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TigerTek Industrial Services, LLC Receives Substantial Investment

TigerTek Van Fleet

Major Improvements Confirmed to Expand TigerTek’s Scope of Capabilities (Stoneville, NC – September 22, 2016) – TigerTek Industrial Services, LLC, the region’s largest industrial repair center, is ramping up capabilities with over $550K in capital expense investments to be completed by the end of first quarter 2017. Now under the corporate umbrella of Omninvest, LLC, capability enhancements […]

Reidsville Area Foundation Invests In Child Savings Accounts

John Kolessar, BB&T Vice President, is addressing the kindergartners and their parents

(Reidsville, NC) – The Reidsville Area Foundation has launched a Child Savings Account (CSA) program that is the first of its kind in North Carolina, partnering with BB&T to open savings accounts for all kindergarten students at the New Reidsville Housing Authority. CSAs aim to improve the lives of low- and moderate income people by […]

Upholstery Fabrics Manufacturer Expands in Reidsville


Rockingham County, NC (September 26, 2016)—David Rothschild Company, an upholstery and decorative fabrics manufacturer and marketer, plans to expand its Reidsville, NC operation. The company is investing more than $400,000 in a 10,000 square foot warehouse addition, building improvements and remodel of its design center. The improvements will support future growth and increase efficiency. The […]

September 19, 2016 Rockingham County Commissioners


(Wentworth, NC) – Video of the September 19, 2016 meeting of the Rockingham County Board of Commissioners.

Charlotte Joins the Cultural Revolution

William James

In Red China during the 1960’s, swarms of Maoist fanatics, called “Red Guards,” mobbed the streets of cities, tearing down old statues, smashing priceless artifacts in museums, and beating up or murdering “reactionaries” and others, who were suspected of incorrect political opinions or of insufficient loyalty to the communist regime. As they rioted, the thugs […]



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From Forrest’s Perspective: Commissioner’s Meeting 9-19-2016

Forrest Bray

Let me start by saying that I like having a Public Comment Period at the Commissioners meetings.  It is amazing, though, how the public comment period is used by a candidate currently running for an office to make a statement about a person, a problem, or board. In my experience, this is the only time […]

September 12, 2016 Rock. Co. Board Of Education


(Rockingham County, NC) – Video of the September 12, 2016 meeting of the Rockingham County Board of Education.

Simulated Hospital at Rockingham Community College Opens


(Wentworth, NC) – After nearly five years of planning and renovation, the Simulated Hospital at Rockingham Community College was officially opened on Tuesday, Sept. 20. The Simulated Hospital is located in the N. Jerry Owens Jr. Health Sciences Building, on the RCC campus at 562 County Home Road. RCC’s programs of study housed in the […]

Bits and Pieces – Again

William James

After her seizure and collapse – sorry, her “dehydration” event – er, her “pneumonia” attack — at the 9/11 ceremonies in New York City, the question of Hillary Clinton’s health is no longer conjecture; it is a real issue. Notice how nervously she ascended the stage for her speech at UNCG on Thursday? Like a drunk fearfully watching […]


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