List/Grid Monthly Archives: May 2015

Homeschoolers gain insight into Early College option

Homeschoolers gain insight into Early College option

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROBERDEL — Christy Mabe might have the easiest job in the world. She works with high school students in Richmond County to tell them about… Read more »

Davis hired as Chesterfield County shelter manager

Davis hired as Chesterfield County shelter manager

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Nov. 25, 2014: New animal shelter director takes over * Oct, 30, 2014: County seeks new animal shelter director To be sure, the Chesterfield… Read more »

Goodman: Budget the result of the ‘art of compromise’

Goodman: Budget the result of the ‘art of compromise’

Across the state spring has ceded to summer, and here at the legislature we are embroiled in the process of creating a budget for the next two years. Crafting this… Read more »

Having a ball

Having a ball

Gross gets ‘Bright Idea’ in Hamlet classroom By Ashley Ratliff-Haynes Communications Specialist, Pee Dee Electric HAMLET — How do you define a bright idea? We all have them from time-to-time…. Read more »

Man charged in business break-in

Man charged in business break-in

Staff report EAST ROCKINGHAM — An effort by a burglary suspect to flee on foot was a failure and the man was apprehended by Richmond County Sheriffs’ Office personnel in… Read more »

Pee Dee Electric supports Energy Ventures Camp

Pee Dee Electric supports Energy Ventures Camp

HAMLET — Pee Dee Electric Membership Cooperative has shown its support of Richmond Community College’s annual Energy Venture Camp through a $500 donation. Director of Engineering and Operations Mark Rhyne… Read more »

From Rockingham to Noah’s Ark

From Rockingham to Noah’s Ark

Ellerbe woman transports new toys to lions, tigers and bears By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Rescuing a bowling ball from the landfill doesn’t have quite the noble ring to it some… Read more »

Hamlet native aims to help Oklahoma flood victims

Hamlet native aims to help Oklahoma flood victims

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com More than 40 tornadoes have touched down in Oklahoma since the start of May, but that isn’t Victoria (nee Livingston) Johnson’s most pressing concern. The… Read more »

Obituary: Farrell Craven

Obituary: Farrell Craven

Franklin Farrell “Stub” Craven, 78, of Norman, N.C., passed away Wednesday, May 27. 2015 at his home. . Mr. Craven was born October 23, 1936 in Richmond County, a son… Read more »

‘Disco’s dead! It’s been dead for years’

‘Disco’s dead! It’s been dead for years’

The Boogie Man: “It’s gonna take more than a Pop-Tart to wake this dude up” By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 400 images * Promo video… Read more »

Art on Market set for June 11

Art on Market set for June 11

CHERAW, S.C. — ART ON MARKET, an evening of art, music and food, will be presented from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 11 in downtown Cheraw. Coordinated… Read more »

United Way says ‘thank you’ to supporters

United Way says ‘thank you’ to supporters

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery * March 24: United Way exceeds $250K goal * Sept. 11: Day of Caring allows county to breathe better ROCKINGHAM — John… Read more »

Limited openings for NETC’s Camp Exploration

Limited openings for NETC’s Camp Exploration

CHERAW, S.C. — Camp Exploration, a summer day camp for rising seventh, eighth and ninth graders, will be held on the Cheraw campus of Northeastern Technical College this summer beginning July 12… Read more »

Obituary: Charles Speight

Obituary: Charles Speight

Charles Thomas Speight, 85, of Rockingham, N.C., went to be with his Lord and Savior Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Mr. Speight was born February 16, 1930 in Richmond County, a son… Read more »

FirstHealth sleep labs acquire new testing technology

FirstHealth sleep labs acquire new testing technology

The upgrading of FirstHealth of the Carolinas’ three Sleep Disorders Centers with new state-of-the-art technology begins a process aimed at national accreditation for the program’s three hospital sleep labs. According… Read more »

Cordova’s Terry recognized for T-shirt design

Cordova’s Terry recognized for T-shirt design

Eric Terry knows a thing or two about art. The Cordova student not only designed the 4th annual Walk, Wheel and Run 5K T-shirt, but also submitted his drawings to… Read more »

Water tank shooter apprehended

Water tank shooter apprehended

Staff report Authorities used a Richmond County Crime Stoppers tip to help apprehend a Hamlet man suspected of shooting a Richmond County government water tank. Trent Dean Maynor, 21, of… Read more »

Jacobs earns SEC Player of the Year honors

Jacobs earns SEC Player of the Year honors

Satterfield, Davis, Haywood, Jacobs, Mabe all-SEC picks By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com For the fourth straight year, a Richmond Raider has earned softball Player of the Year honors for the Southeastern… Read more »

Free seminar to go beyond ‘shoebox accounting’

Free seminar to go beyond ‘shoebox accounting’

HAMLET —Recordkeeping is a task entrepreneurs most often take for granted, according to accounting consultant Semone Brisson. “Bookkeeping ranks last on the to-do list for most entrepreneurs until April 15… Read more »

AMVETS Post 316 seeks ‘home place’

AMVETS Post 316 seeks ‘home place’

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Lacy Shepherd is once again at the helm of AMVETS Post 316 and hopes to continue and strengthen the mission of his organization, which he… Read more »

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