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by Wayne Fuller
Tue May 16, 2017, 7:26 am
Forum: Hamlet Happenings
Topic: Bread outlet store near old Hub Grill
Replies: 1
Views: 360

Re: Bread outlet store near old Hub Grill

A car ran into it about a week ago.
by Wayne Fuller
Fri March 17, 2017, 8:26 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Hamlet Post Office
Replies: 4
Views: 709

Re: Hamlet Post Office

Picture #1 Jim Barbour, #4 Sonny (Boot Leg) Greene, #9 Harold Weatherly, #10 Grady Beck, #11 Mike Carnes
by Wayne Fuller
Fri February 10, 2017, 10:32 am
Forum: Looking for Information
Topic: Freeman family
Replies: 22
Views: 2361

Re: Freeman family

I know Eric's Grandparents (Coyt Freeman) lived at 708 East Hamlet Ave. but I don't know if there was a relation to the 2 other Freeman's.
by Wayne Fuller
Thu February 9, 2017, 8:47 am
Forum: Funny / Interesting Stuff
Topic: RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY
Replies: 3
Views: 743

Re: RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY

Bruce, I agree with you whole heartedly. Now the activist have put a bunch of people out of work also.
by Wayne Fuller
Thu February 9, 2017, 8:41 am
Forum: Looking for Information
Topic: Freeman family
Replies: 22
Views: 2361

Re: Freeman family

Freddie, the Betty Freeman you are thinking of was married to David Freeman. Betty Brice Freeman did pass a 3 or 4 years back. She and David lived on Hylan Ave. and she was a nurse at Hamlet hospital.
by Wayne Fuller
Sun January 29, 2017, 9:13 pm
Forum: Looking for Information
Topic: Freeman family
Replies: 22
Views: 2361

Re: Freeman family

Sigmore, Gary passed on Thursday.
by Wayne Fuller
Sun January 29, 2017, 9:07 pm
Forum: Prayers & Obituaries
Topic: Gary Gregson
Replies: 3
Views: 728

Re: Gary Gregson

RPI FROG!
by Wayne Fuller
Sun January 29, 2017, 8:53 am
Forum: Looking for Information
Topic: Freeman family
Replies: 22
Views: 2361

Re: Freeman family

Sigmore, you got me. You heard about Gary 9Frog ) Gregson I recond.
by Wayne Fuller
Thu January 26, 2017, 9:07 am
Forum: Looking for Information
Topic: Freeman family
Replies: 22
Views: 2361

Re: Freeman family

Lynn, David C. Freeman lived here in Hamlet and was a shop foreman for SAL/SCL/CSX. He has 2 daughters that live here Lillian (Becky) Freeman Whitaker & Gail Freeman Wise. I suspect that they are kind to you because the are kind to the Steen's. There mama was kind to Sam Steen.
by Wayne Fuller
Thu January 26, 2017, 8:53 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Ideal Farm Dairy 1936
Replies: 3
Views: 684

Re: Ideal Farm Dairy 1936

Bruce, it was located on 74 East of town across from the Coca Cola plant. The barn is still there today.
by Wayne Fuller
Wed January 25, 2017, 9:21 am
Forum: Looking for Information
Topic: Freeman family
Replies: 22
Views: 2361

Re: Freeman family

William David Freeman<http://mediasvc.ancestry.com/v2/image/namespaces/1093/media/7166dcef-5ff7-49a6-acb3-e4b8fd3b2757.jpg?client=Trees&imageQuality=hq&maxWidth=1103&maxHeight=493> Wayne can you post this on Hamlet site I think it's his father and I will post more. The lady Lillian Whita...
by Wayne Fuller
Mon January 23, 2017, 9:54 pm
Forum: Looking for Information
Topic: Freeman family
Replies: 22
Views: 2361

Re: Freeman family

The Freeman Cemetery is located on the corner of Freeman Mill Road and Lackey Street extension in Hamlet N. C. There is a Freeman relative on Facebook (Betty Farrell). There is also some other Freemans around Hamlet if this is not the family that you are looking for. If you would like to contact me ...
by Wayne Fuller
Mon January 23, 2017, 9:45 pm
Forum: Looking for Information
Topic: Freeman family
Replies: 22
Views: 2361

