List/Grid Yearly Archives: 2014

Coulson identified among top surgeons

Coulson identified among top surgeons

Dr. Alan Coulson, of Sandhills Regional Medical Center in Hamlet, has been included in the Consumer Research Council’s Guide to America’s Top Surgeons 2014 edition. “It is very important to… Read more »

Seniors kickoff Christmas season with annual party

Seniors kickoff Christmas season with annual party

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com HAMLET — The Richmond County Aging Services ran out of all 1,000 tickets more than a week ago for the 36th annual Senior Christmas Party at… Read more »

Ask the Goat: VESPA power products

Ask the Goat: VESPA power products

Many of you have asked me why I take VESPA. Well, here is why: What is VESPA? According to creator Peter Defty’s website, “VESPA is literally ‘Nature’s Catalyst.’ VESPA is… Read more »

PeeDeePost.com seeks your help selecting top stories

PeeDeePost.com seeks your help selecting top stories

Discussion set for Dec. 22 Staff report The Pee Dee Post, still less than eight months old after being launched on April 28, seeks contributors to the conversation that will… Read more »

Spradlin: Latest move makes DPK a community museum

Spradlin: Latest move makes DPK a community museum

Discovery Place KIDS in Rockingham has been a great idea long before it ever opened and certainly long before I ever moved to Richmond County. As a consumer — my family… Read more »

Obituary: Billy Caulder

Obituary: Billy Caulder

Thomas Kenneth “Billy” Caulder, 79, of Rockingham, N.C., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 at his home. Billy was born March 25, 1935 in Richmond County, a son of the late Kennie… Read more »

The smiles of science

The smiles of science

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Half a dozen children participated in a science experience on Wednesday at Discovery Place KIDS in downtown Rockingham. “Squishy Circuits” is one of a… Read more »

Hamlet man charged with attempted murder

Hamlet man charged with attempted murder

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — A Hamlet man has been charged with attempted murder after trying to follow through on a threat to kill another man. A warrant for… Read more »

Ninth Grade Academy responds to tattered flag complaint

Ninth Grade Academy responds to tattered flag complaint

Replacements already were prepped By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Daniel Beavers will retire in April with 20 years in the U.S. Army. Currently stationed at Camp Mackall, the Special Forces sergeant… Read more »

Lions Clubs can screen eyes for disease

Lions Clubs can screen eyes for disease

The Richmond County Lions Clubs now have the ability to screen children’s eyes for disease or irregularities. The new Pedi Vision Spot Machine screens eyes for people from birth to… Read more »

Open Registration for Spring Semester is Jan. 6

Open Registration for Spring Semester is Jan. 6

Open registration for Northeastern Technical College’s spring semester will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 6, at the main campus in Cheraw. Returning students can register from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 4… Read more »

How to avoid holiday scams

How to avoid holiday scams

By Stephanie Carson Public News Service-NC RALEIGH — While the holidays are a time of giving, experts say con artists are ready to take whatever they can from unsuspecting North Carolinians…. Read more »

Holiday Concert is Price’s swan song

Holiday Concert is Price’s swan song

40 years of teaching comes to an end on Friday By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery * Video HAMLET — It’s not often the conductor or choir director takes the… Read more »

Hammin’ it up with the Hee Haw Gang

Hammin’ it up with the Hee Haw Gang

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com HAMLET — It was the type of performance that no matter where you walked in, you could catch up pretty quickly. And if you left early, well,… Read more »

County recognizes 54 workers with 619 years’ combined experience

County recognizes 54 workers with 619 years’ combined experience

Savage tops workforce with 34 years of service By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — It happens every year, but it never gets old. Richmond County government officials Tuesday night staged… Read more »

Obituary: Maxine Ussery

Obituary: Maxine Ussery

Maxine Martin Ussery, 86, formerly of Rockingham, N.C., passed away Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 at The Oaks at Mayview in Raleigh. Mrs. Ussery was born Jan. 5, 1928 in Rockingham… Read more »

In for a pound: ‘Penny wars’ nets three tons of change

In for a pound: ‘Penny wars’ nets three tons of change

Hamlet Middle School aims to curb hunger through greenhouse, food drive By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com HAMLET — Jayla Copeland won’t take credit for the idea. But she sure is happy… Read more »

Smith receives criminal investigator certification

Smith receives criminal investigator certification

Richmond County Sheriff James E. Clemmons Jr. presented Detective J.R. Smith with his North Carolina Criminal Investigator certification. By Oct. 16, Smith successfully completed more than 500 hours of classroom… Read more »

Richardson: The season for mindless consumerism

Richardson: The season for mindless consumerism

‘Tis the season for mindless consumerism. I love giving gifts when they’re from the heart. But I hate giving or receiving presents if they’re things nobody needs, given out of… Read more »

Step into the new year with First Day Hikes

Step into the new year with First Day Hikes

* List of First Day Hike events in NC * Prepare to lace up your hiking boots in 2015. A North Carolina tradition continues on New Year’s Day with opportunities to… Read more »

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