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Former County Commissioner Pleads Guilty To 15 Felony Counts in Superior Court

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Wentworth, NC (April 28, 2016) – Former Rockingham County Commissioner William Leonard (W.L.) Pryor pled guilty today in Rockingham County Superior Court to 15 felony counts of Unlawful Operation or Possession of Video Gaming Machines.

April 25, 2016 Rockingham County Board Of Education Work Session

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(Rockingham County, NC) – April 25, 2016 Rockingham County Board of Education Work Session.

Stolen motorcycle Case Turns to Felony Extradition Fugitive Arrest

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Reidsville, NC (April 28, 2016) – On Wednesday night, April 27, 2016, Reidsville Police responded to the 500 block of Martin Street in reference to a tip regarding a stolen motorcycle.

April 27, 2016 – Let’s Talk About Rockingham County Schools – A Public Forum

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(Wentworth, NC) – This event was held April 27th @ 6pm-8pm in the RCC Auditorium. (215 Wrenn Memorial Dr. Wentworth) It was a public event where citizens were encouraged to express their concerns for the Rockingham County school system and it’s proposed budget for 2016-2017 school year. Event Speakers/Moderators: Amy Lester and Lori Armstrong ### […]

Madison Brick Plant Damaged By Fire

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(Madison, NC) – Pine Hall Brick’s Madison facility was damaged by fire on the morning of April 26, 2016. The following information has been provided by the Rockingham County Fire Marshal’s Office: The time of the fire was 1:11 am on April 26. The fire was discovered by the security guard while making his rounds […]

1 Dead After Shooting In Eden; Police Are Investigating

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(Eden, NC) – On Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at approximately 12:23 am officers with the Eden Police Department were dispatched to 624 Anderson Street in Eden in reference to shots fired. Officers arrived at 624 Anderson Street and found one victim deceased from apparent gunshot wounds.

Nationwide Homes to Expand Production

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MARTINSVILLE, VA – Nationwide Custom Homes is planning to expand its production and create approximately 59 new jobs at its Martinsville facility. Nationwide President Andy Miller said the two-phase, $986,342 project involves up fitting one of the four plants at the Rives Road site to extend its production line. This expansion will increase production by about 35 percent to accommodate growth in demand for the company’s modular housing.

See The 30th Annual High School Arts Festival At The Reidsville Visitor Center

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The 30th Annual High School Arts Festival has arrived at the Reidsville Visitor Center! (formerly hosted by the Reidsville Junior Women’s club)   When: Monday, April 25, 2016 through Friday, May 6, 2016 During regular business hours (9am to 5pm) **Closed Wednesday April 27th for a Chamber of Commerce Event** Where: Reidsville Visitor Center – 140 S. Scales St., Reidsville NC, […]

Cone Health Hospital’s Earn A Grades from Leapfrog

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The scores recognize hospitals that avoid accidents, errors, injuries and hospital-associated infections

Portion of U.S. 158 Reopens Following Tractor Trailer Crash This Morning

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Delays Possible Until Early Afternoon


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