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by freddie hassler
Sat December 11, 2021, 2:03 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1966 Hamlet Items
Replies: 1
Views: 1009

Re: 1966 Hamlet Items

Dr. Galloway put 21 stiches in my forehead one night after I ran into the wall at the Rockingham Skating Rink in 1990 and you can't see a scare to this day, he cut both sides of the opening straight pulled them together with very fine thread and close together the cut ran from my hairline to my righ...
by freddie hassler
Sun October 17, 2021, 10:07 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Bus Station
Replies: 1
Views: 1741

Re: IRH - Bus Station

My last ride out of the Hamlet,Bus Station was on a Thursday morning Oct14,1965 going to Raleigh,NC. to join the USAF on OCT 15,1965 it took all day to get there, I called my classmate Mike Hodges HHS Class of '64 to come and get me at the Carolina Hotel, Mike also went and picked up John Swan(RIP)...
by freddie hassler
Sun May 16, 2021, 12:18 am
Forum: Hamlet Happenings
Topic: Jody Meacham - Christmas Newsletter 2020
Replies: 2
Views: 2727

Re: Jody Meacham - Christmas Newsletter 2020

Jody I love your shirt, bet you get a lot of remarks about it both good & bad
by freddie hassler
Thu March 18, 2021, 3:49 pm
Forum: Hamlet Pictures
Topic: Items for Birmingham's Drug
Replies: 1
Views: 4074

Re: Items for Birmingham's Drug

Tom Carter & his sister Sarah, I loved the Mad dog &the Tanker together with a Zip, Sarah lived on Poplar St. in Hamlet. and told my daughter Dana all about Tom& Sarah's, she would bring the Daily Journal to Dana every afternoon. when Sarah moved Dana had to buy her own paper She has sin...
by freddie hassler
Thu February 4, 2021, 2:00 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: First Presbyterian Church History
Replies: 1
Views: 2221

Re: First Presbyterian Church History

I've only been in that Church only twice once when Mike Smithpassedand again when RalphRobertson mother Passed but I have rang the Bell many times as a young boy 8-10 on the way back home on a Sat. after watching a movie. was alway's with a friend of mine Phil Hollifield, who lived in Charlotte Cour...
by freddie hassler
Sun December 13, 2020, 9:35 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - McPhail's Hill
Replies: 2
Views: 3839

Re: IRH - McPhail's Hill

when I was a young boy about 10-12 I could pedal my wayall the way up McPhails Hill on a one speed coaster brake heavy bike with a running start when I was 45 Istill could go all the way up with a running start itwas a 12-speed light racing bike :roll:
by freddie hassler
Fri July 10, 2020, 6:16 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1967 Hamlet Items
Replies: 3
Views: 3384

Re: 1967 Hamlet Items

Thank you Eddie for your serviceHHS class of '64 no reunion this year because of covi19[/b :cry: ]
by freddie hassler
Thu May 21, 2020, 11:34 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1943 Hamlet Items
Replies: 7
Views: 4487

Re: 1943 Hamlet Items

SALUTEto Capt.Jimmie McDonald
by freddie hassler
Tue May 5, 2020, 9:58 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1962 Hamlet Items
Replies: 8
Views: 5392

Re: 1962 Hamlet Items

Sherwood Lewter(RIP) Center with the Babe Ruth All Stars would have been with the HHS Class'64, but his Dad worked for the Seaboard and he had to move his family back to Cayce.because he didn't stand for a job in HamletSherwood got killed working for SCL in Cayce Yard as a switchman :cry:
by freddie hassler
Sat April 18, 2020, 9:14 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1964 Hamlet Items
Replies: 23
Views: 16727

Re: 1964 Hamlet Items

sure wish I will be able to see my classmates Class of '64 this year at our 56 class reunion, we will begin having them every year now at the same time as the Seaboard Festival, last Saturday in Oct. :D
by freddie hassler
Wed February 12, 2020, 8:55 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1961 Hamlet Items
Replies: 15
Views: 11377

Re: 1961 Hamlet Items

the 3 Sluggers Kiker-WalkerHelms were all members of HHS class of 64






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by freddie hassler
Sun January 5, 2020, 9:02 pm
Forum: Joe McLaurin articles
Topic: Dairy Farms in Richmond County by Joe McLaurin
Replies: 1
Views: 2976

