Rockingham County Newswire

Rockingham County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Rockingham County, NC.

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  1. Other Celebrations: Annie Marshall & Annie MarshallRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Jackson Sun

    She attended elementary and high schools in Rockingham County, NC. She is the eldest and longest survivor of seven siblings.

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  2. NC medic's widow receives honors from National EMS Memorial Bike riderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | EMS1

    ... Jr., receives National EMS Memorial Bike Ride dog tags from paramedic Derek Collins. (image courtesy Rockingham County N.C.) McKinney Jr., a 19-year paramedic of Rockingham County EMS, was struck and killed on January 14, 2015 when he stopped to ...

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  3. Duke's N.C. president sets retirement dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Business Journal

    Paul Newton has been Duke's state president since 2013 and was in many ways the public face of the company on the Dan River coal-ash spill in 2014, which occurred in his native Rockingham County. He has been Duke's state president since 2013.

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  4. Texas AG Refuses to "Defend the Constitution and Laws of the United States"Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | PerrSpectives

    ... simple. Do your job. If you can't, you should resign or you will be fired. In North Carolina last year, Rockingham County magistrate John Kallam Jr. concluded that he could no longer uphold the Tar Heel States oath of office. Believing he "would ...

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  5. Retiring Duke Energy N.C. president on coal-ash spill, renewable energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Business Journal

    ... the company's response to last year's massive coal-ash spill into the Dan River near Eden, his hometown in Rockingham County. In May, Duke agreed to pay $102 million in fines after pleading guilty to charges related to the spill . The fine included ...

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  6. Man's bail revoked after spotted drinking during Laconia Motorcycle WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... Schneider was initially released on $10,000 cash bail with electronic monitoring in July 2014, but a Rockingham County Superior Court judge raised his bail to $35,000 in October after expressing concerns with Schneider's behavior after his release. ...

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  7. Duke Energy N.C. President Paul Newton retiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Business Journal

    He has been Duke's state president here since 2013. He was in many ways the public face of the company on the Dan River coal ash spill in 2014, which occurred in his native Rockingham County.

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  8. Retiring Duke Energy N.C. president on coal ash spill, renewable energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Business Journal

    ... to a massive coal ash spill last year from a steam station into the Dan River near Eden, his hometown in Rockingham County. In May, Duke agreed to pay $102 million in fines after pleading guilty to all charges related to the spill . The fine ...

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  9. 175 years celebratedRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | The Robesonian

    ... received one of the dogwood trees in honor of the first public school, which opened in North Carolina in Rockingham County on Jan. 20, 1840. This year, the school district also celebrated the 25th anniversary of the merger of the Public Schools of ...

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  10. Virginia OKs $2.5M coal ash spill settlement with DukeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Jenny Edwards, program manager for Rockingham County with the Dan River Basin Association, scoops coal ash from the banks of the river on Feb. 5, 2014. State and federal environmental officials continue their investigations of a spill in Eden, N.C. Duke Energy estimates that up to 82,000 tons of ash has been released from a break in a 48-inch storm water pipe at the Dan River Power Plant.

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  11. Va. panel expected to vote on proposed coal ash spill pactRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Jenny Edwards, program manager for Rockingham County with the Dan River Basin Association, scoops coal ash from the banks of the river on Feb. 5, 2014. State and federal environmental officials continue their investigations of a spill in Eden, N.C. Duke Energy estimates that up to 82,000 tons of ash has been released from a break in a 48-inch storm water pipe at the Dan River Power Plant.

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  12. NC sheriff's office taking donations of fans to fight heatRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | WBTV

    The Rockingham County Sheriff's Office is partnering with other agencies in hopes of helping the elderly deal with temperatures hovering near triple digits. The sheriff's office is soliciting donations of box fans to distribute to elderly residents.

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  13. Investigator Found Dead In Pond, Family Says He Drowned After...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... member he was going fishing Wednesday but never came home. The Henry County Sheriff's Office and the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office started searching for him that night. They found his body in the pond at 6:30 a.m. on Thursday along with his ...

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  14. Missing sheriff's deputy found dead in pond in StonevilleRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | WBTV

    ... Detective George Tuggle was found about 6:30 a.m. Thursday, a day after he had been reported missing. The Rockingham County Sheriff's Office says the body was spotted in the pond after sheriff's officials in neighboring Henry County in Virginia ...

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  15. Missing Virginia deputy found dead in North Carolina pondRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... Detective George Tuggle was found about 6:30 a.m. Thursday, a day after he had been reported missing. The Rockingham County Sheriff's Office says the body was spotted in the pond after sheriff's officials in neighboring Henry County in Virginia ...

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  16. Russell serves as page in N.C. SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... sponsored by Senator Kathy Harring-ton and appointed by the Senate President Pro Tempore, Phil Berger of Rockingham County. Statewide high school students in grades nine through 12 serve as pages when the General Assembly is in session. They perform ...

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  17. Bowl-a-thon benefits Autism SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Contributed photoMembers of the Richmond County chapter of the Autism Society of North Carolina, also known as Team Scott, got together Monday night at Strikers Bowling Center to strike out autism. Contributed photoMembers of the Richmond County chapter of the Autism Society of North Carolina, also known as Team Scott, got together Monday night at Strikers Bowling Center to strike out autism.

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  18. Hureau is elected new Rockingham County sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | UnionLeader.com

    ... Fever and that it infects people regardless... - Michael Hureau was elected and sworn in as the new Rockingham County sheriff Monday, replacing his late friend, Michael Downing ,who died in April of cancer. Hureau, 66, of Brentwood, was the top ...

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  19. Duke Energy adds swine waste to fuel mixRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Business Journal

    Duke Energy Carolinas wants N.C. regulators to register its Buck and Dan River combined-cycle plants as renewable-energy facilities as the Charlotte-based utility plans to start using biogas produced from swine waste at the two sites. Duke Energy Carolinas wants N.C. regulators to register its Buck and Dan River combined-cycle plants as renewable-energy facilities as the Charlotte-based utility plans to start using biogas produced from swine waste at the two sites.

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  20. Lawmakers react to override of Governor's VetoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | WXII 12 Winston-Salem

    ... BILL: THE HOUSE NEEDED 66 VOTES TO OVERRIDE THE GOVERNOR. THEY GOT 69. THIS STARTED WITH A MAGISTRATE IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY WHO REFUSED TO MARRY SAME SEX COUPLES. SENATE LEADER PHIL BERGER, WHO REPRESENTS ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, INTRODUCED SENATE BILL TWO ...

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