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Jan. 22, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

Amidst rivalry game, fans pay tribute

When Trinity and Wheatmore compete on the hardwood, the two typically find very little common ground. Love for community transcended the bragging rights at stake Friday night, however, as a packed house at Trinity High School dressed in camouflage and donned orange ribbons as a show of unity to honor a fallen classmate. 

Jan. 22, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

State of the economy encouraging this year

With both gas prices and unemployment figures going down and the stock market doing well, economists are encouraged about the state of the economy headed into 2015.


Jan. 22, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

Making a Cuban contact

President Barack Obama’s recent push to loosen America’s tight rein on the 54-year-old trade embargo against Cuba has many in the U.S. clamoring to make the 93-mile trek from the southern tip of Key West for the weekend to partake in the communist island’s cultural fare that includes visiting family, dining, shopping and relaxing on miles of tropical beaches.


Jan. 22, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

Mayor among champions of business

Cultivation of small business and the improving economic climate in the community continues to merit the attention of business owners, residents and elected officials.


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Jan. 22, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

Gearing up for the Gala

For a team of Archdale-Trinity volunteers, you might say planning is their “heart’s desire,” especially when it comes to the Randolph County Partnership for Children’s annual Gala for the Children, which is set for Saturday, April 18 at Kyle Petty’s Adaumont Farm.

Jan. 16, 2015 @ 11:49 AM

Lego mania at the library

What can you make with Legos? Just about anything, if you ask a creative group of elementary-aged Lego technicians who participated in a special Lego show-and-tell event Dec. 30 at the Archdale Public Library.


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. 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.”


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Jan. 14, 2015 @ 02:19 PM

Prep Basketball: Wheatmore boys fall to Randleman

Bad start to second half makes difference in game

Jan. 14, 2015 @ 02:23 PM

Prep Basketball: Lady Warriors win in conference opening test

Wheatmore visits rival Trinity on Friday




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Jan. 23, 2015 @ 11:54 AM

From the gazebo


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.