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Jul. 24, 2014 @ 08:09 PM

Archdale rates high among NC safe cities

Archdale weighed in at number 15 on a list of the safest cities in North Carolina, according to a list published by SafeWise.com. SafeWise is a company that specializes in home security monitoring systems.

Jul. 24, 2014 @ 08:13 PM

Mayor, City Councilmen unopposed

The deadline to file for the Archdale’s Nov. 4 general election came and went Friday at the Randolph County Board of Elections office without newcomers in any of the four city races.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 08:20 PM

New teacher has a good thing growing

When it comes to agriculture, the environment and all things nature, Caroline Sheffield’s roots run deep. “Both my grandfather and father were agricultural education teachers,” she said smiling a bright, wide smile. “I guess you could say it just comes naturally—no pun intended.”


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 08:22 PM

Allen wins District 3 runoff over Craven

David L. Allen will face Elworth Cheek and Kyle Dixon in November’s general election after winning the Republican Board of Commissioners District 3 runoff Tuesday over Dave Craven.


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Jul. 17, 2014 @ 04:58 PM

Rusty Parsons

Members of Archdale Friends' Ministry and Counsel committee believe their new pastor Rusty Parsons is an answer to prayer. Rusty officially arrived July 1.

Jun. 26, 2014 @ 11:36 AM

'Fruits' of their Labor

Ed Bryson’s grocery store is in his backyard.


Jun. 19, 2014 @ 12:45 PM

Local schools' JROTC founder to retire

NC-941, the Air Force Junior ROTC unit made up of students from Trinity and Wheatmore high schools, is moving into a new era. Founder Sgt. Jim Hedgecock will retire from his "second career" at the end of this month.


Apr. 23, 2014 @ 12:38 PM

‘Wizard of Oz’ gala raises more than $72,000 for children

There was no place like Adaumont Farm on  April 12 for the sixth annual Gala for the Children. Hundreds of people from across the county didn’t let the lions, tigers and bears keep them away. Many wore costumes and donned ruby red slippers as they followed the yellow brick road  to raise more than $72,000 to benefit programs of the Randolph County Partnership for Children.


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Jul. 21, 2014 @ 05:06 PM

Legion Playoffs: Post 87 sweeps Post 55 for Area III crown

HiToms advance to their third state tournament in four years


Jul. 10, 2014 @ 04:16 PM

Legion Baseball: Post 87 beats Kernersville to set up elimination game

Game 5 set for Thursday, 7 p.m. at Finch Field


Jul. 08, 2014 @ 05:07 PM

International Baseball: USA Collegiate team shuts out Japan at Finch Field

Americans get 17 hits in 10-0 victory


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Jul. 22, 2014 @ 11:15 AM

Hunter Safety Education

Each week I share information about some of the educational programs that are on our 4-H calendar for the summer. In August, we are preparing for the annual hunter safety certification course. North Carolina Cooperative Extension in cooperation with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission sponsors a hunter safety education program for youth and adults alike. 


Jul. 03, 2014 @ 12:49 PM

Model what the Fourth is about

Fourth of July is time to pause and be thankful for all we have as Americans.


Mar. 31, 2014 @ 03:58 PM

Get the television out of the bedroom

The latest research confirms that one of the best ways to keep your kids healthy is to make sure they never have a television in their bedroom.