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ROCKINGHAM — In less than 24 hours, the inaugural Epicenter Festival — to quote County Manger Bryan Land — “invades Richmond County.”

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ROCKINGHAM — The pit area at Rockingham Dragway, which on most weekends is home to hundreds of high-performance race cars, has been transformed this week to accommodate the biggest non-automotive event in Richmond County history.

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HAMLET — The Richmond County Chamber of Commerce is encouraging local businesses to roll out the proverbial red carpet for visitors in advance of this weekend’s Epicenter Festival.

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ROCKINGHAM — A man was sent to the hospital this weekend after an accident during an event at Rockingham Dragway.

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ROCKINGHAM — Dave Crosswhite won a family feud Saturday to claim the Bob Reed Memorial Hemi Shootout title before rain forced cancelation of the final rounds of racing in the 28th annual Griffin Motors Mopars at the Rock all-Chrysler drag race and car show at Rockingham Dragway.

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ROCKINGHAM — No powerplant is more synonymous with American hot rodding than the iconic Chrysler hemi. 

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The music performance times and Campers’ Pre-Party details are now available for the debut of Epicenter, May 10, 11 and 12 at the newly created Rockingham Festival Grounds in Richmond County, NC. The new 3-day destination music experience will feature a massive lineup of top rock acts performing on five stages, including Foo Fighters, Tool, Korn, Rob Zombie, Judas Priest, Bring Me The Horizon, The Cult, 311, Evanescence, Bush, +LIVE+ and dozens more.

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 ROCKINGHAM — It may not seem fair to put a Jeep on the same racetrack as Hellcats and Demons, especially a high-performance track like Rockingham Dragway, but Maryland’s Chris Dufresne showed Saturday that today’s Jeep can hold its own with the baddest hot rods on the planet — just as long as there’s a hemi under the hood.

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ROCKINGHAM— “If a book on customer service could be written, the Haigler brothers should definitely be the authors,” said County Manager Bryan Land as he announced the retirement of longtime Richmond County Airport Managers, Doyle and Sam Haigler to the County Commissioners Tuesday evening.  

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ROCKINGHAM — The Paschal brothers had him surrounded, but Lenoir’s Jake Woodring managed to overcome the odds Saturday and win the biggest share of the purse at the ATI Performance Products Top ET Challenge at Rockingham Dragway.

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