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Brigman, army of volunteers plant U.S. flags

Brigman, army of volunteers plant U.S. flags

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery ROCKINGHAM — Jimmy Brigman would be the first to tell anyone who asked that it took more than Jimmy Brigman to plant… Read more »

‘Hopefully one day the fighting will stop’

‘Hopefully one day the fighting will stop’

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery DOBBINS HEIGHTS — Austin Dockery spoke of the sacrifices and burdens military veterans wear, but mostly of the ultimate sacrifice given by… Read more »

Spradlin: Today is not the day to thank a veteran

Spradlin: Today is not the day to thank a veteran

Taking the time to thank a veteran today might not get you the response you might want or expect. Today is Memorial Day.  Not Veterans Day. There is a distinct… Read more »

Proper send-off to U.S. flags

Proper send-off to U.S. flags

LEDBETTER — Members of American Legion Post 147 ceremoniously burned discarded American flags collected from around the community on Saturday afternoon at the Legion Post headquarters on Ledbetter Lake. Participating with Legionnaires were Boy… Read more »

Veterans’ graves honored with American flags

Veterans’ graves honored with American flags

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — Here are two pictures of the Rockingham American Legion Post 147 placing flags on veterans’ graves at Green Lake Church Cemetary for Memorial Day. Pictured are… Read more »

‘It was a far different time’

‘It was a far different time’

Goodman, veterans seek connection, concern from young people By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 400 images ROCKINGHAM — Kodi Grubbs stood in the back, on the… Read more »

Helm: On Memorial Day, the memories come flooding back

Helm: On Memorial Day, the memories come flooding back

Throughout the year, we reflect back to the brothers and sisters we have lost while they served our nation in uniform. For many of us, especially at this time of… Read more »

Burns: A second, deeper meaning of national debt

Burns: A second, deeper meaning of national debt

What’s our national debt? The financial one that comes to mind is subservient to a second and deeper national debt. I see a soldier wading ashore at Normandy on June… Read more »

Russell, Pittman lead Raider Class of 2015

Russell, Pittman lead Raider Class of 2015

Advice to recipients of $1.9 million in scholarships: ‘Spend it wisely’ By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 600 images ROCKINGHAM — Some offered career advice or… Read more »

Memorial paddle about family, friends and fun

Memorial paddle about family, friends and fun

Paddlers gather to remember Zachary Goforth on his birthday By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 300 images * April 4: Tailgating on Little River * Aug. 26, 2014: Former county man… Read more »

Parent newest police officer in Pinehurst

Parent newest police officer in Pinehurst

PINEHURST — Chief of Police Earl L. Phipps would like to introduce Cameron Parent as the Village of Pinehurst’s newest police officer. Parent was sworn in Thursday by Village Clerk… Read more »

Federal agency to discuss health studies results at Camp Lejeune

Federal agency to discuss health studies results at Camp Lejeune

ATLANTA — The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) invites the public to hear from the authors of a group of health studies conducted to understand the impact of… Read more »

Legion Post 49 supports marking graves with U.S. flags

Legion Post 49 supports marking graves with U.S. flags

HAMLET — American Legion Post 49 Commander Joe Richardson recently presented Master Sgt. (ret.) Jimmy Brigman with a donation of $270 to purchase U.S. flags. Brigman, through the Disabled American… Read more »

Hudson champions amendment to ensure soldiers can adopt their war dogs

Hudson champions amendment to ensure soldiers can adopt their war dogs

Related coverage Nov. 18, 2014: Hudson key to reunion of Army soldier, dog WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement after an amendment he… Read more »

American Legion seeks support on VA funding bill

American Legion seeks support on VA funding bill

WASHINGTON D.C. — Members of the House of Representatives are expected to vote today on a funding bill for the Department of Veterans Affairs. Unfortunately, this bill underfunds VA’s medical care, major… Read more »

You’re invited! The Pee Dee Post preps for 1st birthday

You’re invited! The Pee Dee Post preps for 1st birthday

  Staff report ROCKINGHAM — The Pee Dee Post is about to celebrate its first birthday, and you’re invited to join in the celebration. The Richmond County Chamber of Commerce will lead… 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 »

‘Sweet Southern lady’ honored by DAR

‘Sweet Southern lady’ honored by DAR

Spotlight on Frances Rogers Allen Staff report Related coverage * Mission accomplished: Cemetery cleanup * Patel named DAR Good Citizen * Hannah Covington McGee ROCKINGHAM — Family and members of… Read more »

‘They feel like they have a buddy’

‘They feel like they have a buddy’

K2 Solutions, VA pairs K9s with PTSD-suffering military vets By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com HAMLET — Living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder can bring on a lonely feeling, one quick to… Read more »

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