Apr. 15, 2014 @ 10:36 AM

Reality Store eye-opening experience

If high school freshmen entered a time machine that would take them into the future, maybe they could see how their choices impact their lives. Perhaps they would be more inclined to stay in school, graduate and make better career decisions.

Apr. 15, 2014 @ 02:41 PM

It was a 'blast' at Hardee's Retreat

The house had been taken. It was time to take it back. Mortars fired leaving a cloud of obscuring smoke as Confederate forces emerged from where they were hiding in the trees to face the Union soldiers.

Apr. 15, 2014 @ 10:50 AM

RCC instructor wins third in national photo competition

Randolph Community College’s Photojournalism instructor Jay Capers won third place in the Environmental Single category of the National Press Photographers Association’s Best of Photojournalism contest recently.

Apr. 10, 2014 @ 09:52 AM

Randolph County has the highest incidence of domestic violence in N.C.

WFMY television news reporter Faith Abubey has covered one too many domestic assault stories. As she addressed a group of women at the second annual Randolph County Family Crisis Center leading ladies luncheon, Faith described what it was like on Jan. 22 to knock on the door of a home where a domestic assault had happened the night before.

Apr. 09, 2014 @ 07:14 PM

Grubb YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day® Friday

The Grubb Family YMCA will hold a free community event to inspire kids to keep their minds and bodies active from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 11.


Apr. 09, 2014 @ 03:03 PM

For the love of vintage

One bottle was all it took to get Mark Rumley hooked — hooked on antique and vintage items, that is. Bush Hill Trading Post was born from Rumley’s love of antique and vintage items as well as his desire to help Archdale hold on to its Bush Hill heritage. 

Apr. 09, 2014 @ 02:38 PM

Trinity man faces drug charges

The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Vice Unit searched a residence at 5637 Gallimore Town Road in Trinity and located numerous prescription medications — oxycodone, alprazolam, lorazepam, clonazepam, codeine and amphetamine. 

Apr. 09, 2014 @ 12:54 PM

Program leads some students to tell parents 'I love you'

Some students were in shock, others moved to tears following a realistic dramatization of a fatal car crash as part of the Vehicle Injury Prevention for a Very Important Person April 3 at Wheatmore High School.


Apr. 03, 2014 @ 10:33 AM

Step back in time at Hardee’s Retreat

Friends of Trinity invite everyone to step back in time and experience the War Between the States at Hardee’s Retreat, a Civil War battle re-enactment.

Apr. 01, 2014 @ 11:01 AM

Archdale denies land use change

After several residents on March 25 made passionate pleas against a proposed land use change for a property along S. Main Street, Archdale City Council voted to deny the request.

Mar. 31, 2014 @ 02:38 PM

Cox believes fires were deliberately set

Guil-Rand firefighters responded to three early-morning fires on Monday. Investigators have already ruled that one of the fires recorded during that time period within a 12-mile radius was as a result of arson.

Mar. 31, 2014 @ 02:32 PM

RCS honors ice storm heroes

Janice Gallimore, Kaye Manning, Ashley Albertson and Tangie Miller, cafeteria staff at Hopewell Elementary School, don’t consider themselves as heroes.

Mar. 26, 2014 @ 03:22 PM

Cause of Meadowbrook Drive fire determined

Investigators at Guil-Rand Fire Department have determined the cause of a March 21 fire which destroyed a home at 3540 Meadowbrook Drive.

Mar. 26, 2014 @ 10:18 AM

Appalachian Provisions to invest in area

Appalachian Provisions Company LLC, operated by Greg Wright of Wright of Thomasville, will pursue a physical location for its wholesaling and warehousing operation in Thomasville or Archdale.

Mar. 26, 2014 @ 09:04 AM

Students gain real-world experience shadowing professionals at work

To encourage students to think toward the future, 72 students from Archdale-Trinity Middle School got a close-up look at career options on March 11.

Mar. 24, 2014 @ 04:51 PM

Trinity amends city ordinance

Trinity City Council voted 7-1 to amend its city ordinance to allow the council to appoint members to its committees and as advisory board liaisons.

Mar. 24, 2014 @ 04:42 PM

Northern Randolph County woman dies in wreck

A 59-year-old woman from northern Randolph County died about a mile from her home when her car struck a box truck Saturday, March 22.

Mar. 24, 2014 @ 04:40 PM

Trinity woman dies in east High Point crash

A woman from Randolph County, who was traveling in a minivan on E. Kivett Drive, died March 19 when the vehicle collided with a truck and was pushed into a utility pole at the intersection with Triangle Lake Road.

Mar. 24, 2014 @ 03:56 PM

RCC Fire and Rescue College rescheduled

Numerous courses in firefighting, emergency care, rescue, safety and leadership skills are scheduled for April 11-13 at RCC’s Asheboro Campus and at the Emergency Services Training Center.

Mar. 20, 2014 @ 11:18 AM

Duncan goes to Washington

Washington D.C. fell in love with first grader Duncan Sykes of Archdale, as well as they should.

Mar. 20, 2014 @ 09:42 AM

YMCA launches facilities upgrades

The YMCA of High Point has started a $4 million series of facilities upgrades at its three city locations and at Camp Cheerio in the North Carolina mountains.

Mar. 18, 2014 @ 03:21 PM

Randolph property values fluctuate

March is coming in like a lion in more ways than one. Another round of winter weather was one thing, but if you haven’t yet, expect to receive your property reappraisal notice this month.

Mar. 18, 2014 @ 06:29 PM

Change in Archdale’s land-use plan could set path for apartment development

Archdale City Council will decide Tuesday whether or not to change its land-use plan on S. Main Street, which could set in motion construction of a multi-family apartment complex.

Mar. 18, 2014 @ 04:22 AM

Archdale struggles in massive storm cleanup

Archdale city officials hope to secure state funds to help pay for the cleanup of debris from an ice storm. The total cleanup cost is estimated at $200,000.

Mar. 17, 2014 @ 05:49 PM

Applications sought for RCC's high school leadership program

The Randolph Community College Foundation has established a high school leadership development program for rising ninth graders, modeled after RCC’s Student Leadership Academy.