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Stoops: Homeschoolers are 107,000 students strong

Stoops: Homeschoolers are 107,000 students strong

Thirty years after the N.C. Supreme Court recognized the legality of homeschooling in Delconte vs. State of North Carolina, the state’s home school population has eclipsed the 100,000-student mark.  That is… Read more »

‘This is only the beginning’

‘This is only the beginning’

Doors open on new Dobbins Heights Community Center By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * June 18: Delays set back Community Center opening DOBBINS HEIGHTS — Antonio Blue got his flag pole…. Read more »

Video: ‘Here comes the Yankee Army!’

Video: ‘Here comes the Yankee Army!’

Local youth get tour of Leak-Wall House By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – 400 images * Video – chamber pot * Video – the record player * Video – the “horse” ROCKINGHAM — Macy Steen was… Read more »

Butler, Felts build motorized bike at RCC

Butler, Felts build motorized bike at RCC

By Wylie Bell Richmond Community College HAMLET — What do you do for your welding class project? Build yourself some new wheels! That is exactly what two Richmond Community College… Read more »

This Day in NC History: ‘Moonlight’ Graham and baseball lore

This Day in NC History: ‘Moonlight’ Graham and baseball lore

On June 29, 1905, Cumberland County native “Moonlight” Graham played in his first and only Major League Baseball game. His story came to national attention after being incorporated into the 1989 hit… Read more »

Goodman: Guns and schools do not mix

Goodman: Guns and schools do not mix

Concealed weapons in campus communities jeopardize safety I, like nearly all Americans, was stunned by the horrible murders in Charleston last week. While it is a fact that this was an… Read more »

Williams to Leak Street campers: ‘It’s your time to shine’

Williams to Leak Street campers: ‘It’s your time to shine’

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Seven-year-old Anthony Wright wants to be a basketball star. Stevonnie Crouch, 7, wants to be a “police girl,” and Kayla Lewis, 8, wants… Read more »

The task at hand is to teach, love, understand

The task at hand is to teach, love, understand

More than 80 gather for prayer vigil in wake of Charleston massacre By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 300 images * Video – the Negro National… Read more »

Report: Robbery at Leak Street summer camp

Report: Robbery at Leak Street summer camp

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Authorities are searching for a blue or green Chevy Tahoe that served as the getaway vehicle after an alleged robbery Wednesday afternoon at Leak Street Educational and… Read more »

McCrory signs veterans’ bill for in-state tuition, CDLs

McCrory signs veterans’ bill for in-state tuition, CDLs

RALEIGH — Gov. Pat McCrory signed two bills into law today to support veterans and military families through in-state tuition at University of North Carolina system universities and North Carolina… Read more »

Extension @ Your Service: Finding reliable nutrition advice

Extension @ Your Service: Finding reliable nutrition advice

Nutrition is an ongoing and ever-changing topic as research continues to emerge. It can often be overwhelming for the people to sort through this information and understand what is truly… Read more »

150 adult learners ready to ‘take the next step’

150 adult learners ready to ‘take the next step’

By Wylie Bell Richmond Community College HAMLET — Richmond Community College held a graduation ceremony June 18 for students from Richmond and Scotland counties who completed either the Adult High… Read more »

Mulvaney: It’s more than the Confederate flag

Mulvaney: It’s more than the Confederate flag

I would like to start by saying that I am disappointed that the conversation in South Carolina — largely driven by those outside our state — has been focused on… Read more »

NFL’s Williams to speak Thursday at Leak Street camp

NFL’s Williams to speak Thursday at Leak Street camp

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — Retired NFL cornerback Perry Williams will be the featured speaker at 10 a.m. Thursday at Leak Street Educational and Cultural Center. Jackie McAuley said Williams was in Ellerbe… 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 »

All Healthcare Management classes at RCC now online

All Healthcare Management classes at RCC now online

By Wylie Bell Richmond Community College HAMLET — Richmond Community College is now making all Healthcare Management Technology (HMT) classes available in an online format. By making the HMT classes… 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 »

RCC adds 1-year substation program

RCC adds 1-year substation program

By Leighton Bell Richmond Community College Related coverage * Jan. 8: Power packs a punch at RCC * May 8: RCC’s EUSRT program seeks students up for a challenge HAMLET… Read more »

Honor Roll: Ellerbe Middle School

Honor Roll: Ellerbe Middle School

ELLERBE — The list of recognized students at Ellerbe Middle School was released Thursday for the fourth and final nine-week academic period of the 2015-16 school year. Sixth Grade: Faith Brewington, Johan… Read more »

Honor Roll: West Rockingham Elementary School

Honor Roll: West Rockingham Elementary School

The list of recognized students at West Rockingham Elementary School was released Wednesday for the fourth and final nine-week academic period of the 2015-16 school year. A Honor Roll Third Grade: Ariana… Read more »

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