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Rockingham County Government announces New Public Information Officer

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Rockingham County Economic Development, Small Business & Tourism
Rockingham County Government Announces new Public Information Officer
Rockingham County, NC (September 7, 2021) – Rockingham County Government is excited to announce the appointment of their new Public Information Officer, Rebekah Wells Pegram.
Rebekah is a native to Rockingham County. Growing up right in the heart of the county, Rebekah attended grade school and her freshman year of college in Wentworth. She is a graduate of Rockingham County Senior High School, class of 2014. She received her Bachelors of Science in Electronic Media Broadcasting from Appalachian State University in 2018. While in school she held several internships and worked part time. After her college graduation, Rebekah was fortunate enough to move back to Reidsville and commute to Greensboro for work. Rebekah began her professional career as an assignment editor and worked her way quickly into the role of news producer.
“I look forward to my new adventure as Public Information Officer for Rockingham County and am excited to be back home in the area that raised me,” Rebekah stated. “I feel confident I can bring a new and innovative approach to storytelling to Rockingham County.”
As a Rockingham County native, Rockingham County has always been a big part of her life. She believes in supporting small businesses and keeping things local. In her free time she enjoys being with her family, watching her sister's golf matches, and stopping by consignment stores in the area.
“All of us at Rockingham County are delighted to welcome Rebekah to our astounding team,” stated Paul Murray, Assistant County Manager, Rockingham County Government. “We have no doubt Rebekah will do an amazing job in this position and look forward to her new approach in communicating news and information to Rockingham County’s citizens.”


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