News for Human Interest

Thursday, November 15, 2018
Annie Penn Hospital helps theCover the Trees and Keep our Neighbors Warm ProjectPlease help the Rockingham County Student Health Centers cover the trees in Rockingham County with scarves.Cities across the country are tying scarves around the base of trees. These scarves are left for homeless people to take to help keep them warm. They are free to anyone who needs them. You may include a message ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Education
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Dear Hospice Friend: On Thursday, December 13th, we will hold our 25th annual LifeLight ceremony.  Our 2018 event will be held at Freedom Park in Eden, NC, and you can drive through the park between 6:00pm until 7:30pm to enjoy the luminaries.  If you would like, please stop by the shelter and join us for some seasonal music and a cup of hot chocolate.  For 2018 and our 25th annual LifeLight, we ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Friday, September 21, 2018
A Ribbon Cutting was held at Mish Mosh on Wednesday, August 29th to celebrate the grand opening of their store. City Councilwoman, Sherri Walker, cut the ribbon with owner Tammy Melchert. At MishMosh, you will find vintage and new home decor' accents, jewelry & accessories, along with upcycled clothing lines. Some local artisans showcasing their works...pottery, paintings, jewelry, photography, NC ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Human Interest, Ribbon Cutting
Thursday, September 20, 2018
A Ribbon Cutting was held at Jaycee Park on Thursday, August 23rd to celebrate the amenities upgrade there at the park. Mayor Pro Tem, Harry Brown, cut the ribbon alongside City Council members Sherri Walker and Teressia Scoble and Parks and Recreation Superintendent Fred Thompson.  Find out more about Reidsville Parks and Recereation by going ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Ribbon Cutting
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: Chamber, Human Interest, Ribbon Cutting, Community, 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: 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
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: Chamber, Education, Human Interest, Ribbon Cutting, Community, General News Article, Press Release
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: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest