List/Grid Monthly Archives: October 2014

Surgeon: ‘My students know that I care about them’

Surgeon: ‘My students know that I care about them’

Editor’s note: October is National Principals Month. The Pee Dee Post will publish profiles on each of the county’s school principals during the month. * Jamie Greene * Yvonne Gilmer * Ellen Mabe * Joyce… Read more »

School resource officers, others highlighted in annual ceremony

School resource officers, others highlighted in annual ceremony

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Sept. 29: 19 local, county law enforcement officers to be honored ROCKINGHAM — School resource officers, said Brenda David, are the first line of defense… Read more »

Controlled burn draws first-responders to East Rockingham

Controlled burn draws first-responders to East Rockingham

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com EAST ROCKINGHAM — The emergency call for help was reported to the Richmond County Emergency Services at 7:04 p.m. Tuesday. The location was on private land between… Read more »

Our Turn: The numbers quantify the need

Our Turn: The numbers quantify the need

Your financial support ensures independent operation of your daily local news source * Contribute online If nothing else, the numbers justify it. They don’t demand it, they request it. And… Read more »

7 earn business plan certificate through NC Real series

7 earn business plan certificate through NC Real series

HAMLET — Richmond Community College’s Small Business Center awarded certificates on Oct. 16 to seven people who completed the NC REAL Business Plan series. The 10-session NC REAL series explored key… Read more »

RDC eyes former bank as permanent farmers market

RDC eyes former bank as permanent farmers market

Tearing down former First Scotland Bank could have tax advantages By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Members of the Rockingham Downtown Corporation on Tuesday discussed the future and how some of the… Read more »

Butler comes full circle at Hamlet Middle School

Butler comes full circle at Hamlet Middle School

Editor’s note: October is National Principals Month. The Pee Dee Post will publish profiles on each of the county’s school principals during the month. * Jamie Greene * Yvonne Gilmer * Ellen Mabe * Joyce… Read more »

Moral Monday rally: ‘The battle is not yet won’

Moral Monday rally: ‘The battle is not yet won’

J.C. Watkins, others insist ‘we have hard work to do’ Early voting begins Oct. 23 By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery ROCKINGHAM — J.C. Watkins recalled a time when,… Read more »

DAR members honor one of their own

DAR members honor one of their own

Hannah Covington McGree grave marked with DAR insignia By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Members of four area chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution gathered Monday afternoon in… Read more »

Wheeler ‘a much better person’ after cancer experience

Wheeler ‘a much better person’ after cancer experience

By Paul Novak PeeDeePost.com HAMLET — For most of us, the idea of a cancer diagnosis conjures up images of difficult hospital stays, wrangling with insurance companies, and yes, dealing… Read more »

Letter: Norman Fest a big success

Letter: Norman Fest a big success

To the editor: Norman Fest weekend was a big success, a lot of new faces, which we like, some had never been to the town, along with the die-hards. The… Read more »

Dutch town seeks to keep Hamlet veteran’s memory alive

Dutch town seeks to keep Hamlet veteran’s memory alive

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Army Air Corps Second Lt. Coy Mitchell Freeman was shot down near the Dutch village of Oosterwolde, The Netherlands, on Dec. 16, 1943. Nearly 4,200 miles… Read more »

Cole staff readies for DeWitt series kickoff

Cole staff readies for DeWitt series kickoff

The staff of the Cole Auditorium at Richmond Community College spent Monday preparing for Tuesday night’s kickoff of the 2014-15 DeWitt Performing Arts Series, which begins with the Broadway musical… Read more »

UNCG chancellor announces retirement

UNCG chancellor announces retirement

Linda P. Brady, chancellor of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, today announced her plans to retire July 31, 2015, after seven years of service. She became the university’s tenth chancellor… Read more »

Red Cross kicks off house fire safety campaign

Red Cross kicks off house fire safety campaign

By Stephanie Carson Public News Service-NC RALEIGH — More than 2,300 people died and nearly 13,000 were injured in home fires across the nation in 2012, according to the National Fire Protection… Read more »

Jordan: ‘I was one of those who should not have succeeded’

Jordan: ‘I was one of those who should not have succeeded’

Editor’s note: October is National Principals Month. The Pee Dee Post will publish profiles on each of the county’s school principals during the month. * Jamie Greene * Yvonne Gilmer * Ellen Mabe * Joyce… Read more »

Skenazy: The innovation of the marketing world

Skenazy: The innovation of the marketing world

Sometimes you just have to marvel at the endless innovation of the marketing world. Say your job is to peddle black unpronounceable jelly to an American audience. Do you throw… Read more »

Letter: In our own backyard?

Letter: In our own backyard?

To the editor: In Dukeville, N.C., right next to the Duke Energy Buck Steam Station, well water sampling of 13 wells in May showed contaminant levels well above the acceptable… Read more »

Morse fundraising for 2017 European softball tourney

Morse fundraising for 2017 European softball tourney

Previous coverage: Eye on the Prize Staff report Softball can, in fact, take you places. Especially if you happen to be Cher Morse. The 15-year-old Rockingham resident has been selected… Read more »

Softball tourney benefits Cheryl Brown

Softball tourney benefits Cheryl Brown

Staff report ELLERBE — Members of the Head 2 Toe squad was crowned champion of a day-long, four-team, five-game benefit tournament on Saturday in Ellerbe. The tournament began as a… Read more »

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