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Skenazy: The innovation of the marketing world

Skenazy: The innovation of the marketing world

Sometimes you just have to marvel at the endless innovation of the marketing world. Say your job is to peddle black unpronounceable jelly to an American audience. Do you throw… Read more »

Letter: In our own backyard?

Letter: In our own backyard?

To the editor: In Dukeville, N.C., right next to the Duke Energy Buck Steam Station, well water sampling of 13 wells in May showed contaminant levels well above the acceptable… Read more »

Morse fundraising for 2017 European softball tourney

Morse fundraising for 2017 European softball tourney

Previous coverage: Eye on the Prize Staff report Softball can, in fact, take you places. Especially if you happen to be Cher Morse. The 15-year-old Rockingham resident has been selected… Read more »

Softball tourney benefits Cheryl Brown

Softball tourney benefits Cheryl Brown

Staff report ELLERBE — Members of the Head 2 Toe squad was crowned champion of a day-long, four-team, five-game benefit tournament on Saturday in Ellerbe. The tournament began as a… Read more »

A river runs through it

A river runs through it

Hamlet resident Nikki Honeycutt, 20, completed this painting in three hours during a class at Hobby Lobby in Wilmington. Honeycutt is attending UNC-Wilmington, where she is a junior and majoring… Read more »

Clemmons, Mercer, Parker, Wheeler win gold at NC Senior Games

Clemmons, Mercer, Parker, Wheeler win gold at NC Senior Games

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Pete Wheeler envisions adding a women’s softball team and cycling to next year’s Senior Games of Richmond County. For the winter months, however, eight Richmond County… Read more »

Braddock on ‘Love Letters': It’s not what you expect

Braddock on ‘Love Letters': It’s not what you expect

Watch video interview By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Video interview with Jason and Emily * ‘Love Letters’ set to open Oct. 23 * RCT announces 2014-15 lineup ROCKINGHAM — Emily Braddock… Read more »

Senior centers say ‘thanks’ to volunteers

Senior centers say ‘thanks’ to volunteers

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com EAST ROCKINGHAM — Mark Reeves spends a lot of time at the Hamlet Senior Center. And the volunteer gets plenty of work done, but only… Read more »

Library hosts Fall Festival fun

Library hosts Fall Festival fun

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Farm animals, face painting, turkey hats, oh my. Along with Joy the Clown, a book sale and booths from New Horizons and the Richmond… Read more »

Hudson on Ebola: No reason to panic, must stay alert

Hudson on Ebola: No reason to panic, must stay alert

In the last few weeks, the tragic Ebola epidemic in West Africa has hit home as we’ve witnessed the first death and transmissions in America. Additionally, news that the second… Read more »

‘Either I shoot guns or I draw’

‘Either I shoot guns or I draw’

Charcoal drawing helps Marine veteran cope with ghosts of war By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * In his words: Brandon on video * Charcoal Inspirations Facebook page MARSTON — With a… Read more »

Soccer registration open at Cheraw First Baptist

Soccer registration open at Cheraw First Baptist

Registration for Upward Soccer for grades K5-6 and Hard Pitch Soccer for grades 7-8 is now open at Cheraw First Baptist Church through December 1. To register for Upward Soccer,… Read more »

Spark your career path with welding skills

Spark your career path with welding skills

Northeastern Technical College’s division of continuing education is now taking applications for students interested in entering their daytime welding program, which begins in November. The program provides students with the… Read more »

Hill: What were you thinking?

Hill: What were you thinking?

Philippians 4:8, “Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report;… Read more »

Letter: If animals can have shelter, so should homeless

Letter: If animals can have shelter, so should homeless

To the editor: Nothing is better after a long day at work or school than going home, walking through the door, kicking your shoes off, putting on your comfy clothes,… Read more »

Big Rock workers donate to animal shelter, Backpack Pals

Big Rock workers donate to animal shelter, Backpack Pals

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — The need is never-ending. So Rebecca Davis, director of the Richmond County Animal Shelter, was thankful when several Big Rock Sports employees hauled in… Read more »

Line cut: Phones, Internet out in downtown Rockingham

Line cut: Phones, Internet out in downtown Rockingham

Service to be restored by 6 p.m.  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Two AT&T technicians were hard at work late Friday afternoon attempting to repair a phone and Internet… Read more »

Obituary: Sam Jarrell

Obituary: Sam Jarrell

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. — Mr. Sam V. Jarrell,  71, of Rockingham passed away peacefully Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 after a brave battle with cancer. He was born Oct. 6, 1943 in Richmond… Read more »

RCC nursing class is pretty in pink

RCC nursing class is pretty in pink

HAMLET — The Richmond Community College Lillian Duer James School of Nursing Class of 2015 donned their best pink finery Friday in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. October is Breast Cancer Awareness… Read more »

Berry places third at N.C. State Fair

Berry places third at N.C. State Fair

Staff report RALEIGH — Ellerbe resident Coleman Berry has placed third among 78 competitors in his goat showmanship class at the North Carolina State Fair in Raleigh. The fair began… Read more »

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