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Aug. 21, 2014 @ 01:24 PM

Eyes on education

For the first time in five years, U.S. Sen. Richard Burr was at Randolph County Community College to brush up on what students currently entering the workforce are learning.

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 01:30 PM

Linbrook Hall

As the huge iron gates mounted to two stonework pillars beside Snyder Country Road swing open, visitors to Linbrook Hall may be overwhelmed with the feeling they are stepping back into another era. The driveway is only three-quarters of a mile but it may as well be three thousand.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 01:36 PM

Construction underway at Dollar General

Construction for the new Dollar General store, which will occupy the space formerly leased by Leach & Wagner grocery store, is underway at 7218 N.C. Hwy 62 in Trinity.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 02:05 PM

Trinity musician 'not afraid' to think outside of the box

The themes of life, death, marriage, home and family are featured in Trinity songwriter Donna Hughes’ upcoming music video release.


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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.


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.


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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.