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RCC’s dialysis tech program meeting demand

RCC’s dialysis tech program meeting demand

HAMLET — The stats for kidney disease are staggering: One in three American adults is currently at risk for developing kidney disease. Once the kidneys fail, dialysis or a kidney… Read more »

Gibson, Korean War vet, named ‘Ambassador for Peace’

Gibson, Korean War vet, named ‘Ambassador for Peace’

Special to The Pee Dee Post It has been 62 years since Calvin Gibson came home from the Korean War. Recently he received medals and a commendation from Korean officials… Read more »

Ellerbe 4th goes to eggs, melons

Ellerbe 4th goes to eggs, melons

Fireworks in Ellerbe, Hamlet set to launch at about 9:30 p.m. By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 700 images * June 29: Ellerbe, Hamlet to host… Read more »

Flag flies during Firecracker distance runs

Flag flies during Firecracker distance runs

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * December 2014: Exercise, connection at center of new veterans group PINEHURST — Eighteen members of Team Red, White and Blue started out from Lewis Cannon Park… Read more »

Ledbetter Dam repairs highlight July 7 meeting

Ledbetter Dam repairs highlight July 7 meeting

Property owners on the hook for $2.7 million project By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Previous coverage * July 18, 2014: Lake owners seek legislative lift * April 7, 2015: Dam repairs… Read more »

Traffic stop results in felony drug charges

Traffic stop results in felony drug charges

CARTHAGE — A Jackson Springs man was arrested June 30 during a narcotics investigation in the Pinebluff area. Moore County sheriff’s deputies conducted a traffic stop during which deputies found… Read more »

Boy, 10, dies in car crash

Boy, 10, dies in car crash

By Chuck Hubbard Wilkes Journal-Patriot A 10-year-old boy from Concord was killed in a rear-end collision late Wednesday morning on U.S. 421 Business in North Wilkesboro at the intersection with Brickyard… Read more »

Pinto takes 1st at Junior Beta Club Nationals

Pinto takes 1st at Junior Beta Club Nationals

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Rockingham Middle School student Nicholas Pinto took first place in the Social Studies championship as part of the National Junior Beta Club competition in Nashville. Fellow Rocket… Read more »

1 hurt in motorcycle crash

1 hurt in motorcycle crash

Victim airlifted to Chapel Hill By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ELLERBE — A Raleigh man was injured in a single vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon when his motorcycle ran off the roadway… Read more »

‘Why won’t this child eat?’

‘Why won’t this child eat?’

Parents seek help to afford last-ditch effort at feeding aversion cure  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Make a donation to Kallen Heath It’s a mother’s worst nightmare come true. Brandi Heath sees… Read more »

$2.7 million to be awarded to sexual harassment victims

$2.7 million to be awarded to sexual harassment victims

Scotland County public housing agency, 2 former employees to settle Staff report * Dec. 10, 2014 – Justice Dept. files suit against housing agency Lawyers for 16 women who alleged… Read more »

New deputy chief makes history

New deputy chief makes history

PINEHURST — Ricky Gooch was sworn in on Monday, June 29 as the new deputy chief for the Village of Pinehurst. With his promotion, Gooch becomes the first Pinehurst officer… Read more »

Public meeting scheduled for NC 2 corridor study

Public meeting scheduled for NC 2 corridor study

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Transportation, the Village of Pinehurst, the Town of Southern Pines and Moore County will join together to hold an informal public meeting on Thursday, July 9 about the Midland Road (N.C…. Read more »

‘This is only the beginning’

‘This is only the beginning’

Doors open on new Dobbins Heights Community Center By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * June 18: Delays set back Community Center opening DOBBINS HEIGHTS — Antonio Blue got his flag pole…. Read more »

Video: ‘Here comes the Yankee Army!’

Video: ‘Here comes the Yankee Army!’

Local youth get tour of Leak-Wall House By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – 400 images * Video – chamber pot * Video – the record player * Video – the “horse” ROCKINGHAM — Macy Steen was… Read more »

Safe driving campaign continues over July 4 holiday

Safe driving campaign continues over July 4 holiday

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission will team with Mothers Against Drunk Driving, the State Highway Patrol and other law enforcement agencies over the July 4 holiday weekend for… Read more »

Filing period for 2015 elections opens July 6

Filing period for 2015 elections opens July 6

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com The Richmond County Board of Elections will open at 8 a.m. on Monday, July 6. Practice generally dictates the filing period opens on the first Friday… Read more »

Honor and respect for Old Glory

Honor and respect for Old Glory

By Mary Kuhlman Public News Service – NC RALEIGH — U.S. flags are popping up all over North Carolina as the Fourth of July approaches, but there are some important dos and… Read more »

Caught: Escaped murderer back behind bars

Caught: Escaped murderer back behind bars

Staff report POLKTON — Law enforcement authorities across the region are on the lookout for escaped murder convict Kristopher McNeil. McNeil allegdly scaled a fence early Saturday morning and escaped… Read more »

Richmond history: Ladies lace up for Senior Games softball

Richmond history: Ladies lace up for Senior Games softball

 Richardson: “I’m havin’ a blast” By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 700 images EAST ROCKINGHAM — After nearly two months of waiting for the first pitch, Audrey Richardson… Read more »

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