Category archives for: Regional & State News

Mayodan Wins NC Main Street Award for “Hayodan” Promotion

The project is sponsored jointly by the Downtown Mayodan Merchants’ Association and the Town of Mayodan.

Back to Back State Champions

Rockingham County, NC) – McMichael and Morehead Robotics Teams (along with Holmes Middle School) competed in the NC Vex Robotics Competition (VRC) State Championship

Cone Health CEO Is Recognized for Leadership in Health Care

Terry Akin receives the Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award from ACHE

NC By Train Partners With Local Transit Systems to Connect the Last Mile

RALEIGH – Rail passengers will now be able to reach their local destination through public transportation after getting off the train by using a transit pass, made possible through a partnership between the N.C. Department of Transportation Rail Division and 11 local transit systems along the Raleigh-to-Charlotte rail corridor.

Town of Madison Receives Grant to Study River Recreation

MADISON, NC: The Town of Madison has been awarded $15,000 from the RiverBank fund of the Danville Regional Foundation to study options for trails and other outdoor recreation along the Dan River and Big Beaver Island Creek.

DA Blitzer Resigns, News & Record Reports

A spokeswoman for the N.C. Administrative Office of the Courts, Sharon Gladwell, confirmed Blitzer’s resignation late Friday evening. Blitzer has served as district attorney since being sworn in Jan. 1, 2015, after winning the seat in the November 2014 general election.

City of Eden Wins Dan River Basin Association Municipal Partners Program Award

(Eden, NC) – The Dan River Basin Association (DRBA) functions to support proper river stewardship and water quality within Virginia and North Carolina. DRBA’s Municipal Partners Program is an effort to bring awareness of the services DRBA can provide for cities, towns and counties in our basin.

Twenty Members of the 101st Greensboro Police Academy Accept the Oath of Office

GREENSBORO, NC (March 6, 2017) – Twenty recruits will graduate from the 101st Greensboro Police Academy tomorrow, and join the ranks of the Greensboro Police Department. The ceremony includes a presentation of awards, diplomas, and badges, as well as the oath of office.

Road Closures for the Hamilton Lakes Race

Beginning at 1 pm, Keeling Road East between Starmount Drive and Henderson Road will be closed to traffic.

One Charged In Theft Of Lawnmowers Valued Over $44 Thousand; Investigation Continues

This is still an open investigation and Reidsville Police urges anyone with any information to call Sgt. W. Hampshire at 336-347-2357, SBI Special Agent D. Denny at 336-256-1362, or Rockingham County Crime Stoppers at 336-349-9683. All calls to Crime Stoppers are anonymous and are eligible for a cash reward.


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