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‘It’s not that easy’

‘It’s not that easy’

Mechanical bull ride a top draw at 32nd annual Seaboard Festival By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery * 5K race report and photo gallery HAMLET — Along with a… Read more »

Obituary: Emily Phillips Coleman

Obituary: Emily Phillips Coleman

HAMLET, N.C. — Emily Phillips Coleman, 57, of 1007 Rice St., Hamlet, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 at Hospice Haven. Visitation will be Sunday, Oct. 26 from 6 p.m. to… Read more »

Kochanowicz, Carpenter take Seaboard Festival 5K titles

Kochanowicz, Carpenter take Seaboard Festival 5K titles

15-year-old earns fifth straight victory By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 900 snapshots! * Complete results HAMLET — Dressed in a subdued gray cotton gym shirt and modest sky-blue… Read more »

Our Turn: Let’s talk about community involvement

Our Turn: Let’s talk about community involvement

* Contribute online Previous coverage: * Oct. 21: The numbers quantify the need * Oct. 22: Supporting PeeDeePost.com is the ethical choice Someone suggested the people behind The Pee Dee Post aren’t… Read more »

Another 720 early voters

Another 720 early voters

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * ‘Wow': 874 first day early voters ROCKINGHAM — Another 720 voters cast their ballots on Friday, bringing the two-day early voting total to 1,594. The… Read more »

Students go ‘wild’ at Hamlet Middle School

Students go ‘wild’ at Hamlet Middle School

Staff report HAMLET — Today marks the end of Spirit Week and anti-drug Red Ribbon Week at Hamlet Middle School, and staff and students have been amped up on the… Read more »

Homeowners seek change in fire district

Homeowners seek change in fire district

If approved, homeowners’ insurance rates would drop By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com HAMLET — A group of homeowners have signed a petition requesting their primary fire and EMS district be changed. Select… Read more »

Obituary: Doris Arrington Skipper

Obituary: Doris Arrington Skipper

HAMLET, N.C. — Mrs. Doris Arrington Skipper, wife of Danny, of 702 Hylan Ave., Hamlet, died, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 at Richmond Pines Healthcare and Rehabilitation. Visitation will be Monday,… Read more »

Hudson, Packer to speak at campaign event

Hudson, Packer to speak at campaign event

Billy Packer, the former assistant coach of the Wake Forest Demon Deacons basketball team and color analyst for college basketball, will be speaking at a campaign event for the District… Read more »

HVAC Club making meals happen on Thanksgiving

HVAC Club making meals happen on Thanksgiving

HAMLET — Richmond Community College’s HVAC (Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning) Club recently donated five boxes of food to Covington Street Elementary School in Laurinburg. These boxes will be distributed… Read more »

Altman to tee off Monday at state tournament

Altman to tee off Monday at state tournament

Hannah Altman, a sophomore at Richmond Senior High, qualified for the Class 4A state golf tournament next week at Pinehurst No. 6. Hannah will tee off at 10:24 a.m. on Pinehurst… Read more »

Town Creek to host Great Pumpkin Launch

Town Creek to host Great Pumpkin Launch

MOUNT GILEAD — Don’t throw out your Jack-o-lantern after Halloween this year — chunk it! On Saturday Nov. 1 from noon to 3 p.m., Town Creek Indian Mound will host Boy Scout… Read more »

Pastor Hill: The power of our speech

Pastor Hill: The power of our speech

Pr 18:21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue:…” A small boy was told not to walk across a muddy field. When he came home, his mother… Read more »

Sam’s Auction every Saturday at 7 p.m.

Sam’s Auction every Saturday at 7 p.m.

Sam’s Auction, located at 730 East Highway 74 in Rockingham, has auctions beginning at 7 p.m. each Saturday. Sam’s Auction hosts onsite and off-site estate auctions and consignments. Call Sam… Read more »

874 early voters ‘a wow’

874 early voters ‘a wow’

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s only early voting site open Thursday attracted 874 voters, an especially high number for a mid-term election. “Unreal,” said Connie Kelly, director… Read more »

Pope named FirstHealth Richmond-Fitness manager

Pope named FirstHealth Richmond-Fitness manager

ROCKINGHAM – With a decade of experience in managing group fitness and personal training programs (including a program with multiple locations) in his background, Jonathan Pope brings leadership, problem-solving and… Read more »

Weight-loss surgery patients celebrate success

Weight-loss surgery patients celebrate success

Sanford resident Maggie Baldwin joined other successful weight-loss surgery patients along with bariatric surgeons David Grantham, M.D. (left), and Raymond Washington, M.D. (right), for the “Celebration of Success 2014” weight-loss… Read more »

Leak on college: ‘Start as soon as possible and stick to it’

Leak on college: ‘Start as soon as possible and stick to it’

Hamlet woman finds fulfillment after returning to the classroom By Wylie Bell Richmond Community College HAMLET — When Shavier Leak graduated from Richmond Community College in May, she stepped off… Read more »

Students choose their own great pumpkin

Students choose their own great pumpkin

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery ROBERDEL — More than 50 students at Roberdel Baptist Church Preschool welcomed fall with pumpkins from The Berry Patch and business owner Lee… Read more »

Ask the Goat: Preparing for attack, part 2

Ask the Goat: Preparing for attack, part 2

Editor’s note: This is part two of a two-part series on safety while running. Part one was published on Oct. 16. Last week we talked about using our equipment to deter an attack. This… Read more »

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