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NCDOT to Close A Portion of Stone Mountain Road in Rockingham County For Pipe Work Following Heavy Rain Last Weekend


(Rockingham County, NC) – The N.C. Department of Transportation will close a small portion of Stone Mountain Road at the intersection of East Main Street in Stoneville on Friday, Oct. 9, as crews replace a metal pipe damaged during heavy rain last week that separated and washed the shoulder away. The work should take one day […]

Rockingham County Schools Names 2016 Principal and Assistant Principal of the Year


(Rockingham County, NC) – Diane Hill, principal of Rockingham Early College High School (RECHS), has been selected as the 2016 Wells-Fargo Principal of the Year for Rockingham County Schools (RCS) in a program co-sponsored by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and Wells-Fargo Bank. Ms. Hill now moves on to compete with other local […]

For the Love of a Dog . . . Local Small Businesses (and beyond) Lending a Paw


As an animal rescue organization, there are many things the Friends of Eden Animal Shelter needs to keep the operation afloat. Let’s face it, without money and goods,

Citizens Urged to Contribute Cases of Bottled Water For SC Flooding Victims


• ROCKINGHAM COUNTY WATER DONATION DROP-OFF POINTS: All Rockingham County Fire Departments and Rescue Squads; Eden Police Department; Rockingham County Emergency Management (Behind the Sheriff Office),150 NC 65, Wentworth, NC 27320; Carolina Café is giving discounts to customers bringing a case of water, 224 Settle St, Reidsville, NC 27320.

Employment Opportunity – October 6, 2015


*** EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY *** October 6, 2015   • Mega Force Staffing • Immediate need for an experienced carpenter! Will be working on a crew of 4. Must have experience in commercial or residential construction Must have a valid DL and be able to pull a trailer using the company crew truck Must have a clean […]

After The Storms, Watch Your Wallet


Scammers are known to follow in the wake of natural disasters. They may claim to be able to fix damage done by the storm, or seek contributions to fake charities to help storm victims.
After a disaster, guard against home repair scams:

NCDOT: Permanent Damage to Worsham Mill Road Bridge Following Days of Downpour Forces Road Closure


(Rockingham County, NC) – Four sets of bridge supports were washed out last weekend during heavy rainfall; making a portion of Worsham Mill Road in Rockingham County impassable. The road and bridge were being used while contractors were building a replacement bridge parallel to the existing aging bridge over Wolf Island Creek. Traffic will now […]

Government Bans Don’t Work on Criminals


We’ve all heard the saying, and we know it’s true. No matter what the Government decides is right, a motivated criminal will not listen. Government bans only place heavier burdens on law abiding citizens and make it more difficult to live our lives freely. Previous attempts at regulation have shown some success, but just as […]

“Run with the Cows” Beats the Rain !


(Rockingham County, NC) – The Friends of Chinqua-Penn Walking Trail’s September 27 fundraiser, “Run with the Cows,” was not just “ANUDDER” race. The second in Dan River Basin Association’s three-race series for 2015, it is the only one guaranteeing “MORE COWBELL”! As antique cowbells were rung, cows freshly washed by the weekend’s rains lined up […]

Talbert to Join ADTS as Development Officer

Julie Talbert,  Development Officer - ADTSRC

(Reidsville, NC) – Aging, Disability & Transit Services of Rockingham County (formerly Council on Aging) is thrilled to announce that Julie Talbert has joined the agency as our Development Officer. For more than 25 years Julie has worked with nonprofit organizations focused on improving quality of life and making community’s better places to live. Her experience […]

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