News for Human Interest

Thursday, August 30, 2018
Sarah M. Lanse, Marketing Specialistslanse@triadgoodwill.org   336-544-5291 office          NEWS RELEASE  Get Hired at the Triad’s Premier Employment FairThe Fall Job Fair Will Take Place on October 11  GREENSBORO, NC – Get hired at Triad Goodwill and the Greensboro News & Record’s Fall Job Fair on Thursday, October 11, 2018. The event will take place from noon-4:00 p.m. at the Greensboro ...read more
Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, August 24, 2018
                                                                                       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2018   Sarah M. Lanse, Marketing Specialistslanse@triadgoodwill.org   336-544-5291 office       336-383-0439 mobile  NEWS RELEASE   FREE Web Development Workshop Register today for Triad Goodwill’s Free Web Development Training GREENSBORO, NC – Web developers are in high ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, August 24, 2018
A Ribbon Cutting was held at Little Kings and Queens Developmental Preschool on Tuesday, August 21st to celebrate the grand opening of their new preschool. County Manager, Lance Metzler, cut the ribbon with owner/administrator Wilma King.  Little Kings and Queens has been a member of the Chamber since 2014.  They are located at 1470 Wolf Island Road in Reidsville.  You can also check them out by ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Chamber, Ribbon Cutting, Press Release
Thursday, August 23, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:     Sheriff Asks Citizens to be Considerate When MowingDate of Release: Monday, August 20, 2018   [Wentworth, N.C.] - Recently, the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office has received several complaints about residents blowing grass clippings into the roadway while mowing. Although there is no law specifically against this in North Carolina, Rockingham County ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, August 03, 2018
 City of Reidsville Press Release – Release Date August 3, 2018   Heavy rains result in wastewater spill   On Thursday, August 2, 2018, the City of Reidsville experienced an overflow of untreated wastewater from its sanitary sewer lines along the Jackson Street to Davis Street outfall and near Spring Street.   City officials explained that the overflow resulted from unusually heavy flows ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
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: Chamber, Human Interest, Ribbon Cutting, Community, Press Release
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: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest, Ribbon Cutting
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: Human Interest, Press Release, Chamber, Community, General News Article, Ribbon Cutting
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: Press Release, Human Interest, Community, Chamber