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McCrory signs veterans’ bill for in-state tuition, CDLs

McCrory signs veterans’ bill for in-state tuition, CDLs

RALEIGH — Gov. Pat McCrory signed two bills into law today to support veterans and military families through in-state tuition at University of North Carolina system universities and North Carolina… Read more »

Steele takes helm of Legion District 16

Steele takes helm of Legion District 16

Robert L. Steele Sr., left, of American Legion Post 147, Rockingham, was sworn in Saturday at the American Legion Department of North Carolina 2015 Convention at the North Raleigh Hilton… Read more »

Burns: Passing the torch of L-I-B-E-R-T-Y

Burns: Passing the torch of L-I-B-E-R-T-Y

My name is John Hosbrook, and I died 217 years ago. My family has asked me to take you on a tour of our Patriot Past. They said you might… Read more »

Class of 2015 Raiders told to ‘dream, imagine, hope’

Class of 2015 Raiders told to ‘dream, imagine, hope’

442 walk in 42nd annual RSHS commencement By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery — Set 1 (procession) — Set 2 (awarding of diplomas) * Video * Hernandez beats the… Read more »

Preslar appointed interim police chief

Preslar appointed interim police chief

Takes over Mount Gilead department in ‘disarray’ By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com It turns out the “retired” tag didn’t fit well onto Pat Preslar’s shirt. So he pinned on another badge… Read more »

Legion Post 147 installs new officers

Legion Post 147 installs new officers

Special to The Pee Dee Post LEDBETTER — American Legion Post 147 in Rockingham installed officers for 2015-16 during a ceremony Friday night at post headquarters on Ledbetter Lake. Richard W. Neville,… Read more »

McKinnon named Post 147’s Firefighter of the Year

McKinnon named Post 147’s Firefighter of the Year

Special to The Pee Dee Post LEDBETTER — Lt. Vernon McKinnon of the Rockingham Fire Department Friday night received the American Legion Post 147 Firefighter of the Year Award. The… Read more »

AMVETS Post 316 seeks ‘home place’

AMVETS Post 316 seeks ‘home place’

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Lacy Shepherd is once again at the helm of AMVETS Post 316 and hopes to continue and strengthen the mission of his organization, which he… Read more »

‘A hero I never knew’

‘A hero I never knew’

Roberdel man keeps  uncle’s memory alive By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROBERDEL — Meet James Archie Easterling. Easterling was 24 years old when he married Ruth Jane Cresman, of Tryon. The… Read more »

‘A lot of folks died for our freedoms’

‘A lot of folks died for our freedoms’

7th annual Memorial Day cookout in Norman a success By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery NORMAN — Food is used as an excuse to get together. There were plenty… Read more »

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