Community

Jan. 16, 2015 @ 11:49 AM

Lego mania at the library

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.


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Randolph Honor Guard

Sechrest Funeral Service entertained honored guests on Veterans Day with a free meal for members of Randolph Honor Guard.


Nov. 18, 2014 @ 03:32 PM

Ragan House presenting Home for the Holidays

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.”


Nov. 06, 2014 @ 01:44 PM

Author spreads hope to those who hurt

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).


Oct. 03, 2014 @ 10:18 AM

Art Imitates Life

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.  


Oct. 09, 2014 @ 04:19 PM

Things 'not normal' at Trotterville

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.


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Bush Hill wins out against Mother Nature

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.


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 12:15 PM

It's that spooky time of year again

A spooky situation is developing off Kersey Valley Road in Archdale.  Behind murky footpaths and spiderweb-covered trees, monsters are coming to life.


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.


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.


Mar. 31, 2014 @ 02:41 PM

Pinwheels represent bright future for all children

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.


Mar. 31, 2014 @ 02:39 PM

Gala for Children sold out

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.


Mar. 28, 2014 @ 03:08 PM

Hunsucker graduates leadership program

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.


Mar. 26, 2014 @ 10:29 AM

Missonary-minded Spainhour making God’s message known

Jonathan Spainhour is a man on a mission.


Mar. 25, 2014 @ 03:11 PM

RCC showcases portraits of veterans

“Photographic Explorations of Veterans Potential for Peace” is a series of portraits of veterans along with statements about their service. 


Mar. 24, 2014 @ 05:45 PM

Applications sought for high school leadership program

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.


Mar. 24, 2014 @ 04:32 PM

30 AD: ‘Journey to the Cross’

Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church will host “Journey to The Cross” — a sensory learning, family-oriented event that allows guests to make several steps back in time.


Mar. 19, 2014 @ 06:18 PM

Retiring WHS coach will cheer from the sidelines

Wheatmore High School's head basketball coach David Spell has called his last play. 


Mar. 18, 2014 @ 01:07 PM

Miss Pauline may be oldest in Randolph

Archdale resident Pauline Cavin, 106, may be the oldest resident in Randolph County.