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  1. The devastating legacy of McCrory's empty 2013 promiseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    The stories are coming fast and furious now. The Winston-Salem Journal reports that schools in Rockingham County, the home of Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger, don't have enough textbooks to go around and there's no money to make copies or even buy toilet paper for the bathrooms.

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  2. Judge orders Londonderry man to begin serving jail sentence for growing potRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    ... drug with intent to sell. Lawyers for Socci had appealed Delker's findings that a detective with the Rockingham County Sheriff's drug task force was legally justified in walking around Socci's detached garage in August 2011 without a search warrant. ...

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  3. Exeter woman faces arson charge for allegedly setting her own home ablazeRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    ... of reckless conduct and possession of a controlled drug. A grand jury indicted Brown earlier this month in Rockingham County Superior Court. Brown became the focus of an Exeter police investigation soon after her mobile home at 9 Adler Street caught ...

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  4. Rockingham County commissioner facing DWI chargeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Jacksonville Daily News

    The chairman of the Rockingham County Commission says he has no plans to step down after being charged with driving while intoxicated.

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  5. NC inmate dies of natural causesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | WBTV

    ... he not fled to a neighbor's house and was "just trying to stay alive," an officer wrote in his report. A Rockingham County Detention Facility inmate died on Sunday after she was taken to the hospital for emergency medical issues. Charlotte Dorene ...

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  6. Gov. Pat McCrory pushes renewal of preservation creditsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WBTV

    ... credit. But the tax credit is expected to face resistance in the Senate. President Pro Tem Phil Berger, a Rockingham County Republican, has suggested an extension is unlikely, given the tax changes lawmakers passed last session. And Republican Sen. ...

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  7. Rockingham County manufacturer expanding in BurlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Burlington Times News

    ... five-year extensions." He expects they will be out at the new location for 20 years. Based in Mayodan in Rockingham County, McMichael Mills manufactures and distributes elastic yarn used for socks, bra straps, waistbands, the medical trade and in ...

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  8. VGCC vice president endows scholarshipRead the original story

    Monday | Daily Dispatch

    ... of her parents. Her father and mother, who passed away in 2003 and 2013, respectively, were educators in Rockingham County. "My parents were public school administrators and community leaders, but more importantly, they were passionate about ...

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  9. Triad manufacturer expanding in BurlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Business Journal

    McMichael Mills, Inc., a Rockingham County-based manufacturer, is expanding into a 123,000-square-foot space at this building pictured here at 2050 Willow Springs Lane. McMichael Mills Inc., a Rockingham County-based manufacturer and distributor of covered elastic yarns, is expanding into a 123,000-square-foot space that will nearly double its footprint in Burlington in response to continued growth.

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  10. Rockingham commissioner chairman charged with DWIRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Burlington Times News

    Keith Mabe, chairman of the Rockingham County Board of Commissioners, was charged Saturday afternoon with DWI after crashing his truck, according to the state Highway Patrol. Mabe, 60, is charged with driving while intoxicated, traveling left of center and reckless driving, according to Highway Patrol 1st Sgt.

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  11. Man guilty of sex assault on 6-year-old girlRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    A 38-year-old former Newmarket man has been found guilty in Rockingham County Superior Court of sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl. Jason Nolan, who currently lives in New York State, was found guilty of two counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault Thursday.

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  12. Former Newmarket man found guilty of raping childRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    A 38-year-old former Newmarket man has been found guilty in Rockingham County Superior Court of sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl. Jason Nolan, who currently lives in New York State, was found guilty of two counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault Thursday.

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  13. N.C. historic tax credits face resistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... he would have capped the total cost to the state at $20 million. Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger, a Rockingham County Republican, has suggested an extension is unlikely, given the tax changes lawmakers passed last session. "In some respects, ...

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  14. Reidsville man charged in Caswell break-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Burlington Times News

    ... scheduled for Dec. 15 in Caswell County District Court in Yanceyville. Investigators were assisted by the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office in locating the suspect in that county. According to the Caswell County Sheriff's Office, Kyle Brandon ...

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  15. Temporary homeless shelter near completionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | WXII 12 Winston-Salem

    There is still work to do but in one week's time the homeless in Rockingham County will have another place to turn for shelter. WXII VeronIca White has more.

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  16. Seabrook woman given deadline to strike deal on double fatal Hampton crashRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | UnionLeader.com

    ... said. Darriean Hess, 20, of Seabrook met briefly Monday behind closed doors with Judge David Anderson in Rockingham County Superior Court alongside county prosecutors and defense lawyers. Hess is facing manslaughter, negligent homicide and assault ...

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  17. State sets deadline in bicycle deaths casesRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... 2013. If she does not submit the notice, there will be no further negotiations regarding a plea deal, said Rockingham County Attorney Patricia Conway. Conway said if Hess does not accept the terms of the agreement by 1 p.m. Friday, she will still be ...

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  18. Gov. Pat McCrory bashes Duke Energy's record on coal ash in '60 Minutes' reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Business Journal

    ... what it has done about coal ash issues since a February accident at the closed Dan River Steam Station in Rockingham County that sent up to 39,000 tons of toxic ash into the Dan. "Duke Energy welcomes 60 Minutes' interest in coal ash management - a ...

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  19. 9 candidates get cut to 1 or 2 in NC House primaryRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | The Daily Advance

    ... campaign's final days and uncertainty for Tuesday's outcome. Early in-person voting ended Saturday. Rockingham County District Attorney Phil Berger Jr. seemed to have the inside track for the nomination in the north-central Piedmont district when ...

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  20. 16-year-old charged with murder in Eden shootingRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 30 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Authorities say a 16-year-old boy has been charged with murder after shooting another teen a parking lot in Rockingham County.

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