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Bat-killing fungus continues in NC

Bat-killing fungus continues in NC

ASHEVILLE —  White-nose syndrome, a fungal disease that has killed millions of bats in the eastern United States, continues to affect bat populations in western North Carolina, although the declines… Read more »

Meridian launches new website for Mzero software

Meridian launches new website for Mzero software

ABERDEEN — Meridian announced today the release of a new website dedicated solely to its Mzero Software at www.MzeroSoftware.com. The new site will showcase Meridian’s self-service software offerings in greater depth as… Read more »

Molamphy appointed to state transportation board

Molamphy appointed to state transportation board

Staff report PINEHURST — A Moore County businessman has been appointed to the North Carolina Board of Transportation, Patrick Molamphy, owner of Molamphy and Associates insurance and Albemarle Oil Company,… Read more »

Obituary: Betty Harris

Obituary: Betty Harris

Betty Cox Harris, 78, of Rockingham, N.C., passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at the Levine-Dickson Hospice in Huntersville, N.C. Mrs. Harris was born March 20, 1937 in Anson County,… Read more »

Co-defendant: ‘My uncle killed that man’

Co-defendant: ‘My uncle killed that man’

 Defense: Witness is easily influenced due to brain tumor By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Previous coverage * 3/31: Defendant’s nephew: My uncle did it * 3/30: 911 calls replayed, detectives questioned *… Read more »

Obituary: Thomas Crowley

Obituary: Thomas Crowley

Thomas Hazel Crowley, 74, of Rockingham, N.C., passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015 at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. Mr. Crowley was born October 30, 1940 in Chesterfield County, S.C.,… Read more »

State Youth Hunter Education Skills tourney set for April 25

State Youth Hunter Education Skills tourney set for April 25

* See the PDP’s District 6 tournament coverage * 2014 state tnmt coverage from the PDP MILLSTONE — The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission will host the 37th annual Youth Hunter… Read more »

Defendant’s nephew: My uncle did it

Defendant’s nephew: My uncle did it

Trial in murder of Michael Collins Sr. continues By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Previous coverage * 3/30: 911 calls replayed, detectives questioned * 3/30: Victim’s wife of defendant: ‘He was our friend’… Read more »

April is Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month

RALEIGH — The Autism Society of North Carolina (ASNC) will kick off Autism Awareness Month with a celebration on Thursday, April 2. The World Autism Awareness and Acceptance Day event, from 10 a.m…. Read more »

Become a first-responder

Become a first-responder

CHERAW, S.C. — Northeastern Technical College (NETC) has joined with Northeastern Rural Health Network to provide Mental Health First Aid training on Friday, April 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at NETC’s Cheraw campus…. Read more »

Burns: The compelling simplicity of Ann Hair

Burns: The compelling simplicity of Ann Hair

Ann Hair. They moved her name but not her bones or body. The bulldozers and builders came. They moved her name but not her bones or body. Ann Hair. Ann… Read more »

SBC ‘A’ comes out on top in title tilt

SBC ‘A’ comes out on top in title tilt

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery * Previous coverage HAMLET — It wasn’t easy, but no one ever said it would be. Even so, the top-seeded Second Baptist Church “A”… Read more »

2 Raiders earn All-Region honors

2 Raiders earn All-Region honors

Mary Catherine Coltrane and Essence Gilbert, cheerleaders at Richmond Senior High School, were recently selected to the 2015 All-Region Cheer Team. The All-Region Awards were presented at Maiden High School… Read more »

RCC Open House set for April 21

RCC Open House set for April 21

Scholarships, iPad to be raffled off HAMLET — Whether you’re a high school student or graduate looking to earn a college degree or a member of the workforce looking to upgrade… Read more »

5 suspected drunk drivers, 60 charges in DUI checkpoint

5 suspected drunk drivers, 60 charges in DUI checkpoint

Staff report * Photo gallery * Previous coverage HOFFMAN — A multi-agency DWI checkpoint on Friday resulted in five drivers being arrested on suspicion of impaired driving, two felony charges and… Read more »

RSHS Choir earns ‘Superior’ rating at choral festival

RSHS Choir earns ‘Superior’ rating at choral festival

MONROE — The Richmond Senior High School Choir, under the direction of John Tyson, recently received superior ratings at the NC State High School Choral Festival MPA (Music Performance Adjudication) held… Read more »

911 calls replayed, detectives questioned on witness stand

911 calls replayed, detectives questioned on witness stand

 Murder trial continues Tuesday By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Previous coverage * 3/30: Victim’s wife of defendant: ‘He was our friend’ * 3/27: Alternates selected, opening statements set for Monday * 3/26: Medical emergency… Read more »

Obituary: Lee Carpenter

Obituary: Lee Carpenter

HAMLET, N.C. — Oscar Lee Carpenter Jr. died peacefully Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Sandhills Regional Hospital in Hamlet,  at the age of 68. Lee was born May 19, 1946… Read more »

Obituary: Helen Millen

Obituary: Helen Millen

Mrs. Ruth Helen Benton Millen, 72, of 105 Betty Brooks Blvd., Hamlet, N.C., died Sunday, March 29, 2015 at UNC Chapel Hill Hospital. She was born in Albemarle, October 22,… Read more »

Obituary: Alene Hampton

Obituary: Alene Hampton

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. — Alene Kelly Hampton, 88, of Hamlet, died Friday March 27, 2015 at Hospice House of Pinehurst. She was born February 23, 1927 in Hamlet, a daughter of… Read more »

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