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Oct. 23, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Friendship benches inspire kindness

"You are amazing"  this was the message that Archdale-Trinity Rotary Club President Lisa Bock extended to students at Trindale Elementary School during an Oct. 17 presentation of a "friendship bench" donated to the school by the Rotary Club. Most of the 330 Trindale students attended the dedication ceremony.

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Thomas Built incentives approved

The Archdale City Council and Randolph County Commissioners voted to approve more than $66,000 in economic incentives for Thomas Built Buses at a joint public hearing last week.

Oct. 22, 2014 @ 01:19 PM

Middle school rallies behind Red Ribbon Week

Over 800 middle school students, faculty and staff members at Archdale-Trinity Middle School wrapped up their week-long celebration in honor of Red Ribbon Week — a national drug abuse prevention campaign — with a spirit-filled, high energy pep rally last Friday.

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Trindale Elementary turns 50

On Sunday, Oct, 19, staff, along with current and former students from Trindale Elementary School will be on hand to celebrate its rich history of educating children in the Archdale-Trinity community. 

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Oct. 09, 2014 @ 04:19 PM

Things 'not normal' at Trotterville

Though originally planned for Sept. 26, opening night of Trotterville Horror Haunted Attraction in Archdale was moved to Oct. 3 due to some unexpected visitors. Trotterville owner Shaun Trotter and his family have been seeing and hearing things at the Poole Road property that are, frankly, not normal.

Sep. 11, 2014 @ 12:15 PM

It's that spooky time of year again

A spooky situation is developing off Kersey Valley Road in Archdale.  Behind murky footpaths and spiderweb-covered trees, monsters are coming to life.

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.  

Sep. 18, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Bush Hill wins out against Mother Nature

Despite rain that threatened to spoil the event, residents of the Archdale community rallied to make the 29th chapter of the Bush Hill Heritage Festival an unqualified success.

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Oct. 24, 2014 @ 03:06 PM

Prep Volleyball: Wheatmore picks up third round victory

Will host No. 11 seed Hendersonville Saturday in rematch of last year's title game

Oct. 22, 2014 @ 02:48 PM

Prep Volleyball: Wheatmore spikes Surry Central in second round

The Warriors will host Polk County in the third round Thursday at 6.

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 03:08 PM

Wilson reels in a big haul at Oak Hollow Lake


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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.