Rockingham County, NC

Social district kicks off in Madison

MADISON, N.C. (WGHP) — You can now sip and shop at the same time in downtown Madison. The town kicked off its social district on Friday evening. It’s the first of its kind in Rockingham County. The town modeled this concept based on other cities’ social districts. You get a cup with a special sticker […]
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Dr. Rodney Shotwell Retires as the Superintendent for Rockingham County Public Schools

Wentworth, NC (June 30, 2022) – Rockingham County Government recognized Dr. Rodney Shotwell during the June 20, 2022 Board of Commissioners meeting for his near decade worth of service to the students and staff of the County school system. Shotwell will begin his retirement after 16 years as the Superintendent for Rockingham County Public Schools where he brought creative and innovative ideas to the classroom.

Wilson named president of NC Conference of Superior Court Judges

Judge Ed Wilson, senior resident superior court judge for Caswell and Rockingham Counties, was recently elected to serve as president of the North Carolina Conference of Superior Court Judges for 2022-2023. His term begins in October. The group is the statewide governing body for all superior court judges, both active and retired.

Rockingham County students solve problem for their school with rain garden

REIDSVILLE, NC (WGHP)— Heavy rains were causing a problem at Rockingham County High School. The water collected on a walkway and didn’t drain, essentially blocking a typically busy path. “It was just one huge puddle and the water really had nowhere to go,” Rosalina Webster, the agriculture teacher, said. But not any longer! Students in […]

Water leak shuts down NC-700 for entire day in Rockingham County

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — NC-700 is closed down in both directions due to a water leak, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT). The leak occurred northeast of Reidsville, near Peanut Road and began at 9:51 p.m. on Thursday. The highway remained closed throughout Friday morning and NCDOT expects it to remain […]

Reidsville High School receives Lowe's Hometown grant

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Rockingham County Schools announced that Reidsville High School received a $300,000 grant from Lowe's Hometowns. This grant was given as a part of their initiative to restore and revitalize well-known places in different communities. As part of the grant, Reidsville High School will restore the...