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Extension @ Your Service: A day to celebrate farmers

Extension @ Your Service: A day to celebrate farmers

Did you know that March 18 is National Ag Day? It’s a great time to celebrate how well our farmers feed, fuel and clothe the world every day! Every last… Read more »

Farmers Market seeks spot for 2015 season

Farmers Market seeks spot for 2015 season

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Farmers Market is looking for a new place to call home. Vendors spent each Wednesday and Saturday during the 2014… Read more »

Berry earns 1st, Grand Champion at livestock show

Berry earns 1st, Grand Champion at livestock show

WINSTON-SALEM — Ellerbe resident Coleman Lee Berry took home a first place finish as well as a Grand Champion in the meat class at the 4th annual Forsyth County Farm… Read more »

Etheridge: Avoid the end-of-month crunch

Etheridge: Avoid the end-of-month crunch

Elect your safety net program before March 31 deadline The month of March is upon us and with the change of calendar comes the dawn of springtime and many decisions… Read more »

Extension @ Your Service: Gardening in March will soothe Spring Fever

Extension @ Your Service: Gardening in March will soothe Spring Fever

The snow is finally melting, the slippery roads are a memory and we can abandon our heavy coats and gloves for another year! It is time to get out in… Read more »

Rural economic development specialist to speak in Wadesboro

Rural economic development specialist to speak in Wadesboro

 RSVP by March 20 Staff report Sen. Tom McInnis is inviting community leaders and members of the general public to attend a presentation on the Rural Development Grant Program on… Read more »

4-H camp registration opens April 13

4-H camp registration opens April 13

  Staff report Richmond County 4-H Summer Fun consists of a series of educational activities designed to make the most of summer vacation by encouraging youth to learn with productive… Read more »

McInnis on agriculture: ‘I see it as an opportunity’

McInnis on agriculture: ‘I see it as an opportunity’

 Freshman lawmaker hopes to bring food processing plants to District 25 By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Sen. Tom McInnis thinks there’s plenty of room to grow what is already the state’s No…. Read more »

Food hub could be built in Richmond

Food hub could be built in Richmond

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — The head of the Richmond County office of the North Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service received a green light to apply for… Read more »

‘Full speed ahead’ for PeeDeePost.com

‘Full speed ahead’ for PeeDeePost.com

  Previous coverage * The ethical choice * The numbers quantify the need * Readers flock to PeeDeePost.com * Let’s talk about community involvement * 62,462 photos and counting * The Post suspends operations Staff… Read more »

Thompson, Berry honored as Outstanding 4-Hers

Thompson, Berry honored as Outstanding 4-Hers

Annual banquet highlights youth activities By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery ROCKINGHAM — Kristi Reep turned away from the podium, her back to the audience of five dozen or… Read more »

Richardson: The lobbyists at your dinner party

Richardson: The lobbyists at your dinner party

Remember the old food pyramid? Until “MyPlate” replaced it a few years ago, the U.S. government’s official dietary advice for Americans fit neatly into that triangle. The government recently moved… Read more »

‘A great celebration for 4-H’

‘A great celebration for 4-H’

Millstone 4-H Camp readies $1 million learning center and auditorium By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 200 snapshots! * District Youth Hunter Skills Tnmt set for… Read more »

A jump start for new NC farmers

A jump start for new NC farmers

By Mary Kuhlman Public News Service-NC RALEIGH — As the interest in locally-produced foods grows, an increasing number of young people are looking to make a living farming the land. Allison Kiehl,… Read more »

4-H seeks volunteers

4-H seeks volunteers

The Richmond County 4-H program seeks volunteers to share skills and experience to help transform a new generation of confident young leaders. This is your chance to make a change,… Read more »

Photos of the Year: The best of Richmond County

Photos of the Year: The best of Richmond County

More than 80,220 photos since launch of PeeDeePost.com By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com As 2014 winds downs down, the staff at The Pee Dee Post have taken time to look back on the best… Read more »

Merry Christmas, from Mangum

Merry Christmas, from Mangum

Lydia Sides submitted this photo of a restored 1952 Farmall tractor, owned by Gene Sides of Mangum. The photo came with this message: “Wishing all a Merry Christmas from Sides… Read more »

PeeDeePost.com seeks your help selecting top stories

PeeDeePost.com seeks your help selecting top stories

Discussion set for Dec. 22 Staff report The Pee Dee Post, still less than eight months old after being launched on April 28, seeks contributors to the conversation that will… Read more »

In for a pound: ‘Penny wars’ nets three tons of change

In for a pound: ‘Penny wars’ nets three tons of change

Hamlet Middle School aims to curb hunger through greenhouse, food drive By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com HAMLET — Jayla Copeland won’t take credit for the idea. But she sure is happy… Read more »

NC chicken farmer fights Perdue on treatment of animals

NC chicken farmer fights Perdue on treatment of animals

‘There’s a lot of flaws in the system … this stuff is not as advertised’ By Stephanie Carson Public News Service-NC * Video – see what Watts is talking about… Read more »

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