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Dec. 11, 2014 @ 12:02 PM

Celebrating Christmas ‘Gotcha Day’

According to the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI) there are an estimated 397,122 children in America living without permanent families in the foster care system. In North Carolina, when the county Department of Social Services finds that a child cannot be cared for by their birth family or that the child is in danger, they obtain permission from the court to take the child into custody and place them in foster care. Children waiting for adoption include:
Children with special needs, such as physical, mental and emotional disabilities
Sibling groups and teenagers
Minority children, especially African-American males

Dec. 11, 2014 @ 12:08 PM

Going green this Christmas

When it’s time to deck the halls, as 20 percent of holiday decorators feel that nothing but a real Christmas tree will do.


Dec. 11, 2014 @ 12:11 PM

Local retailers find sustained success in new economy

Mark Rumley is one of is one of several merchants in Archdale enjoying dividends from the busiest shopping season of the year.


Dec. 11, 2014 @ 12:14 PM

Council to receive audit report

After a month that focused primarily on construction for a new maintenance/storage building on which the city broke ground in late November, Trinity City Council will turn its attention Monday to the city's annual audit report for the 2013-14 fiscal year.


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Nov. 18, 2014 @ 03:32 PM

Ragan House presenting Home for the Holidays

Ed Price and Associates, Inc. wanted to find a way to say thank you to the Archdale community for giving them the opportunity to serve the community for the past 5 years. During 2014, Archdale Friends Meeting and Ed Price completed the renovation project to the exterior of the Ragan House. To celebrate, they sought to house an event worthy of the beautiful homestead they are privileged to call their “office.”

Nov. 20, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Randolph Honor Guard

Sechrest Funeral Service entertained honored guests on Veterans Day with a free meal for members of Randolph Honor Guard.


Nov. 06, 2014 @ 01:44 PM

Author spreads hope to those who hurt

Archdale author Tequita Brice will sign copies of her book at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7 at Barnes & Noble, 906 Mall Loop Road (off Eastchester).


Oct. 03, 2014 @ 10:18 AM

Art Imitates Life

Emily Brown, a talented student and emerging playwright at Trinity High has captured it all in her original drama, "Moiety", to be performed in the school’s theater October 10 and 11 at 7 p.m. and again on October 12 in a matinee performance set for 2:30 p.m.  


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Oct. 09, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

From the gazebo

My goodness the cool weather feels wonderful.  The only bad thing about fall weather is the leaves to rake, but that can be fun, too –  if someone else is doing it. I love to watch other people work.

 

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 02:15 PM

Lots of tools for finding good books

Today, the reader looking for “something good to read” has at their disposal many valuable aids.