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Christmas time events around Richmond County NFL linebacker’s visit brightens Thanksgiving New animal shelter director takes over ‘Buffalo Woman’ cast captivates Mineral Springs audience One hurt in two-vehicle crash, rollover Ram Fest popularity: ‘It’s different’ Waters sworn in as Hamlet police chief Plea to farmers: ‘Be your own advocate’
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McInnis: ‘Teacher shortage is real’

McInnis: ‘Teacher shortage is real’

Identified as common, real problem across District 25 By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com A science/social studies teacher is needed at Rockingham Middle School. Leak Street School needs certified teachers in math, social… Read more »

Christmas time events around Richmond County

Christmas time events around Richmond County

Staff report Far too many people think there’s nothing to do in or around Richmond County. Perhaps it’s that those people simply aren’t looking. Now that Thanksgiving 2014 is history,… Read more »

A Life Remembered: Macie McQueen

A Life Remembered: Macie McQueen

The story of a community matriarch By Kimberly Harrington Special to The Pee Dee Post She is remembered as a passionate advocate for justice and equality, a driven community activist, a… Read more »

Cheraw ChristmasFest, parade set for Dec. 13

Cheraw ChristmasFest, parade set for Dec. 13

CHERAW, S.C. — Enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas of pure holiday joy as the Town of Cheraw hosts its annual Cheraw ChristmasFest and Christmas Parade on Saturday, Dec. 13. The day’s… Read more »

K2 Solutions to layoff staff in Derby

K2 Solutions to layoff staff in Derby

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com A Moore County-based defense contractor is reported to be laying off a large portion of its Derby workforce shortly after the new year. A K2 Solutions Inc. employee affected by the… Read more »

Beggs joins PeeDeePost.com sports staff

Beggs joins PeeDeePost.com sports staff

  Staff report Nick Beggs has joined the sports staff at The Pee Dee Post and PeeDeePost.com as a part-time sports clerk. That makes his department staff total … one…. Read more »

NFL linebacker’s visit brightens Thanksgiving

NFL linebacker’s visit brightens Thanksgiving

Dannell Ellerbe and wife, son visit seniors, hand out meals Ellerbe: ‘I’m from here. I know how hard times can be.’ By Kevin Spradlin  and Nick Beggs PeeDeePost.com * Photo… Read more »

Vets raising bees on old surface mines

Vets raising bees on old surface mines

By Dan Heyman Public News Service CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With a little help from the state, a few veterans have some old surface mines abuzz with a new kind of… Read more »

Buying time: Helping families prepare healthier meals

Buying time: Helping families prepare healthier meals

By Stephanie Carson Public News Service-NC CHAPEL HILL — ‘Tis the season for food drives, and while the public service is needed and appreciated, research from UNC Chapel Hill is… Read more »

Holiday air travel? Know your passenger ‘flight rights’

Holiday air travel? Know your passenger ‘flight rights’

By Mary Kuhlman Public News Service SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Whether it’s O’Hare, Midway, or Quad City, Illinois airports will be bustling this week with folks catching flights to their Thanksgiving destinations…. Read more »

Holiday travel tips to prevent bedbugs

Holiday travel tips to prevent bedbugs

Related * Bedbugs: Biology and control RALEIGH — One present that is not on anyone’s wish list this holiday season is bedbugs. The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’… Read more »

New animal shelter director takes over

New animal shelter director takes over

Wild about community: ‘We don’t want to let them down’ By Kevin Spradlin  and MacKenzie Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Previous coverage: * Oct. 30: County seeks new animal shelter director * Oct…. Read more »

‘Buffalo Woman’ cast captivates Mineral Springs audience

‘Buffalo Woman’ cast captivates Mineral Springs audience

Students present school drama club’s first on-stage production By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ELLERBE — Jamie Sears, Battle Grooms and Jamerius McRae were instrumental in unifying groups from two diverse backgrounds. The… Read more »

Pee Dee Electric grant sparks electrifying programs

Pee Dee Electric grant sparks electrifying programs

Discovery Place KIDS visitors to benefit ROCKINGHAM — Discovery Place KIDS is charged up to bring energy-related lab programs and classes to the community thanks to Pee Dee Electric’s Care… Read more »

NC economic recovery? Analysts question governor’s assessment

NC economic recovery? Analysts question governor’s assessment

By Stephanie Carson Public News Service-NC CHAPEL HILL — Not everyone is buying Governor Pat McCrory’s claim of success after October unemployment numbers indicated the state has recovered the jobs lost during the… Read more »

‘Always a Bridesmaid’ auditions begin Dec. 1

‘Always a Bridesmaid’ auditions begin Dec. 1

Play seeks six women, 5 with a certain Southern charm * Facebook event page: Confirm your intent to audition * Richmond Community Theatre Facebook page * “Always a Bridesmaid” rehearsal… Read more »

WRC seeks public input on draft game lands management

WRC seeks public input on draft game lands management

Covers 2015 to 2025 * Click here for Sandhills Game Mgmt draft RALEIGH — After conducting a series of public meetings to gather input on developing management plans for game lands across… Read more »

One hurt in two-vehicle crash, rollover

One hurt in two-vehicle crash, rollover

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — First-responders descended upon the intersection of Midway Road and Caroline Street Monday evening after two vehicles collided. One person was transported by FirstHealth EMS… Read more »

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