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You Decide: How will the job market change?

You Decide: How will the job market change?

Although the job market in North Carolina has been improving for the last five years, there still is a long way to go. The number of people employed today is… Read more »

Habitat ready to build in Dobbins Heights

Habitat ready to build in Dobbins Heights

$28,000 Perdue grant completes funding Construction to begin in September ABERDEEN — Habitat for Humanity of the NC Sandhills received a $28,000 grant on Tuesday from the Arthur W. Perdue… Read more »

Rock City Wings to close May 31

Rock City Wings to close May 31

Render hopes “regroup,” reopen late 2015, early ’16 By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Rock City Wings LLC is planning to shut down on Sunday, May 31 after fewer than nine months… Read more »

For sale: PDP photos for your enjoyment

For sale: PDP photos for your enjoyment

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — The Pee Dee Post celebrated its one-year mark on April 28 and since the 2014 launch has published nearly 100,000 photos. On May 13, about 54… Read more »

Duke Energy subsidiaries plead guilty, will pay $102 million

Duke Energy subsidiaries plead guilty, will pay $102 million

WASHINGTON D.C. — Three subsidiaries of North Carolina-based Duke Energy Corporation, the largest utility in the United States, pleaded guilty today to nine criminal violations of the Clean Water Act… Read more »

Fidelity Bank celebrates grand opening

Fidelity Bank celebrates grand opening

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Fidelity Bank staff kept rather unusual work hours Wednesday evening as local and regional staff celebrated the grand opening of its East Broad… Read more »

Ribbon-cutting for Pattan’s Downtown Grille

Ribbon-cutting for Pattan’s Downtown Grille

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — Tim Pattan, his wife and children were supported by family and dozens of friends and patrons of Pattan’s Downtown Grille, Rockingham’s newest eatery. Pattan, creator of… Read more »

Firefighters battle CorTek blaze

Firefighters battle CorTek blaze

Plant owner: Lighting might have sparked it  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery HAMLET — Firefighters from five agencies responded Tuesday afternoon to a report of bales of paper… Read more »

Report: AC Sandhills to open indoor sports facility

Report: AC Sandhills to open indoor sports facility

ABERDEEN — AC Sandhills has announced a deal with the owner of the former Gullistan Carpet factory to turn part of the 650,000-square-foot building into an indoor sports and entertainment facility…. Read more »

Hudson: Now’s the time for a pro-growth jobs plan

Hudson: Now’s the time for a pro-growth jobs plan

Last week was National Small Business Week, a time when the nation joins together to celebrate and thank our small businesses. I’m a big fan of this observance because it… Read more »

RCC’s EUSRT program seeks students up for a challenge

RCC’s EUSRT program seeks students up for a challenge

13 Spring graduates all have job offers By Wylie Bell Richmond Community College Related PDP coverage * March 4: Duke Energy commits to RCC’s EUSRT program * Jan. 8: Power… Read more »

Hamlet man seeks CUP to open flea market, fruit stand

Hamlet man seeks CUP to open flea market, fruit stand

Site was to be Big Papa’s Seafood and Produce By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Members of the Richmond County Planning and Zoning Board of Adjustment will conduct a public hearing at 7… Read more »

Goodman: Job creation, economic recovery is top priority

Goodman: Job creation, economic recovery is top priority

RALEIGH — Members of the Main Street Democrat Legislative Caucus today called on the Speaker of the House Tim Moore and Senate President Pro-Tem Phil Berger to provide the state’s… Read more »

Martin: Bad news for politicians — and the rest of us, too

Martin: Bad news for politicians — and the rest of us, too

I have some bad news for North Carolina politicians. Some of your best friends are dying. It is not people that I am thinking about. It is restaurants. In the… Read more »

The PDP digital newspaper site hacked

The PDP digital newspaper site hacked

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — A Rockingham Police Department officer responded early Tuesday morning to a complaint of a local business’s website being hacked. Kevin Spradlin, owner and managing editor of… Read more »

Fisher, Lockhart earn ‘Golden’ scholarships

Fisher, Lockhart earn ‘Golden’ scholarships

Golden LEAF Foundation announces two $12,000 education packages By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — It was Dan Gerlach’s eighth high school visit of the day. To Nile Fisher and Juwan Lockhart, it… Read more »

Spradlin: This is why I work

Spradlin: This is why I work

* Photo gallery When The Pee Dee Post launched a year and two days ago, I had to promise myself not to get caught up in trying to cover everything…. Read more »

PDP business cards double as trading cards

PDP business cards double as trading cards

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — The Pee Dee Post announced on Tuesday during a Richmond County Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting ceremony and “Happy 1st Birthday” celebration that it has a new,… Read more »

Chamber, friends gather to wish the Post a ‘Happy Birthday’

Chamber, friends gather to wish the Post a ‘Happy Birthday’

  Staff report * Support The Pee Dee Post * Photo gallery * April 26: You’re invited! PDP set to turn 1 ROCKINGHAM — Whew! It might have looked bleak… Read more »

Study: Who is going to NC charter schools

Study: Who is going to NC charter schools

CHAPEL HILL — With the state lifting its cap on charter schools in recent years and 147 charter schools now open in North Carolina, new research from Duke University questions which students the… Read more »

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