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Our Turn: Supporting PeeDeePost.com is the ethical choice

Our Turn: Supporting PeeDeePost.com is the ethical choice

* Contribute online Previous coverage: * Oct. 21: The numbers quantify the need Google “reasons to buy local.” Feel free to substitute “shop” for “buy.” Same difference. The are approximately… Read more »

Video: Kids go electric for science

Video: Kids go electric for science

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Video – A hair-raising experience for Katelynn Gomez ROCKINGHAM — Rockingham Middle School science teacher Kristie Wikane had a problem. Her students, she said, weren’t thinking… Read more »

Letter: Vote no for sales tax increase

Letter: Vote no for sales tax increase

To the editor: Wake up city and county residents! The Rockingham City Council adopted a Parks and Recreation Plan Feb. 8, 2005. It’s amazing that of the 5,400 surveys sent… Read more »

Rockets push aside Bearcats, 44-0

Rockets push aside Bearcats, 44-0

Rockingham moves to 5-0, readies to host Hamlet By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – More than 1,200 pics! Previous coverage * Ellerbe won Wednesday over Hamlet, 42-36 to… Read more »

State Fair report: Junior Doe goat show, showmanship results

State Fair report: Junior Doe goat show, showmanship results

By Tiffanee Conrad NC Cooperative Extension RALEIGH — A previous article reported how well our Richmond County youth exhibited in the Junior Wether Meat Goat Show at the NC State… Read more »

Chamber seeks Citizen of the Year nominees

Chamber seeks Citizen of the Year nominees

The Richmond County Chamber of Commerce is asking for nominations for the “Richmond County Citizen of the Year,” an award given each year to a person for his or her devotion… Read more »

Unexpected blessing: NETC visit yields new career

Unexpected blessing: NETC visit yields new career

By Shannon Justice Northeastern Technical College Three months ago, Miranda Bailey didn’t know that a visit to Northeastern Technical College to register her daughter for college would end with her… Read more »

Two hurt in two-car crash on US 220

Two hurt in two-car crash on US 220

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery ROCKINGHAM — Drivers of a gray sport utility vehicle and a silver four-door sedan both were transported to FirstHealth Richmond Memorial Hospital Wednesday… Read more »

Stanback’s ‘letters’ hopes to strengthen father-son bonds

Stanback’s ‘letters’ hopes to strengthen father-son bonds

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Bruce Stanback has been around young people for much of his adult life. Over the years, the 57-year-old has seen the impact of fathers… Read more »

RCC ‘strong and vibrant,’ says president

RCC ‘strong and vibrant,’ says president

McInnis offers State of the College address at annual event HAMLET — The annual update of Richmond Community College (RCC) and the RCC Foundation were presented Monday during a banquet… Read more »

Garner named RCC Foundation Citizen of the Year

Garner named RCC Foundation Citizen of the Year

HAMLET — Richmond County Commission Vice Chairman John Garner was recognized Monday night as the Richmond Community College Foundation’s Citizen of the Year. Owner and operator of Convenience Corner in… Read more »

Richmond County 4-H at the N.C. State Fair

Richmond County 4-H at the N.C. State Fair

The theme at this year’s NC State Fair was “The October Original” and Richmond County 4-H’ers have great reason to celebrate after their strong showing at events this year! Youth… Read more »

Comments on PeeDeePost.com temporarily suspended

Comments on PeeDeePost.com temporarily suspended

New comments system a work in progress Staff report ROCKINGHAM — Following a series of high-profile original reporting on PeeDeePost.com that generated a wide variety of comments from readers — including… Read more »

Surgeon: ‘My students know that I care about them’

Surgeon: ‘My students know that I care about them’

Editor’s note: October is National Principals Month. The Pee Dee Post will publish profiles on each of the county’s school principals during the month. * Jamie Greene * Yvonne Gilmer * Ellen Mabe * Joyce… Read more »

School resource officers, others highlighted in annual ceremony

School resource officers, others highlighted in annual ceremony

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Sept. 29: 19 local, county law enforcement officers to be honored ROCKINGHAM — School resource officers, said Brenda David, are the first line of defense… Read more »

Controlled burn draws first-responders to East Rockingham

Controlled burn draws first-responders to East Rockingham

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com EAST ROCKINGHAM — The emergency call for help was reported to the Richmond County Emergency Services at 7:04 p.m. Tuesday. The location was on private land between… Read more »

Our Turn: The numbers quantify the need

Our Turn: The numbers quantify the need

Your financial support ensures independent operation of your daily local news source * Contribute online If nothing else, the numbers justify it. They don’t demand it, they request it. And… Read more »

7 earn business plan certificate through NC Real series

7 earn business plan certificate through NC Real series

HAMLET — Richmond Community College’s Small Business Center awarded certificates on Oct. 16 to seven people who completed the NC REAL Business Plan series. The 10-session NC REAL series explored key… Read more »

RDC eyes former bank as permanent farmers market

RDC eyes former bank as permanent farmers market

Tearing down former First Scotland Bank could have tax advantages By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Members of the Rockingham Downtown Corporation on Tuesday discussed the future and how some of the… Read more »

Butler comes full circle at Hamlet Middle School

Butler comes full circle at Hamlet Middle School

Editor’s note: October is National Principals Month. The Pee Dee Post will publish profiles on each of the county’s school principals during the month. * Jamie Greene * Yvonne Gilmer * Ellen Mabe * Joyce… Read more »

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