Rockingham County Newswire

Rockingham County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 164 in Rockingham County, NC

  1. Was Abraham Lincoln a native Tar Heel?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Carolina Country Magazine

    ... My father's name is Thomas; my grandfather's was Abraham, the same of my own. My grandfather went from Rockingham County in Virginia to Kentucky, about the year 1782; and, two years afterwards, was killed by Indians.We have a vague tradition, that ...

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  2. Legal assistant claims she was fired for reporting alleged scheme by...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | ABA Journal

    ... of Investigation, report WRAL and the Greensboro News & Record . The suit (PDF) alleges Bradsher and Rockingham County District Attorney Craig Blitzer conspired to hire each other's wives. The women would be allowed to work only a few days each ...

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  3. Lawsuit alleges DAs schemed to hire each other's wivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | WRAL.com

    The State Bureau of Investigation last summer began investigating the offices of Wallace Bradsher, the district attorney in Person and Caswell counties, and Rockingham County District Attorney Craig Blitzer. The SBI's findings were turned over to the North Carolina Attorney General's Office in December, but no charges have been filed in the case so far.

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  4. Lawsuit: 2 prosecutors conspired to hire each other's wives RALEIGH,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | WSOCTV

    ... summer began looking into Wallace Bradsher, the district attorney for Person and Caswell counties, and Rockingham County District Attorney Craig Blitzer. Debra Halbrook, who tipped the SBI off to the alleged scheme, said Bradsher fired her when he ...

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  5. Lawsuit alleges DAs agreed to hire each other's wivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | WRAL.com

    The State Bureau of Investigation last summer began investigating the offices of Wallace Bradsher, the district attorney in Person and Caswell counties, and Rockingham County District Attorney Craig Blitzer. The SBI's findings were turned over to the North Carolina Attorney General's Office in December, but no charges have been filed in the case so far.

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  6. Governor, AG withdraw request for Voter ID reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | HeraldSun.com

    ... and political prejudices and conflicts of interest to cloud their professional judgment," Phil Berger, the Rockingham County Republican at the head of the senate, and Tim Moore, the Cleveland County Republican at the head of the House, said in a ...

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  7. More Read the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | WICU12 Erie

    Authorities are looking for two men accused of backing a truck into a business, stealing several items and leading a deputy on a high-speed chase in Rockingham County. Henry Auburn Tuggle Jr., 42, of Thomasville, has arrest warrants issued on him for felony breaking and entering, felony larceny and injury to real property.

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  8. Avis S. Simmers, 95Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | The Daily News-Record

    Avis Shifflett Simmers, 95, a resident of Linville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at Willow Estates Assisted Living of natural causes. Mrs. Simmers was born Feb. 10, 1922, in Rockingham County and was the daughter of the late Clarence M. "Fox" and Effie D. Shifflett.

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  9. Sheriffs dismiss a major Democratic talking point on sanctuary citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Washington Examiner

    ... someone who comes forward, "so the whole argument doesn't really make sense." Sam Page has been sheriff in Rockingham County, N.C., for nearly two decades and has not seen illegal immigrants with tips for solving local crimes come forward to help. ...

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  10. Ararat man nets prison for sex offenses -Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Mt. Airy News

    ... The defendant instead decided to enter into a plea agreement offered by special prosecutor Mark Keeney, a Rockingham County assistant district attorney. Keeney stated in court that the two sexual encounters between Southern, who was then 22, and a ...

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  11. Two Rockingham County Orthopedic Practices MergeRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | PressReleasePoint

    ... service of Quantros, Inc. Both physicians are long-standing members of the medical community in Rockingham County. Harrison has practiced for 20 years. Keeling for 35 years.

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  12. Broadway's O'Brien Gets His Hands DirtyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | The Daily News-Record

    ... not new to local government, he isn't afraid to seek advice from his father, Bill O'Brien, who served as Rockingham County's administrator for 26 years. After retiring in 2004, Bill O'Brien served as interim town manager for Dayton, Timberville and ...

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  13. AD: Adding Lacrosse Will Help EMU GrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | The Daily News-Record

    ... good, though, so I'm getting a lot of kids from those areas." The addition of lacrosse at EMU will give Rockingham County three college women's lacrosse programs - Bridgewater and EMU at Division III and James Madison at Division I. "The more ...

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  14. Man shot to death in Rockingham CountyRead the original story

    Monday Jan 30 | WBTV

    Sheriff's spokesman Kevin Suthard said Bullins was not alone at his house when he was shot. Investigators are looking for a man who drove away in a dark pickup truck.

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  15. Man shot to death in Rockingham County STONEVILLE, N.C. (AP) -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | WSOCTV

    ... the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. STONEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Sheriff's deputies in Rockingham County are investigating the shooting death of a man at his home in Stoneville. Sheriff's spokesman Kevin Suthard said Bullins was not ...

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  16. Beverly Beryl Meske Ratcliffe HoltzRead the original story

    Friday Jan 27 | Southwest Times

    Beverly Beryl Meske Ratcliffe Holtz, 92, shed her earthly limitations Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, while in the exceptional care of Hospice of Rockingham County, N.C., and joined the Life Eternal. A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Fair Funeral Chapel, with visitation one hour prior.

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  17. Study: Dan River farms and crops are untainted by coal ashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... was carried for miles downstream, sparking fears among farmers along the Dan's meandering course through Rockingham County and southern Virginia that their soil and future crops might be tainted. "We heard a lot of concern from farmers right after ...

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  18. Raising The BaaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | The Daily News-Record

    John and Pam Sponaugle check on a baby lamb that was born earlier in the day Thursday at their Rockingham County farm. The couple have been inducted into the United Suffolk Sheep Association Hall of Fame.

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  19. Stepfather indicted on charges in childa s deathRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2017 | UnionLeader.com

    ... physical evidence and endangering the welfare of a child. The indictments were made public on Friday in Rockingham County Superior Court. The drug charges each carry an enhanced penalty of up to 7 to 15 years in state prison if Witham is ...

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  20. Looking Back On A Busy YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    ... to major changes along nearby streets. The changes are part of an ongoing shift in where Harrisonburg and Rockingham County residents will live, work, dine and shop, the real estate agents agreed. "I think what came out of 2016 is a definable change ...

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