Sep. 11, 2014 @ 11:54 AM

Trinity's Leading Man

With his visionary ideas, educational acumen and fearless pursuit of positivity, Brad Phillips is redefining what it means to be an effective high school principal in the modern age.

Sep. 11, 2014 @ 12:01 PM

Trinity to host street cleanup

The City of Trinity will renew its Adopt-a-Highway clean up in honor of Jacob Carroll, an Army specialist and graduate of Trinity High School who was killed in Kandahar, Afghanastan in 2010.

Sep. 11, 2014 @ 12:03 PM

County, state unemployment numbers rise

Throughout the state, 95 of 100 counties saw unemployment numbers rise in July. Randolph County fell among the the majority as the unemployment rate climbed to 6.4 percent, according to statistics released by the N.C. Department of Commerce – Labor and Economics Division.

Sep. 04, 2014 @ 11:13 AM

Trinity planning director resigns

As the Trinity City Council filled three vacancies Monday, it also lost a staff member. Julie Maybee, the city's planning director, resigned her position effective Sept. 1 during the planning and zoning meeting Aug. 25.

Sep. 04, 2014 @ 11:10 AM

Economic development on the rise in Archdale

Archdale is booming. In terms of economic development, that is. The city has four ongoing projects and one pending, Mayor Bert Lance Stone told City Council on Aug. 26, more than any other area in Randolph County.

Sep. 04, 2014 @ 11:08 AM

Trinity appoints new mayor, councilmen

Four months after its last mayor voluntarily left public office, the City of Trinity has a new mayor.

Sep. 04, 2014 @ 11:06 AM

New Beginnings

Since 1935, Archdale’s littlest residents have been lining up and putting on a brave face for the first day of school at Archdale Elementary and this year was no different.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 11:32 AM

Kid's Health Tips 101

As a parent, it’s easy to be carried away by the back-to-school whirlwind that blows in this time each year. In the mad dash to buy backpacks, pencils and glue-sticks, as well as fill out endless stacks of permission forms, some basic health-related necessities your child needs to start the school year off right such as vaccinations and a physical exam may go overlooked.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 11:28 AM

Guil-Rand holds annual meeting

In his annual report, Fire Chief Brian Cox revealed the best possible news — for the sixth straight year there were no fatalities due to fire in the district. Property value exposed to fire during the year amounted to $19,723,637 — 96.67 percent or $19,067,642 was saved.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 11:24 AM

Business closures prompt finger pointing

Following the loss of two businesses in Trinity, some residents are blaming the Trinity City Council for thwarted economic development.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 11:22 AM

Eagle Scout project to help save lives

An Eagle Scout candidate has embarked on an ambitious project to construct a helicopter landing pad behind Guil-Rand Fire Department Station 39 at 6258 Welborn Road. Michael Russell, 14, will need to raise $35,000 to fund the project.

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 02:05 PM

Trinity musician 'not afraid' to think outside of the box

The themes of life, death, marriage, home and family are featured in Trinity songwriter Donna Hughes’ upcoming music video release.

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 01:36 PM

Construction underway at Dollar General

Construction for the new Dollar General store, which will occupy the space formerly leased by Leach & Wagner grocery store, is underway at 7218 N.C. Hwy 62 in Trinity.

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 01:30 PM

Linbrook Hall

As the huge iron gates mounted to two stonework pillars beside Snyder Country Road swing open, visitors to Linbrook Hall may be overwhelmed with the feeling they are stepping back into another era. The driveway is only three-quarters of a mile but it may as well be three thousand.

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 01:24 PM

Eyes on education

For the first time in five years, U.S. Sen. Richard Burr was at Randolph County Community College to brush up on what students currently entering the workforce are learning.

Aug. 14, 2014 @ 11:28 AM

Local law enforcement emphasize school bus safety

As area schools draw closer to the first day of classes on Aug. 25, local law enforcement agencies are prioritizing children’s safety and urging motorists to keep safety at the forefront of their minds.

Aug. 14, 2014 @ 11:25 AM

State budget affords teacher pay increase

Public school teachers across the state will receive pay raises as a part of a $21 billion budget passed by the Republican-led N.C. House of Representatives.

Aug. 14, 2014 @ 11:21 AM

History preserved at Hoover Home

Jerry Neal spent some of the happiest hours of his life walking with his great-grandfather Edd Hoover on the property surrounding his home on Snyder Country Road. During those walks, Neal learned just how tight the bond was between his family and the land where they walked and lived.

Aug. 14, 2014 @ 11:18 AM

Stewards of the Land

Bouncing along in the backseat of Beth Koonce’s tiny pick-up truck, down a well-worn dirt path that snakes through her family’s 938 acre Uwharrie River Farms, there is no trace of the 21st century.

Aug. 07, 2014 @ 12:38 PM

Annual United Way meeting held

The impact of United Way of Greater High Point on Archdale-Trinity residents was evident at their annual meeting held July 30 at High Point Country Club. Many of them were there to extend their thanks and support.

Aug. 07, 2014 @ 12:34 PM

Trinity sewer project moving forward

As completion of a renovation project to a 25,000-square-foot facility in the Turnpike Industrial Park nears, the Trinity City Council voted at their July meeting to approve an engineering service agreement with Davis-Martin-Powell & Associates to extend sewer to Ennis-Flint.

Aug. 07, 2014 @ 12:31 PM

Private roads or orphan streets?

Complaints from residents regarding road conditions in Trinity continue to be a source of contention between current and former city officials.

Aug. 07, 2014 @ 12:26 PM

A rare collection

The rare collection of Jerry and Linda Neal is housed in the Neal Vintage Tractor and Industrial Museum in Trinity.

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 10:20 AM

Council reviews partnership with Randolph County

Members of the Trinity City Council reviewed the city's animal control contract with Randolph County during its regular meeting July 21.

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 10:17 AM

Local teen on a roll

Kit Bjerk doesn’t have much to say. He prefers to let his actions do the talking.  At 16-years-old, this rising junior has the quiet self-confidence of a born champion, backed by a humble nature that allows him to virtually fade into the background, not to be seen until he flashes by, crossing the finish line in first place.