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Cheraw ChristmasFest, parade set for Dec. 13

Cheraw ChristmasFest, parade set for Dec. 13

CHERAW, S.C. — Enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas of pure holiday joy as the Town of Cheraw hosts its annual Cheraw ChristmasFest and Christmas Parade on Saturday, Dec. 13. The day’s… Read more »

Ask the Goat: Pacing Cactus Rose

Ask the Goat: Pacing Cactus Rose

With only three weeks out from Javelina, I was doing a fair share of trail running at San Antonio’s most solid single-track system –Eisenhower Park. The “Hillview Trail,” when expanded… Read more »

K2 Solutions to layoff staff in Derby

K2 Solutions to layoff staff in Derby

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com A Moore County-based defense contractor is reported to be laying off a large portion of its Derby workforce shortly after the new year. A K2 Solutions Inc. employee affected by the… Read more »

Convenient Care Clinic to offer expanded hours

Convenient Care Clinic to offer expanded hours

ROCKINGHAM — FirstHealth Convenient Care in Richmond County will soon be offering new extended hours. Beginning Monday, Dec. 1, the clinic will be open seven days a week, from 10 a.m…. Read more »

Beggs joins PeeDeePost.com sports staff

Beggs joins PeeDeePost.com sports staff

  Staff report Nick Beggs has joined the sports staff at The Pee Dee Post and PeeDeePost.com as a part-time sports clerk. That makes his department staff total … one…. Read more »

Donations make Monroe Avenue Thanksgiving a little better

Donations make Monroe Avenue Thanksgiving a little better

Mike Patrick, Chaplain, Sylvia Woodard, Secretary, and William Sturdivant Sr., road captain, presented 12 gift certificates for families of Monroe Avenue Elementary School students to receive Thanksgiving meals. Pictured receiving… Read more »

Obituary: John Carpenter

Obituary: John Carpenter

RALEIGH, N.C. — Mr. John Marshall Carpenter, 78, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 at his home. He was born July 23, 1936 in Anson County, N.C., a son of the late… Read more »

NFL linebacker’s visit brightens Thanksgiving

NFL linebacker’s visit brightens Thanksgiving

Dannell Ellerbe and wife, son visit seniors, hand out meals Ellerbe: ‘I’m from here. I know how hard times can be.’ By Kevin Spradlin  and Nick Beggs PeeDeePost.com * Photo… Read more »

Vets raising bees on old surface mines

Vets raising bees on old surface mines

By Dan Heyman Public News Service CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With a little help from the state, a few veterans have some old surface mines abuzz with a new kind of… Read more »

Buying time: Helping families prepare healthier meals

Buying time: Helping families prepare healthier meals

By Stephanie Carson Public News Service-NC CHAPEL HILL — ‘Tis the season for food drives, and while the public service is needed and appreciated, research from UNC Chapel Hill is… Read more »

Holiday air travel? Know your passenger ‘flight rights’

Holiday air travel? Know your passenger ‘flight rights’

By Mary Kuhlman Public News Service SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Whether it’s O’Hare, Midway, or Quad City, Illinois airports will be bustling this week with folks catching flights to their Thanksgiving destinations…. Read more »

Southrock series to feature poplar motorcycle grudge racing

Southrock series to feature poplar motorcycle grudge racing

Grudge Series announced for the Rock ROCKINGHAM — Responding to the growing popularity of motorcycle grudge racing, Steve Earwood announced Thursday that Rockingham Dragway is partnering with South Georgia Motorsports Park in Valdosta,… Read more »

Holiday travel tips to prevent bedbugs

Holiday travel tips to prevent bedbugs

Related * Bedbugs: Biology and control RALEIGH — One present that is not on anyone’s wish list this holiday season is bedbugs. The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’… Read more »

Obituary: Jeannette M. McQueen

Obituary: Jeannette M. McQueen

Mrs. Jeannette M. McQueen, 66, of Marston, N.C., passed away quietly at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. Mrs. McQueen was born Aug. 9, 1948. There will be… Read more »

New animal shelter director takes over

New animal shelter director takes over

Wild about community: ‘We don’t want to let them down’ By Kevin Spradlin  and MacKenzie Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Previous coverage: * Oct. 30: County seeks new animal shelter director * Oct…. Read more »

13 new nursing assistants from NETC

13 new nursing assistants from NETC

Thirteen students recently graduated from Northeastern Technical College’s Nursing Assistant (NA) Program. The program consists of 80 hours of classroom instruction and 40 hours of supervised clinical training and is offered… Read more »

Washington Street celebrates Thanksgiving

Washington Street celebrates Thanksgiving

The rain was only on the outside, and did nothing to dampen the Thanksgiving feast with kindergarten friends at Washington Street School on Tuesday in Rockingham.

A ‘thank you’ to Allison Butler Memorial 5K sponsors

A ‘thank you’ to Allison Butler Memorial 5K sponsors

To the editor: The Allison Butler Memorial 5K team would like to invite everyone to join us in thanking the following businesses and individuals for helping us to honor Allison… Read more »

Hightower: Show up on Thanksgiving or get fired

Hightower: Show up on Thanksgiving or get fired

Wal-Mart offers nothing that needs to be bought on a holiday Most Americans — from the Obama family in the White House to my little family in Texas — will get… Read more »

‘Buffalo Woman’ cast captivates Mineral Springs audience

‘Buffalo Woman’ cast captivates Mineral Springs audience

Students present school drama club’s first on-stage production By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ELLERBE — Jamie Sears, Battle Grooms and Jamerius McRae were instrumental in unifying groups from two diverse backgrounds. The… Read more »

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