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Sep. 11, 2014 @ 11:50 AM

It's Festival Time

The signs are up, the streets are marked and volunteers are ready to don their neon shirts for the 29th annual Bush Hill Heritage Festival.

Sep. 11, 2014 @ 11:54 AM

Trinity's Leading Man

With his visionary ideas, educational acumen and fearless pursuit of positivity, Brad Phillips is redefining what it means to be an effective high school principal in the modern age.


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 12:01 PM

Trinity to host street cleanup

The City of Trinity will renew its Adopt-a-Highway clean up in honor of Jacob Carroll, an Army specialist and graduate of Trinity High School who was killed in Kandahar, Afghanastan in 2010.


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 12:03 PM

County, state unemployment numbers rise

Throughout the state, 95 of 100 counties saw unemployment numbers rise in July. Randolph County fell among the the majority as the unemployment rate climbed to 6.4 percent, according to statistics released by the N.C. Department of Commerce – Labor and Economics Division.


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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.

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 02:11 PM

Russell Family Farms, educating consumers

Where’s the beef? If you’re talking about farm-raised, grass-fed beef, look for Russell Family Farms at the Bush Hill Heritage Festival Saturday, Sept. 13.


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.


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Sep. 11, 2014 @ 02:40 PM

Prep Soccer: Eagles beat Warriors again

Denton Sikes leads East Davidson with two goals


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 02:57 PM

Prep Football: Trinity beats East Montgomery

Bulldogs host Union Pines this week


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 02:53 PM

Prep Football: Warriors fail to finish against Cougars

Wheatmore welcomes Bishop McGuinness Friday


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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.


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.