Apr. 22, 2015 @ 02:12 PM

Law enforcement combats animal cruelty

Archdale Police Department and local law enforcement agencies throughout the U.S. are trying to overcome limited resources to combat the inhumane treatment of animals.


Apr. 22, 2015 @ 02:18 PM

‘Pollen vortex’ hits Randolph County

Last week’s downpours and spring showers may have brought some much-needed relief to allergy suffers. But don’t let a brief break in the “wheezie, sneezie, itchy, achoos” fool you.

Apr. 22, 2015 @ 02:21 PM

Christian values reign at school

Waving in the breeze over Mount Calvary Baptist Church and Christian School are a United States flag and a Christian flag, which means that visitors to the facility are just as likely to hear someone say the Lord’s prayer as the Pledge of Allegiance.

Apr. 15, 2015 @ 03:32 PM

By his hands

After leaving Portland, Oregon to pursue his dream of building custom, handcrafted furnishings and accessories, Scott and Marisa Kestel decided to set-up shop and lay down roots in Archdale, just a stones throw away from the High Point Furniture Market. 

Apr. 15, 2015 @ 03:26 PM

Tax advisory council reshuffles allotments

Ripples of disapproval circulated through the Archdale-Trinity district following a decision to reduce per-pupil school allotments by Archdale-Trinity Tax Advisory Council.

Apr. 15, 2015 @ 03:23 PM

State senator remains mum on local bill

A significant voice in the vote to determine the fate of city council will remain silent.

Apr. 15, 2015 @ 03:20 PM

Small fire hits Wheatmore High

Charges could be filed in an incident at Wheatmore High School last Thursday when a small fire broke out in the boy's locker room.

Apr. 08, 2015 @ 02:22 PM

'Where is Henry?' takes young readers on a journey to finding fitness and good nutrition

Lisa Thompson, Principal at Archdale Elementary School, won’t deny storytime at her school — no matter what grade or what classroom it happens in — is always one of the most magical times of day for both students and teachers.

Apr. 08, 2015 @ 02:18 PM

Think globally by helping locally

Earth Day is only 13 days away and this year an estimated two billion people around the world will mark the 45th anniversary of the global holiday by focusing on the environment and greener ways to make their communities healthier, safer and cleaner.

Apr. 08, 2015 @ 02:15 PM

APD seeks to 'eradicate' robbery influx

For 20 years, the Archdale community has been considered by its residents to be one of the safest places in the Piedmont.

Apr. 01, 2015 @ 05:15 PM

Council 'zones out' electronic gaming

In light of questions regarding the legality of electronic gaming operations, Archdale City Council moved forward with a text amendment to the city's zoning ordinance to ban gaming in Archdale.

Apr. 01, 2015 @ 05:12 PM

Lush Landscaping

“Viburnums are one of those wonderfully adaptive shrubs that everyone should have as a focal point in their yard because they look good in every season,” said Ralph Modlin.

Apr. 01, 2015 @ 05:10 PM

Residents remember Carl Grubb

Carl Grubb, who passed away March 26, is remembered by friends and community members as someone who was always happy to pitch in and help.

Apr. 01, 2015 @ 05:07 PM

House passes Hurley's bill

The N.C. House voted 77-42 Monday to approve a bill that would modify the Trinity city charter, eliminate four seats from its city council and create one new at-large race.

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

Bill could eliminate Trinity council seats

Rep. Pat Hurley introduced a bill March 17 that would modify the city charter, eliminating four seats from the Trinity City Council and creating one new at-large race.

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

Vietnam veteran is still fighting

Back in 1970, U.S. Army Specialist 4 Melvin Rogers was part of a combat tracker team who used his faithful partner Blackie, a Labrador retriever, to take away “Charlie’s” advantage in the jungle near Chu Lai, Vietnam. 

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

GEMS club builds excitement, fun into learning

Tessa Snow, 11, likes hanging out with her girlfriends after school spending time talking, laughing, playing and designing roller coasters.

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

Small farmers pursue local, organic philosophy

Yellow bells and daffodils bloom in the front yard of the Sophia farmhouse where Peterson Farm owners Joe and Jean Peterson live and produce their organic, non-GMO (genetically modified organisms) vegetables.

Mar. 19, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

Trinity Furniture

Trinity Furniture owners Jorge and Megan Lagueruela share more than DNA — they share a commitment to produce quality commercial furniture at a good value with a high level of customer service. The father and daughter team up to produce contract furniture for healthcare, universities, corporate environments and the government.

Mar. 19, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

County to help oversee megasite project

As Randolph County moves closer to construction of a megasite, the next steps will involve securing two additional board members for a non-profit foundation that will manage the project.

Mar. 19, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

APD sees student safety as team effort

In light of frightening child luring cases in other parts of the country, the Archdale Police Department is hoping residents will team up locally to inform and protect their children from any potential dangers.

Mar. 19, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

Early blooming shrubs boast colorful charm

Tomorrow marks the first day of spring and with temperatures on the rise, so is the excitement of many do-it-yourself landscapers who’ve already dusted off their gardening tools and readied themselves for the glorious task of giving their yard a warm-weather makeover.

Mar. 12, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

Coyotes sightings increasing

If you hear howling at night, it could be a dog, but odds are also favorable that it’s a pack of coyotes. According to North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, coyote sightings are now on the rise in all 100 counties of North Carolina.

Mar. 12, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

Trinity council considers ‘In God We Trust’ display

The words “In God We Trust” could soon be emblazoned on the walls of city hall.

Mar. 12, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

Cursive handwriting experiences a renaissance

Two years after “Back to Basics” was signed into law, elementary students in Randolph County Schools are part of a renaissance — learning to read and write cursive handwriting.