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  1. Prep Roundup: Warriors, Wildcats, Patriots win in baseballRead the original story

    Wednesday | Burlington Times News

    ... with three RBI, including a home run. Carter Williams also hit a home run. a- EASTERN GUILFORD 10, ROCKINGHAM COUNTY 8: At Wentworth, Isaiah Finerty went 2-for-4 with three RBI, a run scored and a stolen base while Khyree Lundy had a pair of hits ...

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  2. Pastor wants to serve communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Independent Herald

    ... North Carolina where he served as the staff pastor of L.O.T. 2540, a mission serving the people of western Rockingham County. LOT 2540 stands for "Least of these," Matthew 25:40 when Jesus told his disciples that when you do these things to the ...

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  3. Schools budget tight in Rockingham CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Burlington Times News

    Rockingham County Schools Superintendent Rodney Shotwell delivered some dire news Monday night: Jobs will need to be cut in order to get out of debt. "I feel like I need a black coat and a sickle," said Shotwell during a tense Rockingham County Board of Education meeting.

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  4. Editorial: Duke Energy needs to clean up its messRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Star Online

    What took so long? That's only the first question raised by the announcement last week that the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources is fining Duke Energy $25 million - not for the massive coal ash spill into the Dan River in Rockingham County - but for years of pollution from two coal ash pits at a former power plant near ... (more)

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  5. McCrory bashes N.C. Senate incentives planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Business Journal

    ... to allow North Carolina taxpayers and job-creators to keep about $500 million of their own money," the Rockingham County Republican said in a written statement. "The math does not add up." Economic developers say as many as half a dozen overseas ...

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  6. Prep Roundup: Williams wins close games in lacrosse, baseballRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Burlington Times News

    ... game, striking out five without a walk. Robinson also hit a double for a RBI. a- WESTERN ALAMANCE 17, ROCKINGHAM COUNTY 11: At Wentworth, Jake Christmon drilled four hits, including two doubles, drove in three runs and scored twice as the visiting ...

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  7. Editorial: Duke Energy needs to clean up its messRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Sun Journal

    That's only the first question raised by the announcement on Tuesday that the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources is fining Duke Energy $25 million - not for the massive coal ash spill into the Dan River in Rockingham County - but for years of pollution from two coal ash pits at a former power plant near Wilmington. In announcing what it called the largest penalty ever imposed by the state for environmental damages, state regulators with DENR acknowledged that toxic pollutants from unlined dumps have been seeping into the groundwater for years from the L.V. Sutton Electric Plant.

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  8. Chapel Hill goes for repeat against HickoryRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | HeraldSun.com

    ... Tigers took care of previously unbeaten Eastern Wayne in the Eastern Regional semifinals before beating Rockingham County to advance to the state championship game. Both coaches said they expect the game to be played at a high pace and that both ...

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  9. Duke Energy needs to clean up its messRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | Jacksonville Daily News

    That's only the first question raised by the announcement on Tuesday that the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources is fining Duke Energy $25 million - not for the massive coal ash spill into the Dan River in Rockingham County - but for years of pollution from two coal ash pits at a former power plant near Wilmington.

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  10. Prep Roundup: Robinson's homer wins it for Eastern Guilford in baseballRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | Burlington Times News

    ... mound, Pete Rhodes pitched a complete game and struck out seven in the loss. At Greensboro, Alex Flynt of Rockingham County won honors in the second Mid-State 3-A Conference match of the season, shooting a 1-over par 37 at Bryan Park. Only one ...

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  11. What's next? Getting Duke Energy to clean its messRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Burlington Times News

    That's only the first question raised by the announcement on Tuesday that the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources is fining Duke Energy $25 million - not for the massive coal ash spill into the Dan River in nearby Rockingham County - but for years of pollution from two coal ash pits at a former power plant near Wilmington. In announcing what it called the largest penalty ever imposed by the state for environmental damages, state regulators with DENR acknowledged that toxic pollutants from unlined dumps have been seeping into the groundwater for years from the L.V. Sutton Electric Plant in southeastern North Carolina.

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  12. County adds member to economic development teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Business Journal

    Ken Allen , who has more than 30 years of economic development experience at state and local levels, has joined Rockingham County's economic development team. Allen, who joins the team as existing industry manager, most recently was regional manager/economic developer with the N.C. Department of Commerce's Business and Industry Division.

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  13. Man going to prison for sexual assault of 6 year oldRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... assault in December. The assaults occurred in Newmarket, Assistant County Attorney Kirsten Wilson said. In Rockingham County Superior Court on Monday, Nolan was sentenced to serve 8 to 16 years in prison on one of the sexual assault charges. He was ...

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  14. Man going to prison for sexual assault of 6-year-oldRead the original story

    Monday Mar 9 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... assault in December. The assaults occurred in Newmarket, Assistant County Attorney Kirsten Wilson said. In Rockingham County Superior Court on Monday, Nolan was sentenced to serve 8 to 16 years in prison on one of the sexual assault charges. He was ...

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  15. HSSPTS 3-8 chapel hill bkh 1.jpgRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | HeraldSun.com

    From left, Chapel Hill's Tamia Eatmon , Raziyah Farrington and Autumn West celebrate after their 61-41 win over Rockingham County in the Eastern Regional championship game at Crown Coliseum on Saturday, March 7, 2015.The Herald-Sun Chapel Hill's Jessica Wall steals the ball from Rockingham County's Jade Keen during the Eastern Regional championship game at Crown Coliseum on Saturday, March 7, 2015.

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  16. GALLERY: Chapel Hill girls wins Eastern Regional ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | HeraldSun.com

    The Chapel Hill girls basketball team beats Rockingham County 61-41 to win the Eastern Regional Championship on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville.

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  17. Rockingham sheriff's deputies looking for man in connection with robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Burlington Times News

    Rockingham County sheriff's deputies are looking for a man accused of robbing a 68-year-old man in his home. Cody Warren Purdy, 24, of 103 Crouch Road in Eden, is wanted on charges of common law robbery, breaking and entering and larceny from a person, the sheriff's office said in a news release.

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  18. Chief Justice Mark Martin warns that inadequate budget causes court delaysRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | WBTV

    ... Tim Moore suggested later that they'll try to find it. "I don't think it's unreasonable," said Berger, a Rockingham County Republican. "The question is going to be, how are we going to find the resources?" Martin said the system is understaffed by ...

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  19. House OKs incentive packages billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Robesonian

    House Republicans gave support Tuesday to expanding economic recruitment tools sought by Gov. Pat McCrory, despite continued grumbling by some GOP members that targeted incentives aren't the way to go. The measure cleared the House Finance Committee by a relatively easy margin of more than 3-to-1 despite two hours of debate centered largely over the usefulness of the state's chief incentives tool, and whether rural areas are benefiting.

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  20. Knights fall short in third round of playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... Northern Nash could not find that extra gear in crunch time, failing to take advantage of several Rockingham County miscues. As a result, the Cougars walked out of Northern Nash with a 51-42 victory and a berth in Friday's regional semifinals. ...

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