News

Aug. 26, 2015 @ 05:03 PM

Archdale man killed by police

An Archdale man was shot and killed by police at his home in the 100 block of Mae Matilda Court on Sunday evening, sending an Archdale Police officer on administrative leave.


Aug. 26, 2015 @ 05:01 PM

Council discusses dissolution of current structure

As Trinity City Council inches closer to the November municipal election, members and residents continue an ongoing dialogue regarding a controversial law that eliminated council seats.


Aug. 26, 2015 @ 05:11 PM

Focus meeting addresses parks and recreation

Community members and stakeholders took part in focus group meetings held Aug. 20 at Archdale Parks and Recreation Creekside Park. Two meetings were held — one at noon and the other in the evening.


Aug. 19, 2015 @ 04:46 PM

Fundraiser for Kiersten Yow

A meal fundraiser in honor of Kiersten Yow will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22 at Fairfield United Methodist Church, 1505 NC Hwy. 62, High Point. Cost is by donation.


Aug. 19, 2015 @ 04:44 PM

WHS chorus back to school and ready to travel

Teacher Sarah Downey and the Wheatmore High School chorus students have their bags packed and they’re ready to travel.


Aug. 19, 2015 @ 04:42 PM

Tourism spending increases fifth straight year

For a fifth consecutive year, Visit North Carolina announced domestic visitors to and within Randolph County spent more money than they did the previous year.


Aug. 19, 2015 @ 04:39 PM

Organizations combat gang violence

The FBI, N.C. Department of Public Safety and U.S. Attorney’s Office are working together to address violent crime in local communities across the state.


Aug. 12, 2015 @ 03:25 PM

Johnson rounds out list of candidates for Trinity council

Voters preparing to make their decisions for the Nov. 3 municipal elections will choose from three candidates for a single council seat in Trinity.


Aug. 12, 2015 @ 03:23 PM

Family mourns the loss of Trinity man

Seven years ago, Gregory Safriet endured a tragedy that left him seeking answers.


Aug. 12, 2015 @ 03:20 PM

Family of ‘Master Craftsmen’ featured in video

Two generations of the Lewis family are featured in a national video campaign from Stearns & Foster about the brand’s 165-year history of craftsmanship.


Aug. 12, 2015 @ 03:16 PM

Gold medalist honored

On Sunday members of Poplar Ridge Friends Meeting held a special event to honor equestrian champion Allison Douglas, who brought home gold from the 2015 Special Olympics World Games held July 25-Aug. 2 in Los Angeles, California.


Aug. 05, 2015 @ 04:20 PM

Be The Match at the YMCA

Tammy Fulp is looking for a perfect match. She isn’t online dating, she’s looking for someone who can help save her life.


Aug. 05, 2015 @ 03:58 PM

Archdale family thankful for United Way

United Way issued their “Thank You” report at their annual meeting held July 29 at High Point Country Club and one Archdale family is especially grateful for support from United Way. 


Aug. 05, 2015 @ 03:53 PM

City manager receives pay increase

City Council voted unanimously to give City Manager Zeb Hanner a 2 percent salary increase following a closed session at its July 26 regular meeting.


Aug. 05, 2015 @ 03:50 PM

Gantt, Boyles file for council seat

The list of candidates vying for the right to become Trinity's next city council member consisted of two names on Monday.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 04:23 PM

New administrators seated at Archdale-Trinity Schools

When the school session opens later next month, four Archdale-Trinity schools will have new administrators at the helm.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 04:17 PM

Long-time local attorney retires

Archdale lawyer Jim Tennant will retire from the law practice he founded in 1977. His business partner Pete Jarvis will continue the practice. Tennant started the practice with the purpose of helping people in the Archdale-Trinity area.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 04:13 PM

Effects of Neighborhood Wal-Mart remain to be seen

Construction at the soon-to-be Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market on South Main Street is signaling the literal and figurative change in landscape for the community.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 04:11 PM

First day of filing produces no candidates

At least for one day, the identity of the city's next council member remained a mystery.


Jul. 22, 2015 @ 04:38 PM

Italian food connoisseurs celebrate end of month

As the calendar creeps closer to the end of the month, lovers of Italian food can soon rejoice. July 29 is National Lasagna Day.

 

Jul. 22, 2015 @ 04:36 PM

New business in Sophia is the ‘Beez Needz’

In a remote Sophia location, two men and a woman work feverishly to locate missing royalty. The queen in question hasn’t been sighted for more than a day.


Jul. 22, 2015 @ 04:32 PM

Bush Hill Heritage Festival celebrates 30 years

As new performers and an Anniversary Avenue add spice to this year’s event, the Bush Hill Heritage Festival remains the same big, friendly block party people have been coming back to for 30 years.


Jul. 22, 2015 @ 04:29 PM

Unemployment increases in May

Unemployment in Randolph County jumped from 5.0 percent to 5.6 percent in May, per the N.C. Department of Commerce — Labor and Economic Analysis Division.


Jul. 15, 2015 @ 04:05 PM

Agriculture teacher cultivates excellence

Trinity High School teacher Caroline Sheffield recently received the distinction of Beginning Teacher of Excellence by Randolph County Board of Education.


Jul. 15, 2015 @ 04:03 PM

Megasite focus of meeting

The Greensboro-Randolph megasite was again the focus of discussion at the annual meeting of the Randolph County Economic Development Corporation.