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Thursday, June 28, 2018
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
A Ribbon Cutting was held at PLS 'The Rock' on Wednesday, June 6th to celebrate the opening of their new gym (formerly Dynamic Fitness). Mayor Pro Tem, Harry Brown, cut the ribbon with Reidsville City Councilman Donald Gorham, Reidsville City Councilwomen Sherri Walker and Teressia Scoble.  PLS stands for Power, Love, and Self-Control.  PLS is a non-profit organization that provides both ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest, Ribbon Cutting
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
June 26, 2018 -- A Ribbon Cutting was held at Wal-Mart on Tuesday, June 5th to celebrate the opening of their Free Grocery Pick-Up. Reidsville City Councilman, James Festerman, cut the ribbon with Reidsville City Councilman Donald Gorham, Reidsville City Councilwomen Sherri Walker and Teressia Scoble. This new feature is completely free and pick-up is available from 8am until 8pm. They are located ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Ribbon Cutting, Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, June 21, 2018
MARC Press ReleaseFor Immediate Release  Contact:         Jordan Rossi, Executive Director  Agency:          Museum & Archives of Rockingham CountyTelephone:     336-634-4949Email:             jordan@themarconline.org    Genealogy Roundtable: Christmas in July to be held July 26  WENTWORTH, NC – The Museum and Archives of Rockingham County (MARC) will host a Genealogy Roundtable, “Christmas ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, June 21, 2018
City of Reidsville Press Release – Release Date June 15, 2018Reidsville Council Thanks KeystoneFor Veterans Memorial Restoration       The Reidsville City Council publicly thanked Keystone Foods for its restoration of a local Veterans Memorial during its monthly meeting June 12th at Reidsville City Hall.      Mayor Jay Donecker, on behalf of the City Council, presented a Certificate of ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Economic, Press Release, Fun Facts, Chamber, General News Article
Thursday, June 21, 2018
City of Reidsville Press Release – Release Date June 18, 2018Phillips recognized for graduatingMunicipal Administration program              The Reidsville City Council recognized Chris Phillips, Assistant City Manager of Administration and Finance Director, during its June 12th regular monthly meeting for completing the Municipal and County Administration Course offered by the UNC School of ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, General News Article, Political
Friday, June 15, 2018
June 15, 2018– A Ribbon Cutting ceremony and open house was held for Tiger Force Mixed Martial Arts at Family Fitnesson Wednesday, May 24th. Officer Brian Patterson, co-owner of TFMMA, used a samurai sword to cut the ribbon with Officer Sharra Carter, co-owner of TFMMA, and owner of Family Fitness, James Boswell. Tiger Force is located upstairs in the Family Fitness gym. They offer a variety of ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Education, Human Interest, Ribbon Cutting
Friday, June 08, 2018
  Powell-Barefoot Agency, Inc. is Reidsville Chamber“Business of the Month” for June  Powell-Barefoot Agency, Inc. in Reidsville has been named “Business of the Month” by the Reidsville Chamber of Commerce for June 2018.  The Powell family started the agency in 1918 and ran it until 1995.  Don Barefoot, Drew’s Father, started his agency in 1977 and in 1995 purchased The Powell Agency.  Drew ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, May 24, 2018
April 27, 2018 - On Sunday, April 15th at around 5:25pm, an EF-2 tornado ripped through Rockingham County damaging numerous buildings, outbuildings and barns — including at least 20 homes and farms, and the Oakhaven Event Center in downtown Ruffin. Countless trees were snapped or uprooted along the nearly 18-mile path. The Reidsville Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center joined forces with the ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, May 17, 2018
The Donut House is Reidsville Chamber “Business of the Month” for MayThe Donut House in Reidsville has been named “Business of the Month” by the Reidsville Chamber of Commerce for May 2018. Owner Yin Chang opened The Donut House in July of 2014. They sell a variety of doughnuts, pastries, and breakfast goodies. They have been the recipient of RockinghamNow’s Reader’s Choice “Best Doughnuts” every ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, April 19, 2018
April 12, 2018– We celebrated the opening of the newest trail at Lake Reidsville with a Ribbon Cutting and hot dog lunch on Thursday, April 12th.  Mayor Dr. Jay Doncker cut the ribbon and holding the ribbons were Mayor Pro Tem, Harry Brown and Community Development Manager, Donna Setliff. Lake Reidsville is open from 8am until 5pm during the Summer and 8am until 2pm during the Winter. To find out ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release, Ribbon Cutting
Thursday, April 05, 2018
Liberty Tax Service in Reidsville has been named “Business of the Month” by the Reidsville Chamber of Commerce for April 2018.  JR Cecil is the epitome of small business owner. Since opening a store in Reidsville in 2010, he has been a strong supporter of the Chamber, his employees, his community and causes that are near to him. He has shown that with the right training and proper support, you ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
March 22, 2018– A Ribbon Cutting ceremony and open house was held at the Reidsville Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center for LuLaRoeFashion Retailer Misty Hobackon Thursday, March 22nd. Mayor Pro Tem, Harry Brown, cut the ribbon with owner Misty Hoback. Holding the ribbons were Misty's husband, Rodney Hoback and daugher, Kyra Gilley. Misty is happy for you to call and make an appointment to view ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Ribbon Cutting, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, February 22, 2018
2018 vendor applications are now available online:  http://www.ci.reidsville.nc.us/document_center/index.php  Click on “Festival Information”  As you know, we do our best to eliminate repetition of vendors/goods/food items, so the earlier you get your application in, the better chance you have of it being approved. As an added incentive, we are offering an “early bird” discount for early ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, February 01, 2018
Pictured left to right: (Reidsville Chamber of Commerce President Diane Sawyer, Rockingham County Commissioner Keith Mabe, Rockingham County Commissioner Reece Pyrtle, Bill Gleason with Love's Travel Stops, Rockingham County Commissioner Mark Richardson, Reidsville Mayor Pro Tem Harry Brown, Reidsville Mayor Jay Donecker, Rockingham County Commissioner Chairman Kevin Berger, Reidsville Chamber ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Ribbon Cutting