List/Grid Monthly Archives: June 2015

‘This is only the beginning’

‘This is only the beginning’

Doors open on new Dobbins Heights Community Center By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * June 18: Delays set back Community Center opening DOBBINS HEIGHTS — Antonio Blue got his flag pole…. Read more »

Video: ‘Here comes the Yankee Army!’

Video: ‘Here comes the Yankee Army!’

Local youth get tour of Leak-Wall House By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – 400 images * Video – chamber pot * Video – the record player * Video – the “horse” ROCKINGHAM — Macy Steen was… Read more »

Butler, Felts build motorized bike at RCC

Butler, Felts build motorized bike at RCC

By Wylie Bell Richmond Community College HAMLET — What do you do for your welding class project? Build yourself some new wheels! That is exactly what two Richmond Community College… Read more »

Navy veteran pitches his way into major leagues

Navy veteran pitches his way into major leagues

Editor’s note: This article was first published in The American Legion Magazine and is published here with permission. Mitch Harris was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 13th… Read more »

Mustangs’ 9-run second powers 15-5 win

Mustangs’ 9-run second powers 15-5 win

Staff report BONLEE — The Rockingham 9-10 All-Stars faced another one-run deficit in as many nights. This time, though, the game had a far different final margin. Will Dawkins’ three-run… Read more »

Ellerbe, Hamlet to host Independence Day festivities

Ellerbe, Hamlet to host Independence Day festivities

Watermelon races, music, fireworks highlight July 4th fun By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * 2014 PDP coverage – Ellerbe – Hamlet Ellerbe Lions Club Park is the place to be on… 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 »

Letter: Crepe myrtles a streetscape upgrade

Letter: Crepe myrtles a streetscape upgrade

To the editor: I would like to express “kudos” to the City of Rockingham (Mayor, Council and staff) for the lovely crepe myrtles lining the streets of our downtown. Thanks for… Read more »

Filing period for 2015 elections opens July 6

Filing period for 2015 elections opens July 6

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com The Richmond County Board of Elections will open at 8 a.m. on Monday, July 6. Practice generally dictates the filing period opens on the first Friday… Read more »

This Day in NC History: ‘Moonlight’ Graham and baseball lore

This Day in NC History: ‘Moonlight’ Graham and baseball lore

On June 29, 1905, Cumberland County native “Moonlight” Graham played in his first and only Major League Baseball game. His story came to national attention after being incorporated into the 1989 hit… Read more »

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