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Spartan HRs eliminate Raiders

Spartan HRs eliminate Raiders

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 800 images (coming Saturday) * Round 3: Raiders 10, Trojans 4 * Round 2: Raiders, 5, Scotland 3 in extras… Read more »

McCrory signs 15-point school grade scale extension

McCrory signs 15-point school grade scale extension

McInnis, Goodman, Pierce all support the new law Staff report Related coverage * Feb. 5 — Stoops: Almost everything you need to know about school grades * Feb. 5 — Richmond… Read more »

Obituary: Phillip Smith

Obituary: Phillip Smith

Phillip Aaron Smith, 36, of 104 Plymouth Circle, Hamlet, N.C., died unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at his residence. He was born June 11, 1978, in Richmond County, son… Read more »

‘He would have loved this’

‘He would have loved this’

Torch Run honors past, present and future Special Olympians By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 800 images * May 11: ‘Run to me!’ * 2014 PDP Torch Run… Read more »

Raider history: Coltrane, Gilbert earn All-State cheer honors

Raider history: Coltrane, Gilbert earn All-State cheer honors

Mary Catherine Coltrane and Essence Gilbert learned Thursday they were among 36 cheerleaders from North Carolina high schools selected for All-State Cheer Team. After being nominated for All-Region by Richmond Senior… Read more »

Helm: On Memorial Day, the memories come flooding back

Helm: On Memorial Day, the memories come flooding back

Throughout the year, we reflect back to the brothers and sisters we have lost while they served our nation in uniform. For many of us, especially at this time of… Read more »

Burns: A second, deeper meaning of national debt

Burns: A second, deeper meaning of national debt

What’s our national debt? The financial one that comes to mind is subservient to a second and deeper national debt. I see a soldier wading ashore at Normandy on June… Read more »

PDP awards 4 scholarships totaling $3,200

PDP awards 4 scholarships totaling $3,200

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * May 21: Russell, Pittman lead Class of 2015 * April 19: 9 vie for PDP scholarship * March 16: PDP creates Community Scholarship ROCKINGHAM… Read more »

“Oliver!” on stage at Washington Street Elementary

“Oliver!” on stage at Washington Street Elementary

Final public performance on Friday By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — There’s one remaining performance of “Oliver!” at Washington Street Elementary School. Led by Hunter Wood, who is cast by… Read more »

Sculptor: Get supplies and ‘try to make something’

Sculptor: Get supplies and ‘try to make something’

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery * May 7: 4-H club, art show up next for home-schoolers  ROCKINGHAM — Hope Norton had everything figured out. Well, almost everything…. Read more »

Russell, Pittman lead Raider Class of 2015

Russell, Pittman lead Raider Class of 2015

Advice to recipients of $1.9 million in scholarships: ‘Spend it wisely’ By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 600 images ROCKINGHAM — Some offered career advice or… Read more »

Obituary: Phillip Smith

Obituary: Phillip Smith

Phillip Aaron Smith, 36, of 104 Plymouth Circle, Hamlet, N.C., died unexpectedly, Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Harrington Funeral Home and Crematory… Read more »

Third edition of PDP trading card due out next week

Third edition of PDP trading card due out next week

  Staff report * April 28: PDP card No. 2 out ROCKINGHAM — The third edition of The Pee Dee Post business cards, which double as limited edition trading cards,… Read more »

Laughing yoga ‘a wonderful morale booster’

Laughing yoga ‘a wonderful morale booster’

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Video – the bird laugh * Photo gallery – more than 200 images ELLERBE — Laughing yoga, it turns out, is not a spectator… Read more »

Field study shows how a GM crop can have diminishing success at fighting insect pest

Field study shows how a GM crop can have diminishing success at fighting insect pest

A new study from North Carolina State University and Clemson University finds that the toxin in a widely used genetically modified (GM) crop is having little impact on the crop… Read more »

‘There is a need … for foster parents’

‘There is a need … for foster parents’

 11 certified homes, monthly average of 24 kids in need By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * May 19: NC foster children find family support Some might consider D’Juna Bostick and her… Read more »

You Decide: How will the job market change?

You Decide: How will the job market change?

Although the job market in North Carolina has been improving for the last five years, there still is a long way to go. The number of people employed today is… Read more »

New football coach: ‘I think you have a chance to win big’

New football coach: ‘I think you have a chance to win big’

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * BOE appoints Castellano next Raiders football coach Mike Castellano wasn’t the first choice to replace Paul Hoggard as the Richmond Raiders football coach. Mike… Read more »

Obituary: Edward “Buck” Steele

Obituary: Edward “Buck” Steele

Mr. Edward “Buck” Steele, 64,  passed on Sunday May 17, 2015 at his home. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. on Friday May 22 at Philadelphia United Methodist Church. A… Read more »

Mabe, Satterfield, Davis spark Raiders past Trojans

Mabe, Satterfield, Davis spark Raiders past Trojans

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 700 images * Round 2: Raiders, 5, Scotland 3 in extras * Round 1: Raiders 14, Sabres 1 *… Read more »

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