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by freddie hassler
Tue August 21, 2018, 12:00 am
Forum: Hamlet Happenings
Topic: GUINN FAMILY REUNION
Replies: 1
Views: 19

Re: GUINN FAMILY REUNION

@ Bill, I know where Carrie Grice Guinn is laid 2 Rest. you don't even have to leave your car to see it at Plesant Grove Baptish Church on Sandhills rd. when you pull into the parking lot on the east side of the Church go straight right up to the graves and you will see a tombstone Mother Elmire B ...
by freddie hassler
Mon August 20, 2018, 1:59 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1969 more Hamlet items
Replies: 1
Views: 165

Re: 1969 more Hamlet items

Under ''NEW STUDENT OFFICERS'' who of this group was once Mayor of Sunset Beach,NC :?:
by freddie hassler
Sun August 19, 2018, 3:28 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1972 more Hamlet items
Replies: 1
Views: 207

Re: 1972 more Hamlet items

Maceo McEachernRIP would have made a Great Leader in the Hamlet area, if his life hadn't been taken from him at such an early age
by freddie hassler
Fri August 17, 2018, 3:10 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1961 Hamlet
Replies: 1
Views: 144

Re: 1961 Hamlet

The Hamlet Family Dollar was the first outside of the Queen City, ran by Joe Levine
by freddie hassler
Mon August 13, 2018, 9:31 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1980 Hamlet
Replies: 1
Views: 126

Re: 1980 Hamlet

Elton Cook Ruled Hamlet Yard with an Iron Fist :roll:
by freddie hassler
Mon August 13, 2018, 1:01 am
Forum: Prayers & Obituaries
Topic: Carol Guinn Roller
Replies: 1
Views: 143

Re: Carol Guinn Roller

I don't recall knowing Carol, but I did know the Roller Bros when they were little boy's running up and down Church St in front of my Aunt Mary Ellen ''Dot'' Grice McDuffie Home I did known of Ed and ''Skin''. I was at the Bar Skin ran on South St. Black Bottom and the Barmaid said I was Kin to Ski...
by freddie hassler
Sat August 11, 2018, 11:28 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1946 Hamlet
Replies: 1
Views: 229

Re: 1946 Hamlet

Building Permits for Earl Bradshaw his Store on King St , which in 1946 was also Hwy77 later on after1950 was renamed Hwy 177 sure do miss those Snowballs after Football Practice or a 16oz. RC Cola
by freddie hassler
Sun August 5, 2018, 10:26 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Lina Flynt Bauersfield
Replies: 2
Views: 346

Re: Lina Flynt Bauersfield

James Edward Cox, jr.was never called Jimmy she called him Ed, since she had Jim's Dad also years before as Mrs Monk pointed out, that she taught some of her students kid's because she had been there for so long
by freddie hassler
Sun August 5, 2018, 10:20 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Lina Flynt Bauersfield
Replies: 2
Views: 346

Re: Lina Flynt Bauersfield

I had Mrs.Baurtfeld as my English teacher in the 12th grade also, I alway's made a grade just enough to Pass until my 12th Grade, I wanted to make straight A's, and I did but not in English, I was just to far behind since I never made much of an attempt to learn English Mrs. Bauerfeld was also my H...
by freddie hassler
Wed August 1, 2018, 10:57 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1963 Hamlet
Replies: 3
Views: 271

Re: 1963 Hamlet

Jody the place were they were putting out the fire stayed green even in the winter, from the hot cinders below I bet Wayne Fuller can back me up on that since he lived so near that spot
by freddie hassler
Wed August 1, 2018, 1:42 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1963 Hamlet
Replies: 3
Views: 271

Re: 1963 Hamlet

the Cinder Pit was just north/west across the road from the VFW The cinders came from the Roundhouse years before
by freddie hassler
Mon July 30, 2018, 6:41 am
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - The Garbage Boy
Replies: 1
Views: 220

Re: IRH - The Garbage Boy

When I lived in Longwood Park the city didn't pick up our Garbage, we burned it a 55gal drum and a Mr. Poston from the 5Point's area in Rockingham, would come by and dump the burnt garbage in his flatbed truck with rails high enough to keep it all in, can't remember the cost, but it was less than$5...
by freddie hassler
Sun July 29, 2018, 8:00 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1959 Hamlet Items
Replies: 6
Views: 385

Re: 1959 Hamlet Items

Lynn, I alway's thought it was Wayne's dad, but I known you have the right info, and the S &S was just past the Hub on the right, that your Folk's or Kin had something to do with it didn't S &S stand for Steen & Steen :?:
by freddie hassler
Sat July 28, 2018, 9:48 pm
Forum: Years ago in Hamlet
Topic: News Messenger 78
Replies: 1
Views: 277

Re: News Messenger 78

[b]Sigmore, you read about the new Bus Station being built in Hamlet beside the Purol Service Station, that was Pop's when you and I grew up, You worked there when it was a Shell Station, I when it was an Amaco, when I would go to Pop's with my Dad to paid his Bill on Railroad Payday,Pop would Cash ...
by freddie hassler
Thu July 26, 2018, 12:33 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1969 Hamlet
Replies: 4
Views: 403

