Rockingham County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Rockingham County, NC.

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  1. Travelers Tough it Out on Valley RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    ... one was a big truck and we were held up in traffic for 45 minutes," said Podalle. Sheriff Hutcheson with Rockingham County said that as of 3 p.m., there were seven accidents deputies responded to...and none of them were major. Hutcheson adds that ...

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  2. Praise for Beat Making Lab; Fracking threatens N.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Independent Weekly

    ... I have observed that those choices help determine the world we will live in. I grew up on the Dan River in Rockingham County and have made some of my best memories on the river. My family owns a river business and relies on recreational activities ...

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  3. Pine Hall man knocks off Rockingham County non-typical pushing 170 inchesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | North Carolina Sportsman

    Out of a thousand week-old trail-cam photos, one had Johnny Lawrence of Pine Hall so excited he woke up extra early on Nov. 1, the opening day of blackpowder season in Rockingham County. With a 17-point non-typical buck on the ground by 8:15, the excitement really began.

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  4. Two Alamance-area troopers honored by the highway patrolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Burlington Times News

    ... around the state, during an awards ceremony. First Sgt. Darren Wright, formerly of Troop D, District 3 in Rockingham County, was among current and former troopers who received the Meritorious Service group award. Trooper Jeremy Zachary was among ...

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  5. Construction underway on $23M expansion of Triad distribution centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Business Journal

    ... Road. The project will add 16 to the company's current Eden work force of 310 full-time employees. The Rockingham County project marks the second major Triad expansion within the past year for Gildan, which announced in 2013 plans for a ...

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  6. Rep. Tim Moore nominated as N.C. House speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... making North Carolina a better place to live, work and raise a family," Senate leader Phil Berger, a Rockingham County Republican, said in a Saturday statement. Supporting Moore in leadership roles will be Rep. Skip Stam, R-Wake, as speaker pro-tem, ...

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  7. 'You're gonna miss me when I'm gone'Read the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Burlington Times News

    ... too. newspapers hardly constitutes a new phenomenon. At my first newspaper job out of college a Rockingham County commissioner by the name of Watson Rakestraw used to call me at the Reidsville Review with tips and observations. In Jacksonville, it ...

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  8. Yadkin Riverkeeper prepares for continued growth with leadership changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Business Journal

    The Yadkin Riverkeeper, a water quality watchdog nonprofit that focuses on the Yadkin River basin in the western Triad, has been busy. It was called into action following the recent high-profile coal ash spill along the Dan River in Rockingham County.

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  9. 300 miles covered in searchRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Law enforcement officials in two states have covered about 300 miles of roadsides as they continue to search for a missing Patrick County woman, Patrick Sheriff Dan Smith reported Thursday.

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  10. Man Accused Of Impersonating Deputy, Stealing $1,000 DollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | CBS Local

    ... as a deputy and taking $1,000 from another man he claimed he could get out of a pending criminal charge. Rockingham County authorities said in a news release Wednesday that 34-year-old Marcus Cardwell had been charged with second-degree kidnapping, ...

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  11. Eden man accused of impersonating deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Burlington Times News

    An Eden man has been accused of posing as a deputy and taking $1,000 from another man he claimed he could get out of a pending criminal charge. Rockingham County authorities said in a news release Wednesday that 34-year-old Marcus Cardwell had been charged with second-degree kidnapping, felony obtaining property by false pretense and impersonating a law enforcement officer.

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  12. Army veteran wins October Bag-A-Buck contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | North Carolina Sportsman

    ... eligible - along with every other contest entrant - for the grand prize, a one-day hunt for two people at Rockingham County's Willow Oaks Plantation. The grand prize will be presented at the Dixie Deer Classic in Raleigh next March. Valles said he ...

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  13. Gildan plans $23M expansion of Rockingham County facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Business Journal

    ... company Gildan Activewear Inc. is planning a $23 million expansion of its distribution hub in Eden. Rockingham County commissioners approved $448,720 of incentives for the project, said Jan Critz, director of economic development for the ...

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  14. Ex-Rockingham County jail guard to plead guilty to smuggling drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | UnionLeader.com

    ... officer is expected to plead guilty to charges that he smuggled morphine to an inmate at the Rockingham County jail, according to prosecutors. Dennis Verrill, 65, of Center Barnstead has struck a fully negotiated plea agreement that will settle his ...

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  15. 2015 A. Craig Phillips North Carolina Superintendent of the YearRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Beach Carolina Magazine

    Dr. Rodney Shotwell, Superintendent of Rockingham County Schools, was named the 2015 A. Craig Phillips North Carolina Superintendent of the Year at an awards presentation and reception held Tuesday, Nov. 18, at the Joseph S. Koury Convention Center in Greensboro. The award was given jointly by the North Carolina Association of School Administrators , North Carolina School Superintendents' Association and the North Carolina School Boards Association .

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  16. Gildan plans $23M expansion of Rockingham County facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Business Journal

    Rockingham County commissioners approved $448,720 of incentives for the project, said Jan Critz , director of economic development for the Rockingham County Partnership for Economic and Tourism Development. She said the city of Eden will consider incentives tonight.

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  17. Rockingham County Oks incentives packages for two companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Burlington Times News

    Two international companies plan to bring 100 jobs to Eden in exchange for more than $1 million in incentives from the county. The Rockingham County Board of Commissioners unanimously agreed on Monday to provide incentive packages to Gildan Activewear and SGRTEX - both textile companies.

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  18. Katie Pavlich: Why is Obama ignoring the experts on illegal immigration?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Hill

    ... place public safety in our communities in danger, and taxpaying citizens will be left picking up the tab," Rockingham County, N.C., Sheriff Sam Page also warned. The failure to consider these perspectives devastates the ability of those in law ...

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  19. 'The military life is the only life I know'Read the original story

    Sunday Nov 16 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... Her picture and Coast Guard uniform is even part of a featured exhibit in the Museum and Archives of Rockingham County. Parker tried to see the exhibit in person on her last visit home last year, but unfortunately, it was closed. In the Coast Guard, ...

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  20. NC Sheriff: 'I Don't See Anything' That Would Deter Illegal ImmigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Breitbart.com

    Rockingham County, NC Sheriff Sam Page said "I don't see anything" that would discourage individuals from entering the country and that President Obama's planned executive action on immigration would "encourage the same thing we saw last summer" on Friday's "Your World with Neil Cavuto" on the Fox News Channel. "I think it [executive action on immigration] seems like a rewarding of persons that are coming in to break our laws and it would only encourage, I think, encourage more people to do so.

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