Re: Freeman family

The Freeman Cemetery is located on the corner of Freeman Mill Road and Gin Mill Road in Hamlet N. C. There is a Freeman relative on Facebook (Betty Farrell). There is also some other Freemans around Hamlet if this is not the family that you are looking for.
Wayne Fuller
by Wayne Fuller
Wed December 28, 2016, 9:20 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Hub Grill 1948
Replies: 8
Views: 1349

Re: Hub Grill 1948

Does anyone knows who the Herndon that owned the Hub? The first owner that I knew of was Bobby Quinn.
by Wayne Fuller
Mon December 19, 2016, 4:43 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Purity Cafe ad 1936
Replies: 16
Views: 1978

Re: Purity Cafe ad 1936

Lynn, Johnny Lavoie was the guy that operated the News Stand cafe at the passenger station.
by Wayne Fuller
Sat November 19, 2016, 9:16 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Purity Cafe ad 1936
Replies: 16
Views: 1978

Re: Purity Cafe ad 1936

Freddie is correct. The Purity Café was located on Main Street facing the railroad tracks where the depot is now. Didn't it have a dinning room that faced Main Street also?
by Wayne Fuller
Sun October 30, 2016, 8:14 pm
Forum: Hamlet Happenings
Topic: Disabilities Act(ADA) of 1990
Replies: 7
Views: 867

Re: Disabilities Act(ADA) of 1990

Wine-no, what happened? I suspect it is like the enforcement of the handicap parking spaces.
by Wayne Fuller
Wed August 3, 2016, 7:43 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Rice St. wooden bridge
Replies: 4
Views: 1038

Re: Rice St. wooden bridge

A train set it on fire years ago.
by Wayne Fuller
Thu November 19, 2015, 6:09 pm
Forum: Looking for Information
Topic: Pictures from a house fire. Help identify
Replies: 2
Views: 1436

Re: Pictures from a house fire. Help identify

In some pictures is Luther Bryant. His was a HHS class of 1970. Luther had a sister that worked at Raleigg Street Pharmacy. Luther and his sister are in these pictures. Luther is in the picture with his cap and gown on. Luther lived at the Terminal hotel before it burned down. The last that I knew a...
by Wayne Fuller
Mon November 2, 2015, 5:22 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Bobby and Johnny McDonald Win Pony 1958
Replies: 2
Views: 852

Re: Bobby and Johnny McDonald Win Pony 1958

I remember this very well. I remember getting on it the first day they it home. I got bucked off as soon as I got on it.
by Wayne Fuller
Sat August 22, 2015, 8:26 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Hamlet items from Ike Gainey
Replies: 3
Views: 1244

Re: Hamlet items from Ike Gainey

Ike, I would like a copy of the Fayetteville Street School pictures you have to go with my collection. Wayne Fuller
by Wayne Fuller
Sun March 29, 2015, 9:23 pm
Forum: Looking for Information
Topic: Research on Barlow home Located on 343 Gin Mill Rd.
Replies: 10
Views: 2920

Re: Research on Barlow home Located on 343 Gin Mill Rd.

I not sure but seems like there use to be a cemetery located on the town side of the house on a mound of soil with a rod iron fence around it, but I'm not sure about that.
by Wayne Fuller
Sun November 16, 2014, 9:38 am
Forum: Looking for Information
Topic: Bill Lomax
Replies: 1
Views: 1100

Bill Lomax

Meet Bill Lomax's college roommate last night. He would like to know where Bill is and how to contact him. Does anyone have any contact info?
by Wayne Fuller
Sat August 23, 2014, 8:33 am
Forum: Hamlet Happenings
Topic: Hamlet gymnast
Replies: 7
Views: 3541

Re: Hamlet gymnast

Jody, the only Ashton that I know of in Hamlet is Don Knights grandson Ashton Locklear. He was Drum Major and graduated from RSHS this past school year.
by Wayne Fuller
Thu July 31, 2014, 11:33 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Pool Shark
Replies: 6
Views: 1682

Re: Pool Shark

Bruce their names were Ed and Terry Napier. Ed lives 2 houses past the store on 381 and Terry (the daughter) lives across the field behind the store. They ages are Ed 63 and Terry 59/60.
by Wayne Fuller
Mon July 21, 2014, 7:22 am
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Trains
Replies: 16
Views: 3666

