Category archives for: Business & Economy

Odell Named Top 40 Under 40 By Mass Transit Magazine

Meggan Odell has been recognized by Mass Transit Magazine as one of this year’s top 40 industry leaders

Meet the Faculty: Cindy Johnson, Computer-Integrated Machining Faculty B.S., B.A. North Carolina Wesleyan College

Wentworth—  After 37 years in the manufacturing industry, RCC Instructor Cindy Johnson resigned to fulfill her dream of teaching machining to the next generation.

The Salvation Army To Offer Christmas Registration

The services offered are Christmas gifts and toys for children 0-12 years old, senior citizens activities and holiday gifts and Christmas meal food boxes for families.

Worried You May be One of the Millions of Consumers Affected by the Equifax Data Breach? : An Attorney General Josh Stein Alert

As you may have read by now, data giant Equifax has suffered a massive security breach. Hackers accessed private information (including Social Security numbers, dates of birth, etc.) about 143 million Americans. The company collects data and financial information and it may hold information about you even if you’ve never dealt directly with them. Check here to see if your data has been compromised in this breach. (Click “Potential Impact”)

NC Cooperative Extension’s Rockingham County Center Receives $100,000 Gift

On Thursday, August 24, North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s Rockingham County Center received a $100,000 donation from Duke Energy

McLaughlin Appointed As County’s Human Resources Director

Rockingham County Manager Lance Metzler announces the appointment of Nichole McLaughlin as the new Human Resources Director (HR) for Rockingham County Government

County Economic Development & Tourism Wins Communications Awards

-Three awards presented by regional economic development group-

Restaurant Ratings: August 2017 |

The following information has been compiled from the NC Public Health Inspections website

Restaurant Ratings: July 2017

INSPECTIONS FOR JULY 1 – 31, 2017   – 41 Listed

North Carolina Zoo Awards Unifi, Inc. 2017 Paw of Approval for Earth-Friendly Commitment

The North Carolina Zoo has awarded Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) its 2017 Paw of Approval, which highlights the Company’s commitment to environmentally responsible manufacturing. Unifi is the manufacturer of a family of fibers called REPREVE®, which are made from recycled materials, including plastic bottles.


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