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Celebrate Dr. Coe’s birthday at Town Creek Indian Mound

Celebrate Dr. Coe’s birthday at Town Creek Indian Mound

MOUNT GILEAD — There’s a party at Town Creek Indian Mound thrown by the staff and everyone is invited. Come celebrate the birth of the “Godfather or North Carolina Archaeology,” Dr…. Read more »

The rockets red (and green, pink, orange and purple) glare

The rockets red (and green, pink, orange and purple) glare

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Ellerbe 4th goes to eggs, melons – 700 images * Flag flies during Firecracker distance runs ELLERBE — Fireworks aficionados descended upon the town of… 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 »

Spradlin: On the fitness comeback trail

Spradlin: On the fitness comeback trail

I came home Thursday night after a 6-mile run and my wife asked me if it was getting any easier. That’s a difficult question to answer, but was posed at a… Read more »

Tonight’s Plaza Jam postponed

Tonight’s Plaza Jam postponed

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — Tonight’s weather forecast has forced the postponement of tonight’s Plaza Jam session with The Rick Strickland Band. The summer concert series is hosted at Cole Plaza in… Read more »

Ellerbe, Hamlet to host Independence Day festivities

Ellerbe, Hamlet to host Independence Day festivities

Watermelon races, music, fireworks highlight July 4th fun By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * 2014 PDP coverage – Ellerbe – Hamlet Ellerbe Lions Club Park is the place to be on… 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 »

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 »

Millstone to host MTC’s NC FA 50K run

Millstone to host MTC’s NC FA 50K run

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Event website * Running events in Richmond County Mark Long wanted to make his first trip to Millstone 4-H Camp count. By the end of his… Read more »

Remote control drags return to the Rock

Remote control drags return to the Rock

ROCKINGHAM — Some of the fastest and smallest drag cars in the world return to Rockingham Dragway this weekend, June 26 to June 28, for the 8th annual International Model Drag… Read more »

Scouts slide into final day of camp

Scouts slide into final day of camp

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 180 images HAMLET — Two dozen members of Cub Scout troops 527, 49, 64 and 90 wrapped up the… Read more »

Taunton pulls trigger on new gun shop

Taunton pulls trigger on new gun shop

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Scott Taunton knows there is an orderly way of how things are done. The Navy veteran realizes, though, that it’s okay to buck the system… Read more »

“Don’t move”

“Don’t move”

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 500 images * 2014 PDP academy coverage ROCKINGHAM — “Don’t move.” It was the best, and safest, advice Sgt. Glen Harris could… Read more »

The task at hand is to teach, love, understand

The task at hand is to teach, love, understand

More than 80 gather for prayer vigil in wake of Charleston massacre By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 300 images * Video – the Negro National… Read more »

NC Forest Service crews aid Alaska wildfire

NC Forest Service crews aid Alaska wildfire

The North Carolina Forest Service has dispatched two hand crews to work on the 2,600 acre Anaconda Creek Fire in Alaska. The blaze, located approximately 27 miles northeast of Fairbanks,… Read more »

AC Rock earns 3-2 win, tourney championship

AC Rock earns 3-2 win, tourney championship

RALEIGH — Noah Aiken, River Meacham and Joey Nicholson each tallied a goal for AC Rock as the Under-12 travel soccer team edged Wake FC Milan 3-2 over the weekend… Read more »

Equestrians get ‘extra fun time’ at Millstone

Equestrians get ‘extra fun time’ at Millstone

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 400 images * Millstone 4-H Camp schedule ELLERBE — A tradition at Millstone 4-H Camp since 1973, some three… Read more »

Town’s Community Park to get facelift

Town’s Community Park to get facelift

Dobbins Heights officials plan $120,000 loan to fund improvements By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Related coverage * July 16: Food, fun and games * July 10: Council votes to keep hoops court closed… 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 »

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