ROCKINGHAM — Sandy Wilkins won his fourth straight Southeast Division championship Sunday, applying an exclamation point by driving his 1969 Chevy Camaro past the ’66 Chevy II of Jackie Robison of Greer, S.C., in a final round showdown between the No. 1 and No. 2 qualifiers at Rockingham Dragway.

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ROCKINGHAM — Heavy metal band Metallica will be headlining two nights of the second annual Epicenter Festival — which will not return to Richmond County for 2020.

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ROCKINGHAM — Epicenter will not be returning to The Rock.

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 ROCKINGHAM — As engines roared in the background, hundreds of patrons got their fill of craft beer and chicken wings Saturday during the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce’s fifth annual Hoptoberfest at Rockingham Dragway.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Chamber of Commerce staff was busy Friday prepping for the fifth annual Hoptoberfest on Saturday.

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ROCKINGHAM — Despite the off-and-on rain Saturday, the inaugural Pabst Blue Ribbon Red, White and Fun Southern Festival went on as planned at Rockingham Dragway.

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ROCKINGHAM — Popular area bands including Rockingham’s own Ponder Project put the rock back in Rockingham Dragway Saturday night when racing gives way to recreation at the inaugural Pabst Blue Ribbon Red, White and Fun Southern Festival featuring the games your father probably didn’t play including toilet bowl basketball and hubcap tossing.

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ROCKINGHAM — Cassie Lewis of Lumberton and Donald Norris of Conway, South Carolina, claimed the biggest shares of the purse in the seventh annual Carolina Powerfest at Rockingham Dragway.  

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RALEIGH — Steve Earwood, who in 1992 realized a lifelong dream with his purchase of Rockingham Dragway, was recognized Tuesday, July 23, on the floor of the North Carolina General Assembly for his contributions to the state, Richmond County and the city of Rockingham.

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ROCKINGHAM — One of the county’s largest fall events is switching venues.

The Richmond County Chamber of Commerce moved the location for the fifth annual Hoptoberfest, which was originally scheduled to be held at The Rock-Speedway and Entertainment Complex, across the street to Rockingham Dragway.

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