ROCKINGHAM — She’s only been on the job for a week, but Heather Bellamy plans on making a career fighting fires.

The 22-year-old was recently hired as the Rockingham Fire Department’s first full-time female firefighter.

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ROCKINGHAM — It’s not unusual to have a fire at a paper plant, according to a corporate spokesman for Cascades.

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'Richmond County will never forget' 9/11

ROCKINGHAM — “On Sept. 11, 2011, America changed forever — and Richmond County will never forget.”

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ROCKINGHAM — First responders from across Richmond County will once again remember those who lost their lives 18 years ago.

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ROCKINGHAM — Some kids graduating high school don’t know what they want to be when they grow up.

But Noah Stubbs, a recent hire at the Rockingham Fire Department, has known for several years that he wanted to be a fireman.

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ROCKINGHAM — It’s been  more than 30 years since Wayne Covington received a call from Vernon McKinnon to ask if he wanted to try being a firefighter.

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ROCKINGHAM — A call sent the Rockingham Fire Department rushing to FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital-Richmond late Tuesday afternoon to find it was already out.

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ROCKINGHAM — Eight of the 30 cadets who attended the annual Junior Police and Fire Academy received their certificates Tuesday at the beginning of the city’s National Night Out event.

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ROCKINGHAM — Officials believe a house fire on the corner of Leak and Glenwood streets that displaced seven people early Wednesday morning was sparked by an electrical issue.

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ROCKINGHAM — City Council members on Tuesday were given an overview of the annual Junior Police and Fire Academy summer program during their brief July meeting.

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