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by freddie hassler
Sat June 23, 2018, 2:28 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1951 Hamlet items
Replies: 1
Views: 110

Re: 1951 Hamlet items

I don't remember ''The Donut Dinette., but do known John and Ruby Brigman ran Rudy and John's on HWY74 across from Revels and The Chicken Box on Mill Rd.t
by freddie hassler
Sun June 10, 2018, 11:52 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1957 Hamlet items
Replies: 3
Views: 158

Re: 1957 more Hamlet items

[b]Bruce Hardin, was not a player He kept the Stats on yellow legal Paper and did a fine job, for many years/b]
by freddie hassler
Thu June 7, 2018, 11:13 pm
Forum: IRH-Bill Creech
Topic: IRH - Bill Creech - More Baseball
Replies: 1
Views: 132

Re: IRH - Bill Creech - More Baseball

I knew Bulk Bullock when he ran the Amaco gas station across from the Gym
by freddie hassler
Tue June 5, 2018, 8:41 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1966 Hamlet items
Replies: 3
Views: 196

Re: 1966 Hamlet items

Chips had better burgers and shakes than Hardees :D McLean Plumbing did the Plumbing on it as well as Roses, I know because I was working at McLean's at the time, when I joined the USAF in Oct65 and got stationed at Malmstrom AFB in Great Falls Mt. Chip's was the only Fast Food Burgers in town then...
by freddie hassler
Tue June 5, 2018, 12:42 am
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH -Basketball -- the way it was...
Replies: 1
Views: 172

Re: IRH -Basketball -- the way it was...

O W Altman could Dunk in the 60's, but never in a game cause it was not allowed
by freddie hassler
Thu May 31, 2018, 11:24 pm
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: First HHS Graduating Exerise at Fairview Heights
Replies: 9
Views: 397

Re: First HHS Graduating Exerise at Fairview Heights

AC must have been broke that night and was overcrowed
by freddie hassler
Mon May 28, 2018, 5:52 pm
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: First HHS Graduating Exerise at Fairview Heights
Replies: 9
Views: 397

Re: First HHS Graduating Exerise at Fairview Heights

My wife Wanda Hart Hassler has a picture of her getting hers in 1964 and I'm behind her waiting on mine, I've always wondered why they held it at Fairview Heights and not Hamlet High School
by freddie hassler
Sun May 13, 2018, 11:57 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Years of the Tiger
Replies: 1
Views: 214

Re: IRH - Years of the Tiger

I also played Little League with the Yankees coached by Jack Porter for 2 years, my first year, we had players like Bill Harris at Shortstop, Jackie Booker at 3rd Franklin Porter at Catcher Jules at 1st.baseRichard Brown Outfield myself also played the outfield Bubba Walker I don't remember where h...
by freddie hassler
Thu May 10, 2018, 7:06 pm
Forum: Years ago in Hamlet
Topic: News Messenger 71
Replies: 1
Views: 140

Re: News Messenger 71

on the last 10years ago in Hamlet dated thur. Sept.26,1946 the PvtD an Smith is my step Dad, he had broken both legs 7 days after the war was over with Germany and was at the Train Depot in Paris on the roof with his buddy exchanging contact info when he steeped on a Sky light and fell 40feet below...
by freddie hassler
Sun April 22, 2018, 2:06 am
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: SOS(Save Our Battleship)The U.S.S. North Carolina Battleship in Wilmington, 1960-61
Replies: 5
Views: 317

Re: SOS(Save Our Battleship)The U.S.S. North Carolina Battleship in Wilmington, 1960-61

My uncle ,who was living in Wilmington at that time told me they had to dig out the shipping lane and bring the battleship in on high tide with a full moon, so not to run aground or hit the old cape fear river bridge
by freddie hassler
Sun April 22, 2018, 1:56 am
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: SOS(Save Our Battleship)The U.S.S. North Carolina Battleship in Wilmington, 1960-61
Replies: 5
Views: 317

Re: SOS(Save Our Battleship)The U.S.S. North Carolina Battleship in Wilmington, 1960-61

