The NEWS found grateful hearts at each of the Archdale-Trinity area schools.
Archdale Church of the Nazarene held their annual 2013 Shoebox Packing Party for Operation Christmas Child (Samaritan’s Purse).
During the year, Randolph County Department of Social Services has seen many children abused, neglected or abandoned by their families. Currently, there are 122 children who, through no fault of their own, will spend the holidays in foster homes, group homes or hospitals.
Trinity High School students learned an exceptional lesson at the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC.
Honor rolls from Tabernacle Elementary School.
Honor rolls from Trindale Elementary School.
A portrait of a three-month-old LeAnn Kennedy shows a tiny index finger raised as No. 1. The 1988 Trinity High School graduate was named as “100 To Remember” female athletes for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s 2013 centennial celebration.
Archdale United Methodist Church will host “A Celebration of Faith, Hope, Love, & God’s Strength,” a benefit supper for Steve Lax, from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22.
During the late 1970s, a local band made a splash at the neighborhood pool. This past weekend, more than three decades later, that same band — now known as the Part Time Party Time Band — made a much bigger splash, being inducted into the Carolina Beach Music Hall of Fame.
A new holiday tradition will begin this year with the first annual Community Christmas Tree.
The Northwestern Randolph County Arts Council will sponsor a joint reception for artists Mary Pegram and Joyce Royal from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, at the historic Hammond-Ragan House, now occupied by Ed Price and Associates Realty.
A recent mission trip to Uganda demonstrated not only the skill of a knifemaker, but also his ability to forge a future for orphans and at-risk youth from the village of Bamba.
Janice Spainhour of Ed Price and Associates will lead a come-to-your-door food drive on behalf of Community Outreach of Archdale-Trinity.
Items are needed for silent auction, door prize and raffles which will be part of a commemorative fundraiser in memory of Kathy Liner, co-owner of the Pioneeer Restaurant, who died April 22.
Archdale will embrace the holiday season this year with a beloved, continuing tradition and a new one.
Randolph Community College’s United Warriors Club will hold a Veterans Day celebration from 11 a.m. to noon Monday, Nov. 11, in the R. Alton Cox Learning Resources Center auditorium on the Asheboro Campus. The public is invited.
Kevin Heglar is ready for winter. The Trinity resident has amassed a collection of firewood which impresses his neighbors.
The celebration of military personnel in Thomasville will begin with a Veterans Day observance at 11:11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, in the lobby of Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center.
Krispy Kreme will honor all veterans and active military personnel with a free doughnut and free small coffee for Veterans Day.
Opportunities to participate in 4-H clubs are “beefing” up in the Archdale-Trinity area with a brand new group in Archdale and a growing group in Trinity.
Two local students were honored as STAR3s — “students who are respectful, responsible and doing the right thing.”
Breast cancer was the topic of the Oct. 24 meeting of the Golden Arch Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association.
Braxton Craven School shut the door on drugs Oct. 23-31 with a week of activities designed to spread the message about being drug-free.
There’s no place like Kyle Petty’s Adaumont Farm in early Spring, and this year the magnificent barn is sure to sparkle for the Randolph County Partnership for Children’s annual Gala for the Children.
Free flu shots will be available for all veterans currently using VA health care and to those veterans possessing a DD-214 and a valid photo ID.
Wade Luck pulled into the Pineywood Pure service station on Lexington Avenue in Thomasville with a flat bicycle tire 42 years ago. He hasn’t left yet.