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Kaul: The Baltimore uprising’s backstory

Kaul: The Baltimore uprising’s backstory

What started out as righteous protest over the death of a young black man in the hands of Baltimore cops (he had been accused of “making eye contact with a… Read more »

Near-full moon over Richmond

Near-full moon over Richmond

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — Cordova resident Betty McIntyre captured the near-full moon Saturday evening over downtown Rockingham. McIntyre positioned herself around Harrington Square to capture the shots of the moon… Read more »

‘My butt’s draggin’!’

‘My butt’s draggin’!’

Inaugural Bump or Bust a hit By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 400 images ROCKINGHAM — All Mari Bennett can do is present the opportunity. It… Read more »

Dog day at Hitchcock Creek

Dog day at Hitchcock Creek

3rd annual Mutt Strutt a slobbering good time, raises $3,421 By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery * 2014 PDP Mutt Strutt coverage ROCKINGHAM — Beethoven has a home. A forever… Read more »

Obituary: Reginald Ayer

Obituary: Reginald Ayer

Mr. Reginald Eugene Ayer, 79, of 548 Cheraw Road, Hamlet, N.C., died Friday, May 1, 2015 at Hospice Haven. He was born November 27, 1935, in Hubbardston, Mass., son of… Read more »

Sunny skies for 3rd annual Mayfest

Sunny skies for 3rd annual Mayfest

Staff report ELLERBE — Members of the Mineral Springs Improvement Council and special visitors enjoy picture-perfect weather today for the third annual Mayfest. Face-painting was a favorite activity as well… Read more »

Parker, Ross lead Run for Technology 5K

Parker, Ross lead Run for Technology 5K

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Complete results (when available) * Photo gallery – more than 1,400 photos ROCKINGHAM — First place was all well and good. It usually is. On… Read more »

‘We Greensboro-bound, baby!’

‘We Greensboro-bound, baby!’

Wall, boys’ 800-meter relay team lead Raiders in region championship By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 1,200 photos * Complete results SOUTHERN PINES — Dante Miller has… Read more »

Plaza Jam series opens Thursday with special performance

Plaza Jam series opens Thursday with special performance

Award-winning Rocket Choir to go on stage By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com 2014 PDP coverage * May 1: The Tams photos and video * June 5: Jim Quick and Coastline photos… Read more »

Fisher, Lockhart earn ‘Golden’ scholarships

Fisher, Lockhart earn ‘Golden’ scholarships

Golden LEAF Foundation announces two $12,000 education packages By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — It was Dan Gerlach’s eighth high school visit of the day. To Nile Fisher and Juwan Lockhart, it… Read more »

Hudson: Another week, more good news, bad news

Hudson: Another week, more good news, bad news

I have good news and I have bad news. Personally, I like to hear the good news first because it gives me something to hold onto as I brace for… Read more »

Scam seminar: ‘They’ll tell you anything to get to your pocketbook’

Scam seminar: ‘They’ll tell you anything to get to your pocketbook’

Sheriff’s Office captain paves path for senior safety By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com HAMLET — Mike Burns recalled a Richmond County man who received a letter from what appeared to be Publisher’s… Read more »

Pastor Hill: The life that is now

Pastor Hill: The life that is now

1 Timothy 4:8, For bodily exercise profiteth little: but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come…. Read more »

Study finds guidance improves food safety practices

Study finds guidance improves food safety practices

School and community gardens have become increasingly popular in recent years, but the people managing and working in these gardens are often unfamiliar with food safety practices that reduce the… Read more »

Goodman: Legislative session nears midway point

Goodman: Legislative session nears midway point

Assuming the two chambers of the General Assembly can get a quick agreement on the budget, we should be near the midpoint of our session.  For the past two weeks… Read more »

‘We’ve got the city covered’

‘We’ve got the city covered’

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery * April 27: Firefighters match face, name with a cause * April 23: Firefighters to “Fill the Boot” ROCKINGHAM — There is something… Read more »

Summer art show seeks young adult artists

Summer art show seeks young adult artists

Entries sought from artists ages 16-22  Related coverage * Digital photography exhibit The Friends of the Leath Memorial Library group is getting ready for its next art show. This time members… Read more »

This Day in NC History: NC among first to establish school for the blind

This Day in NC History: NC among first to establish school for the blind

On May 1, 1845, North Carolina’s school for the blind, the Governor Morehead School, opened in Raleigh. Originally conceived by Governor John Motley Morehead in 1843, the school became a… Read more »

Hamlet budget goes ‘back to the drawing board’

Hamlet budget goes ‘back to the drawing board’

Garbage, Fire, Parks & Rec fees could increase; Library, Police K9 scrutinized  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Draft budget HAMLET — Early on, there was talk about Hamlet City Council… Read more »

Spradlin: This is why I work

Spradlin: This is why I work

* Photo gallery When The Pee Dee Post launched a year and two days ago, I had to promise myself not to get caught up in trying to cover everything…. Read more »

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