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Conventional wisdom has it that progressives champion urbanity and conservatives disdain it. There’s some truth to that. Progressives are far more likely than conservatives to prefer walkable, high-density communities over auto-dependent, detached-dwelling neighborhoods. Urban areas tend to vote heavily Democratic and rural areas Republican. Even in the more-competitive suburbs, those closest to downtowns tilt blue while outer-ring suburbs and exurbs are red.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 12 February 2020 17:29

Rockingham author to hold book signing at IncSpace

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County native and fantasy author T. Russell Parker has announced the book signing date for ”A World Without War: Unwanted,” which will be Saturday, Feb. 29.

Published in Lifestyle
Monday, 02 December 2019 16:49

Christmas on the Square slated for Saturday

ROCKINGHAM — ‘Tis the season for downtown to be filled with holiday cheer as Christmas on the Square kicks off again.

Published in Local News
Friday, 15 November 2019 19:14

Studio 3 owner: 'I wanted to be unique'

ROCKINGHAM — About halfway through opening day of Studio 3 on Wednesday, owner Keri Cook said she was impressed with the number of people stopping in the shop to check things out.

She even made a few sales.

Published in Local News

ROCKINGHAM — Dr. Pharmacy held its official grand opening Wednesday morning, and the emphasis across the board was the continuing growth of Rockingham's downtown area.

Published in Local News

ROCKINGHAM — Progress continues on the downtown campus for Richmond Community College as the first steel beams of the building were erected Wednesday.

Published in Local News

ROCKINGHAM — Live music, children's activities, exhibitors, artists and merchants will all move outdoors to the sidewalks of downtown Rockingham Thursday evening for the latest edition of Affair On The Square. 

Published in Local News

ROCKINGHAM – Looking to show support for your school? Or a chance for a competitive foot race or just a fun family outing? 

Published in Lifestyle

ROCKINGHAM — Residents will get a chance to have their say regarding bed and breakfasts operating in the Historic District during a public hearing Tuesday.

Published in Local News
Saturday, 16 February 2019 00:40

Hamlet hires new museum director

HAMLET—There has been a vacancy in the downtown Visitor’s Center since last December, but starting Monday, Jennifer Seaman will get to work promoting the city's history on Main Street. 

Published in Local News
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