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Rockingham consignment store in the Wright hands

Rockingham consignment store in the Wright hands

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — The former Bank of Pee Dee building will continue its makeover as Rocking Trends Consignment and Boutique. The store is in the process… Read more »

This Day in NC History: Memorial to Wright brothers dedicated

This Day in NC History: Memorial to Wright brothers dedicated

On March 2, 1927, President Calvin Coolidge signed legislation authorizing the Kill Devil Hills National Monument. Five years later, a 60-foot granite monument was dedicated in Dare County. The monument itself… Read more »

RSHS juniors prepped for ACT

RSHS juniors prepped for ACT

Special to The Pee Dee Post ROCKINGHAM — High school juniors across North Carolina have prepared for the ACT on Tuesday, marking the state’s third year in requiring schools to… Read more »

‘Full speed ahead’ for PeeDeePost.com

‘Full speed ahead’ for PeeDeePost.com

  Previous coverage * The ethical choice * The numbers quantify the need * Readers flock to PeeDeePost.com * Let’s talk about community involvement * 62,462 photos and counting * The Post suspends operations Staff… Read more »

Commissioners seek to change monthly meeting date

Commissioners seek to change monthly meeting date

Staff report * Meeting agenda ROCKINGHAM — Members of the Board of Richmond County Commissioners tonight will consider a proposal to change the day of their regular monthly meeting. The… Read more »

Commander to Congress: We face ‘historic opportunities’

Commander to Congress: We face ‘historic opportunities’

Rockingham’s Joyner in capitol to lobby for veterans * American Legion legislative priorities WASHINGTON D.C. — In a hearing room packed with more than 300 veterans and their families, American Legion National Commander Michael… Read more »

‘Come stand in the sun with us’

‘Come stand in the sun with us’

Pee Dee Electric offers solar energy buy-in  *FAQ Staff report WADESBORO — Seventy of 360 solar panels available to be purchased by Pee Dee Electric members already have been claimed…. Read more »

Hudson: It’s about defending the Constitution

Hudson: It’s about defending the Constitution

More than three months ago, President Barack Obama took unprecedented executive action to grant amnesty to nearly five million illegal immigrants. As I’ve said before, I do not agree with… Read more »

This Day in NC History: Gov. Thomas Bickett of Monroe and Louisburg

This Day in NC History: Gov. Thomas Bickett of Monroe and Louisburg

On February 28, 1869, Thomas Bickett, North Carolina’s World War I governor, was born in Monroe After studying law at UNC, Bickett settled in Louisburg and was elected to represent Franklin County… Read more »

Thompson, Berry honored as Outstanding 4-Hers

Thompson, Berry honored as Outstanding 4-Hers

Annual banquet highlights youth activities By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery ROCKINGHAM — Kristi Reep turned away from the podium, her back to the audience of five dozen or… Read more »

Railroad crossing closures planned in Hamlet

Railroad crossing closures planned in Hamlet

HAMLET — The city of Hamlet on Friday was notified about temporary impending railroad crossing closures planned for track-bed repaving and maintenance by CSX personnel. This maintenance is to better… Read more »

EMT class to begin March 26

EMT class to begin March 26

HAMLET — The next EMT class is set to begin on March 26 at Richmond Community College. Classes will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday…. Read more »

NETC announces educators of the year

NETC announces educators of the year

CHERAW, S.C. — Three Northeastern Technical College employees were recently named as the college’s Educators of the Year and recognized at the annual South Carolina Technical Education Association (SCTEA) Conference… Read more »

This Day in NC History: The Lynching of Wyatt Outlaw

This Day in NC History: The Lynching of Wyatt Outlaw

On February 26, 1870, Graham town commissioner Wyatt Outlaw, an African American, was lynched by a band of Ku Klux Klansmen. Outlaw served in the 2nd Regiment United States Colored Cavalry… Read more »

3-5 inches of snow expected tonight, early Thursday

3-5 inches of snow expected tonight, early Thursday

Staff report RICHMOND COUNTY — A winter storm in as many days is expected to to bring between 3 to 5 inches of snow to Richmond County beginning after sunset Wednesday… Read more »

Students uninjured when car strikes school bus

Students uninjured when car strikes school bus

Staff report HAMLET — No students were injured when a Richmond County public school bus was rear-ended by a vehicle Wednesday morning. District officials said none of the 62 students aboard… Read more »

Forecast again halts Dragway schedule

Forecast again halts Dragway schedule

* 2015 Dragway schedule ROCKINGHAM — Rockingham Dragway’s racers appreciation race is the latest victim of the Southeast’s raucous weather roller-coaster.  The free entry event, which was to have been run… Read more »

Authorities: Teen fails to face robbery charge

Authorities: Teen fails to face robbery charge

Staff report Richmond County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward leading to the location and arrest of a 17-year-old Hamlet female. Ravendae Little, who stands 5-feet 6-inches tall and 158… Read more »

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