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Rockingham County Files Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturers and Distributors

(Wentworth, NC) – The Rockingham County Board of Commissioners announced today that they have filed their lawsuit in the United States District Court in the Middle District in Greensboro against the manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioid pain relievers.

Cone Denim Introduces S GENE® Stretch Denim with REPREVE®

Cone Denim and Unifi, Inc. (NYSE:UFI) are excited to introduce the latest in advanced stretch technology – S GENE® with REPREVE®.  Combining the advanced stretch technology of S GENE with the superior sustainability and performance of REPREVE recycled polyester fiber, the newest S GENE denim offers the most advanced sustainable dual-core stretch denim on the market.

Reidsville Nonprofit Leader Earns Allstate Foundation Scholarship

Cathy Powers is among 31 qualified applicants admitted into national leadership program

Piedmont Dental Clinic receives $600K Harvest Foundation grant award

The Piedmont Virginia Dental Health Foundation (PVDHF), the driving force behind the Community Dental Clinic, received a three-year grant from The Harvest Foundation in the amount of $603,195 for indigent dental care

Anniversary Date of Missing Person (2001) – Michelle Lyn Hundley Smith

If you have any information about Michelle Lyn Hundley Smith’s disappearance or her possible whereabouts, please call: Rockingham County Crime Stoppers 336-349-9683 or Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office 336-634-3232

Reidsville Awarded AARC Seal of Approval

(Reidsville, NC) – The City of Reidsville stands in a class by itself among North Carolina Certified Retirement Communities.

Harvest Foundation partners with Community Recovery Program to help jobseekers

(Martinsville, VA) – The Harvest Foundation has awarded a two-year grant of $520,033 to Piedmont Community Services, for the Community Recovery Program (CRP), to expand their service area to jobseekers not selected for employment because they were unable to pass a pre-employment drug test

Harvest Foundation awards $3.1 million to PHCC

Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC) will receive a three-year grant totaling $3.1 million from the Harvest Foundation to strengthen Martinsville-Henry County’s workforce and develop future career pipelines.

Unifi Recycles 10 Billionth Bottle; Announces Goal to Recycle 20 Billion by 2020, 30 Billion by 2022

Unifi also launches REPREVE® Champions of Sustainability Awards to recognize recycling achievements of customers and brands

Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corp. awarded $5.7 million from Harvest Foundation

The Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corp. (EDC) received a three-year grant of $5.7 million from The Harvest Foundation to support new job creation and tax base increase in Martinsville-Henry County


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