Re: 1969 more Hamlet items

Anyone old enough to remember which building on Main St. that the number Please was located?I paid our Phone bill there in the ealy50's because my Mom worked 3rd. at Safie Mill and had to sleep in the morning
by freddie hassler
Tue July 24, 2018, 8:10 am
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Horseshoes
Replies: 7
Views: 249

Re: IRH - Horseshoes

Sigmore Concur is the wrong spelling it's CONCURE with an E on the end :roll:
by freddie hassler
Tue July 24, 2018, 8:02 am
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Horseshoes
Replies: 7
Views: 249

Re: IRH - Horseshoes

Concur on the Yes, one thing our Pal Gary Gregson(RIP) taught you before he left us was Forgiveness
by freddie hassler
Mon July 23, 2018, 10:36 pm
Forum: IRH-Bill Creech
Topic: IRH - Bill Creech - Making the Hamlet Team
Replies: 1
Views: 175

Re: IRH - Bill Creech - Making the Hamlet Team

[b]Mr. Creech was talking about Jim Harris' son played with the Cleveland Indians, that would be Bill Harris when I was in the Air Force stationed at Malmstrom, AFB, Great Falls, Montana, Us Firemen had ate lunch and went to the Day room in the Fire station to watch TV. and we were watching the Clev...
by freddie hassler
Mon July 23, 2018, 3:36 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1959 Hamlet Items
Replies: 6
Views: 385

Re: 1959 Hamlet Items

Fuller's Grocery Store was owned by Wayne Fuller's Mom and Dad Wayne is a member of Our Hamlet
by freddie hassler
Fri July 20, 2018, 8:58 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Horseshoes
Replies: 7
Views: 249

Re: IRH - Horseshoes

Sigmore you are right with the location :roll:
by freddie hassler
Thu July 19, 2018, 6:20 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1959 Hamlet Items
Replies: 6
Views: 385

Re: 1959 Hamlet Items

R.L. and BudgyRIP
by freddie hassler
Tue July 17, 2018, 1:57 am
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Horseshoes
Replies: 7
Views: 249

Re: IRH - Horseshoes

My first game of Horseshoes was played at Boyd Lake
by freddie hassler
Mon July 16, 2018, 2:54 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1957 Hamlet items
Replies: 5
Views: 394

Re: 1957 more Hamlet items

Ormsby Lake is now RCCLake
by freddie hassler
Sun July 15, 2018, 2:23 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1995 Jake Bankhead
Replies: 1
Views: 173

Re: 1995 Jake Bankhead

Was Jake the Father of Oakie Bankhead,Sr :?: .
by freddie hassler
Thu July 12, 2018, 1:13 am
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: God, the Ants, and Me
Replies: 1
Views: 338

Re: God, the Ants, and Me

Don't Mess with those Big Headed Red Ants,When they bite it hurts
by freddie hassler
Tue July 10, 2018, 11:34 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1966 more Hamlet items
Replies: 1
Views: 251

Re: 1966 more Hamlet items

Can anyone ID Zan's Player's :?:
by freddie hassler
Sun July 1, 2018, 5:13 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1958 more Hamlet items
Replies: 5
Views: 398

Re: 1958 Hamlet items

Wasn't this Ideal Dairy on the hill as you turn Left off 74 going toward Old Lauringburg Rd. :?:
by freddie hassler
Mon June 25, 2018, 4:30 am
Forum: IRH-Bill Creech
Topic: IRH - Bill Creech - Longwood Park
Replies: 4
Views: 388

Re: IRH - Bill Creech - Longwood Park

The Wootons lived on Paige St. in Longwood Park when we lived there John, and Porshe both were clerk's on the Railroad and George who was drafted by the NY Jet's, got hurt the first week of tryout's and a man by the name of Joe Namath took his place at QB and we all know the rest of that story
by freddie hassler
Mon June 25, 2018, 4:19 am
Forum: IRH-Bill Creech
Topic: IRH - Bill Creech - Longwood Park
Replies: 4
Views: 388

Re: IRH - Bill Creech - Longwood Park

Is Jim Brigman, Sarge, because he was John's brother and did help him at the Chicken box, when he sold Sarge's Grill
by freddie hassler
Mon June 25, 2018, 3:56 am
Forum: IRH-Bill Creech
Topic: IRH - Bill Creech - Longwood Park
Replies: 4
Views: 388

Re: IRH - Bill Creech - Longwood Park

Mrs. Nolan's son was named Bus not Buzz and he had a son named Frankie and her daughter Neda was married to Ernest King, Hamlet Police Chief and they lived next door to the store.
by freddie hassler
Sun June 24, 2018, 6:06 am
Forum: IRH-Bill Creech
Topic: IRH - Bill Creech - Longwood Park
Replies: 4
Views: 388

Re: IRH - Bill Creech - Longwood Park

When we moved to Longwood Park in 1950, there was a Mr. Green, who lived on old hwy77 in a house and store with a daughter named Carol, but I never knew his first name nor did he run a store then, maybe he is the Howard Green he also moved to High St. next to Crow's Store the house he moved from in...
by freddie hassler
Sat June 23, 2018, 2:28 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1951 Hamlet items
Replies: 1
Views: 315

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: 5
Views: 394

[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: 254

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: 408

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: 295

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: 794

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: 794

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: 331

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: 245

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: 471

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: 471

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: 2985

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: 395

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: 2985

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: 671

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: 2985

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: 2985

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: 942

Re: MR. LOURON EARL BRADSHAW

RIP

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