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  1. Thomas family's roots in Cobb run far and deepRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | MDJonline.com

    ... Germans, but we were," he said. William Madison Thomas (son of John Thomas) moved from Culpepper, Va., to Rockingham County, N.C. and eventually to Franklin County in Georgia. Thomas' great-, great-grandfather Louis Thomas (son of William Madison ...

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  2. Jacksonville woman accused of insurance fraudRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... Motor Vehicles License and Theft Bureau, Simmons' vehicle was recovered at a metal recycling facility in Rockingham County. Simmons was arrested on Sept. 23 by the Onslow County Sheriff's Office and placed under at $10,000 bond. The Department of ...

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  3. Duke Energy creates $10 million water fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... an endangered mussel in Waxhaw Creek. In the Dan River basin, the River Bank Fund got $250,000 and the Rockingham County Community Foundation $250,000. The North Carolina Community Foundation, which works with individual donors, businesses and ...

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  4. Walker gets endorsement of 6th District sheriffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Burlington Times News

    ... is a friend to all law enforcement." The other sheriffs are Terry Johnson of Alamance County, Sam Page of Rockingham County and Mike Marshall of Stokes County. "I'm honored to have growing support from both Democrats and Republicans," Walker said. ...

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  5. GOP House Candidate Open To War With Mexico 'If We Need To'Read the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | Newsalert

    TPM reports: A Republican congressional candidate in North Carolina suggested that he'd be open to going to war with Mexico over problems with immigration and drug cartels. The candidate, Mark Walker , the Republican nominee in the race to succeed Rep. Howard Coble in North Carolina's 6th Congressional District, made the comments on June 26. "I will tell you if you have foreigners who are sneaking in with drug cartels to me that is a national threat," Mark Walker said during a speech to Tea Partiers in Rockingham County. 4 comments

  6. GOP House Candidate Has No Qualms About War with Mexico to Stop Illegal ImmigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Mediaite.com

    The Republican candidate for U.S. House in North Carolina's 6th district recently suggested that the United States military could use force in Mexico to prevent the flow of foreigners crossing the border with drug cartels. During a GOP runoff forum in June, hosted by a tea party group in Rockingham County, Mark Walker was asked how he would secure the United States' southern border.

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  7. Prep football previews: Warriors, Eagles look to keep unblemished marksRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | Burlington Times News

    ... Since the start of the 2010 season, Southern Alamance is 4-8 in games following a victory. a By defeating Rockingham County and High Point Andrews in the first two games of the season, Southwest Guilford matched its win total from last year. a This ...

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  8. NC Republican wants to 'laser or blitz' Mexico and court-martial ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | The Raw Story

    A Republican congressional candidate in North Carolina said he had no problem going to war with Mexico over allegations undocumented immigrants are tied to the drug trade, in video posted by the Daily Kos. "I will tell you If you have foreigners who are sneaking in with drug cartels to me that is a national threat," Mark Walker says in footage from a June 26 speech to a Tea Party group in Rockingham County.

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  9. Eagles sweep Graham in volleyballRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Burlington Times News

    ... Mid-State 3-A Conference match of the season. The Nighthawks finished 14 shots better than second-place Rockingham County at Bryan Park Golf Course. Williams finished third with a team score of 141, and Western Alamance was fourth at 153. Eastern ...

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  10. Homeless advocates uniteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Daily JournalDanette Hunt organizes donated items in the administrative tent at the Place of Grace, located on the property of New Life Church and organized by Transitional Services of Richmond County. Daily JournalDanette Hunt organizes donated items in the administrative tent at the Place of Grace, located on the property of New Life Church and organized by Transitional Services of Richmond County.

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  11. Deja vu: Western records another 1-1 tie against visitingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | IHigh

    ... for 16 fouls as the Warriors were called for 10. Western has a full schedule next week as they will host Rockingham County in a double header next Monday night starting at 5:30 PM. They will then travel to Southern Alamance on Tuesday night and then ...

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  12. Editorial: State learning lessons from coal ash spill?Read the original story

    Friday Sep 5 | Sun Journal

    If nothing else, the coal ash spill in Rockingham County has forced state regulators and politicians to take a look at how things are done when it comes to clean water and other environmental issues. What began on Feb. 2 when some Duke Energy employees noticed the spill turned into tons of the toxic-laced ash pouring into the Dan River near Eden.

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  13. Guns In Car Of NC Woman Who Made School ThreatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | CBS Local

    North Carolina authorities say a detective was able to stop a woman who threatened to kill someone at her daughter's school because she was upset over the possible loss of the girl to social services. The Rockingham County Sheriff's Office said David Wayne Sizemore was stopped for speeding Thursday and the detective followed him home after he said his wife was having a medical emergency.

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  14. Students Attacked By Yellow Jackets During Lockdown DrillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... at Huntsville Elementary in Madison were practicing a lockdown drill when it happened. Karen Hyler with Rockingham County Schools said students and staff were conducting an afternoon drill with first grade classrooms and when students and staff ...

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  15. Prep Roundup: Eagles topple S. Alamance in volleyballRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 4 | Burlington Times News

    ... (5-3, 3-3). Bella Huerta tallied 14 assists, five digs, and an ace, while Kenzie Vance had nine digs. a- ROCKINGHAM COUNTY 3, WESTERN ALAMANCE 1: At Wentworth, host Rockingham County defeated the Warriors 26-24, 10-25, 25-18, 25-18 in a Mid-State ...

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  16. Guns found in car of woman who made school threatsRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 4 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    North Carolina authorities say a detective was able to stop a woman who threatened to kill someone at her daughter's school because she was upset over the possible loss of the girl to social services. The Rockingham County Sheriff's Office said David Wayne Sizemore was stopped for speeding Thursday and the detective followed him home after he said his wife was having a medical emergency.

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  17. Prep extra points: Eagles' Kirby wants selfish play to haltRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Burlington Times News

    ... coach for three other state title teams. a- DELAYED BLOWOUT: Last week's game between Reidsville and Rockingham County was pushed back to Saturday night and moved to McMichael because of safety concerns at Rockingham County. a- NAMING RIGHTS: The ...

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  18. Editorial: Hot air in Raleigh of no helpRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 31 | Daily Dispatch

    Gov. Pat McCrory, through a prepared statement Feb. 6, said his staff and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources provided a thorough and comprehensive response to the coal ash spill four days earlier in Rockingham County.

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  19. Horse Fair Draws HundredsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    ... of the ones sold, a lot of that money, is going back to the local economy. About 85 percent of horses in Rockingham County will be sold on Sept. 1.Organizers say people come from surrounding states, including Kentucky and North Carolina. Horse ...

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  20. Reidsville N,C.: Man found dead in his homeRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 31 | WBTV

    Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to call the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office at 634-3232 or Rockingham County Crime Stoppers at 349-9683.

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