News

Sep. 25, 2014 @ 07:11 PM

Council entertains YMCA update

Senior citizens became the focus of a presentation from Carl & Linda Grubb Family YMCA representatives at the regular meeting of the Trinity City Council on Sept. 15.


Sep. 25, 2014 @ 07:18 PM

Court is now in session

In a Randolph County courtroom, Bailiff Shontavia Grandbery proclaims that court is in session. Judge Drew Weiner presides as prosecuting attorneys Delanie Foster and Robert Dzurenka call defendant Aleah Honeycutt to the witness stand.


Sep. 25, 2014 @ 07:21 PM

Trinity zoning ordinance amended

The Trinity City Council unanimously approved amendments to the city zoning ordinance Sept. 15 at its regular meeting regarding electronic gaming operations.


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Trinity Council mulls annexation

The Trinity City Council approved the investigation of a petition to annex a small portion of land during a Sept. 8 pre-agenda meeting.


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Five earn Eagle Scout honor

When one scout makes Eagle, it is cause for celebration. But five scouts from Troop 72 of Poplar Ridge Friends Meeting celebrated their court of honor together on Saturday, Aug. 30.


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Remembering Anna

Family, friends and the communities of Archdale, Trinity, High Point and Boone mourned the passing of Anna Smith, 18, who had been missing for 10 days.


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Battle of the Bulge: Randolph County Schools working hard to fight childhood obesity

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 30 percent of children in North Carolina, ages 10 to 17, are either overweight or obese. 


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. 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 @ 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 @ 11:50 AM

It's Festival Time

The signs are up, the streets are marked and volunteers are ready to don their neon shirts for the 29th annual Bush Hill Heritage Festival.


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.