The Rockingham County Board of Commissioners is looking into a moratorium on fracking. A public hearing on the issue will take place at Monday’s meeting in Wentworth.
4:11pm Nov 13, 2015Environment Environment
11:02am Sep 18, 2015Economy Economy
North Carolina’s largest brewery announced this week that it will close its doors in Rockingham County.
8:16pm Mar 29, 2015Environment Environment
Duke Energy is considering opening up a landfill to store coal ash waste in Rockingham County. The new site is part of the company’s plan to find safer ways to store the toxic waste.
10:30am Feb 04, 2015Environment Environment
Cities and towns along the Dan River are working hard to promote the safety of the river one year after a massive spill of coal ash turned the river black downstream from a retired Duke Energy plan
8:58pm Feb 01, 2015Environment Environment
8:27pm Jan 27, 2015Environment Environment
It’s been nearly a year since the Duke Energy Coal Ash spill was discovered in the Dan River near Eden. More than 39,000 tons of toxic sludge made its way into the river.
5:28pm Aug 25, 2014Environment Environment
Opponents to fracking are protesting ahead of a public meeting surrounding new state regulations at the Rockingham County High School in Wentworth Monday.
9:59am Jul 02, 2014Economy Economy
Looking for a job? Look in Rockingham County.
4:41pm Nov 18, 2013Health & Safety Health & Safety
A Rockingham County man lost his battle with prostate cancer in 2001, but his vision to help fellow cancer patients financially still lives on today.