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Hamlet HS Class of ’65 holds 50th reunion

Hamlet HS Class of ’65 holds 50th reunion

HAMLET — The Hamlet High School Class of 1965 held its 50th year reunion on June 19 and June 20, 2015. Classmates gathered at Hoot ‘n Holler near Hamlet on Friday night for an… Read more »

Carriker, Oxendine to marry

Carriker, Oxendine to marry

Elaine Carriker and Patrick Oxendine of Bolton, N.C., announce their upcoming wedding at 5:30 p.m. on June 27 at Cooks Farm in Leland. Elaine is the daughter of the late James Brice… Read more »

Steele takes helm of Legion District 16

Steele takes helm of Legion District 16

Robert L. Steele Sr., left, of American Legion Post 147, Rockingham, was sworn in Saturday at the American Legion Department of North Carolina 2015 Convention at the North Raleigh Hilton… Read more »

David and Ilene Lee celebrate 50 years together

David and Ilene Lee celebrate 50 years together

ROCKINGHAM — Rev. David and Ilene Lee celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at Faith Free Will Baptist Church, a celebration coordinated by their friends and family. There was approximately 160 people in… Read more »

Legion Post 147 installs new officers

Legion Post 147 installs new officers

Special to The Pee Dee Post LEDBETTER — American Legion Post 147 in Rockingham installed officers for 2015-16 during a ceremony Friday night at post headquarters on Ledbetter Lake. Richard W. Neville,… Read more »

McKinnon named Post 147’s Firefighter of the Year

McKinnon named Post 147’s Firefighter of the Year

Special to The Pee Dee Post LEDBETTER — Lt. Vernon McKinnon of the Rockingham Fire Department Friday night received the American Legion Post 147 Firefighter of the Year Award. The… Read more »

Retired Ladies of the Clerk of Court meet

Retired Ladies of the Clerk of Court meet

HAMLET — Six members of the Retired Ladies of the Clerk of Court met Tuesday afternoon for lunch at the Seaboard Station Restaurant in Hamlet. The group meets “every few… Read more »

Greene signs to run track, play corner at Methodist

Greene signs to run track, play corner at Methodist

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Erran Greene wasn’t sure he’d ever be good enough to play college football. Lucky for him, defensive back coach Eric Gould thought otherwise…. Read more »

Coltrane, Gilbert earn All-State cheer honors

Coltrane, Gilbert earn All-State cheer honors

Mary Catherine Coltrane and Essence Gilbert learned Thursday they were among 36 cheerleaders from North Carolina high schools selected for All-State Cheer Team. After being nominated for All-Region by Richmond Senior… Read more »

LeGrande to set, serve for Guilford Tech Titans

LeGrande to set, serve for Guilford Tech Titans

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Davina LeGrande’s transition from high school to college volleyball might not be that difficult. After all, Guilford Technical Community College is only 75… Read more »

Butler to go from Raider to Stinger

Butler to go from Raider to Stinger

Richmond Senior pitcher to pursue business degree in Florence By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Joe Butler is provided two scenarios. In one, he comes on in relief and gives… Read more »

Richmond County Hospice thanks volunteers

Richmond County Hospice thanks volunteers

Neal Watkins named Volunteer of the Year Special to The Pee Dee Post * Photo gallery ROCKINGHAM — More than 150 people attended the annual Volunteer Banquet at Richmond County Hospice… Read more »

Whittington, Smith to marry

Whittington, Smith to marry

Mr. and Mrs. Lance Whittington, of Ellerbe, N.C., proudly announce the wedding of their daughter, Ayrika Nichole, to Caleb Samuel Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Smith, of Ellerbe…. Read more »

County livestock agent earns state recognition

County livestock agent earns state recognition

Tiffanee Conrad, livestock extension agent at the North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s Richmond County Office, has been named a winner of the state Agriculture Awareness and Appreciation Award. Conrad is a… Read more »

Rockingham FD flushing hydrants

Rockingham FD flushing hydrants

Rockingham Fire Department personnel will flush approximately 90 hydrants in city limits over the next several days. If the water in your home looks brown in color, run water through… Read more »

Celebrating 65 years of marriage

Celebrating 65 years of marriage

James L. Howell Jr. and Betty Jenkins Howell were married on March 10, 1950 in Bennettsville, S.C. Mr. and Mrs. Howell were honored with a fish fry hosted by their… Read more »

WRC seeks nominees for annual small game awards

WRC seeks nominees for annual small game awards

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking nominees for its annual Lawrence G. Diedrick Small Game Awards, which recognize an individual and organization whose contributions aid wildlife that depend… Read more »

Bright Ideas grant program seeks applicants

Bright Ideas grant program seeks applicants

WADESBORO — Pee Dee Electric and North Carolina’s electric cooperatives have pledged nearly $600,000 to the state’s teachers in Bright Ideas education grant funding for the 2015-16 school year. Grants… Read more »

Rockingham Rotary accepting grant funding applications

Rockingham Rotary accepting grant funding applications

Deadline to apply is April 30 By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Maybe it’s helping to provide a dictionary to a third grade student. Or perhaps it helps law enforcement officials nab… 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 »

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