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ROCKINGHAM — Yet another holiday tradition has fallen victim to the coronavirus.

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It began on Friday the 13th in April, 1917, when a car ran over William Clay “Doc” Leak just as he strode out of Angus McAuley’s store in downtown Rockingham. 

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ROCKINGHAM — The City Council will move forward with a deal to sell a lease agreement for the placement of telecommunication equipment on the downtown water tank to a third party. 

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Saturday, 05 September 2020 13:53

Confederate monument in downtown Rockingham vandalized

ROCKINGHAM — Before the Civil War monument in Harrington Square could be moved, it was vandalized.

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ROCKINGHAM — City Council members begrudgingly voted Tuesday night to adopt the city’s annual budget for the next fiscal year, which includes the first property tax increase in two decades.

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ROCKINGHAM — The death of George Floyd last week in Minneapolis, Minnesota, has sparked protests against police abuse across the country — even in Richmond County.

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Thursday, 30 January 2020 19:43

Richmond County towns hoping for HGTV makeover

Richmond County could get some national exposure from a popular television network if one of three towns is chosen for revitalization.

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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.

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Wednesday, 06 November 2019 13:16

NCDOT awards contract for Rockingham bypass

RALEIGH — State transportation officials have awarded a contract to begin constructing an interstate bypass of Rockingham in Richmond County.

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ROCKINGHAM — With only two items on the agenda, City Council members on Tuesday approved a resolution for a $20,000 grant and a purchase contract for two new sanitation trucks.

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