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Rockingham County: Perfectly located for economic development opportunities

You’re in a good place for economic development in Rockingham County: nestled in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and cradled between the power centers of Greensboro, Raleigh, Durham and Charlotte. With abundant land and water flowing in four rivers and two lakes, it’s a picture perfect setting—especially for industry seeking a brighter profit picture.

Enjoy strategically low operating costs, a right-to-work, ready-to-work labor force of more than 1,000,000 within 50 miles, and high-powered logistics that ensure rapid market reach. Think better surrounded by clean air and the renowned North Carolina higher education system. Work smarter with a superb portfolio of location assets. Grow stronger, because you’re in a good place for a great future in Rockingham County.

Our economic development team is ready to work with you find the right location, resources or workforce to power any idea or business need you have. Browse our site to learn more about all that’s available in Rockingham County, and then reach out to us when you’re ready to learn more!


Nestlé Purina PetCare Plans to Open New Factory in North Carolina to Meet Growing Pet Food Demand

Planned $450 million investment to support long-term growth for trusted pet care brands, create jobs ST. LOUIS, September 30, 2020 – Today, Nestlé Purina PetCare announced an estimated $450 million investment to open a new factory in Eden, North Carolina, to meet increasing demand for its high-quality, nutritious pet foods.  This expansion is part of […]

RCC to open machining lab at Reidsville High

BY GERRI HUNT Rockingham Community College REIDSVILLE – A machining lab that will enable students to earn high school credits – and tuition-free college credits at the same time – and to finish with a certificate in hand, will open this fall. High school juniors and seniors can enroll in the program, taught by Rockingham […]

Small Business Spotlight: Carolina Dune Buggies

Rockingham County, NC (August 14, 2020) – At the age of 13, Tony Edwards, owner of Carolina Dune Buggies (CDB) in Eden, NC, knew he had a love for cars, specifically VW. By age 14 he was building engines and wiring buggies, a trade he learned from his grandfather who he affectionately refers to as […]