Re: Dairy Farms in Richmond County by Joe McLaurin

When we moved to Hamlet (Longwood Park, we got our milk every morning by the milkman , don't know which dairy, but it was alway's 2 bottles, then they stopped bringing the milk, that's when I would go to Green's Gro. in Longwood Park and get our milk every morning
by freddie hassler
Mon December 30, 2019, 11:24 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Boyd's Lake
Replies: 1
Views: 3062

Re: IRH - Boyd's Lake

I could write a book about my time at Boyd Lake, but since I have to type with only one hand I'll give you just a bit My first trip to the lake I was 5, by the time I was 8 I could swim Paul Boyd, taught me and my brother to swim and so many more :D when I was 13 I was allowed to swim across the la...
by freddie hassler
Wed November 20, 2019, 10:11 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1969 Hamlet Items
Replies: 8
Views: 6403

Re: 1969 Hamlet

you are right Terri, my childhood friend Patrick "Skipper'' Allen(RIP) lived at Sunset Beach for 40 years or more and told me that once when I went for a visit
by freddie hassler
Sat November 2, 2019, 9:18 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1964 Hamlet Items
Replies: 23
Views: 16727

Re: 1964 Hamlet Items

If I had one of your sign's I would put it in a chair next to mine and let our classmates known that you have very important things to do that day.In 5 years from now at the next reunion , you may miss that one too running for Mayor you GO Eddie and do good things for your hometown now. Later my fr...
by freddie hassler
Fri November 1, 2019, 9:36 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1964 Hamlet Items
Replies: 23
Views: 16727

Re: 1964 Hamlet Items

I understand have to be there to vote with a smiling Face to your supporters and maybe get some more votes from people who haven't made up their mind, GOOD LUCK EDDIE on the Election
by freddie hassler
Thu October 31, 2019, 5:17 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - The Barber Shops
Replies: 1
Views: 3115

Re: IRH - The Barber Shops

I went to all 3. Hamlet Ave was like .75 cent front st. .50 Main st $1.00 My brother &I only went to Front st. once when our Mom only had didn't have .75 for Hamlet ave cut. when our Mom married our Stepdad Dan Smith, he alway's took us with him to Main st. because he liked that Barber Shop best...
by freddie hassler
Thu October 31, 2019, 1:56 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1964 Hamlet Items
Replies: 23
Views: 16727

Re: 1964 Hamlet Items

@Eddie, I voted early so I could attend :idea:
by freddie hassler
Sun September 29, 2019, 7:00 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1960 HHS
Replies: 17
Views: 11432

Re: 1960 Hamlet Items

this has to be Tommy, I knew his real name, but so many don't Tody and I have the same Great great grandfather Dr. John WashingtonStrong Brigman''Pocock'' you have to be named Tommy cause Tody only had one son and one daughter Tammi. that I knew of I grew up in Longwoood Park too your grand daddy wa...
by freddie hassler
Thu September 26, 2019, 11:07 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1960 HHS
Replies: 17
Views: 11432

Re: 1960 Hamlet Items

anyone know ''Tody'' Brigman's real first name :?:
by freddie hassler
Mon August 19, 2019, 4:28 pm
Forum: Down by the Station
Topic: Down by the Station - Time and the Railroads
Replies: 1
Views: 2910

Re: Down by the Station - Time and the Railroads

When I was in the Air Force, they had a Zulu time, that was somewhat of a headache when they said an airplane would be arriving at your base with engine trouble at 17:oo hrs. Zulu time :roll:
by freddie hassler
Thu August 15, 2019, 9:21 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Mistaken Identity
Replies: 1
Views: 2950

Re: IRH - Mistaken Identity

Ray & Pete's house was where Dr. McQueen has his office now 104 Rice St.
by freddie hassler
Sun August 11, 2019, 6:30 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1955 Hamlet Items
Replies: 9
Views: 7877

Re: 1955 Hamlet Items

How was yours Nancy Jo :?: bet it wasn't as good as Kelly's Gro candy, just across the street from your house :roll:
by freddie hassler
Wed August 7, 2019, 7:32 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1930 Hamlet Items
Replies: 4
Views: 4793