Re: Trains

The cars were greased just before going over the hump. There was 2 pits, one on each side of the track. The pits were done away with shortly after a car knocker (car inspector) David Billingsley was killed when cars were derailed and fell into the pit.
by Wayne Fuller
Fri July 11, 2014, 4:32 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Pender Store in Hamlet
Replies: 6
Views: 1637

Re: Pender Store in Hamlet

And the new Pender Store had a hallway that let customers park in back and come in that way.
by Wayne Fuller
Fri April 25, 2014, 8:41 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Hamlet City Lake wading pool
Replies: 6
Views: 2266

Re: Hamlet City Lake wading pool

I will never tell.
by Wayne Fuller
Wed April 23, 2014, 8:02 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Hamlet City Lake wading pool
Replies: 6
Views: 2266

Re: Hamlet City Lake wading pool

Freddie the 1st boy is David and that's me father back.
by Wayne Fuller
Tue April 8, 2014, 7:40 am
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: HAMLET SIREN'50-60'S
Replies: 5
Views: 1843

Re: HAMLET SIREN'50-60'S

It was located on top of Hamlet City Hall, The fire dept. would blow it to alert the firemen of a fire or rescue call. 1 - 4 blows indicated what section of town the fire was located in and 5 blows was a rescue call. The railroad diamond at the passenger is how the town was divided into locations.
by Wayne Fuller
Fri March 14, 2014, 10:55 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Hamlet Coal Ash Storage
Replies: 5
Views: 1529

Re: Hamlet Coal Ash Storage

Freddie, I remember it very well. Seems like the fire dept. went there every few days, gave them something to do instead of setting at the station.
by Wayne Fuller
Mon March 10, 2014, 10:55 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Hamlet Coal Ash Storage
Replies: 5
Views: 1529

Re: Hamlet Coal Ash Storage

It should still be there in the woods on the left between the VFW and the American Legion.
by Wayne Fuller
Thu February 27, 2014, 1:04 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Hamlet Christmas Parade - early 70's
Replies: 3
Views: 1515

Re: Hamlet Christmas Parade

Several pictures of Stewert Gordon with his horses pulling his wagon. Also looks like Herb Niemyer in pic 15. Jimmy Davis that was raised on 4th Street in East Hamlet is riding with him.
by Wayne Fuller
Fri February 7, 2014, 6:41 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Aerial Hamlet pictures by Jim Barbour
Replies: 18
Views: 4504

Re: Aerial Hamlet pictures by Jim Barbour

Freddie, the home old home place is at he bottom of the pic with the store just toward the lake and 5th street beside the store. 5th street is the first from the bottom of the picture.
by Wayne Fuller
Fri February 7, 2014, 6:33 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Old Snow Picture
Replies: 4
Views: 1360

Re: Old Snow Picture

The Cuda (blue with white stripe, had a pistol grip shifter) parked on the corner belonged to Robert Zackery Jr. He would park it there every day. I know he would love to have it today.
by Wayne Fuller
Thu February 6, 2014, 8:26 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Aerial Hamlet pictures by Jim Barbour
Replies: 18
Views: 4504

Re: Aerial Hamlet pictures by Jim Barbour

Lynn, that would be Jim Sr., he probably delivered mail to you at S&S.
by Wayne Fuller
Sun January 26, 2014, 2:20 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: PURPLE TOP
Replies: 11
Views: 2600

Re: PURPLE TOP

Esso was changed to Exxon in 1971. If I remember correctly Ma Crofton was related to Arthur Martin. It sure would be nice to have a hamburger and hot dog as good as those that came from there.
by Wayne Fuller
Fri January 17, 2014, 11:12 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: HAMLET SENIOR CENTER
Replies: 3
Views: 1307

Re: HAMLET SENIOR CENTER

The Hamlet City shop was located in the back half and Hamlet Fire Department #2 in the front next to Boyd Lake Rd. There was also an apartment in the front side next to the City Lake and Sonny Kennedy and his family lived in it for a while.
by Wayne Fuller
Tue January 14, 2014, 12:20 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Rockingham Raceway
Replies: 21
Views: 5142

