Category archives for: Culture

Investigators Seek Leads in Church Break-Ins in Eden/Ruffin Areas

Investigators are asking anyone with information about these crimes to call Rockingham County Crime Stoppers at 336-349-9683. Rockingham County Crime Stoppers pays CASH for tips on crimes leading to an arrest and callers remain anonymous!

Art in the Garden, Community Art Center Prepares for Launch

(Eden, NC) – Art in the Garden, new community art center for the greater Eden area, is ready to serve the community. The group is a non-profit 501-c-3 organization with a mission to promote artists, art projects and the creative economy. The organization is asking for community support to open in mid-summer 2017.

SEEKING ENTRIES: Earth Day Fair Will Feature Youth Art Contest

Contact Piedmont Environmental Alliace for more information:

Libraries Announce Winners in Rockingham County’s Annual Teen Poetry Contest

(Rockingham County, NC) – April is Poetry Month and Rockingham County Public Library is pleased to announce the names of the winners of the annual Teen Poetry Contest. The contest was open to young writers between and ages of 11 and 19 years old. Each writer could submit one poem.

Eden Resident Publishes First Book

It is a story of hope. It is a story of triumph. It is a story of love.

March 2: John Gorka Presents An Evening Of Music At RCC

World-renowned singer-songwriter, John Gorka will present an evening of music on March 2, at 7:00PM in the RCC Auditorium. This is a free concert.

‘Back Then’

A.H. Shelton is an author from Eden, N.C. She has studied Communications at Kaplan University, making the President’s List with a 4.0 GPA, and is a member of the Walmart Pharmacy team, Eden store. A mother of two grown sons, she is grandmother to six year old Destiny, who is her Sunshine. You can contact her at or on Facebook as April Hopkins Shelton.

Charlie Poole Is Moving !

(Rockingham County, NC) – The Charlie Poole Music Festival will be held on the campus of Rockingham Community College during the summer of 2018. This event, which celebrates the rich heritage of Rockingham County’s native son, has enjoyed over 20 years of success presenting local, regional, and national talent in the Governor John Motley Morehead Park located in the historic Spray section of Eden.

Eat, Read, Learn: Greens to be held Feb. 18 at MARC

WENTWORTH, NC – The Museum and Archives of Rockingham County (MARC) will host “Eat, Read, Learn: Greens” on Saturday, February 18 at 1 p.m. This program will explore the history of Southern Food and Soul Food, family culinary traditions and memories, and how foodways evolve over time.

“Food For Thought,” skype program with Food Historian Michael Twitty to be held on Feb. 10

The program will be held at Rockingham Community College in the auditorium of the Advanced Technologies Building (ADT), located at 215 Wrenn Memorial Road, Wentworth, NC 27375. The event is free and open the public.


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