address cemetery benches, memorials By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Tacky or tasteful? City of Rockingham officials discussed whether to accept or refuse… 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 »

Locals express concern over creek withdrawal

Locals express concern over creek withdrawal

Interstate 73 contractor tight-lipped on details By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Rockingham area resident pining for higher water levels in Hitchcock Creek were exasperated over the weekend when they saw construction… Read more »

Stafford finds path, plan at RCC

Stafford finds path, plan at RCC

  By Wylie Bell Richmond Community College HAMLET —When Hailey Stafford walked across the stage during Richmond Community College’s graduation ceremony in May, she had a clear plan of what… 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 »

Spradlin: On the road with the Rockets band

Spradlin: On the road with the Rockets band

It was an assignment, but not the kind that requires a notebook, pen and the ever-present Canon Rebel T5i. After spending Saturday at Carowinds amusement park in Charlotte with several… Read more »

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