Re: Rockingham Raceway

Richmond Pines Country Club was closed and sold. It is now back open under new management and they are getting it back into shape. It had got into pretty bad shape. The last that I knew, Sam Bankhead was there giving golf lessons.
by Wayne Fuller
Sun January 12, 2014, 8:15 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Rockingham Raceway
Replies: 21
Views: 5142

Re: Rockingham Raceway

Lynn, going from Hamlet to Ellerbe on Wiregrass Rd, when you reach the stop sigh (now traffic light) at Hwy #1 the dirt race track was located on the right before you crossed #1.
by Wayne Fuller
Sun January 12, 2014, 8:04 pm
Forum: Hamlet Pictures
Topic: Railroad Museum(s)?
Replies: 2
Views: 1647

Re: Railroad Museum(s)?

The 2 museums are still in different locations.
by Wayne Fuller
Tue January 7, 2014, 8:52 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Rockingham Raceway
Replies: 21
Views: 5142

Re: Rockingham Raceway

The old dirt track was located at the intersection of U S #1 and Wire Grass Road in the Foxport community.
by Wayne Fuller
Thu December 26, 2013, 12:46 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: John Brittingham - Bicycle
Replies: 7
Views: 1854

Re: John Brittingham - Bicycle

Concur with Lynn. Ted Phillips also cut hair there for a while.
by Wayne Fuller
Sun December 1, 2013, 10:35 am
Forum: Hamlet Pictures
Topic: MARY LOVE CEMETERY
Replies: 12
Views: 4858

Re: MARY LOVE CEMETERY

The tunnel that I am talking about being about 1/2 north is accessed from 177 and the ice house was there at it tunnel. The ice house caught fire years ago and finely fell in. There is a small tunnel that goes under the railroad tracks that the blocks of ice went through to get to the ice plate form...
by Wayne Fuller
Fri November 29, 2013, 11:59 pm
Forum: Hamlet Pictures
Topic: MARY LOVE CEMETERY
Replies: 12
Views: 4858

Re: MARY LOVE CEMETERY

It is just as you stated. The neighborhood from Hamlet Ave. to the cemetery has run down so bad that it is kind of scary to drive up spring street. When residents on Washington has to sit in their house with a weapon in their lap that really bad.
by Wayne Fuller
Fri November 29, 2013, 11:54 pm
Forum: Hamlet Pictures
Topic: MARY LOVE CEMETERY
Replies: 12
Views: 4858

Re: MARY LOVE CEMETERY

There is a tunnel further north. It went to the ice house but you could go down a dirt road to the round house. The tunnel is approx. 1/2 mile north toward the yard.
by Wayne Fuller
Thu November 28, 2013, 11:36 pm
Forum: Hamlet Pictures
Topic: MARY LOVE CEMETERY
Replies: 12
Views: 4858

Re: MARY LOVE CEMETERY

The old ice plant was about 1/2 mile north towards the yard. Mary Love Cemetery over looks where the old roundhouse was located.
by Wayne Fuller
Fri November 15, 2013, 8:45 am
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Hamlet City Lake Walking Bridge
Replies: 3
Views: 1596

Re: Hamlet City Lake Walking Bridge

I talked to Bernell McGirt about the bridge over Hamlet City Lake. He said that the bridge was behind the Hartgrove house (last house on the left on 2nd Street in East Hamlet). This would be the best location due to the fact that it is the closet point on from side to side. Bernell said that the bri...
by Wayne Fuller
Sun November 10, 2013, 9:50 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1945-46 Hamlet High Girl's Basketball Team
Replies: 6
Views: 2025

Re: 1945-46 Hamlet High Girl's Basketball Team

Standing 3rd from the right looks like it could be Janice Hubbard Eason.
by Wayne Fuller
Sun November 3, 2013, 8:28 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Hamlet Ice Storm 1969
Replies: 22
Views: 8970

Re: Hamlet Ice Storm 1969

I remember this very well. I was working at Brigmans Esso on the corner of highway 177 & 74 during this time. We posered the gas pumps with a lawnmower engine to pump gas. Howard had me go to Charlotte and purchase a pickup truck load of dry ice and we sold it so people could put it in their fre...

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