The broad smile on Ashton Burke’s face said it all about how delighted he was to have his grandmother, Loretta, by his side, along with a stack of new books she had just purchased for him during the “Grandparents Brunch at the Book Fair” event held last Tuesday at Hopewell Elementary School.
What began as an idea in late December has now become a reality for Jennifer Holland and fiance Dr. Brad Penrod.
Who knew tucking in on a cold, rainy winter’s night with 80 or so of your classmates and friends to watch movies could help feed the hungry? The student council at Archdale Elementary, that’s who, along with the help of faculty sponsors, Susan Eubank, Jennifer Matthews and Teresa Sutton, who put on the first of four, “Can Film Festivals” last Friday in an effort to take in donations for C.O.A.T (Community Outreach Archdale-Trinity) — a food pantry for families in the Archdale-Trinity area.
For a team of Archdale-Trinity volunteers, you might say planning is their “heart’s desire,” especially when it comes to the Randolph County Partnership for Children’s annual Gala for the Children, which is set for Saturday, April 18 at Kyle Petty’s Adaumont Farm.
What can you make with Legos? Just about anything, if you ask a creative group of elementary-aged Lego technicians who participated in a special Lego show-and-tell event Dec. 30 at the Archdale Public Library.
Sechrest Funeral Service entertained honored guests on Veterans Day with a free meal for members of Randolph Honor Guard.
Ed Price and Associates, Inc. wanted to find a way to say thank you to the Archdale community for giving them the opportunity to serve the community for the past 5 years. During 2014, Archdale Friends Meeting and Ed Price completed the renovation project to the exterior of the Ragan House. To celebrate, they sought to house an event worthy of the beautiful homestead they are privileged to call their “office.”
Archdale author Tequita Brice will sign copies of her book at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7 at Barnes & Noble, 906 Mall Loop Road (off Eastchester).
Emily Brown, a talented student and emerging playwright at Trinity High has captured it all in her original drama, "Moiety", to be performed in the school’s theater October 10 and 11 at 7 p.m. and again on October 12 in a matinee performance set for 2:30 p.m.
Though originally planned for Sept. 26, opening night of Trotterville Horror Haunted Attraction in Archdale was moved to Oct. 3 due to some unexpected visitors. Trotterville owner Shaun Trotter and his family have been seeing and hearing things at the Poole Road property that are, frankly, not normal.
Despite rain that threatened to spoil the event, residents of the Archdale community rallied to make the 29th chapter of the Bush Hill Heritage Festival an unqualified success.
A spooky situation is developing off Kersey Valley Road in Archdale. Behind murky footpaths and spiderweb-covered trees, monsters are coming to life.
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.
Members of Archdale Friends' Ministry and Counsel committee believe their new pastor Rusty Parsons is an answer to prayer. Rusty officially arrived July 1.
Ed Bryson’s grocery store is in his backyard.
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.
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.
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.
Runners, sponsors and volunteers are needed for the inaugural Run 5 Feed 5 5K race set for Saturday, April 26, at Trinity High School.
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.
Planted in the ground as if they were flowers, fields of blue pinwheels will soon be spinning and glittering in the springtime breeze across Randolph County.
The Randolph County Partnership for Children’s 2014 Gala for the Children-Wizard of Oz is sold out one month before the event, but there are still ways to contribute.
Eleven students graduated from Randolph Community College’s seventh annual Student Leadership Academy on March 18. One of them, Thomas Jacob Hunsucker, is from Trinity.
Jonathan Spainhour is a man on a mission.
“Photographic Explorations of Veterans Potential for Peace” is a series of portraits of veterans along with statements about their service.
The Randolph Community College Foundation has established a high school leadership development program for rising ninth graders, The program is modeled after RCC’s Student Leadership Academy.