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Rockingham, North Carolina is located in Richmond County. Zip codes in Rockingham, NC include 28380, and 28379. The median home price in Rockingham is $99,900. More Rockingham information.

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8 hrs ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

Church bells to chime for Constitution Day

To signify the signing of the Constitution of the United States in 1787, the First United Methodist Church in Rockingham will toll its bell at 4 p.m., according to Susanne McInnis of Richmond County's Gen. Henry William Harrington Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

Rec center support builds

Daily JournalSupporters of a proposed quarter-cent sales tax increase say the money used to help build a new recreation complex in Rockingham would bring more youth sports tournaments to Richmond County. Daily JournalSupporters of a proposed quarter-cent sales tax increase say the money used to help build a new recreation complex in Rockingham would bring more youth sports tournaments to Richmond County.

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Richmond County Daily Journal

Deputies: Meth convict caught with precursor

Eight days after her conviction on meth charges, sheriff's deputies say a Richmond County woman was caught with a key ingredient of methamphetamine. Stephanie Dawn Guinn, 40, of 184 Butler Circle, Rockingham, was arrested Monday on two counts of felony possession of pseudoephedrine by a person with a prior meth conviction.

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Richmond County Daily Journal

Richmond County in top 100 for farming

Civitas MediaBruce Shankle tends to the heifers on his sprawling Angus cattle farm near Ansonville. Anson County ranked 19th and Richmond came in at 81st in a Farm Futures list of the 3,000 best places to farm in the United States.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

2 arrested in fights at Richmond Senior High

Jose Guadalupe Jaurez, 17, of Greenlake Road, Ellerbe, is accused of punching student Pablo Salgado in the head and body, according to a warrant for arrest. Officer S.B. Pittman of the Richmond County Schools Special Police arrested Jaurez on charges of misdemeanor assault and battery and disorderly conduct at a school.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

Carrying his cross: Ex-addict now an evangelist

Daily JournalPastor and evangelist Gregory Locklear carries his cross along U.S. 74 in Rockingham last week. He plans to carry the cross to the flea market on U.S. 220 this morning.

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Richmond County Daily Journal

Summer reading success recognized

Daily JournalSen. Gene McLaurin presents certificates to employees of the Sandhills Regional Library System for serving more than 10,000 students in reading programs this summer. Pictured left to right: Sandhills Regional Library System Director Jesse Gibson, Peggy Wilkes, Belinda Norton, McLaurin, Adrienne Williams, Sherri Lynn Covington, Nichole Jones and Deborah Knight.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

PHOTOS: First responders hold 9/11 memorial march

Daily JournalEdward Causey II from the Northside Volunteer Fire Department, left, and Noah Hardy with Cordova Fire and Rescue suit up before beginning the march. Daily JournalEdward Causey II from the Northside Volunteer Fire Department, left, and Noah Hardy with Cordova Fire and Rescue suit up before beginning the march.

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Richmond County Daily Journal

Bluegrass band, square dancing set for Norman Fest

The Tri-County Bluegrass Band will jump start the festival Friday night. The band is named after its members' lifelong counties - Montgomery, Randolph and Moore.

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Richmond County Daily Journal

Businesses fly flags in 9/11 tribute

Daily JournalA large American flag flew at half-staff Thursday over Dieffenbach GM Superstore in Rockingham on the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

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Richmond County Daily Journal

Volunteers pitch in for Day of Caring

Daily JournalJerred Brown, Lesley King, Evans Sheppard, Wayne Osborne and Jason Stroll volunteered at Sandhills Children's Center for the United Way of Richmond County's annual Day of Caring on Thursday. Daily JournalJerred Brown, Lesley King, Evans Sheppard, Wayne Osborne and Jason Stroll volunteered at Sandhills Children's Center for the United Way of Richmond County's annual Day of Caring on Thursday.

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Richmond County Daily Journal

Hospice raising funds for veterans' salute

Contributed photoOne member of the Veteran American Parachute Team floats back to Earth during the Richmond County Hospice's Salute to Veterans event held last year. Contributed photoOne member of the Veteran American Parachute Team floats back to Earth during the Richmond County Hospice's Salute to Veterans event held last year.

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Richmond County Daily Journal

Firefighters honor fallen heroes

Daily JournalAdrian Robson of the Richmond County Rescue Squad carries an American flag Thursday afternoon while leading a group of first responders from across the county on a three-mile march from the courthouse to Walmart in honor of first responders who lost their lives 13 years ago at the World Trade Center in New York. Turn to Page 6A for more photos from the first responders' 9/11 memorial march.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

United Way seeks volunteers, donors for Day of Caring

Daily JournalJamie Gerald sets up the Girl Scouts booth in the lobby of Cole Auditorium as part of the United Way of Richmond County's Day of Caring. Daily JournalJamie Gerald sets up the Girl Scouts booth in the lobby of Cole Auditorium as part of the United Way of Richmond County's Day of Caring.

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Richmond County Daily Journal

County crimes, federal prison

Daily JournalSheriff James E. Clemmons Jr., seated, credits Capt. Jay Childers, left, Chief Deputy Mark Gulledge and Capt.

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McCrory to let NC coal ash regulation become law

RALEIGH, N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory said Tuesday he won't sign a new law regulating Duke Energy's toxic coal ash pits because he has problems with it, but he will allow the legislation to become law without his signature. McCrory's key objection involves a provision that lets legislative leaders appoint a majority of the members on a new, nine-member oversight commission.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

Memorial march, firemen's dinner to mark 9/11 anniversary

Daily JournalSmall flags sit on the border of a memorial garden at the Richmond County Rescue Squad office on Rockingham Road. Daily JournalSmall flags sit on the border of a memorial garden at the Richmond County Rescue Squad office on Rockingham Road.

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Richmond County Daily Journal

Richmond Memorial offering in-home sleep studies

A sleep disorders study usually involves a night in a specialized medical facility where technicians can monitor patients attached to sensors for respiration, nasal flow, pulse oxygen levels and snoring. For some patients, especially those who are obese, elderly or home-bound due to chronic health problems, an overnight stay in an unfamiliar environment is difficult or not an option.

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Richmond County Daily Journal

Parvo outbreak closes animal shelter

Daily JournalConnor Smith sprays a bleach solution around the grounds of the Richmond County Animal Shelter on Tuesday after the facility iwas closed due to an outbreak of parvovirus. Daily JournalConnor Smith sprays a bleach solution around the grounds of the Richmond County Animal Shelter on Tuesday after the facility iwas closed due to an outbreak of parvovirus.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

Legal Aid office schedules fall intake days

The nonprofit group offers free legal assistance to low-income residents. Legal Aid of North Carolina does not assist with criminal cases, but its attorneys can help people in need with consumer issues, domestic violence, Medicaid disability denials, public benefits denials, unemployment, foreclosures, food stamp issues, education, expungements, evictions and landlord-tenant disputes.

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