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RCC series to focus on beautifying landscapes

RCC series to focus on beautifying landscapes

HAMLET — Richmond Community College is offering a series of workshops this summer focusing on improving lawns and beautifying landscapes. Classes will meet from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays… Read more »

‘Trees are Terrific from Every Angle’

‘Trees are Terrific from Every Angle’

Assistant county ranger pens ode to trees By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com HAMLET — Chris McGee, assistant county ranger with the Richmond County office of the North Carolina Forest Service, penned… Read more »

Curry, Konieczny: State park system could easily be self-sustaining

Curry, Konieczny: State park system could easily be self-sustaining

North Carolina’s State Park System is made up of 34 state parks, four state recreation areas, and three state natural areas that cost state government $50.8 million last fiscal year…. Read more »

Kendrick: Why responsible gun owners should ditch the NRA

Kendrick: Why responsible gun owners should ditch the NRA

I couldn’t find a hotel room in Nashville when I visited for my brother’s wedding. Maybe that was for the best. I had a longer commute to the clearing in… Read more »

‘Never end on a bad shot’

‘Never end on a bad shot’

Seniors take aim with bows and arrows By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 500 images * Official results (through Sunday) HAMLET — Mark Blake follows some… Read more »

On the Road, On the Water, Don’t Drink and Drive campaign to begin

On the Road, On the Water, Don’t Drink and Drive campaign to begin

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, State Highway Patrol and Mothers Against Drunk Driving will kick-off the annual “On the Road, On the Water, Don’t Drink and Drive” campaign… Read more »

Richardson: Going to my first Southern 500

Richardson: Going to my first Southern 500

I had taken a liking to NASCAR Racing in 1952 when I listen to the 1952 Daytona race when it was run on the old Beach Crouse. Then in 1953… Read more »

Josey, Craddock win Raider Battalion 5K

Josey, Craddock win Raider Battalion 5K

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Related coverage * Photo gallery – more than 400 snapshots! * JROTC sets table for new tradition ROCKINGHAM — Donye Josey and Alena Craddock led… Read more »

‘We’re carrying a large burden’

‘We’re carrying a large burden’

March brings awareness to veteran suicide By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Related coverage * Photo gallery – more than 1,700 images * Videos – Hildie and Shawn * Brandon * Michael * 22 Until None: Hike… Read more »

Ferguson outduels Smeigh in Cordova 5K

Ferguson outduels Smeigh in Cordova 5K

Baker surprises everyone, including self, as women’s champ  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 700 snapshots! * Complete results * 2014 Cordova 5K coverage * 2015… Read more »

Farmers Market opens this morning

Farmers Market opens this morning

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Laura Greene, manager of the Rockingham Farmers Market, puts up a sign at the confluence of Fayetteville Road and East Washington Street just before… Read more »

Red fox pups capture cyclist’s attention, imagination

Red fox pups capture cyclist’s attention, imagination

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 400 images * Vulpes vulpes – species profile * WRC on the red fox NORMAN — Phillip Stutts thought… Read more »

Monument unveiled, trees planted to remember Dr. Williams

Monument unveiled, trees planted to remember Dr. Williams

Widow: “He always said this is the people’s museum” By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 350 images! HAMLET — Bobbie Williams was pleasantly surprised at the… Read more »

‘Finding a perfect fit’ with 4-H Teen Council

‘Finding a perfect fit’ with 4-H Teen Council

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Related coverage * Summer camps * Richmond County 4-H * 4-H seeks volunteers * Fifth-graders learn to ‘thank a chicken’ ROCKNGHAM — Laura Grier had a simple… Read more »

Walker on croquet: ‘I know the game’

Walker on croquet: ‘I know the game’

Former state champ takes on county competition By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 300 images ROCKINGHAM — In a phrase, Don Walker has been there and done that…. Read more »

WRC supports Outdoor Heritage Act

WRC supports Outdoor Heritage Act

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission has adopted a resolution supporting a bill that would promote wildlife-related recreation and youth involvement in outdoor activities across the state. Wildlife Commissioners took… 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 »

Scouts enjoy Cub-O-Ree at Ellerbe Springs

Scouts enjoy Cub-O-Ree at Ellerbe Springs

ELLERBE — The Richmond District Boy Scouts of America held the annual spring Cub-O-Ree with approximately 60 scouts and family members from April 17 to April 19 at the historic Ellerbe Springs… 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 »

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