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Guilford County photo contest accepting entries

Guilford County photo contest accepting entries

Deadline to submit agriculture-related photos is June 29 * Click here to submit an entry GREENSBORO — Guilford County Extension would like to display photos depicting the Agriculture we have… Read more »

Gin Blossoms playing in Greensboro June 3

Gin Blossoms playing in Greensboro June 3

GREENSBORO — Gin Blossoms, with special guests Tonic and Vertical Horizon, will play on Sunday, June 30 at White Oak Amphitheatre at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. Tickets go on sale Friday,… Read more »

Review: ‘This Evil Thing’ tells plight of conscientious objectors

Review: ‘This Evil Thing’ tells plight of conscientious objectors

World War I conscripts faced their own battles By Kevin Spradlin PiedmontPostNC.com GREENSBORO — Growing up in London, war didn’t seem to make very much sense to Michael Mears. Flash forward… Read more »

Review: Five halos for Weaver Academy’s ‘Sister Act’

Review: Five halos for Weaver Academy’s ‘Sister Act’

Missed it? That’s a shame By Kevin Spradlin PiedmontPostNC.com * Weaver Theatre Facebook page * Photos by Shelli Craig Photography GREENSBORO — There was a universal question on the minds… Read more »

Amtrak passengers can now ‘ride and read’

Amtrak passengers can now ‘ride and read’

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com HAMLET — According to Amtrak.com, passengers getting on or off a train in Hamlet can look forward to Wi-Fi connection at the Hamlet Depot, and no  ATM. But they can… Read more »

Mike Rowe reaches 144 mph at Dragway

Mike Rowe reaches 144 mph at Dragway

CNN’s “Somebody’s Gotta Do It” films segment in Rockingham ROCKINGHAM — Mike Rowe gets around and the TV host, writer, actor, pitchman, spokesperson and star of the Discovery Channel’s “Dirty… Read more »

Tonight’s Plaza Jam postponed

Tonight’s Plaza Jam postponed

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — Tonight’s weather forecast has forced the postponement of tonight’s Plaza Jam session with The Rick Strickland Band. The summer concert series is hosted at Cole Plaza in… Read more »

This Day in NC History: Auspicious start for NC Award

This Day in NC History: Auspicious start for NC Award

On June 22, 1961, the General Assembly established the North Carolina Award to honor outstanding achievements by North Carolinians. The award was proposed by State Senator Robert Lee Humber of Pitt County, who hoped that the… Read more »

Drama camps start July 13 in Cheraw

Drama camps start July 13 in Cheraw

CHERAW, S.C. _ The Cheraw Arts Commission will present two Drama Camps July 13-16.  Instructor for these camps is Jessica Caraway.  Both camps will be held at the Theatre on the… Read more »

‘Super’ crowds force summer reading program venue change

‘Super’ crowds force summer reading program venue change

  Staff report * For more information call: – In Rockingham, 910-895-6337 – In Hamlet, 910-582-3477 – In Ellerbe, 910-652-6130 This summer’s Sandhills Regional Library System’s summer reading program in… Read more »

McIntyre earns top photo honors

McIntyre earns top photo honors

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — Betty McIntyre earned top honors at tonight’s meeting of the Richmond County Photography Group. McIntyre, took advantage of a trip to Tennessee a few weeks ago…. Read more »

Tourism slashes allocations budget

Tourism slashes allocations budget

TDA officials opt for “less is more” approach By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Related coverage * May 12: County tourism to seek additional personnel * May 7: ‘I promise you it will work’… Read more »

Theatre on the Green hosts summer flick

Theatre on the Green hosts summer flick

CHERAW, S.C. — The Cheraw Arts Commission presents family movies this summer starting with Paddington on Tuesday, June 16 at the Theatre on the Green. . It is the story of a Peruvian bear Paddington… Read more »

Hernandez earns John Philip Sousa Award

Hernandez earns John Philip Sousa Award

Marching Raiders bid farewell to 9 graduating seniors By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Angelis Hernandez earned the coveted John Philip Sousa Award during the Marching Raiders’ annual banquet Thursday night… Read more »

Martin: NC’s “Only in America” tale

Martin: NC’s “Only in America” tale

He was the most famous North Carolinian in the country, for a moment back in the late 1950s and 1960s. Today, you rarely hear his name. My children, who grew… Read more »

Spradlin: On the road with the Rockets band

Spradlin: On the road with the Rockets band

It was an assignment, but not the kind that requires a notebook, pen and the ever-present Canon Rebel T5i. After spending Saturday at Carowinds amusement park in Charlotte with several… Read more »

Ear infection leads to 18-day hospital stay

Ear infection leads to 18-day hospital stay

East Rockingham family funds exhausted Staff report * Make a voluntary contribution EAST ROCKINGHAM — It began with a simple ear infection. Eighteen days later — with more than one… Read more »

Seniors’ art on display in Ellerbe library

Seniors’ art on display in Ellerbe library

Instructor: “These old folks done pretty good” By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ELLERBE — John and Ann Moore led a small contingent at Kemp-Sugg Memorial Library in Ellerbe. The mission? To… Read more »

Taylor Chestnut exhibit opens June 4

Taylor Chestnut exhibit opens June 4

The Cheraw Arts Commission invites the public to an exhibit opening at the Burr Gallery on Thursday, June 4 from 5:00-7:00pm. The featured artist is Taylor Chestnut who is a Cheraw native and… Read more »

Basic Drawing sessions begin in June

Basic Drawing sessions begin in June

CHERAW, S.C. — Like to sketch or doodle?  Want to release that inner artist? Join us June 8-10 for Basic Drawing classes.  The Cheraw Arts Commission presents 2 hour Basic Drawing Classes each… Read more »

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