My Brother Robbie RIP both gave our 10cent I never did use my ticket nor did he, but he did take his 2 grandsons on it when they were young, and they asked him who owned the Battleship, and he said he did, so they asked him to take them for a ride, Robbie told them he couldn't because it was stuck ...
by freddie hassler
Sat April 7, 2018, 9:49 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Hamlet Police Chief Killed
Replies: 31
Views: 2070

Re: Hamlet Police Chief Killed

@Malcolm, you probably read about it sometime shortly after it happened?
by freddie hassler
Sat April 7, 2018, 3:24 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Terminal Hotel facts
Replies: 1
Views: 258

Re: Terminal Hotel facts

I ate there many times during the early 60's and danced in the Dance Hall in the Basement called Bobby's Canteen at night they always had a small band that played the top hits you had to have a membership card and pay a .50cent cover charge. Great times had by the Teens from Hamlet and Rockingham
by freddie hassler
Mon March 26, 2018, 5:59 am
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Hamlet Police Chief Killed
Replies: 31
Views: 2070

Re: Hamlet Police Chief Killed

Never knew her First name Wayne just by Mrs. Skipper
by freddie hassler
Sun March 25, 2018, 8:04 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Swail's Shoe Shop
Replies: 1
Views: 543

Re: Swail's Shoe Shop

I remember Swail's Shoe Shop on E. Hamlet Ave.it was located where EZ Pawn Shop in now, in the eary50's there was a Pence Shoe Shop on Front St. and another one just East of a Baber Shop on Hamlet Ave. can't remember those names
by freddie hassler
Mon March 12, 2018, 11:25 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Hamlet Police Chief Killed
Replies: 31
Views: 2070

Re: Hamlet Police Chief Killed

I do know who shot Chief King, it was Mrs Skipper who also lived in Longwood Park. she ran a small Gro Store and lived in it. Chief King and some more Hamlet Policemen went to her back door. she was to go with them to Dix Hill, but when she opened the back door she fired one time at point blank rang...
by freddie hassler
Mon March 12, 2018, 3:43 am
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Hamlet Police Chief Killed
Replies: 31
Views: 2070

Re: Hamlet Police Chief Killed

was this man who shot the Chief the same one who shot Rex H?
by freddie hassler
Thu March 8, 2018, 5:28 pm
Forum: Prayers & Obituaries
Topic: MR. LOURON EARL BRADSHAW
Replies: 3
Views: 696

Re: MR. LOURON EARL BRADSHAW

RIP
by freddie hassler
Wed March 7, 2018, 1:07 am
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Hamlet Police Chief Killed
Replies: 31
Views: 2070

Re: Hamlet Police Chief Killed

Fact or Fiction, I 've heard that a Man who killed a Hamlet Police Chief, was caught and dragged behind a car down Main St. until he died Anyone else heard that tale :?:
by freddie hassler
Wed March 7, 2018, 12:29 am
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - The Sanitary Laundry
Replies: 3
Views: 383

Re: IRH - The Sanitary Laundry

I used Sanitary Laundry After High School in1964-'65 until I joined the USAF for my dress shirts and pants, they did great work for a low price :D
by freddie hassler
Mon March 5, 2018, 12:55 am
Forum: IRH-Bill Creech
Topic: IRH - Bill Creech - A Dream Game
Replies: 1
Views: 267

Re: IRH - Bill Creech - A Dream Game

Hubert Maples grew up in Pee Dee No.2 My Dad Dan Smith in Pee Dee no.1Both went to work for SAL about the same time, they stood next to each other on the Trainman'sRooster
by freddie hassler
Sat March 3, 2018, 6:51 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1963 The start of the change for Hamlet & Rockingham
Replies: 1
Views: 376

Re: 1963 The start of the change for Hamlet & Rockingham

I got a job with J C Penny in the stock room in late1964, worked there until they opened the doors and was put on partime George Snell ran the Texaco station in front of Chips Hamburgers.I got another job at Rockingham Mills located in the Old Safie Mill full time with overtime everyday until I joi...
by freddie hassler
Wed February 28, 2018, 9:10 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - A Voice from the Past
Replies: 1
Views: 330

Re: IRH - A Voice from the Past

I remember Jr. who ran the Midget, he lived right behind it in a house facing West Ave. My Dad Dan Smith would take me and my brother Robbie there when he got off work to drink a beer and talk with his Railroad Pals 8)
by freddie hassler
Mon February 26, 2018, 9:51 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: North Carolina Motor Speedway
Replies: 2
Views: 412

