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Meadows, Ronald - The News & Advance
Ronald W. "Rowdy" Meadows Ronald W. "Rowdy" Meadows, 68, of 175 Brush Arbor Court, Danville, Va., passed away Saturday, October 4, 2014, at Danville Regional Medical Center. He was born January 6, 1946, in Markham, Virginia, to the late Madeline Mayes ...
Doss, Elsie - The News & Advance
Mrs. Doss worked for 21 years as a receptionist at the Richmond Cedar Works. She was a dedicated member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church where she served on the Altar Guild. Mrs. Doss loved to cook and was a gracious hostess, who used her gifts to bless her ...
Lewis, Mary - The News & Advance
Mary Frank Sewell Lewis Mary Frank, better known as "Frankie" or "Mimi," died peacefully Saturday, September 20, 2014. She was born in Toccoa, Ga., on March 26, 1931, to Reeder Frank Sewell and Reba Cathey Sewell. Frankie spent her early childhood in ...
McDonnell, Hayes - The News & Advance
He was a retired educator from the Pittsylvania County Public School System. In 2010, he retired as pastor of the Jones Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Danville, Virginia where he served as Pastor for 34 years. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War.
Carter, George - The News & Advance
George R. Carter Jr. RALEIGH, N.C. George Rosser Carter Jr, 71, of Raleigh, N.C., went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born to the late Elizabeth "Tip" Hylton Carter ...
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 ...
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 ...
Home team sweeps district tourney - The News & Advance
Person County scored 13 runs in the fourth inning to break open game two Friday and went on to a 21-5 victory over the Eden Boys and Girls Club. Austin Lewis and Aejae Johnson had three hits apiece for the winners, while David Dillehey added two.
Freeway Drive plan still in effect - The News & Advance
REIDSVILLE - The Freeway Drive project is still in progress. Despite the abundance of rain and thunderstorms this spring and summer, Miracle King, North Carolina Department of Transportation communications officer for divisions 7 and 9, said the weather ...
Dixie Youth Softball Tournament kicks off at Eden YMCA - The News & Advance
The 2014 North Carolina Dixie Girls State Softball participants kicked off their tournament on Friday, July 4, at 6:45 p.m. at the Eden YMCA softball fields. There are 31 teams participating in the tournament this year. There are four divisions ...
Foundation funds new walking trail - The News & Advance
At 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 1, the Annie Penn Hospital Foundation and others from the community dedicated the new Community Walking Trail. The dedication took place on the corner of Main and Harrison Streets on the Annie Penn Hospital lawn. Sponsored by the ...
Fourth of July Fun Parade is highlight in Eden - The News & Advance
EDEN - The Fourth of July Fun Parade was in full swing by 9:30 a.m. on Friday morning when the color guard rounded the corner of Glovenia Street in Eden. Folks from all across Rockingham County came out to Eden and set up chairs on the side of the road to ...
Rockingham County bouyed by Reidsville Area Foundation - The News & Advance
REIDSVILLE – Rockingham County has received many a helping hand from area groups to aid the communities and its members – the Reidsville Area Foundation being a large part of the solution, stepping up and filling the gaps. On June 27, the Reidsville ...
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 ...