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Von Drehle gets on board Relay for Life train

Von Drehle gets on board Relay for Life train

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Related coverage * Relay for Life event website * March 12: Relay for Life ‘off to a good start’ CORDOVA — Betty McIntyre figures when the… Read more »

Hamlet native, cancer survivor to share story on TV

Hamlet native, cancer survivor to share story on TV

 Focus Feature: Tracey (nee Dye) Diaz, Raider Class of ’83 By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Contribute to Tracey’s medical fees Mother’s Day this year will be something more than an… Read more »

Work begins to clean up ‘severely deteriorated, unsafe’ mobile home park

Work begins to clean up ‘severely deteriorated, unsafe’ mobile home park

Dilapidated properties sold for scrap By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Related coverage April 14: ‘I wish there was something we could do’ HAMLET — Work is underway to address a group… Read more »

Firefighters match face, name with a cause

Firefighters match face, name with a cause

‘Fill the Boot’ effort to benefit people like Milee By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * April 23: Firefighters to “Fill the Boot” ROCKINGHAM — Milee Huffman has muscular dystrophy. The 16-year-old… Read more »

Advocates speak out against longer abortion waiting period

Advocates speak out against longer abortion waiting period

By Stephanie Carson Public News Service – NC RALEIGH — Among the backlog of bills in the North Carolina General Assembly this session, one that is making progress would triple… Read more »

Bottled Blessings campaign nets $27,000

Bottled Blessings campaign nets $27,000

Proceeds benefit Pee Dee Pregnancy Resource Center Staff report Related coverage * Jan. 16: Donations mark Sanctity of Human Life * Aug. 18: A child costs how much? ROCKINGHAM —… Read more »

4 rabies vaccination clinics on tap

4 rabies vaccination clinics on tap

Staff report Pet owners can take advantage of four rabies vaccination clinics scheduled for early May. Each vaccination is $8. North Carolina law requires all dogs and cats 4 months of… Read more »

Rockingham firefighters to ‘Fill the Boot’

Rockingham firefighters to ‘Fill the Boot’

ROCKINGHAM — Members of the Rockingham Fire Department, along with the Muscular Dystrophy Association, will kick off the firefighters’ first ever local Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to help save… Read more »

Extension @ Your Service: Mosquito season is here

Extension @ Your Service: Mosquito season is here

Like me, you may have started noticing mosquito activity this week. This is because Richmond County has had some warm wet conditions, which are optimal for mosquitoes to thrive. It’s important… Read more »

Perdue associates make ‘quite a difference’

Perdue associates make ‘quite a difference’

More than 1,200 pounds of garbage, debris removed from rec areas RICHMOND COUNTY — More than 50 Perdue associates, their family members and friends helped beautify their community on Saturday,… Read more »

RCC: ‘We have something for everyone’

RCC: ‘We have something for everyone’

Aspiring college students learn what RCC has to offer By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery HAMLET — The message was clear and constant: If a student is ready to… Read more »

‘There are some things you just have to see’

‘There are some things you just have to see’

Conservationist, farmer inspires group to get outdoors By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — North Carolina, Jesse Wimberley said, is at a crossroads. Manufacturing’s heyday is gone and likely never to return…. Read more »

‘There’s so much talent’

‘There’s so much talent’

Silver Arts show highlights 50-plus abilities By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Related coverage * Photo gallery – Silver Arts * Official results (when available) * April 18: Seniors take flight in… Read more »

Medicare gives 5 stars to Moore County hospital

Medicare gives 5 stars to Moore County hospital

PINEHURST — Choosing where to go for hospital care can be confusing and overwhelming for patients. That choice may be a little easier for consumers in the mid-Carolinas now that… Read more »

Seniors take flight on field day

Seniors take flight on field day

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Related coverage * Official results (coming soon) * Photo gallery – track and field *  April 17: Bowling with ‘Games face on’ * April 16: McLain on… Read more »

Husband-wife duo go 1-2 in Run for the Ribbons 5K

Husband-wife duo go 1-2 in Run for the Ribbons 5K

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 1,700 snapshots! * Official results * 2015 county running schedule ROCKINGHAM — A husband and wife team from Canada took… Read more »

Wimberly to discuss connection between natural, human history

Wimberly to discuss connection between natural, human history

April 20 meeting starts at 7 p.m. Staff report ROCKINGHAM — Jesse Wimberly, outreach coordinator for the Sandhills Area Land Trust, will be the featured speaker for this month’s Richmond… Read more »

McLain on the Games: ‘I’m back’

McLain on the Games: ‘I’m back’

After 4-year hiatus, champion table tennis player returns By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Related coverage * Official results * Photo gallery – table tennis * April 15: Pickleball ‘a tongue hanging out game’ * April… Read more »

Buddy Roe set to ride for 6th straight year

Buddy Roe set to ride for 6th straight year

Annual motorcycle ride benefits Special Olympics of Richmond County By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * 2014 Special Olympics coverage Kickstands will go up at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, to… Read more »

This Day in NC History: Physicians form professional alliance

This Day in NC History: Physicians form professional alliance

On April 16, 1849, the Medical Society of North Carolina was established after several state legislators, who were also physicians, called for a state medical convention. The organization wasn’t the first statewide… Read more »

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