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Contractor Work on Neelley Road Bridge to Close Portion of U.S. 421 South in Guilford County


GREENSBORO — N.C. Department of Transportation contractors will close a 0.6 mile portion of U.S. 421 South in Greensboro on Friday, July 31, while contractors install concrete girdlers over the future Neelley Road Bridge. The work will begin at 9 p.m., and is expected to be completed by 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 1. The […]

Greensboro Downtown’s MMOB Plaza Areas Getting ‘Facelift’


GREENSBORO, NC (July 30, 2015) – Plaza areas around the Melvin Municipal Office Building (MMOB), 300 W. Washington St., are getting a facelift.

NCDOT Announces Release of State Highway Safety Plan


Strategic Plan Aims to Reduce Fatalities and Injuries by Half Raleigh–The N.C. Department of Transportation, on behalf of the Executive Committee for Highway Safety, has released the 2014 North Carolina Strategic Highway Safety Plan, which strives to make the state’s roads safer by reducing fatalities and injuries through strategic collaboration with various safety partners. In […]

Foundation president to get soaked for charity FUN-raiser

Harvest Fundraiser - Staff from Harvest gets in some early target practice. Pictured (from left) Allyson Rothrock, Sheryl Agee, Kim Harris, Latala Hodges and Georgia Compton.

(Martinsville, VA) – Harvest Foundation President Allyson Rothrock is willing to get soaked to help raise funds for local nonprofit organizations. Rothrock has agreed to be sprayed with water for up to 15 seconds with a Super Soaker, or large, pump-action water pistol, during the Smith River Fest on Aug. 8.   The “shooter” will be […]

Virginia Tech Job Fair August 5 at Triad Goodwill in Greensboro


Rhino SES hiring 650 sports and event staff throughout the year  (Greensboro, NC) – Triad Goodwill, a community leader in career development and job placement, is partnering with Rhino Sports & Entertainment Services on a Job Fair on August 5th from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Greensboro Community Resource Center, 1235 South Eugene Street. […]

Whitt and Rothrock Recognized for Service to RCC


(Wentworth, NC) – During their regular meeting held on July 14, RCC Board of Trustees recognized the service of Grayson Whitt of Eden and Donna Rothrock of Reidsville. Whitt was appointed to the board in 2003 by the Rockingham County Board of Commissioners, was elected Chair of the Board of Trustees in July 2012 and has […]

Chinqua-Penn Walking Trail Named A National Recreation Trail


Rockingham County’s Chinqua-Penn Walking Trail’s National Recognition (Wentworth, NC) –  Rockingham County’s Chinqua-Penn Walking Trail was named as a National Recreation Trail by U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell. During a July 21st recognition of the national citation at the Chinqua-Penn Walking Trail, Rockingham County Manager Lance Metzler, emphasized the importance of Rockingham County Trails.  Other […]

KKK Graffiti, Noose Found At Area Business


(Eden, NC) – On the morning of Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at around 8:45 a.m., the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office had been advised by the owner of Clarence Hale Auto Parts 722 Casade Ave. Eden, N.C., that he had found a noose tied to the fence of his business and “We Are Here! KKK” painted […]

RCC Foundation Board Adds New Members

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Robin Pegram, Billy Witherspoon, Charles Caruso, Hal Griffin, Casey Vincent

(Wentworth, NC) – The Rockingham Community College Foundation has added five individuals to its board:  Charles Caruso of Stoneville, Chief of Mayodan Police Department; Hal Griffin of Reidsville, retired Dean of Students at RCC; Robin Pegram of Reidsville, Branch Sales and Services Manager Hometrust Bank; Casey Vincent of Eden, Manager First Citizens Bank; Billy Witherspoon of […]

Cone Health Names Director for Cone Health Cancer Center at Annie Penn Hospital


(Reidsville, NC) – Elizabeth Edwards, RN, has been promoted to director of the Cone Health Cancer Center at Annie Penn Hospital in Reidsville, NC. Edwards will lead a 14-member team that had more than 3,000 patient visits last year. The staff provides a wide range of oncology services including chemotherapy, hormone therapy, immune therapy and targeted […]

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