Re: 1930 Hamlet Items

Thank's Wayne I remember my uncle telling me as we pasted Clemmer Rd. that 74 turned into a dirt road from there to Hamlet and had to Ford the Creek by Green's Grill
by freddie hassler
Tue August 6, 2019, 2:52 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1943 Hamlet Items
Replies: 7
Views: 4487

Re: 1943 Hamlet Items

Nancy Pollard a Our Hamlet . Org member grew up across from Kelly's Gro. : :roll:
by freddie hassler
Sat August 3, 2019, 7:05 pm
Forum: Hamlet Happenings
Topic: Birmingham Drug Store to close
Replies: 1
Views: 3004

Re: Birmingham Drug Store to close

I remember when Mike Smith was a Sodajerk there back in the '60'sRIP my friend class of '64
by freddie hassler
Thu August 1, 2019, 7:23 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1968 Hamlet Items
Replies: 8
Views: 7132

Re: 1968 Hamlet Items

Dr. Bill would be the first to be on Clay Hill during a snow, to built a fire
by freddie hassler
Thu August 1, 2019, 12:29 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1968 Hamlet Items
Replies: 8
Views: 7132

Re: 1968 Hamlet Items

back the 1950's our water bill was only $2.00 a month that was before the town owned it. Ralph Robertson's Dad[ran the Hamlet Water Co. and Mr. Knight read the meters, the office was on Front St. beside the Ballroom now/b]
by freddie hassler
Thu July 25, 2019, 4:16 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1930 Hamlet Items
Replies: 4
Views: 4793

Re: 1930 Hamlet Items

Anyone know where hwy 20&201 was in 1930 ? said it was near the high school only 2 roads with numbers near the school now and that's 177 n' 74 in 1950 177 was just 77 then
702 hamlet ave would be west hamlet Ave
by freddie hassler
Sun July 14, 2019, 10:59 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1952 Hamlet Items
Replies: 6
Views: 5118

Re: 1952 Hamlet Items

All 3 of the young people HHS'64 John Swaim RIP
by freddie hassler
Tue July 9, 2019, 5:52 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Tug Jones - Seaboard Filling Station
Replies: 1
Views: 2473

Re: Tug Jones - Seaboard Filling Station

I first meet Tug, in the early 50's when I would go to downtown Hamlet, from Longwood Park to pay my mom's bill's. she worked the 3rd. at Safie Mill and would be too tired to go herself. My 1st. stop was Hamlet Hospital to pay our rent and on down Main St. PhonePower, then my last stop was on Front...
by freddie hassler
Mon July 1, 2019, 6:15 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1964 Hamlet Items
Replies: 23
Views: 16727

Re: 1964 Hamlet Items

that about Chief King is in this and the Street crossing COP by Freddie Jolly :D
by freddie hassler
Fri June 21, 2019, 10:23 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1967 W. L. Haltiwanger
Replies: 2
Views: 2847

Re: 1967 W. L. Haltiwanger

Mr. Haliwanger, ran HHS with an Iron Fist, I only spoke to him one on one in school, but did after me and Jimmie Cox ran into him after a baseball game on Park street late on afternoon on our way back to Jim's House on Madison Ave at the time, We started talking having a great time with the Man(aka...
by freddie hassler
Wed May 1, 2019, 5:19 am
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: Old Raleigh Historic Site
Replies: 10
Views: 13593

Re: Old Raleigh Historic Site

is B.T's wife still living and on Gibbons st. Hylan Park?
by freddie hassler
Sat April 13, 2019, 12:43 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1964 Hamlet Items
Replies: 6
Views: 5039

Re: 1964 Hamlet Items

I payed with that group of Red Ram Lineman in '63, missing Mike Jacobs in this picture, I was in the USAF in Great Falls,Montana as a fireman and Mikes Brother Marion,aka Boot's was my Fire Chief, I saw so many people from Hamlet and Rockingham
by freddie hassler
Fri April 5, 2019, 8:58 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Stopper Ball
Replies: 1
Views: 3049

Re: IRH - Stopper Ball

I have played Stopper Ball not with a broom stick, but with a Brake Stick
by freddie hassler
Fri April 5, 2019, 8:28 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1954 Hamlet Items
Replies: 11
Views: 9662

Re: 1954 Hamlet Items

First time I ever saw a picture of Mrs. Elton Cook
by freddie hassler
Sat March 30, 2019, 4:38 pm
Forum: Looking for Information
Topic: Where are they now? Gene & Cathy Breeze
Replies: 16
Views: 20034

