Nov. 27, 2014 @ 12:07 AM

Trinity High graduate heads to the Big Apple

Look for some familiar faces if you, like 50 million other viewers, plan to watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on television.

Nov. 27, 2014 @ 12:15 AM

Council breaks ground on building project

Members of the Trinity City Council braved the cold last Tuesday to break ground on the site of its new maintenance/storage building that will be located adjacent to City Hall.

Nov. 27, 2014 @ 12:21 AM

Garden Help with Modlin

Last week, Ralph Modlin of Modlin Nursery and Landscaping in Archdale gave helpful tips on planting shrubs in winter. This week’s topic: pruning back dwarf Burford holly bushes.

Nov. 20, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Garden Help

Even though it’s November and the leaves and temperatures are falling, everywhere Ralph Modlin looks he sees signs of spring. A fourth-generation farmer turned nurseryman, he holds a degree in agronomy from North Carolina State University and operates a thriving retail location at the Piedmont Triad Farmers Market off Sandy Ridge Road in Colfax where he sells a variety of woody ornamentals and flowering shrubs throughout the year.


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

City council members call for more accountability

Members of the Trinity City Council are taking measures to improve the efficiency and accountability of its contingent.

Nov. 20, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

City manager could see reduced workload

A Nov. 10 pre-agenda meeting of the Trinity City Council concluded with councilman Ed Lohr lobbying for an investigation of ways to minimize what is expected of city manager Debbie Hinson.


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

The Real Deal

When it comes to achieving her goals, 17-year-old Georgia Garrison always has her head in the game — both academically and athletically.

Nov. 13, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Local election look-back

Voting week was a busy one for Archdale-Trinity candidates, voters and campaigners alike.

Nov. 13, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Students learn Parenting 101

Archdale-Trinity schools have joined other North Carolina communities in their efforts to further lower the area’s teen pregnancy rate. One method is to show teenagers up close and personal what parenthood is really like.

Nov. 13, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Ellmers tops Aiken in House race

U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers was elected for a third term Nov. 4 by defeating former American Idol contestant Clay Aiken in the race for House of Representatives District 2.

Nov. 13, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Fire in Trinity claims lives of two

A fire Saturday in Trinity resulted in the deaths of two people and injured a third, according to the Randolph County Sheriff's Office.

Nov. 06, 2014 @ 01:41 PM

THS Principal resigns

On Wednesday, Oct. 29, Brad Phillips resigned as principal of Trinity High School. 

Nov. 06, 2014 @ 01:38 PM

September unemployment rate dips in Randolph

The unemployment rate in Randolph County fell to 5.8 percent in the month of September, according to statistics released at the end of last month by the N.C. Department of Commerce.

Nov. 06, 2014 @ 01:36 PM

Archdale, Trinity elections recap

While municipalities around the state decided heated local contests between candidates, Archdale and Trinity made it through election season without controversy.

Nov. 06, 2014 @ 01:33 PM

The Voice from Above

Gary Hill is not ashamed to admit he has a big mouth and he knows how to use it. For over 27 years, Hill’s rich baritone voice, made even sweeter by his soothing southern drawl, has called out countless plays and athlete’s names over the loudspeaker at the Dog Pit, thereby forever anointing him the legendary “Voice of the Bulldogs.”

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Aiken, Ellmers campaign in Archdale

As Rep. Renee Ellmers and challenger Clay Aiken seek to represent U.S. House District 2, both the incumbent and the former American Idol runner-up from Cary made stops at Pioneer Family Restaurant to meet constituents from Archdale.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Sign ordinance causes stir at council meeting

In August, the Trinity City Council came under fire for what some perceived to be a lack of economic development following the closure of two local businesses.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Leaf collection begins next week

Beautiful fall leaves are now available in a variety of styles, sizes and colors. Archdale residents have a single goal: get rid of them all!


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Hopewell Elementary School brings arts to life with all-day celebration

Art was on the walls, in the air and everywhere last Friday as hundreds of eager young students and staff at Hopewell Elementary School in Trinity brought back ‘Arts Alive!’ — a creative cultural celebration — after a two year hiatus.

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 08:27 PM

Second death in Archdale-Trinity labeled 'suspicious'

Randolph County authorities are investigating a suspicious death in the area after a man was found unresponsive in Archdale.

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 01:55 PM

Authorities investigate woman’s death

Randolph County authorities are investigating the death of woman found stabbed at a residence in Trinity.

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Friendship benches inspire kindness

"You are amazing"  this was the message that Archdale-Trinity Rotary Club President Lisa Bock extended to students at Trindale Elementary School during an Oct. 17 presentation of a "friendship bench" donated to the school by the Rotary Club. Most of the 330 Trindale students attended the dedication ceremony.

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Thomas Built incentives approved

The Archdale City Council and Randolph County Commissioners voted to approve more than $66,000 in economic incentives for Thomas Built Buses at a joint public hearing last week.

Oct. 22, 2014 @ 01:19 PM

Middle school rallies behind Red Ribbon Week

Over 800 middle school students, faculty and staff members at Archdale-Trinity Middle School wrapped up their week-long celebration in honor of Red Ribbon Week — a national drug abuse prevention campaign — with a spirit-filled, high energy pep rally last Friday.

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Third-grade reading test scores for Randolph County schoo

According to a memorandum prepared by Sharon Johnson, Director of Testing and Accountability for Randolph County Schools, the “Read to Achieve” results for the 2013-2014 school year are in and data shows 45.2 percent — 601 third-graders — in the district are not demonstrating reading proficiency on the state-approved standardized test of reading comprehension.