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On Finance on long-term care insurance: ‘Who needs it?’

On Finance on long-term care insurance: ‘Who needs it?’

“Not me,” you say. You’re young. You’re healthy. You eat right, exercise, and get regular check-ups. Just a few of the reasons people today are living longer. In fact, since… Read more »

RCC opens fall registration

RCC opens fall registration

HAMLET — Richmond Community College is gearing up for a new academic year, which will begin Aug. 17 with the introduction of a new one-year program in Electric Utility Substation… Read more »

‘It’s time to go to Disney!’

‘It’s time to go to Disney!’

Kwalei and his “million-dollar smile” headed to Orlando By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – a Disney/DQ celebration * Video: What is Tetralogy of Fallot? * Rockingham teen manages Tetralogy… Read more »

Donation helps Smith with Eagle project

Donation helps Smith with Eagle project

ROCKINGHAM — Local Farm Bureau Agent Kenny Melvin presents  Logan SmitH, a member of Boy Scout Troop 64 in Rockingham, a check to help support his Eagle project. Logan is… Read more »

RDC takes over Great Falls Mill

RDC takes over Great Falls Mill

Site of county’s 1st cotton mill one of “most evocative historic places” By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Related links * National Register of Historic Places listing (PDF) * Ruins of the 1972… Read more »

‘Be safe!’

‘Be safe!’

CSX, law enforcement promote railroad safety By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery EAST ROCKINGHAM — One blue Hyundai sedan pulled over to switch drivers. A beige, older Honda Civic… Read more »

BlueScope Buildings to expand, add 115 jobs

BlueScope Buildings to expand, add 115 jobs

LAURINBURG — Gov. Pat McCrory, state Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina announced today that BlueScope Buildings North America will be expanding… Read more »

Chamber to host Hoptoberfest in October

Chamber to host Hoptoberfest in October

The Richmond County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce a new event for Richmond County and the region. Hoptoberfest will take place on Saturday, Oct. 10 at the Richmond Plaza… Read more »

City seeks private investment in downtown

City seeks private investment in downtown

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — The city’s downtown area has seen no small amount of investment in Rockingham in recent years, but very little of it spearheaded by… Read more »

Stafford finds path, plan at RCC

Stafford finds path, plan at RCC

  By Wylie Bell Richmond Community College HAMLET —When Hailey Stafford walked across the stage during Richmond Community College’s graduation ceremony in May, she had a clear plan of what… Read more »

The Wright Club launches to promote NC businesses

The Wright Club launches to promote NC businesses

RALEIGH — Douglas Media Group LLC launched the first state-focused monthly subscription service in North Carolina. The service, known as The Wright Club, will deliver products, samples, exclusive discounts, and… Read more »

Swift Printing celebrates opening with ribbon-cutting

Swift Printing celebrates opening with ribbon-cutting

ROCKINGHAM — Swift Printing co-owners Leondas Paul III and Leon Paul welcomed the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce and guests Friday afternoon for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the store’s… 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 »

Having a ball

Having a ball

Gross gets ‘Bright Idea’ in Hamlet classroom By Ashley Ratliff-Haynes Communications Specialist, Pee Dee Electric HAMLET — How do you define a bright idea? We all have them from time-to-time…. Read more »

Pee Dee Electric supports Energy Ventures Camp

Pee Dee Electric supports Energy Ventures Camp

HAMLET — Pee Dee Electric Membership Cooperative has shown its support of Richmond Community College’s annual Energy Venture Camp through a $500 donation. Director of Engineering and Operations Mark Rhyne… Read more »

United Way says ‘thank you’ to supporters

United Way says ‘thank you’ to supporters

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery * March 24: United Way exceeds $250K goal * Sept. 11: Day of Caring allows county to breathe better ROCKINGHAM — John… Read more »

Free seminar to go beyond ‘shoebox accounting’

Free seminar to go beyond ‘shoebox accounting’

HAMLET —Recordkeeping is a task entrepreneurs most often take for granted, according to accounting consultant Semone Brisson. “Bookkeeping ranks last on the to-do list for most entrepreneurs until April 15… Read more »

PDP awards 4 scholarships totaling $3,200

PDP awards 4 scholarships totaling $3,200

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * May 21: Russell, Pittman lead Class of 2015 * April 19: 9 vie for PDP scholarship * March 16: PDP creates Community Scholarship ROCKINGHAM… Read more »

Russell, Pittman lead Raider Class of 2015

Russell, Pittman lead Raider Class of 2015

Advice to recipients of $1.9 million in scholarships: ‘Spend it wisely’ By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 600 images ROCKINGHAM — Some offered career advice or… Read more »

Third edition of PDP trading card due out next week

Third edition of PDP trading card due out next week

  Staff report * April 28: PDP card No. 2 out ROCKINGHAM — The third edition of The Pee Dee Post business cards, which double as limited edition trading cards,… Read more »

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