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  1. The oinkingantics ofSweet RosieRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Anson Record

    ... no-sir-ree. It probably was a good thing because I might have gotten run over by a car while running back to Rockingham. As things settled down, Rosie made her way up to the fire and nudged Bert in the side, hoping he might have a snack in his ...

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  2. View PostRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    The deadline for all church briefs is 5 p.m. Thursdays. Items may be dropped off at our office at 105 E. Washington St., Rockingham, or sent to us via email to [email protected] , with the subject line of Church News.

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  3. Town of Hoffman to close Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... will be held to benefit Relay for Life at the Church of God of Prophecy Family Life Center, 139 Flowers Street, Rockingham. Registration is from 10 to 10:30 a.m., $50 per team. First-, second- and third-place prizes will be given out. For more ...

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  4. Last week in RaleighRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... before the sides hammer out an agreement. Last year's was $22.3 billion. Republican Senate Leader Phil Berger, a Rockingham Republican, says he wants teacher pay to reach $55,000 within two years and has emphasized performance bonuses. Berger's ...

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  5. Rockingham native Tina Bryson returns for Black History Month speech -Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Tina V. Bryson - author and inspirational speaker and a 1987 graduate of Richmond Senior High School - will return to her home church, Philadelphia United Methodist, on Sunday to give a presentation in observance of Black History Month. Raised in the Philadelphia community north of Rockingham, Bryson went on earn her bachelors degree in journalism from Howard University.

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  6. Cooper's NC teacher pay raise plan met with supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Watauga Democrat

    ... (R-Jefferson) of House District 93, which includes Ashe and Watauga. Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) applauded the plan, which he said was one of his goals going into the 2017 legislative session. "After he opposed recent ...

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  7. Igniting interest in firefighting -Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Richmond Senior High School students have the option to enroll in a hot new program offered through the school's Career Technical Education department: fire fighter technology. The Rockingham city council voted to donate firetruck - which was retired from the fleet in 2014 - to the school system last Tuesday night, enabling RSHS to meet the requirements for having a fire academy.

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  8. Pok mon GO-ing again -Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... things with it was the fact that it got so played-out," said 26-year-old Glenn Poston, an avid player from Rockingham. "Niantic wasn't really doing the updates it said it was going to do. Trading still isn't integrated into the game, which was ...

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  9. The oinking antics of Sweet RosieRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... no-sir-ree. It probably was a good thing because I might have gotten run over by a car while running back to Rockingham. As things settled down, Rosie made her way up to the fire and nudged Bert in the side, hoping he might have a snack in his ...

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  10. Cooper plans teacher-pay boost -Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Robesonian

    ... our teachers the respect they deserve." House Speaker Tim Moore, R-Cleveland, and Senate leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, said in separate statements they would await Cooper's full budget, which the governor's office said would be released in the ...

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  11. Gov. Roy Cooper's budget to include 5% average teacher pay raisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | HeraldSun.com

    ... national average, which in 2015-16 was an estimated $58,064, according to the NEA. Senate leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, has said he wants to bring the average to $55,000 within two years and has emphasized performance bonuses. House Speaker Tim ...

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  12. Lawmakers differ on Cooper HB2 repealRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Daily Advance

    ... a statement near identical to one released last week by a spokeswoman for Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger, R-Rockingham. Accusing Cooper of failing to enforce trespass laws as attorney general, Cook stated "it is difficult to take seriously his ...

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  13. Retired police captain to be honored -Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... it." "My dad was a deputy sheriff," he said. "He died at 40 from a heart attack. My brother was a lieutenant at Rockingham PD, and then he had a heart attack and retired. But I think when my daddy did it and my brother got in it, I saw them and I ...

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  14. Rockingham Middle School girls basketball wins 5th straight conference titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    The Rockingham Middle School girls basketball team clinched its fifth consecutive Southeastern Athletic Conference championship Thursday afternoon by defeating Spring Hill. Allyiah Swiney's 20 points nearly doubled Spring Hill's total in the Lady Rocket's 39-11 victory.

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  15. Eating healthy on a budget -Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Eating well doesn't have to cost a lot of time or money, say organizers of an upcoming nutrition program for older adults. The Rockingham Senior Center will soon begin accepting registrations for this year's free program, and Alyssa Anderson, a family and consumer services agent for the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, said there's a new theme this time around.

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  16. Ramp built for Lilesville man -Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Anson Record

    ... Bait and Tackle near the county line. Dennis Holloway, one of the volunteers, is with First Baptist Church in Rockingham and is a team leader for the North Carolina Baptist Men, and was contacted about Tucker's need. "This situation is so unique ...

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  17. Berger expresses support for additional $5M for ECSURead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Daily Advance

    State Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger and University of North Carolina President Margaret Spellings both reiterated their commitment to helping Elizabeth City State University grow during a visit to the campus on Thursday. Berger, R-Rockingham, and Spellings met with university officials and toured the campus Thursday afternoon.

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  18. Gwendolyn Swinney retires as Rockingham city clerk, Sabrina McDonald appointed as replacementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... does,'" she wrote. "There I became lifelong friends with a lot of people, both in-house and outside; including Rockingham citizens I probably never would have otherwise met," her statement continued. "On occasion, I would run across people that ...

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  19. 3 charged in Rockingham meth bust -Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    According to arrest warrants, 31-year-old Charles Richard Goodwin and 30-year-old Jenna Nicole Haire, were cooking methamphetamine at a home on Phillips Circle in Rockingham. Police say the pair was also in possession of several key chemicals in the caustic cocktail - psuedoephedrine, lithium, ammonium nitrate, sulfuric acid, sodium hydroxide and a petroleum-based solvent - in addition to other items used in the drug's manufacture and use, including needles, glass pipes, coffee filters, salt and plastic bottles.

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  20. LETTER: RCCa s success contributes to growth of Richmond, Scotland countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... coming School of Business and Information Technology, which will be housed very conveniently in central downtown Rockingham, adding to this enrollment growth, while contributing to Rockingham's downtown revitalization. These successes are ...

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