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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 »

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