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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 »

‘Disco’s dead! It’s been dead for years’

‘Disco’s dead! It’s been dead for years’

The Boogie Man: “It’s gonna take more than a Pop-Tart to wake this dude up” By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 400 images * Promo video… Read more »

Limited openings for NETC’s Camp Exploration

Limited openings for NETC’s Camp Exploration

CHERAW, S.C. — Camp Exploration, a summer day camp for rising seventh, eighth and ninth graders, will be held on the Cheraw campus of Northeastern Technical College this summer beginning July 12… Read more »

Cordova’s Terry recognized for T-shirt design

Cordova’s Terry recognized for T-shirt design

Eric Terry knows a thing or two about art. The Cordova student not only designed the 4th annual Walk, Wheel and Run 5K T-shirt, but also submitted his drawings to… Read more »

More than 60 graduate Early College with diploma, degree

More than 60 graduate Early College with diploma, degree

By Leighton Bell Richmond Community College * Johnson, Wilson lead Class of 2015 Commencement ceremonies for Richmond Early College High School (REaCH) and Scotland Early College High School (SEarCH) were… Read more »

Carpenter, Davis, Stanley go 1-2-3 in Crime Stoppers poster contest

Carpenter, Davis, Stanley go 1-2-3 in Crime Stoppers poster contest

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — Annika Carpenter, a seventh-grader at Rockingham Middle School, was announced on Friday as the winner of the Richmond County Crime Stoppers annual poster contest. With the… Read more »

McCrory signs 15-point school grade scale extension

McCrory signs 15-point school grade scale extension

McInnis, Goodman, Pierce all support the new law Staff report Related coverage * Feb. 5 — Stoops: Almost everything you need to know about school grades * Feb. 5 — Richmond… 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 »

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 »

“Oliver!” on stage at Washington Street Elementary

“Oliver!” on stage at Washington Street Elementary

Final public performance on Friday By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — There’s one remaining performance of “Oliver!” at Washington Street Elementary School. Led by Hunter Wood, who is cast by… Read more »

Sculptor: Get supplies and ‘try to make something’

Sculptor: Get supplies and ‘try to make something’

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery * May 7: 4-H club, art show up next for home-schoolers  ROCKINGHAM — Hope Norton had everything figured out. Well, almost everything…. 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 »

Field study shows how a GM crop can have diminishing success at fighting insect pest

Field study shows how a GM crop can have diminishing success at fighting insect pest

A new study from North Carolina State University and Clemson University finds that the toxin in a widely used genetically modified (GM) crop is having little impact on the crop… Read more »

New football coach: ‘I think you have a chance to win big’

New football coach: ‘I think you have a chance to win big’

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * BOE appoints Castellano next Raiders football coach Mike Castellano wasn’t the first choice to replace Paul Hoggard as the Richmond Raiders football coach. Mike… Read more »

Confirmed: Castellano becomes new Raiders football coach

Confirmed: Castellano becomes new Raiders football coach

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * April 17: Interviews ongoing for new football coach * CarolinaPreps.com: Castellano accepts head coaching position HAMLET — It seemed as if the whole world… Read more »

Stoops: An overview of the NC House K-12 education budget

Stoops: An overview of the NC House K-12 education budget

Although I agree that other parts of the House budget are problematic, their K-12 education budget includes additional funding for a number of promising initiatives and research-based programs. Clearly, the Republican… Read more »

RSHS Spring Concert includes the ‘weird and strange’

RSHS Spring Concert includes the ‘weird and strange’

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 200 images * Video – Raider Percussion Trio HAMLET — The annual Spring Concert staged Tuesday night included a… Read more »

‘A springboard for the future’

‘A springboard for the future’

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery * President’s Award recipients * NC Scholars award recipients ROCKINGHAM — Faculty and district officials gathered Tuesday morning in the Richmond Senior High… Read more »

RCC offers Braille transcription course

RCC offers Braille transcription course

HAMLET — Richmond Community College is offering an eight-week course in literary Braille transcribing, which will teach students to transcribe print materials into Braille and allow them to pursue a… Read more »

Early College announces valedictorian, salutatorian

Early College announces valedictorian, salutatorian

  By Ashley-Michelle Thublin Richmond County Schools HAMLET —Dalton Johnson and Weston Wilson have been identified as the top academic students from the Class of 2015 at Richmond Early College… Read more »

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