Re: North Carolina Motor Speedway

I missed the first race since I was in Basic Training at Lackland AFB, but after I got out of the Air Force in Oct1969 I never missed another race there 8)
by freddie hassler
Tue January 23, 2018, 3:47 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Boyd's Lake 1960
Replies: 2
Views: 431

Re: Boyd's Lake 1960

I was there eveyday 7am until dark from age9-18 had season tickets ever year until I was the Lifeguard, got in free then and got paid, with all my earning going to the Concession Stand ran by Paul Boyd*RIP) Paul taught me and my brother Robbie(RIP) how to swim :D [/b]
by freddie hassler
Sun January 21, 2018, 7:37 pm
Forum: Prayers & Obituaries
Topic: Larry Snell
Replies: 1
Views: 732

Larry Snell

Passed away Jan19,2018 with heart ploblems, will be no Obit in the paper ,nor a visition, Funeral will be private
by freddie hassler
Sat January 20, 2018, 5:40 pm
Forum: Prayers & Obituaries
Topic: Brenda (Cookie) Maples Carrillo
Replies: 2
Views: 375

Re: Brenda (Cookie) Maples Carrillo

RIP Cookie, my classmate HHSclassof '64
by freddie hassler
Mon January 15, 2018, 3:03 am
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - The News Stand
Replies: 1
Views: 477

Re: IRH - The News Stand

The News Stand, had the best Hot Dog's ever :D
by freddie hassler
Mon January 15, 2018, 2:50 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1944 Depot underpass
Replies: 2
Views: 475

Re: 1944 Depot underpass

First time I went thur the Subway I was6 just playing around with a friend who lived near by until the Station Master ran us off

by freddie hassler
Mon January 8, 2018, 4:36 am
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - The Ice Storm
Replies: 3
Views: 469

Re: IRH - The Ice Storm

I was in the USAF stationed at Osan AB during the Ice Strom, but read about it in our local papers and letters from home. My youngest daughter Lisa was born Jan30,1969 and was at her Grandmothers house , no power they kept the house warm with the fireplace and warmed her baby milk there too
by freddie hassler
Fri December 22, 2017, 12:15 pm
Forum: Hamlet Happenings
Topic: CSX CHANGES
Replies: 3
Views: 1051

Re: CSX CHANGES

I'm sorry about his passing, but maybe if it not too late Hamlet Yard will not die
by freddie hassler
Fri December 22, 2017, 12:07 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - WL Haltiwanger
Replies: 1
Views: 393

Re: IRH - WL Haltiwanger

I only remember talking with Mr. Haltiwanger, but once and that was not in school but on the way back from a baseball game on Park St. with Jimmie Cox Jim lived on Madison Ave. back then and we were walking to his house. We saw him just ahead of us and walked up to him and spoke. He was so nice tha...
by freddie hassler
Thu December 21, 2017, 7:13 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Hamlet Hardware Roof Collapsed 2000
Replies: 1
Views: 488

Re: Hamlet Hardware Roof Collapsed 2000

My Brother Robbie(RIP), went down and helped them get it cleaned up
by freddie hassler
Fri December 15, 2017, 3:18 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Hwy 74
Replies: 1
Views: 583

Re: Hwy 74

I remember my uncle telling me that he remembered when Hwy74 was a singlepaved lane fromRockinghamthat stopped a Clemmer Rd and the rest of the way to Hamlet was dirt
by freddie hassler
Fri December 15, 2017, 12:56 am
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - The Hub
Replies: 4
Views: 1147

Re: IRH - The Hub

Frog and Walterbell were the Car Hops, and a Blue Ribbon was 20 cent a Bud .25 sigmore do you remember the Jukebox speaker in the tree behind the Hub :roll: ?
by freddie hassler
Wed November 29, 2017, 4:04 am
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: Historic Railroad Caboose
Replies: 7
Views: 956

Re: Historic Railroad Caboose

I'm going with Jacksonville, Fl next to the Saint James River.at the CSX Headquarters :idea:
by freddie hassler
Fri September 22, 2017, 11:59 pm
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: Old Raleigh Historic Site
Replies: 7
Views: 1680

