List/Grid Monthly Archives: April 2015

Curry, Konieczny: State park system could easily be self-sustaining

Curry, Konieczny: State park system could easily be self-sustaining

North Carolina’s State Park System is made up of 34 state parks, four state recreation areas, and three state natural areas that cost state government $50.8 million last fiscal year…. Read more »

Kendrick: Why responsible gun owners should ditch the NRA

Kendrick: Why responsible gun owners should ditch the NRA

I couldn’t find a hotel room in Nashville when I visited for my brother’s wedding. Maybe that was for the best. I had a longer commute to the clearing in… Read more »

Lightweight membrane can significantly reduce in-flight aircraft noise

Lightweight membrane can significantly reduce in-flight aircraft noise

Riding in a helicopter or airplane can be a noisy experience for passengers. But researchers from North Carolina State University and MIT have developed a membrane that can be incorporated… Read more »

Firefighters match face, name with a cause

Firefighters match face, name with a cause

‘Fill the Boot’ effort to benefit people like Milee By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * April 23: Firefighters to “Fill the Boot” ROCKINGHAM — Milee Huffman has muscular dystrophy. The 16-year-old… Read more »

Raider sophomore earns spot in STEM magnet school

Raider sophomore earns spot in STEM magnet school

By Ashley-Michelle Thublin Richmond County Schools    ROCKINGHAM — Summer vacation’s more than a month away, but Richmond Senior High School’s Amanda Chriscoe is already anxiously awaiting the start of the… Read more »

‘Never end on a bad shot’

‘Never end on a bad shot’

Seniors take aim with bows and arrows By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 500 images * Official results (through Sunday) HAMLET — Mark Blake follows some… Read more »

Obituary: Peggy Parsons Meymandi

Obituary: Peggy Parsons Meymandi

Peggy Anne Parsons Meymandi, 84, of Rockingham, N.C., passed away, Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Hospice Haven. Peggy was born December 6, 1930 in Richmond County the daughter of the late Dudley Duncan… Read more »

Weekly Raider sports schedule

Weekly Raider sports schedule

ROCKINGHAM — Weather-permitting, here’s the lineup for this week’s Raider sports. ​Monday 4/27 Soccer (JV/Varsity)     – At Pinecrest (5:30 pm) Golf                               – At Pinehurst #6 (2 pm) JV Baseball                   – At… Read more »

Report of house fire interrupts teen tryst

Report of house fire interrupts teen tryst

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — A report of a vacant structure on fire on Monday morning turned out to be a controlled burn aimed at sparking romance between two… Read more »

Chamber seeks support for new community guide

Chamber seeks support for new community guide

The Richmond County Chamber of Commerce announces plans to begin production of the Official 2016 Richmond County Chamber Community Profile Guide. It’s been at least four years since the chamber… Read more »

Early College students REaCH out to community

Early College students REaCH out to community

The Richmond Early College (REaCH) Beta Club recently collected dog food and newspapers to donate to the Richmond County Animal Shelter. Club President Katie Williams and Vice-President Tia McIntyre delivered… Read more »

Advocates speak out against longer abortion waiting period

Advocates speak out against longer abortion waiting period

By Stephanie Carson Public News Service – NC RALEIGH — Among the backlog of bills in the North Carolina General Assembly this session, one that is making progress would triple… Read more »

On the Road, On the Water, Don’t Drink and Drive campaign to begin

On the Road, On the Water, Don’t Drink and Drive campaign to begin

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, State Highway Patrol and Mothers Against Drunk Driving will kick-off the annual “On the Road, On the Water, Don’t Drink and Drive” campaign… Read more »

Chesterfield County certified as Work Ready

Chesterfield County certified as Work Ready

Gov. Nikki Haley recognized Chesterfield County on April 22 for achieving certification through the South Carolina Work Ready Communities (SCWRC) initiative. “Our county has reached another milestone by achieving the… Read more »

Richardson: Going to my first Southern 500

Richardson: Going to my first Southern 500

I had taken a liking to NASCAR Racing in 1952 when I listen to the 1952 Daytona race when it was run on the old Beach Crouse. Then in 1953… Read more »

You’re invited! The Pee Dee Post preps for 1st birthday

You’re invited! The Pee Dee Post preps for 1st birthday

  Staff report ROCKINGHAM — The Pee Dee Post is about to celebrate its first birthday, and you’re invited to join in the celebration. The Richmond County Chamber of Commerce will lead… Read more »

On Finance: Planning for retirement in stages

On Finance: Planning for retirement in stages

While summer vacations and national holidays typically provide a break for everyone who would be considered a member of the working public, there is one big break ahead that’s a… Read more »

Josey, Craddock win Raider Battalion 5K

Josey, Craddock win Raider Battalion 5K

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Related coverage * Photo gallery – more than 400 snapshots! * JROTC sets table for new tradition ROCKINGHAM — Donye Josey and Alena Craddock led… Read more »

‘We’re carrying a large burden’

‘We’re carrying a large burden’

March brings awareness to veteran suicide By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Related coverage * Photo gallery – more than 1,700 images * Videos – Hildie and Shawn * Brandon * Michael * 22 Until None: Hike… Read more »

Ferguson outduels Smeigh in Cordova 5K

Ferguson outduels Smeigh in Cordova 5K

Baker surprises everyone, including self, as women’s champ  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 700 snapshots! * Complete results * 2014 Cordova 5K coverage * 2015… Read more »

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