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  1. Sticking to his racing rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Robesonian

    ... to his family. Since races took place on Sundays, he was able to make short trips to the tracks in Charlotte, Rockingham, Wilkesboro, and Darlington, S. C., but he usually stayed home when Benny was scheduled to race across the country. Benny loved ...

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  2. Big splashes unlikely as NC lawmakers start 2015 sessionRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... we end up in a situation where we are short on the projections, we'll manage," N.C. Senate leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham. TEACHER PAY: Berger, then-House Speaker Thom Tillis and McCrory fulfilled their promise to raise the minimum teacher salary ...

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  3. Gregory PeitsmeyerRead the original story

    Friday | The Daily Standard

    He was born Aug. 31, 1954, in Uniontown, Pa., to Ralph "Skip" and Mary Lou Mihalek Peitsmeyer. His father survives in Rockingham, N.C. On Sept.

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  4. Online tip led likely buyer to Rockingham SpeedwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    The man behind the plan to turn Rockingham Speedway into a rehabilitation community for veterans says this isn't his first attempt to integrate the need for speed with recovery. Craig Northacker, executive director of Vets-Help, said he started with a group in Florida, considering the use of competitive speedboats and other nautical programs for veterans and their families.

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  5. What's happening at Richmond County churches?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Daily JournalA white cross can be seen above the entrance to Greater Diggs Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church on Old Cheraw Highway in Rockingham. The church will host an empowerment workshop for children, youth and adults from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday.

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  6. Racing in the bloodlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... his family. Since races took place on Sundays, he was able to make short trips to the local tracks in Charlotte, Rockingham, Wilkesboro, and Darlington, South Carolina, but he usually stayed home when Benny was scheduled to race at far-away places ...

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  7. 2nd suspect charged in Fidelity Bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Rudy Clegg Bruton Jr. of Troy was charged on Thursday in connection to the robbery. Anthony Drake of Rockingham was charged earlier in the day on Thursday.

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  8. Legal Corner: Pros, cons of Chapter 11 bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... torney. As always, be informed. Be prepared. Bellonora McCallum is an attorney at the McCallum Law Firm, PLLC, in Rockingham. Reach her at 910-730-4064 or visit www.mccallumlawfirm.com.

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  9. Bank robbery suspect found in motelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Richmond County Sheriff James E. Clemmons Jr. said Anthony Drake was arrested without incident at the Sunset Motel at 11:30 a.m. following an anonymous tip. Drake, a 45-year-old Rockingham man, was identified the suspect in the Tuesday morning robbery of the Fidelity Bank in Troy after a day-long investigation that included reviewing video, extensive interviews and the search of a home he was known to visit, according to the Montgomery Herald.

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  10. Zumba class aims to make fitness funRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... gymnasium at Falling Creek Park, flexing a little muscle ahead of the February kickoff of their $5 Zumba classes. ROCKINGHAM - The gymnasium at Falling Creek Park is pumping up the volume in February with $5 Zumba classes designed to get people ...

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  11. Regional recreation: City seeks tourism study grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Daily JournalThe N.C. Zoological Park and Town Creek Indian Mound are both listed as regional tourism destinations in a grant application by the city of Rockingham. The city is spearheading a study on how to increase tourism in the Uwharrie region.

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  12. Rockingham Masons elect officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... Foster, senior warden; Harry Inman, treasurer; James Chavis Jr., senior deacon; and Thomas Ingles, junior deacon. Rockingham Masonic Lodge 495 AF & AM elected new officers for 2015 at the lodge located on Fayetteville Road. Pictured on the front ...

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  13. Fidelity Bank robbery suspect caughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Sheriff's deputies on Thursday captured a Rockingham man accused of robbing the Fidelity Bank in Troy two days before. Troy Police Chief Kenny Allen told the Daily Journal that 45-year-old Anthony Drake of Rockingham was in custody Thursday afternoon.

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  14. Vets-Help eyes Rockingham SpeedwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Robesonian

    Daily Journal file photoThe national nonprofit Vets-Help plans to purchase the Rockingham Speedway property and combine the track with a community designed to help veterans returning from war reintegrate into society. Daily Journal file photoThe national nonprofit Vets-Help plans to purchase the Rockingham Speedway property and combine the track with a community designed to help veterans returning from war reintegrate into society.

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  15. Deputies: Drug defendant used stolen electric meterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Susie Lorraine Dumas, 41, of Philadelphia Drive outside Rockingham, was arrested Jan. 15 on charges of obtaining property by false pretense and possession of stolen goods, sheriff's Capt. Jay Childers said Thursday.

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  16. Home break-in suspect caughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Sheriff's deputies on Tuesday arrested 18-year-old Christopher Lee Huckabee Jr. of Gathings Street near Hamlet. He was charged with breaking into a home on Northam Road outside Rockingham on Jan. 3. Huckabee ran from deputies when they arrived to arrest him, Richmond County sheriff's Capt.

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  17. Speedway plans gain supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Daily Journal file photoNew York-based nonprofit Vets-Help says it has lined up funding to purchase the 244-acre Rockingham Speedway property. A judge has ordered a sale or auction by March 15 to keep the property out of foreclosure.

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  18. 'Life really is sacred'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... which can be very expensive, are available to mothers who need them at the Pee Dee Pregnancy Resource Center. ROCKINGHAM - On the 42nd anniversary of a landmark Supreme Court case on abortion rights, a local nonprofit is celebrating motherhood and ...

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  19. Lee wins Rockingham Middle spelling beeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... be held on Jan. 28. The county spelling bee is for students in grades 4-8 who won their schoolwide spelling bees. Rockingham Middle School Spelling Bee runner-up Trey Singleton, left, is pictured with spelling bee winner Lee Hayden. Lee will go on ...

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  20. LETTER: Rockingham, Richmond County need new leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... them we are taking our county, city and state back into our control - as it should be. We need new leadership in Rockingham if we want our city to be on the map. When visitors travel through, do they see a proud and inviting place to stop and shop ...

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