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Register now for Dannell Ellerbe Football Camp

Register now for Dannell Ellerbe Football Camp

Staff report * 2014 PDP camp coverage ROCKINGHAM — Registration is now open for the fourth annual Dannell Ellerbe Football Camp at Richmond Senior High School. The free camp for… Read more »

No fishing license needed for July 4 anglers

No fishing license needed for July 4 anglers

  RALEIGH — Independence Day is free fishing day in North Carolina. From 12:01 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. on July 4, everyone in North Carolina can fish in any public body of water without purchasing… Read more »

McIntyre earns top photo honors

McIntyre earns top photo honors

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — Betty McIntyre earned top honors at tonight’s meeting of the Richmond County Photography Group. McIntyre, took advantage of a trip to Tennessee a few weeks ago…. Read more »

Run-Paddle-Run race and relay set for Jan. 9

Run-Paddle-Run race and relay set for Jan. 9

Proceeds to fund college scholarship fund Staff report ROCKINGHAM — The Pee Dee Post used the informal portion of the monthly Rockingham Downtown Corporation meeting to announce the date of… Read more »

Burns: Passing the torch of L-I-B-E-R-T-Y

Burns: Passing the torch of L-I-B-E-R-T-Y

My name is John Hosbrook, and I died 217 years ago. My family has asked me to take you on a tour of our Patriot Past. They said you might… Read more »

Spradlin: Impact of Ingram, Ellerbe getting ‘bigger and bigger’

Spradlin: Impact of Ingram, Ellerbe getting ‘bigger and bigger’

* Photo gallery – more than 900 images This wasn’t intended to be a column. Instead, the original assignment this Saturday afternoon called for a regular news story with quotes from event… Read more »

Changes in traffic, parking make graduation a breeze

Changes in traffic, parking make graduation a breeze

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Class of 2015 told to ‘dream, imagine, hope’: More than 3,500 images ROCKINGHAM — The air was hot, oppressive and, for the most part,… Read more »

Hot Mamas Opening Day rolls in under Carolina sun

Hot Mamas Opening Day rolls in under Carolina sun

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * 2015 season schedule (subject to change) * Photo gallery – more than 1,500 images (first 6 games) * 2014 championship game * 2014 Final Four… Read more »

Class of 2015 Raiders told to ‘dream, imagine, hope’

Class of 2015 Raiders told to ‘dream, imagine, hope’

442 walk in 42nd annual RSHS commencement By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery — Set 1 (procession) — Set 2 (awarding of diplomas) * Video * Hernandez beats the… Read more »

Beating the odds: Hernandez earns high school diploma

Beating the odds: Hernandez earns high school diploma

Mom: “There was no hope. He was going to die.” By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Class of 2015 told to “dream, imagine, hope’ * Metastatic osteosarcoma defined * The Gerson… Read more »

63 walk in ‘historic’ Leak Street graduation

63 walk in ‘historic’ Leak Street graduation

Leak Street to undergo name change for 2015-16 school year  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 1,000 images * 2014 graduation coverage ROCKINGHAM — Yo, G…. Read more »

School district staff, faculty celebrate ‘super’ year

School district staff, faculty celebrate ‘super’ year

    By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 1,100 images * 2014 event coverage ROCKINGHAM — It’s a way to say “thank you” for a job… 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 »

Neighbor praised for action in kitchen fire

Neighbor praised for action in kitchen fire

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com EAST ROCKINGHAM — Neighbors praised one of their own early Wednesday afternoon when an East Rockingham man rushed into a burning home and pulled out the… Read more »

Flash Flood Warning in effect until midnight

Flash Flood Warning in effect until midnight

  Staff report RICHMOND COUNTY — The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for south-central Richmond County until midnight. The warning was issued at 8:58 p.m. Tuesday…. Read more »

One last huddle

One last huddle

Seniors edge juniors in Powder Puff match By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 900 images * Video – manleaders Class of 2015 ROCKINGHAM — The “manleader” squads… Read more »

Ellerbe Fire Dept. accepts $29K grant

Ellerbe Fire Dept. accepts $29K grant

RALEIGH — North Carolina Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Wayne Goodwin announced that Ellerbe Fire Department has been awarded a $29,429.50 grant through the state’s 2015 Volunteer Fire Department Fund…. Read more »

Thinking of retiring in NC? Think again

Thinking of retiring in NC? Think again

By Stephanie Carson Public News Service-NC CARY — Seventy-five-year-old Ken Cowick and his wife moved to Cary from Michigan with their retirement in mind. What’s top of mind now for the… Read more »

LandTrust to host summer paddle series

LandTrust to host summer paddle series

RSVP required for Uwharrie Region adventure The LandTrust of Central North Carolina has scheduled a Summer Paddle Series designed to showcase valuable waterways and paddling opportunities in the Piedmont region. Paddle… 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 »

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