Community

May. 06, 2015 @ 02:23 PM

‘Into the Woods’ comes to Wheatmore

Once upon time at Wheatmore High School there was a choral director and theater teacher named Sara Downey, who decided to put on a rousing musical, ‘Into the Woods’.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 05:09 PM

Prom tradition continues at area schools

Some will arrive in limousines, perfectly dressed in their black-tie attire. Excitement at area high schools grows as prom time nears.


Apr. 15, 2015 @ 03:35 PM

General Hardee’s Retreat reenactment this weekend

A Civil War reenactment with living history, blacksmith, mortar firings, food vendors and bluegrass music will take place Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19, at the Albertson House, 4924 Meadowbrook Road. 


Apr. 08, 2015 @ 02:59 PM

Students participate in job shadowing event

At American Graphics, Russ Allred explained the difference between digital printing and screen printing to Archdale-Trinity Middle School students Molly Bowers and Amy McRoberts.


Apr. 01, 2015 @ 05:27 PM

A thank you to veterans

As many as 31 veterans from multiple branches of service enjoyed a March 25 breakfast hosted by Trinity Baptist Church. 

 

Mar. 12, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

Grandparents brunch and book fair is a hit at Hopewell

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.


Feb. 05, 2015 @ 06:30 PM

Pull up a seat at The Craft Tavern

What began as an idea in late December has now become a reality for Jennifer Holland and fiance Dr. Brad Penrod.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

AES ‘Can Film Fest’ helps feed the hungry

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.


Jan. 22, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

Gearing up for the Gala

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.


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.