Jan. 22, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

State of the economy encouraging this year

With both gas prices and unemployment figures going down and the stock market doing well, economists are encouraged about the state of the economy headed into 2015.

Jan. 22, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

Making a Cuban contact

President Barack Obama’s recent push to loosen America’s tight rein on the 54-year-old trade embargo against Cuba has many in the U.S. clamoring to make the 93-mile trek from the southern tip of Key West for the weekend to partake in the communist island’s cultural fare that includes visiting family, dining, shopping and relaxing on miles of tropical beaches.

Jan. 22, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

Mayor among champions of business

Cultivation of small business and the improving economic climate in the community continues to merit the attention of business owners, residents and elected officials.

Jan. 15, 2015 @ 08:34 AM

Hopewell Elementary buzzes with technology

Judging by the size of their smiles and limitless enthusiasm for all things computers, it’s hard to tell who’s more excited about the all educational technology happenings going on at Hopewell Elementary—fifth-grader Lilly Nuzzo or Library Media Specialist Cathy Wray.

Jan. 15, 2015 @ 08:29 AM

Hearing to determine stake in megasite project

An upcoming public hearing on Feb. 2 before the Randolph County Board of Commissioners could help facilitate the location of the state's first automobile manufacturer within mere miles of Archdale and Trinity.

Jan. 15, 2015 @ 08:27 AM

Wounded warrior attacks next obstacle

During the past two and a half years, Jeremy Young has faced at least 13 challenges head-on and emerged victorious. The 2008 Trinity High School graduate survived after being shot 12 times July 3, 2012 while serving a tour of duty in Afghanistan.


Jan. 15, 2015 @ 08:23 AM

Trinity teen remembered

The community continues to mourn the loss of an 18-year-old graduate of Wheatmore High School who was killed Jan. 7 in a head-on collision in Warren County.

Jan. 08, 2015 @ 11:02 AM

Seasonal flu reaches ‘epidemic’ status

With visiting restrictions now in place for those under 18 unless they are receiving care or visiting a dying family member at area medical facilities including High Point Regional, Cone Health, Randolph Hospital and Novant due to flu concerns and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s latest announcement that cases of the virus have officially reached epidemic levels nationally, it’s safe to say that millions of infected Americans are sick of being sick.


Jan. 08, 2015 @ 10:56 AM

City of Trinity completes sewer project

After 10 years of deliberate progress, the City of Trinity wrapped up a five-phase sewer project to ring in the New Year.

Jan. 08, 2015 @ 10:53 AM

Locals enjoy lower gas prices

Consumers are grateful for gas prices which have plummeted more than $1 per gallon during 2014. Savings at the pump equalsextra cash in the pocket of consumers.

Jan. 08, 2015 @ 10:48 AM

Jobless rate indicates 'good year' economically

A series of economic development projects helped lift Randolph County to an enviable economic position in 2014.


Jan. 07, 2015 @ 12:27 PM

Creativity is on a roll at Archdale Elementary

A tumbleweed from El Paso, Texas finds its way to an elementary school in Archdale, North Carolina. Sounds like the beginning to a really corny joke, right? Wrong.

Jan. 01, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

Friends of stabbing victim want closure

Two months after Tammy Sellers Holland was discovered lying unconscious inside her Trinity home, her friends mourn her loss with a resigned acknowledgment of the possibility they may never know who killed her.

Jan. 01, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

Put a freeze on winter fires

As the temperature drops, area residents light up their fireplaces and woodstoves in an attempt to keep toasty warm. The use of supplementary heating devices such as space heaters and kerosene heaters leads to increased fire hazards.

Jan. 01, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

Get fit in the New Year

Happy New Year. At The Grubb Family YMCA, some Archdale-Trinity residents are following through with their resolutions to make some positive lifestyle changes.

Dec. 25, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

Archdale officially swears in council members

Mayor Bert Lance-Stone was officially sworn in Dec. 16 to serve her eighth consecutive term as Archdale’s chief elected official.

Dec. 25, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

Second graders celebrate C.A.R.E. graduation

As part of their service learning project, second graders at Hopewell took on the challenge of raising money for Ruff Love Rescue (RLR) — a non-profit, 501(c)(3), no-kill dog rescue and foster care organization dedicated to the care of abused, neglected and abandoned dogs. Maria Broos, assistant principal at Hopewell, said students donated their own change, collected money in car-rider lines and through various other creative ways which resulted in a check presentation in the amount of $722 to RLR during the C.A.R.E graduation ceremony.

Dec. 25, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

City of Trinity receives clean audit

A financial audit presented by Winston-Salem-based Gibson and Company accountants at the December meeting of Trinity City Council revealed the city is in “good financial standing.”

Dec. 25, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

Family hopes to prevent another tragedy

During the last moments of his life, Perry Lee Parsons made two split-second decisions. One would end his life; the other would save the lives of his family.

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

THS DECA members prepare meal, gift bags for homeless shelter

On Tuesday, Dec. 9, Trinity High School DECA members and advisors visited Leslie’s House in High Point and brought dinner to the women who are currently living at the shelter.

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

Unemployment rate falls to lowest point in seven years

The unemployment rate in Randolph County plunged to 5.1 percent in October, its lowest point since November 2007.

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

Davis is Miss Trinity

Wearing a crown and sash Miss Trinity Reagan Davis smiled and waved as she rode in the Archdale Christmas Parade. It was hard to tell who was prouder, Reagan or her dad Earl Davis, driver of the Mustang.
Mom Kim Davis was beaming with pride while Davis’ brother Connor Davis made a video of Reagan’s parade appearance.

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

Dear Santa

Davin’s Letter to Santa:
Dear Santa!
My name is Davin Le Van. I'm in kindergarten at Trindale. In September I got yellow for two days. October and November I did not have yellow no more but I have so many purples. Now I am a Star of the Month. Are you proud of me? Please give me :
1. Play-Doh
2. Purple Eraser
3. Blue Gum-Starburst
4. Lots of Book
5. Yellow Pencil
I pray to God for you to stay healthy so you can take care of me and my dad and mom everyday. Next week I will write you more.
I love you so much

Dec. 11, 2014 @ 12:14 PM

Council to receive audit report

After a month that focused primarily on construction for a new maintenance/storage building on which the city broke ground in late November, Trinity City Council will turn its attention Monday to the city's annual audit report for the 2013-14 fiscal year.

Dec. 11, 2014 @ 12:11 PM

Local retailers find sustained success in new economy

Mark Rumley is one of is one of several merchants in Archdale enjoying dividends from the busiest shopping season of the year.