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Taylor, Clemmons, Wells lead Senior Games swimming

Taylor, Clemmons, Wells lead Senior Games swimming

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Related coverage * Official results – coming later today * Photo gallery – swimming – more than 1,000 images! * April 14: Women’s bocce * April 13: Opening… Read more »

Chavis, Gibson win bocce gold

Chavis, Gibson win bocce gold

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Related coverage * Results * Photo gallery – women’s bocce * April 13: Opening ceremony * April 13: Men’s bocce ball opens Games * March 18: Last day to register… Read more »

Slaughter named Physician of the Year

Slaughter named Physician of the Year

A hospitalist physician known for his “great bedside manner” has been named 2015 Physician of the Year at FirstHealth Richmond Memorial Hospital Dr. Van “Beaux” Slaughter said he was “caught… Read more »

‘This is a big year for us’

‘This is a big year for us’

Athletes, artists celebrate opening of 25th annual Senior Games of Richmond County Related coverage * Photo gallery – opening ceremony * April 13: Men’s bocce ball opens Games * March 18: Last day… Read more »

‘Let the games begin’

‘Let the games begin’

Men’s Bocce kicks off 25th Senior Games of Richmond County By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Results * Photo gallery – more than 400 pics! * Bocce rules (page 20) * March… Read more »

NCTracks earns federal certification

NCTracks earns federal certification

RALEIGH — NCTracks, the claims payment system implemented by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services on July 1, 2013, has earned certification by the federal Centers for Medicare… Read more »

Nearly 6 years after Fort Hood shooting, Lunsford receives Purple Heart

Nearly 6 years after Fort Hood shooting, Lunsford receives Purple Heart

Former Rockingham man shot 7 times in 2009 Army base attack By Heather Graham-Ashley III Corps and Fort Hood Public Affairs Related coverage * Video of Friday’s ceremony * Feb. 8:… Read more »

Extension @ Your Service: Spring clean your kitchen

Extension @ Your Service: Spring clean your kitchen

Now that the spring weather is finally here many people have started to clean their houses. The kitchen is a very important area to focus on to help prevent food… Read more »

Autism health insurance legislation gains support

Autism health insurance legislation gains support

Previous coverage * April 6: Wandering dangers highlighted * April 2: Local residents ‘light it up blue” for autism * March 31: April is Autism Awareness Month RALEIGH — North… Read more »

McInnis appointed to Yadkin-Pee Dee River Basin Advisory Commission

McInnis appointed to Yadkin-Pee Dee River Basin Advisory Commission

RALEIGH — The office of Sen. Tom McInnis (R-Richmond) announced Tuesday that he has been appointed to serve on the Yadkin/Pee Dee River Basin Advisory Commission by Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger… Read more »

Hike for the 22 set for April 25

Hike for the 22 set for April 25

Event to highlight veteran suicide awareness, prevention By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * ‘Either I shoot guns or I draw’ * Area vets rally for PTSD awareness * New challenge highlights PTSD… Read more »

Sandhills Regional celebrates National Doctors’ Day

Sandhills Regional celebrates National Doctors’ Day

HAMLET — National Doctors’ Day is held every year on March 30 in honor of the contributions and commitments made by physicians on a daily basis. The first Doctors’ Day… Read more »

April is tick, mosquito borne disease awareness month

April is tick, mosquito borne disease awareness month

RALEIGH — With summer fast approaching and people spending more time outdoors, it is important for everyone to take precautions against tick and mosquito bites. Tick and mosquito borne infections… Read more »

Wandering dangers highlighted during Autism Awareness Month

Wandering dangers highlighted during Autism Awareness Month

By Stephanie Carson Public News Service-NC RALEIGH — Nearly half of all children on the autism spectrum are believed to engage in wandering, a behavior that can end in tragedy. The U.S. Senate… Read more »

Richmond County residents ‘light it up blue’ for Autism

Richmond County residents ‘light it up blue’ for Autism

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * April is Autism Awareness Month * Autism Socity debuts anti-bullying kit * A ‘wild night’ in dealing strikes to Autism Richmond County residents and… Read more »

Senior prom ‘a night of smiles’

Senior prom ‘a night of smiles’

HAMLET — It was a night of smiles, dancing and joy last Friday as Community Homecare and Hospice (CHCH) hosted its annual Senior Prom with a Mardi Gras theme for all… Read more »

American Legion: VA must ‘hold true to its mission’

American Legion: VA must ‘hold true to its mission’

WASHINGTON D.C. —  The American Legion’s national commander, Michael D. Helm, admonished the Department of Veterans Affairs for eliminating its informal claims process, which has been used in roughly half of all such… Read more »

No joke – it’s National Walking Day

No joke – it’s National Walking Day

By Stephanie Carson Public News Service-NC RALEIGH — The forecast today is sunny with a high temperature of 70 degrees. It’s a perfect day for a walk. The simple act… Read more »

Breaking ground: Marlboro Medical Complex

Breaking ground: Marlboro Medical Complex

After months of planning Scotland Health Care System and Marlboro County officials broke ground on Tuesday for the new Marlboro Medical Complex. Approximately 80 community members, physicians and Scotland Health Care… Read more »

April is Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month

RALEIGH — The Autism Society of North Carolina (ASNC) will kick off Autism Awareness Month with a celebration on Thursday, April 2. The World Autism Awareness and Acceptance Day event, from 10 a.m…. Read more »

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