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Apr. 23, 2014 @ 12:19 PM

Volunteers load the bases for Saturday’s Litter Sweep

Archdale Community Appearance Commission invite citizens to volunteer in the spring Litter Sweep Saturday to score a home run and knock litter out of the park — and the rest of the city.

Apr. 22, 2014 @ 01:58 PM

Council holds authority to name new mayor

UPDATE: Trinity City Council is not bound by a time frame to fill the mayor’s position, said City Attorney Bob Wilhoit. Mayor Fran Andrews announced her resignation, effective April 30 at the opening of the April 15 meeting.

Apr. 22, 2014 @ 12:34 PM

THS plant sale runs through May 15

Trinity High School ag student Dalton Adkins waters plants in preperation for the school’s annual plant sale, which runs through May 15.

Apr. 23, 2014 @ 12:36 PM

Recycling programs save taxpayer money

First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day is recognized in more than 192 countries to demonstrate support for environmental protection. The cities of Archdale and Trinity celebrated Earth Day April 22 by continuing the same sustainable practices they have been using over the past few years. Both have active recycling programs which reduce the amount of garbage going into the landfills.

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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.

Apr. 03, 2014 @ 03:35 PM

Local historians to discuss Civil War books

Local historians Mac Whatley and Brad Foley will discuss two new books about Randolph County during the Civil war at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 23.

Apr. 02, 2014 @ 12:15 AM

Run 5 Feed 5 race seeks to relieve childhood hunger

Runners, sponsors and volunteers are needed for the inaugural Run 5 Feed 5 5K race set for Saturday, April 26, at Trinity High School.

Mar. 31, 2014 @ 04:12 PM

Even at 70, you don't have to sit on the bench

A high spirited group of athletes practice their basketball techniques each Tuesday morning in the Archdale Parks and Recreation Creekside Park gymnasium. Many members of the team, called The Flames, have had knee replacements or are cancer survivors. Most of them are more than 70 years old.

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Apr. 21, 2014 @ 12:03 PM

Tuckertown ‘pond’ yields pounds for ABC

Tuckertown Reservoir is a great little pond nestled between its better known recreational cousins of High Rock and Badin lakes. 

Apr. 15, 2014 @ 10:56 AM

Panthers seek competitive athletes

The Archdale-Trinity Panthers looks forward to another great season, said league volunteers. League emphasis football fundamentals along with faith, family and future.


Mar. 26, 2014 @ 11:14 AM

Slot limits are like a card game

Your Archdale Bass Club chose the nuclear option for their second 2014 tournament. Shearon Harris Lake is a weedy cooling water lake for a Duke Energy reactor located in New Hill, just southwest of Raleigh. The lake is known for oversized bass.

Mar. 24, 2014 @ 04:28 PM

Falcons soar over Rage in 9-1 win

The Guil-Rand Rage stumbled this weekend against the Kernersville Falcons, dropping a 9-1 decision in the under-12 boys’ division of the Triad Challenge League.

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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.

Mar. 26, 2014 @ 11:11 AM

Aunt Mary: ‘Here am I, send me’

For my great-aunt Mary Maness, following the Great Commission in Matthew 28:16-20 was a natural extension of the faith on which she was raised. At the age of 23, she said good-bye to her family to spread the gospel message in Peking, China.

Mar. 24, 2014 @ 04:54 PM

30 million word gap by age 3

Teachers have known for years that some children come to kindergarten with a wealth of literary experience and a strong vocabulary while others lag far behind their peers even from the first day of school.