List/Grid Monthly Archives: November 2014

Cost share funds still available to farmers

Cost share funds still available to farmers

Richmond County Soil and Water Conservation District has received allocation from the Ag Cost Share Program from the NC Department of Agricultural for 2014-15. The North Carolina Agriculture Cost Share Program… Read more »

Ask the Goat: Javelina Jundred race report 3 of 3

Ask the Goat: Javelina Jundred race report 3 of 3

Editor’s note: This is part three of a three-part series. Part one was published on Nov. 7. Part two was published on Nov. 15. On Wednesday morning, I paced Kristine for her Army Physical Fitness Exam…. Read more »

AmVets Christmas tree sale starts Sunday

AmVets Christmas tree sale starts Sunday

Staff report Military veterans will staff a Christmas tree sales stand at the site of the former Whitley’s Discount Auto Sales lot on Highway 74 Business in Rockingham. Located at… Read more »

Obituary: Kathy Wright

Obituary: Kathy Wright

Kathy Ann Jenkins Wright, 62, of Ellerbe, N.C., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 at her home. Kathy was born April 29, 1952 in Richmond County, a daughter of the late John… Read more »

Firefighters extinguish grass fire near Speedway

Firefighters extinguish grass fire near Speedway

2 acres burn; church, houses spared By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery ROCKINGHAM — Volunteers from Hoffman and Northside fire departments and personnel from the North Carolina Forest Service… Read more »

Law enforcement tackles bus, student safety

Law enforcement tackles bus, student safety

Richmond County Schools wrapped up what officials called a successful week of School Bus Stop Safety. The State Highway Patrol, along with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, Hamlet Police Department and Rockingham… Read more »

Hartsville Chamber Ensemble highlights Twilight Concert

Hartsville Chamber Ensemble highlights Twilight Concert

The Cheraw Arts Commission presents a Twilight Concert featuring the Hartsville Chamber Ensemble on Friday, Dec. 5. The concert at Old St. David’s Episcopal Church begins at 6:30 p.m. The Hartsville Chamber… Read more »

Watkins-Kendall families open up Thanksgiving to community

Watkins-Kendall families open up Thanksgiving to community

The annual Watkins-Kendall Thanksgiving dinner is set to begin at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 27 in Dobbins Heights. Last year, more than 300 people were served meals around the town… Read more »

Volunteer opportunities

Volunteer opportunities

Nonprofit organizations and charity event organizers are encouraged to submit their volunteer needs by email to peedeepost@gmail.com. Such announcements will be published here at no charge. .   Communities in… Read more »

Obituary: Kenneth Teal Sr.

Obituary: Kenneth Teal Sr.

Kenneth Jerome Teal Sr., 58, of 142 Forrest St., Rockingham, N.C., died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 at Anson Health and Rehabilitation in Wadesboro. A memorial service will be held at… Read more »

Maebelle serves as mascot to Farm-City Week

Maebelle serves as mascot to Farm-City Week

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — The official kickoff to the annual Farm-City Week is Saturday, with the inaugural Farmers Day 5K run and walk and the 19th annual Farmers… Read more »

Scam with a twist: Callers claim to represent Rockingham PD

Scam with a twist: Callers claim to represent Rockingham PD

The Rockingham Police Department received a call this morning from a local business owner who wanted to report a new scam.  While the police department has always notified the public… Read more »

Tobacco: Kids can’t smoke it, but they can pick it in NC

Tobacco: Kids can’t smoke it, but they can pick it in NC

By Stephanie Carson Public News Service-NC GREENSBORO — Children half the legal smoking age reportedly are laboring in tobacco fields in North Carolina. It’s hard to tell how many or how… Read more »

Rockingham officer defines career at RCC

Rockingham officer defines career at RCC

By Wylie Bell Richmond Community College HAMLET — Chauncey Saunders wasn’t sure what he wanted to do for a career, but Richmond Community College helped put him on the right path…. Read more »

Video: Hudson key to Army soldier, dog reuniting

Video: Hudson key to Army soldier, dog reuniting

Staff report * Watch Rep. Hudson on Fox News U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson (NC-8) joined Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren on “On the Record” earlier tonight to discuss his role in… Read more »

Shop Richmond first and win big

Shop Richmond first and win big

Chamber stages buy local contest for holiday season Shopping this Holiday Season with members of the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce could make you a winner.   The Richmond County… Read more »

Sandhills to help consumers sign up for health insurance

Sandhills to help consumers sign up for health insurance

Sandhills Regional Medical Center is helping area residents learn about and enroll in health insurance options on the Health Insurance Marketplace. As part of the Affordable Care Act, most U.S…. Read more »

Ellerbe hunter combats ‘ignorance’ with compassion

Ellerbe hunter combats ‘ignorance’ with compassion

Caulder uses a mix of family, faith to hunt and rescue animals By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Tessie Caulder shot her first buck, an eight-pointer, about an hour before sunset on… Read more »

Richmond County Chamber of Commerce welcomes new board members in 2015

Richmond County Chamber of Commerce welcomes new board members in 2015

The Richmond County Chamber of Commerce  recently announced that new board members were unanimously elected by the membership to serve a three-year term as a directors. The four new directors… Read more »

2014 election season not over yet

2014 election season not over yet

Close call in Supreme Court race forces recount By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Can’t get enough of election-related coverage? You’re in luck. On Wednesday at 8:30 a.m., members of the Richmond… Read more »

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