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  1. As legislature begins, gay marriage takes center stageRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... down North Carolina's 2012 constitutional amendment limiting marriage to one man and one woman and a Rockingham County judge resigned in protest. Legislative leaders are still fighting for the amendment's legality in court. The U.S. Supreme Court is ...

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  2. As NC legislature begins, gay marriage takes center stageRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... down North Carolina's 2012 constitutional amendment limiting marriage to one man and one woman and a Rockingham County judge resigned in protest. Legislative leaders are still fighting for the amendment's legality in court. The U.S. Supreme Court is ...

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  3. 'Religious freedom' bill filed amid protestRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WRAL.com

    ... marriage and ordered the state to treat same-sex couples equally. One of those magistrates was in Berger's Rockingham County district. The legislation would allow those magistrates to seek reappointment. It would also protect any religious objector ...

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  4. Eastern Guilford girls find revenge, shut down BulldogsRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

    ... Conference. Both teams still have big-impact games in league play this week, with Williams playing host to Rockingham County on Thursday night in a makeup game from last week and Eastern Guilford traveling to Northern Guilford on Friday night. "They ...

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  5. Pigeon shoot scheduled for Rockingham County canceledRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A Rockingham County property owner has canceled plans to host a shooting contest that would have made 8,000 pigeons the target of hunters. The News and Record of Greensboro reports Arthur Dick, the owner of the 2,000-acre Willow Oaks Plantation near Eden, planned to release the birds.

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  6. Monroe man is grand-prize winner in Bag-A-Buck contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | North Carolina Sportsman

    ... 73, can pay his daughter back by including her in the grand prize, a one-day hunt for two people at Rockingham County's Willow Oaks Plantation. Adcock has some horses to take care of that morning before he could hunt, so he and his daughter decided ...

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  7. Victim advocates want to close eugenics loopholeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger. Shelly Carver, a spokesman for Berger, a Rockingham County Republican, said "it is too early to speculate on what might happen during the legislative process." Moore, a Republican ...

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  8. N.C. medic killed in crash remembered by colleaguesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | EMS1

    Emergency crews from across North Carolina attended the funeral of a Rockingham County paramedic who died while helping a driver who was in a crash. More than 400 people attended a service for Captain William Lawrence McKinney Jr. was held Sunday to honor a man the community is calling a hero.

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  9. 'Tons' of support for co-workers of Rockingham EMS worker killed in wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Burlington Times News

    Rockingham County emergency workers have been overwhelmed with offers of support to help them attend the funeral of an EMS captain killed Wednesday while helping at a crash site. Capt.

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  10. LGBT issues on the table as N.C. legislature returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Q-Notes

    ... following federal judges' overturning of the state's anti-gay marriage amendment. At a political rally in Rockingham County on Oct. 21, Berger promised to introduce a bill that would exempt magistrates, registers of deeds and other government ...

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  11. Co-workers of Rockingham EMS medic killed in wreck appreciate supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | EMS1

    Rockingham County emergency workers have been overwhelmed with offers of support to help them attend the funeral of an EMS captain killed Wednesday while helping at a crash site. Capt.

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  12. Debate ought to be open to allRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... opened on Wednesday. And also as anticipated, Republicans Tim Moore of Cleveland County and Phil Berger of Rockingham County were chosen to lead the state House and Senate for the long session ahead. About the only bit of drama arrived via the minor ...

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  13. Paramedic Dies While Assisting Drivers in ReidsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... saw two vehicles that slipped off the road. He was still in uniform and was wearing a safety vest, Rockingham County representatives said. He parked his car and went to check on the drivers. That's when a truck with two trailers struck McKinney, ...

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  14. Elon man charged in Reidsville armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Burlington Times News

    According to the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office, the victim said that he was hanging out with a friend at 116 Deer Trail Road in Reidsville when Cameron McKinzie Chance, 23, of 1732 Pagetown Road, arrived, pulled out a semi-automatic handgun and robbed him of $20 to $25. Chance then left the home in a vehicle.

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  15. General Assembly opens session with pomp, bi-partisanshipRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | WBTV

    ... Tim Moore, a Republican from Kings Mountain, as their new speaker. Senators re-elected Sen. Phil Berger of Rockingham County as their leader. Mecklenburg County legislators elected Democratic Rep. Becky Carney of Charlotte and Republican Sen. Jeff ...

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  16. Scattered wrecks reported on icy patches of roads in NCRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | WLOS

    An emergency worker and a 22-year-old woman were killed in separate accidents related to the icy weather that struck portions of North Carolina. In Rockingham County, an EMS captain who had just completed a 12-hour shift was killed Wednesday when he was hit by a truck as he assisted motorists trying to navigate slick roads.

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  17. Rockingham Paramedic killed in accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | WXII 12 Winston-Salem

    Working off-duty, Billy McKinney was helping with an accident along Highway 14 north of Eden this morning when he was struck by a tractor-trailer and killed; Veronica White reports from Rockingham County. VERONICA WHITE TELLS US MORE ABOUT A MAN WHO DIED TRYING TO HELP OTHERS.

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  18. Triad paramedic hit, killed by tractor-trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | WXII 12 Winston-Salem

    An off-duty Rockingham County paramedic was killed after being hit by a tractor-trailer while checking on a vehicle that was involved in another crash Wednesday morning. Paramedic Captain William "Billy" Lawrence McKinney Jr., 42, of Reidsville, was hit around 7:30 a.m. on Highway 14 north of Eden.

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  19. Off-duty medic killed checking on crash victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | EMS1

    William "Bill" McKinney Jr., 42, of Reidsville and an employee of Rockingham County EMS for 19 years, pulled of the when he saw two vehicles that slid on a patch of ice and into a ditch around 7:30 a.m. on Highway 14, WFMY reports. He had just finished a 12-hour shift and was still in uniform and wearing a reflective coat when he got out of the car, according to a press release from Rockingham County.

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  20. Triad EMS worker hit, killed by tractor-trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | WXII 12 Winston-Salem

    ... tractor-trailer lost control and hit the worker, as well as one of the vehicles in the earlier crash, said Rockingham County Fire Marshal Robert Cardwell. The truck also hit one of the vehicles involved in the first crash, Cardwell said. Several ...

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