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Odell Receives The 2015 “Guiding Star” Award

Meggan Odell, Sr. Director of Transit Services,  Is Pictured 3rd From Right

Transit Director Receives Statewide Award

2015 MLB Pitch, Hit & Run Winners – Eden Parks & Recreation Dept.


(Eden, NC) – The participants shown were the recent winners in the local MLB Pitch, Hit & Run competition held at Freedom Park in April. The Eden Parks & Recreation Department has been hosting the event for over 25 years. 12 of these winners now advance to Hickory, NC to participate in the Sectional Competition […]



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May 11, 2015 Rockingham County Planning Board Meeting


(Wentworth, NC) – VIDEO of the May 11, 2015 meeting of the Rockingham County Planning Board.



*** UPDATE 5/13/15 *** – TAYLOR NICOLE CARTER HAS BEEN LOCATED AND IS SAFE on Wednesday Morning – Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office News Announcement • May 13, 2015 • 11:39am . . –Original Posting (Madison, NC) – Rockingham County Sheriff’s Deputies and Investigators are currently conducting a ground search for TAYLOR NICOLE CARTER, 12, in […]

Reidsville To Hold Residential Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event – May 16th


(Reidsville, NC) – The City of Reidsville will hold a Residential Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event, on Saturday, May 16, 2015 from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm, at the Reidsville Recycling Drop-Off Center, located at 709 Marcellus Street, Reidsville, NC. This event is open to all city residents, and you must bring proof of residency. For Additional Information, call […]

Hunt Selected To Serve As Chamber President

Randy Hunt

New Eden Chamber President Named (Eden, NC) – Long-time Eden resident Randy Hunt has been selected to be President of the Eden Chamber of Commerce effective May 18, 2015. Hunt has served in numerous sales and human resources positions with firms in Eden, Rockingham County and surrounding Virginia counties. Those companies include Unifi, Subway, Boss Motor […]

URGENT: Potential Rabid Animal-Immediate Release Requested


Health Officials Search for Baby Raccoons   WENTWORTH – On or about May 8, 2015, three baby raccoons were taken from a natural habitat at or near Washburn Lake near Reidsville, NC and were transported to the Aiken Road area in Eden.  One of the raccoons bit an individual and was turned over to Rockingham […]

EPD Searching For Suspect In Attempted Robbery


(Eden, NC) – The Eden Police Department is currently investigating a breaking and entering at Di’lishi located in Meadow Greens Shopping Center in Eden.  On April 11, 2015, video surveillance captured a male subject enter the office area of business while the staff was working the front counter. The suspect located the safe and attempted to […]

EPD Searching For SUV Suspected In Hit-And-Run


(Eden, NC) – The Eden Police Department is currently investigating a hit and run involving personal injury.  The hit and run occurred near the intersection of Cedar Street and Irving Ave on Sunday, May 10, 2015 at approximately 11:35pm.  The victim, Gilberto Rubio (38) of Irving Ave. in Eden was crossing Irving Ave, near the intersection […]

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