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ROCKINGHAM — Flashing the form that powered him to NHRA series championships in 2018 and 2019, Pfafftown’s Tii Tharpe repeated as winner of the featured Ray Price Top Fuel Challenge in Sunday’s 30th annual Jim McClure Memorial AMRA Nitro World Finals at Rockingham Dragway.

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ROCKINGHAM — For two-time NHRA Top Fuel Harley champion Tii Tharpe of East Bend, racing at home, as he will in this week’s AHDRA Nitro Summer Nationals at Rockingham Dragway, always is fun.  Well, almost always.

Published in Local Sports
Monday, 21 December 2020 12:55

Rockingham Dragway announces 2021 schedule

ROCKINGHAM — A couple of 30th anniversary events, the addition of a second race in the Modern Street Hemi Shootout series, more “back to basics” street car races and the return of staples like the NHRA Sportsman Doubleheader, the Super Chevy Show, the Holiday Jr. Jam and the “Big John” Leviner Memorial Weekend Bracket Championships highlight a diverse 2021 schedule announced by Rockingham Dragway owner Steve Earwood.

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ELLERBE — Although COVID-19 restrictions continue to limit social gatherings, a community and family found a way to celebrate one child’s birthday together while practicing social distancing.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Hospice is gearing up for its second annual Cool Cars for a Cause show later this month.

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ROCKINGHAM — Where there’s smoke, there’s fun. That’s the mantra of the Smoke Out Bike Rally which this week (June 14-15) entices bikers of all ages, genders, nationalities, skills and skin ink persuasions to Rockingham Dragway for the 20th annual celebration of the American Chopper and those who love it.

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Post 49 to host pro style base…

HAMLET — The Hamlet Post 49 baseball program will hold a pro style workout for area players in early December. Read more

Regular-season finale ends in …

SANFORD — Ending its regular season on the road Saturday, the Richmond Raider soccer team lost to Sandhills Athletic Conference champion Lee County High School. Read more

MB Drift hosting trunk-or-trea…

ROCKINGHAM — MB Drift returns to Rockingham Speedway this weekend for its two-day, two-track Halloween Havoc event, which includes a trunk-or-treat for the kids. Read more

Book signing and craft demonst…

ROCKINGHAM — A book signing and crafting demonstration are on tap to take place Saturday at IncSpace. Read more

COLUMN: Nothing to brag about

Mac Davis famously sang that it was hard to be humble, when you are perfect in every way. I know for a fact that I am not perfect in every... Read more

COLUMN: The ghost of Ol' Shag

A lot of you may remember the story I’ve told about my favorite pet and hunting companion, Ol ’Shag and how he was tragically killed while stopping for a train. Read more

FirstHealth recognized by Heal…

PINEHURST — FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, including its Hoke and Richmond campuses, has been recognized by Healthgrades for superior outcomes in multiple clinical specialties.  Read more

Biden administration appoints …

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration recently appointed Bob Etheridge as the new state executive director for the USDA North Carolina Farm Service Agency. Etheridge joined the North Carolina FSA team... Read more

U.S. Attorney’s Office announc…

GREENSBORO — The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of North Carolina announces its partnership with the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division as it launches the department’s new Combatting... Read more

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