Re: Old Raleigh Historic Site

I see a Billingsley, couldn't make out the first name, but probably a brother or BT Billingsley, cause I remember BT had told me one of his brothers had been killed in WWII, another of BT's brothers was killed on the Railroad in Hamlet Yard in the Oiling pits I was working on the RR when he got cru...
by freddie hassler
Tue August 29, 2017, 9:49 pm
Forum: Bacon's Bits
Topic: Monk's Corner - Sales Clerks
Replies: 1
Views: 755

Re: Monk's Corner - Sales Clerks

I Remember ''The Bargin Basement ''at Belk's Lee blue jeans $2.00 for my size as a young boy
My Mom would buy them to long so she could cut off the extra cloth to patch the knees in our old jeans :idea:
by freddie hassler
Tue August 29, 2017, 4:55 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Ma Crofton
Replies: 1
Views: 560

Re: IRH - Ma Crofton

Ma.Cfofton's was also called'' The Purple Top''
by freddie hassler
Tue August 29, 2017, 4:41 pm
Forum: Hamlet Pictures
Topic: Oscar Mayer Mobil at WalMart Rockingham
Replies: 1
Views: 1080

Re: Oscar Mayer Mobil at WalMart Rockingham

Bill now you know how Oscar Sellers got his name at the RR ''Hotdog'' :D
by freddie hassler
Wed August 23, 2017, 1:51 am
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: Who are these folks?
Replies: 16
Views: 3489

Re: Who are these folks?

Cynthia O'Brien is the Sister of Rick O'Brien, she is now retired as a V.A. nurse from the Fayetteville Hospital, My Dad Dan Smith called her Bea after her Mom ,Cynthia was Dan's nurse for the 4 or so year's he was there
by freddie hassler
Mon August 21, 2017, 10:19 pm
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: Who are these folks?
Replies: 16
Views: 3489

Re: Who are these folks?

2: Mack Patrick4: his little sister Linda Patrick Lee TheRest: :?:
by freddie hassler
Sun August 13, 2017, 1:01 am
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - The Golf Courses
Replies: 2
Views: 930

Re: IRH - The Golf Courses

I can remember when Bo aka Hobo Frye would hitchhike from Longwood Park down Wiregrass Rd to Caddy at the Golf course on US1
by freddie hassler
Wed August 2, 2017, 7:21 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Gum Swamp Lake
Replies: 4
Views: 907

Re: IRH - Gum Swamp Lake

Sigmore that's the way you go to Crawford's Lake. Back in the later part of the 1990's NO SWIMMING sign's posted at all Lakes in the Sandhill Gameland's because of the way people trashed them up[/b]
by freddie hassler
Tue August 1, 2017, 2:54 am
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Gum Swamp Lake
Replies: 4
Views: 907

Re: IRH - Gum Swamp Lake

The best way to get to Gum Swamp Lake is get on Boyd Lake Rd and keep on going Straight until you see a Lake on the Left :roll:
by freddie hassler
Sun June 25, 2017, 12:02 am
Forum: Prayers & Obituaries
Topic: CHARLES PERRY MCMANUS
Replies: 4
Views: 1184

Re: CHARLES PERRY MCMANUS

RIP Blue Flame
by freddie hassler
Thu May 25, 2017, 1:36 am
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Hamlet High
Replies: 3
Views: 1264

Re: IRH - Hamlet High

I didn't know either Eagle one. So Sad to hear the News about Russ
by freddie hassler
Thu May 25, 2017, 12:26 am
Forum: Prayers & Obituaries
Topic: Patrick ''(SKIPPER'' Allen
Replies: 1
Views: 604

Re: Patrick ''(SKIPPER'' Allen

Skipper was Cremated, and they had no service, spread his ashes on top of his parents grave in Mary Love and at Sunset Beach where he lived for 40 years
by freddie hassler
Sun May 21, 2017, 3:33 pm
Forum: Prayers & Obituaries
Topic: Patrick ''(SKIPPER'' Allen
Replies: 1
Views: 604

Patrick ''(SKIPPER'' Allen

Just found out today Skipper passed about 2 weeks ago, will update as I find out more details :cry:

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