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New police chief comes to Reidsville - The News & Advance
Beginning Aug. 25, the Reidsville Police Department will be under new reign. Robert Hassell formally accepted the position as Reidsville Police chief on Tuesday, July 22. Hassell has extensive experience and currently serves as associate vice chancellor of ...
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 ...
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 ...
Davis, Arlene - The News & Advance
Arlene Davis REIDSVILLE Arlene M. Davis, 76, went to be with her husband, Chuck, Friday, July 11, 2014, at the Hospice Home of Rockingham County. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 19, at Wilkerson Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev ...
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.
Moorefield, Ellis - The News & Advance
Ellis T. Moorefield EDEN Ellis Trainum Moorefield, 93, of 440 Barnes Rd., Eden, passed away Friday evening, July 11, 2014, at his home. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 14, at Fair Funeral Home Chapel, with burial to follow at ...
Hibbett Sports to open in Madison - The News & Advance
MADISON – Western Rockingham may get a economic shot in the arm with the arrival of a new business face. Hibbett Sporting Goods Inc., an Alabama-based sporting goods company operating as Hibbett Sports, announced its newest Hibbett Sports store will be ...
Reidsville Salvation Army in business - The News & Advance
Reidsville opened up a Salvation Army location more accessible to residents. At 9 a.m. Friday, June 20, the Salvation Army Rockingham County celebrated the opening of a new family store with a ribbon cutting. The store is located at 533 S. Scales Street in ...
Brady earns slot in Senior Open - The News & Advance
Following his fourth back surgery last fall, Patrick Brady faced a period of uncertainty about his golf career. “I didn’t know if I’d play competitive golf ever again,” said Brady, a Reidsville native and 11-time club champion at Pennrose Park ...
Debate turns into question and answer - The News & Advance
WENTWORTH - It was supposed to be a debate, but only one candidate showed up. The Rockingham County Will of the People conducted a District 6 Republican candidate runoff debate on Thursday, June 26, at the Rockingham Community College Whitcomb Student Center.