News

Jul. 17, 2014 @ 04:44 PM

City assists furniture company

Ambella Home Collection, a Dallas, Texas based furniture company worth $12 million, may be opening a new location in the former CR Currin building, 503 Aztec Drive in Archdale Industrial Park.


Jul. 17, 2014 @ 04:47 PM

Mayor, city councilman file for re-election

Three incumbents, including Mayor Bert Lance-Stone, filed July 8 for re-election in the Nov. 4 municipal race in the City of Archdale.

 

Jul. 17, 2014 @ 04:50 PM

Archdale's new city manager should feel right at home

Zeb Hanner appreciates what he is leaving behind. He is also ecstatic about the opportunity that lies ahead. Having spent 13 years in Davidson County government, including the last 10 as assistant county manager, Hanner will embark on the newest chapter of his career not far from where he has always called home. Currently serving as assistant county manager, the Thomasville High School graduate will become Archdale's city manager Aug. 1.


Jul. 10, 2014 @ 10:47 AM

Cold-Blooded

Children who may have been daydreaming sat up and paid attention when Sean Amidon brought his pet tarantula to the Archdale Public Library.


Jul. 10, 2014 @ 10:42 AM

Randolph County unemployment shows slight uptick

The North Carolina Department of Commerce released unemployment numbers for the month of May, rendering a fractional increase for Randolph County – reflecting the statewide outlook.


Jul. 10, 2014 @ 10:38 AM

Residents' voices loom large with city council

In the days following resignations of Mayor Fran Andrews and City Councilman Barry Lambeth, city residents remain divided on the direction of its government.


Jul. 10, 2014 @ 10:33 AM

Hanner is Archdale's new city manager

Zeb Hanner, currently the assistant county manager for Davidson County, will begin a new phase of his career Aug. 1 as Archdale's new city manager.


Jul. 03, 2014 @ 12:40 PM

Comfort Food

Although it’s summer, cafeteria workers at Trinity Elementary School are preparing to feed a crowd.


Jul. 03, 2014 @ 12:32 PM

Trinity City Council

Trinity City Council approved an amended 2014-2015 proposed budget at a special meeting June 20 at city hall. Three amendments to the budget will pull funding from the Randolph County Economic Development Corporation, Archdale Public Library and the Archdale-Trinity Chamber of Commerce.

 

Jul. 03, 2014 @ 12:29 PM

Archdale denies Festival request to close W. White Drive

This year's Bush Hill Heritage Festival will not be expanding to accommodate more vendors. Archdale City Council on June 24 voted to deny a request from the Archdale-Trinity Chamber of Commerce to close all of W. White Drive.


Jul. 03, 2014 @ 12:24 PM

Pop at the Park

The annual Creekside Fun Fourth of July celebration is set for Friday, July 4 at Creekside Park.


Jun. 26, 2014 @ 11:03 AM

Budget approved in Randolph County

County commissioners opted to increase property tax rates to 65.5 cents per $100 valuation rather than the original proposed rate of 65.61 cents.


Jun. 26, 2014 @ 11:00 AM

Fire in Sophia reportedly related to string of arsons

A fire at an abandoned building in Sophia on Sunday is reportedly connected to a series of five Randolph County fires set in the last three months.


Jun. 26, 2014 @ 10:50 AM

Search for mayor continues in Trinity

Two months after former Mayor Fran Andrews announced her resignation, the deliberate search for someone to fill the vacant position is ongoing.


Jun. 24, 2014 @ 12:24 PM

Lambeth resigns from Trinity council

Trinity City Councilman Barry Lambeth submitted his letter of resignation Monday, the latest in a series of controversial occurrences in the town’s city government.


Jun. 19, 2014 @ 12:20 PM

Archdale's Babycakes serving up the sweets

Who doesn't love a good cupcake?

That moist and fluffy cake mix, topped with a creamy frosting and sprinkles seems to hit the spot every time. But sometimes that one little cupcake leaves one desiring more. That is not the case at the Babycakes Gourmet Cupcakes bakery in Archdale.


Jun. 19, 2014 @ 12:14 PM

Randolph County unemployment lowest since 2008

Widely improving unemployment numbers reached their best mark in six years, according to data released by the North Carolina Department of Commerce.

 

Jun. 19, 2014 @ 12:10 PM

Potential Wal-Mart location promises revenue

As the local economy continues to grow, so too do the list of businesses interested in locating within the Archdale community.

Some local business owners say, however, this interest does not come without a price. Recent stirrings that Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market will soon set up shop in the adjacent lot to Sheetz on South Main Street have brought mixed reactions.


Jun. 19, 2014 @ 11:47 AM

Matt Hunt Ride this Saturday

Steel horse cowboys and cowgirls, it’s almost time to saddle up for the 10th annual Matt Hunt Ride, set for Saturday, June 21 at Hillsville Community Center, 9078 Hillsville Road in Trinity. 


Jun. 12, 2014 @ 04:10 PM

City manager search continues

It could be a while before Archdale has a new city manager.

 

Jun. 12, 2014 @ 04:05 PM

Trinity man arrested for B&E

A Trinity man is charged with breaking and entering two Lexington residences after he was apprehended May 30 in connection with the theft of an ATV.


Jun. 12, 2014 @ 03:45 PM

Health department gives thumbs down to e-cigs

Officials at Randolph County Department of Public Health say that e-cigarettes are not a safe alternative to smoking cigarettes.


Jun. 12, 2014 @ 03:39 PM

Vape craze

Don and Marie Moran aren’t superstitious, but they trace the success of D&M Vapes Archdale location to the day that Jack Liu, a waiter at Bamboo Garden Restaurant, brought them a red flower for good luck.


Jun. 05, 2014 @ 02:56 PM

No tax increase for Archdale

Despite a 5.4 percent decrease in Archdale's property values, as determined during the recent Randolph County revaluation, the city's proposed 2015 budget does not include a property tax increase.


Jun. 05, 2014 @ 01:48 PM

Crites prepares for new role

Ginger Crites is going to need a new nameplate. The busy assistant principal will soon take command as Principal of John Lawrence Elementary School.