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Sit back for an ‘interesting story’

Sit back for an ‘interesting story’

Tales more than a century old waiting to be told at Oak Ridge Military Academy museum By Kevin Spradlin PiedmontPostNC.com OAK RIDGE – Babe Ruth was safe after all. On… Read more »

DHHS Approved for traumatic brain injury pilot project

DHHS Approved for traumatic brain injury pilot project

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has been approved by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to begin a pilot project in Cumberland, Durham,… Read more »

Teen: ‘I feel like the ball is starting to roll’

Teen: ‘I feel like the ball is starting to roll’

Inspired by family farmers, local teens begins venture as entrepreneur By Kevin Spradlin PiedmontPostNC.com OAK RIDGE — What began as a slogan and a modest gesture to honor hard-working family members… Read more »

Review: ‘This Evil Thing’ tells plight of conscientious objectors

Review: ‘This Evil Thing’ tells plight of conscientious objectors

World War I conscripts faced their own battles By Kevin Spradlin PiedmontPostNC.com GREENSBORO — Growing up in London, war didn’t seem to make very much sense to Michael Mears. Flash forward… Read more »

Opinion: 15 years after the Iraq invasion, what are the costs?

Opinion: 15 years after the Iraq invasion, what are the costs?

This March marked the 15th anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq. In 2003, President George W. Bush and his advisers based their case for war on the idea that Saddam Hussein,… 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 »

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 »

Navy veteran pitches his way into major leagues

Navy veteran pitches his way into major leagues

Editor’s note: This article was first published in The American Legion Magazine and is published here with permission. Mitch Harris was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 13th… 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 »

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 »

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