Re: Where are they now? Gene & Cathy Breeze

Yes everyone loved your mother sorry about your loss, I did call her once I found out what town she was living in, looked her up on the white pages,Thank's to my friend Nancy Wilson,Pollard
by freddie hassler
Fri March 22, 2019, 8:53 pm
Forum: Looking for Information
Topic: Where are they now? Gene & Cathy Breeze
Replies: 16
Views: 20034

Re: Where are they now? Gene & Cathy Breeze

David, is Mary Breeze ,10th grade English teacher a HHS any kin? :roll:
by freddie hassler
Tue February 26, 2019, 3:21 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1948 Hamlet Items
Replies: 9
Views: 6923

Re: 1948 Hamlet items

In 1948 I was 3 years old living in the Dr. W.D James Hospital now a apartment complex in Lauringburg I was born in the Hamlet Hospital5-31-45 my birth doctor was Dr.W.D.James. Dr. Bill whom became my family doctor, told me I was one of his last babies because his Dad retired in June of 1946
by freddie hassler
Sat January 5, 2019, 1:16 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1985 Hamlet Items
Replies: 5
Views: 5490

Re: 1985 Hamlet items

I got a 4 year Fireman education from the USAF Free, best job I ever had :D 24 on 24 off so out of 4 years I spent less than 2 years on the job, and it paid better than the Railroad, my first fire chief at Malmstrom AFB in Great Falls, Mont was from Hamlet,NC.
by freddie hassler
Fri January 4, 2019, 5:53 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1957 Hamlet Items
Replies: 16
Views: 6544

Re: 1957 Hamlet items

I see my teammate Mike Cochran to the right of Wes McIntyre, Mike Passed away in 2018, we played for the Yanks coached by Jack Porter, and when I went to work on the Railroad Mike and I were on the same crew many times and Jack was our Yardmaster :roll:
by freddie hassler
Sat October 13, 2018, 4:23 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1960 HHS
Replies: 17
Views: 11432

1960 Hamlet items

Rudy and John's sit right across hwy74from Revel's BBQ in the late 40's Streetie Benson ran a Bar and Grill at that location, Webb's FishCamp was the next business there when John Brigman moved and opened the Chicken Box[ on Mill Rd. beside Safie Mill/b]
by freddie hassler
Sat September 29, 2018, 4:38 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Hamlet families
Replies: 1
Views: 2084

Re: Hamlet families

Tom Boyd Family, I known why they lost Bald Head Island, told to me my Granny Boyd, but I won't go into detail except it was about Tax
by freddie hassler
Tue September 25, 2018, 2:49 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1963 Hamlet Items
Replies: 8
Views: 6139

Re: 1963 more items

[bFamily Dollar in Hamlet was only the 4th one the other3 were in the Queen City :roll: [/b]
by freddie hassler
Sun September 23, 2018, 12:21 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1961 Hamlet Items
Replies: 15
Views: 11377

Re: 1961 more items

4 Baby Ram ofHHS'64 are still livingRicky O'BrienN Myrtle Beach ,Buddy McCallum Raleigh ,Robbie Clark ''Moose'' Lauringburg,David Windchester AZ :D
by freddie hassler
Fri September 21, 2018, 7:32 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1961 Hamlet Items
Replies: 15
Views: 11377

Re: 1961 more items

3 of these Baby Ram's are deceased :cry: Robert Brown, John Swain, Wayne Steen RIP my ClassmatesHHS64
by freddie hassler
Tue September 18, 2018, 1:00 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1946 Hamlet Items
Replies: 5
Views: 4717

Re: 1946 more Hamlet items

Mr. Haltiwanger(Prong) alway's look nice in a 3piece suit at School :roll:
by freddie hassler
Wed September 12, 2018, 2:05 am
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - The First Wreck
Replies: 1
Views: 2878

Re: IRH - The First Wreck

In 1964 it was also required to take one final , I had to take English, since that was the only sugject I didn't make an A on the best grade was a C+ during McBeth
by freddie hassler
Tue September 11, 2018, 8:44 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1957 Hamlet Items
Replies: 16
Views: 6544

Re: 1957 more Hamlet items

Mike Stogner is #34