It did not take Tori Gross of Archdale long to chart out her first mission after claiming the title of Outstanding Little Miss Thomasville Young Miss.
Tara Turner of Trinity enjoyed a low-key mother’s Day celebration. The Trinity mother is tireless in her quest to advocate for specialized services for Joseph, diagnosed with autism and a variety of physical ailments.
Rye Barcott may seem a man of contradictions — a Marine and a peacemaker, a social entrepreneur and a businessman. But at its core, his mission is resolute and converges across sectors: to connect talent with opportunity, to spark change from within.
For the third year, local historian Glenn Chavis will offer guided walking tours of historic Washington Street, beginning Saturday, May 18.
The Northwestern Randolph County Arts Council will hold the sixth annual art exhibit Thursday through Saturday, June 13-15, at the Archdale Public Library.
Carol Harris of the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office is now a member of the Order of the Long Leaf Pine.
John Mann Freeze, president and chief executive officer of Commonwealth Hosiery Mills Inc. and former Randolph County Partnership for Children board chair, received the 2013 Ashley O. Thrift Volunteer Service Award.
The spring musicals are a three-generation tradition for the Walden family. Evan Walden is a four-year theater veteran who this year was selected to play Professor Harold Hill. Evan’s father Gabe Walden, also in musicals all four years of high school, played the lead role of Nathan Detroit his senior year in “Guys and Dolls.” The accompanist for this year’s musical is Kathy Farlow Walden, Evan’s grandmother. She has played for 11 of the spring musicals and, in fact, was the accompanist for the very first Trinity High School musical.
Randolph Community College has opened a photo exhibit in the Photography Imaging Center, which features a series of portraits of women living with HIV.
Thom Tillis, Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives, has appointed Tammy O’Kelley, director of the Randolph County Tourism Development Authority, to the North Carolina Travel and Tourism Board.
The Randolph County Public Library invites kids in their PJs for a “Bedtime Bonanza” to kick off the Every Child Ready to Read, its new early childhood literacy initiative for the whole family.
Braxton Craven Middle School may have a new mascot — or five.
The High Point Public Library, 901 N. Main Street, will host a free American Sign Language Club. The ASL Club will meet from 1 to 2 p.m.the third Saturday of each month.
The Randolph Arts Guild will this month present a unique exhibition by a group of artists from the Delurk Gallery in Winston-Salem.
Drum rhythms, parades and incredible creations made from scraps equaled a day of fun at Art Daze.
Carl Wilkens, director of the nonprofit organization World Outside My Shoes, will be a guest speaker at Randolph Community College. In 1994, he was the only American who chose to remain in Rwanda after the genocide began.
Acclaimed author Jeffery Deaver will keynote the Friends of the Randolph Public Library annual meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at the Historic Randolph County Courthouse.
“Susan Curtis” remembers all too well the night she and her daughter left the home she shared with her husband. Susan had to pull off the road because her hands were shaking too badly to grip the steering wheel.
The Gala for the Children, held by the Randolph County Partnership for Children, generated nearly $51,000 for the Partnership’s endowment fund.
Bedding plants, annuals, perennials, shrubs, trees, groundcovers, vegetables and hanging baskets are available at plant sales at Trinity and Wheatmore high schools.
The North Carolina Symphony seeks nominations for a pair of esteemed educator awards.
Magic captivates the imagination and makes adults feel like kids again. Grab that feeling and enjoy a fun-filled magical evening — and benefit young people in our area — at Communities In Schools of Randolph County’s second annual “Mystery Masquerade Ball: A Magical Night.”
Northwestern Randolph County Arts Council isn’t just about painting, sculpting, textile arts or even music.
The Chair City Toastmasters donated time and energy after their regular weekly meeting to pick up trash around the Thomasville Public Library.
The Randolph Arts Guild is seeking artists wishing to participate in the Second Annual Randolph Ramble Open Studio Tour, which promotes the distinctive talent of each artist and underlines the creativity within the broader community.
Sherry Nance finds purpose in serving others. At Poplar Ridge Friends Meeting, she sings on the praise team, in the choir, teaches a children’s Sunday School class and serves as a junior youth adviser. She’s even a coach with the Upward basketball program.
Now, her talents and faith have taken her in a new direction. She crafts little dolls with a serious purpose — to encourage cancer survivors.