Lifestyles: Community

Apr. 10, 2014 @ 09:52 AM

Randolph County has the highest incidence of domestic violence in N.C.

WFMY television news reporter Faith Abubey has covered one too many domestic assault stories. As she addressed a group of women at the second annual Randolph County Family Crisis Center leading ladies luncheon, Faith described what it was like on Jan. 22 to knock on the door of a home where a domestic assault had happened the night before.


Apr. 09, 2014 @ 07:14 PM

Grubb YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day® Friday

The Grubb Family YMCA will hold a free community event to inspire kids to keep their minds and bodies active from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 11.

 

Apr. 09, 2014 @ 03:03 PM

For the love of vintage

One bottle was all it took to get Mark Rumley hooked — hooked on antique and vintage items, that is. Bush Hill Trading Post was born from Rumley’s love of antique and vintage items as well as his desire to help Archdale hold on to its Bush Hill heritage. 


Apr. 03, 2014 @ 10:33 AM

Step back in time at Hardee’s Retreat

Friends of Trinity invite everyone to step back in time and experience the War Between the States at Hardee’s Retreat, a Civil War battle re-enactment.


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. 26, 2014 @ 09:04 AM

Students gain real-world experience shadowing professionals at work

To encourage students to think toward the future, 72 students from Archdale-Trinity Middle School got a close-up look at career options on March 11.


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. 20, 2014 @ 11:18 AM

Duncan goes to Washington

Washington D.C. fell in love with first grader Duncan Sykes of Archdale, as well as they should.


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.


Mar. 17, 2014 @ 03:27 PM

Rotary creates new scholarship

The Rotary Club of Archdale-Trinity has created a $500 scholarship to be awarded to a college-bound 2014 graduating senior from Trinity or Wheatmore high schools. 


Mar. 17, 2014 @ 03:06 PM

Project Racing Home to host fundraiser

Project Racing Home Greyhound Adoptions will host fundraiser “Spring with the King” on March 21 at the Greensboro Realtor’s Association. The event will feature Wayne Euliss, Elvis tribute artist.


Mar. 17, 2014 @ 02:54 PM

Kelly’s leadership elevated THS basketball

Following an epic season in which he notched his 500th career win and was named PAC-6 Coach of the Year, Trinity High School’s head basketball coach Tim Kelly will retire March 31.


Mar. 11, 2014 @ 12:33 PM

Maxie ABWA Woman of the Year

Brenda Maxie was named Woman of the Year for the Golden Arch Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association on Feb. 27. Betty Jo Tate presented the award.


Mar. 10, 2014 @ 04:07 PM

CISNC serves more students statewide

Communities In Schools of North Carolina released new data this week from the 2012-2013 school year showing more than 215,000 students served across the state, the most the organization has served in its 25 year history. 


Mar. 10, 2014 @ 03:30 PM

Gala for the Children tickets on sale

There’s no place like Adaumont Farm in the spring. Follow the yellow brick road on Saturday, April 12, to the Randolph County Partnership for Children’s 2014 Gala for the Children, presented by PNC Bank.


Mar. 05, 2014 @ 12:13 AM

Area companies honored by N.C. United Way

At the United Way of North Carolina Annual Meeting in Pinehurst, held last month, 39 companies and organizations with outstanding United Way campaigns were given the “Spirit of North Carolina” award. Four are from the Greater High Point area.


Mar. 03, 2014 @ 05:56 PM

Caregiving class offered by Piedmont Crossing

Helen Fitzgerald, community education coordinator for Hospice of Davidson County, will discuss the importance of the caregiver and share ways to manage stress.


Feb. 26, 2014 @ 10:58 AM

Scouting: A duty to God and country

Scouts, leaders and families associated with Boy Scout Troop 19 had a lot to celebrate at Boy Scout Sunday — a 50-year legacy and an Eagle Court of Honor.


Feb. 24, 2014 @ 02:04 PM

Annual blood drive celebrates baby’s life

Sophie Layne Bryant lived only 18 days, but 10 years after her premature death, the Archdale infant continues to have an impact on her community.


Feb. 24, 2014 @ 01:52 PM

Archdale officer a bright light on a dark night

This past December, my two dogs and I were about 25 miles short of completing a trip from Charleston to Greensboro when the van stopped dead in the center lane of Interstate 85. 


Feb. 19, 2014 @ 12:39 AM

‘Wizard of Oz’ Gala for the Children is April 12

Volunteers for the Randolph County Partnership for Children are sliding into their ruby red slippers and teaming up to follow the yellow brick road to Kyle Petty’s Adaumont Farm for the Gala for the Children.