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New Voter ID PSA


Be Recognized from NC State Board of Elections on Vimeo.     (Raleigh, NC) – The State Board of Elections has released a new public service announcement designed to educate voters on the 2016 voter Id requirements. The “Be Recognized” ads will air on local television and radio through the 2016 Election cycle, the goal is […]

Downtown Art Sculpture ‘Budding Future’ Taking Shape


(Reidsville, NC) – The fabrication stage for the art sculpture which will take center stage in Reidsville’s downtown area is primarily complete. Artist Jim Gallucci estimates the 17-foot sculpture should be ready in about six weeks. He will be working with the Artist Selection Panel and City leaders to determine the best time for installation of the brushed stainless […]



Disclaimer: All content provided in RockinghamUpdate’s Crime Blotter is obtained from the public domain and accessible through the reporting agency of record in the city, county or state from where the data was obtained. The information listed in this posting reflects crimes as reported to as of the posting date. All individuals arrested, charged […]

February 1, 2016 Rockingham County Commissioners


(Wentworth, NC) – February 1, 2016 meeting of the Rockingham County Board of Commissioners. AGENDA ROCKINGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS REGULAR MEETING – FEBRUARY 1, 2016 1. MEETING CALLED TO ORDER BY CHAIRMAN TRAVIS 2. INVOCATION 3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 4. APPROVAL OF FEBRUARY 1, 2016 AGENDA 5. CONSENT AGENDA (Consent items as follows will […]

Mabe Arrested For DMHS Break-In; Facing Additional Charges


(Wentworth, NC) – Rockingham County Sheriff’s Deputies located and arrested Jeremy Lee Mabe, age 39, of Janet Rd. Stoneville, N.C. on Wednesday February 3, 2016 around 3 p.m. Mabe was wanted on an outstanding warrant in connection to the break-in/theft at McMichael High School located at 6845 N.C. 135 Mayodan, N.C. on Jan, 18, 2016. Now, Sheriff’s […]

Save the Date – MEOW-squerade Ball – Oct. 29th


(Eden, NC) – Friends of the Eden Animal Shelter is gearing up for their major fundraiser of 2016 – a MEOW-squerade Ball scheduled for Saturday, October 29, 2016. Specific details are pending and will be announced soon. Party goers and event sponsors are sought to take part in a MEOW-squerade Ball to help raise funds for the Friends […]

County Seeks Citizen’s Input On New Dan River Park – SURVEY


(Wentworth, NC) – Rockingham County, N.C. is seeking citizen input on what type of features they would like to see incorporated into a new river access and park on the Dan River. The park will be located approximately mid-way between the Town of Madison and Settles Bridge on the Dan River. Please take a moment to […]

Reidsville Police Warn Citizens Of IRS Phone Scam


(Reidsville, NC) – This being tax season, telephone scammers claiming to be representatives of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are back in full effect. The callers can be very convincing, as they may already have some of your personal information prior to calling but the IRS reminds people that they can know pretty easily when a […]

Nominate An Outstanding Volunteer


(Wentworth, NC) – The Rockingham County Board of Commissioners want your input on who you would nominate as exceptional volunteers for the opportunity to be recognized with the Outstanding Volunteer Award from the Rockingham County Board of Commissioners. The Outstanding Volunteer Award recipient receives a special certificate from the Rockingham County Board of Commissioners at a […]

Sign Up Now For Lifeguarding Classes


The American Red Cross of Rockingham County will be offering Lifeguarding Classes this year, taught by Lee Mills. Lee has been teaching Lifeguarding for over 30 years. Each student that attends the class will be provided with a T-shirt and a Pocket Mask. To sign up for the class call Lee Mills: 336-453-3357. If you […]

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