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County extension hires new director - The News & Advance
Rockingham County Cooperative Extension has a new director as of last week, but most people have seen him around. Will Strader took the position of director at Rockingham County Cooperative Extension located at 525 N.C. Highway 65 in Wentworth. The ...
City Council recognizes volunteer - The News & Advance
REIDSVILLE - During the Reidsville City Council meeting Wednesday, July 9, Reidsville Mayor Jay Donecker recognized a local volunteer for her service with a proclamation. Ann Foster, 85, has volunteered almost 27,000 hours with the Annie Penn Hospital ...
Joint operation nets suspects - The News & Advance
EDEN - On Friday, July 11, at approximately 5:30 a.m., the Eden Police Department initiated Phase 1 of Operation Firecracker. Operation Firecracker began in November 2013 as a joint undercover operation by the Eden Police Department and the North Carolina ...
What largely explains the drop - The News & Advance
RALEIGH — The next time you see or hear a politician, policy analyst, activist, or journalist say that North Carolina’s unemployment rate has fallen “largely” because of workers dropping out of the labor force, ask for a definition of the term.
Fidelity Bank to close in Wentworth - The News & Advance
WENTWORTH - Fidelity Bank is about to close its branch in Wentworth, according to a bank official. The branch located at 128 N.C. Highway 65 sent a letter out to its customers letting him or her know the branch will shut its doors in a matter of months.
Bookmobile makes stop at apartments - The News & Advance
REIDSVILLE - From 12 to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 8, about 25 children were given two free books each. The Rockingham County Public Library Bookmobile, a bookstore on wheels, gives away books to kids twice a year. On Tuesday, their stop was Crestwood ...
Eden woman charged in vehicle fire - The News & Advance
WENTWORTH – A fire call earlier Friday morning resulted in an Eden resident’s arrest. Friday morning, July 11, at 2:57 am the Rockingham County Communication Center received a 911 call for a vehicle fire near a residential home located at 3011 Price ...
Center for Active Retirement to benefit seniors - The News & Advance
Aging, Disability and Transit Services of Rockingham County celebrated the grand opening of its Center for Active Retirement, 141 Tyre Dodson Road, in Wentworth on Wednesday, July 9, and now it’s looking for seniors to take part in what the new center ...
Hangin’ tough - The News & Advance
WENTWORTH – Rockingham County High School hosted the third annual Hawg Tuff Lineman Camp on Friday. Head Cougar football coach Lin Stadler, assisted by camp director Jeff Pucek from Matthews and several former Cougar players, led a group of more than 25 ...
World Changers hits Rockingham County, helps community - The News & Advance
An organization that provides an opportunity for students to serve people plans to renovate 19 different houses throughout Rockingham County this week. World Changers, through LifeWay Christian Resources, helps to improve living conditions for people ...