News

May. 27, 2015 @ 04:08 PM

Land use plan changes afford 'flexibility'

As a part of an initiative by the City of Trinity to make the area more attractive to current and potential land owners, city council voted unanimously to amend its land use plan May 18.


May. 27, 2015 @ 04:12 PM

Students have a good thing growing with community garden

Students at John Lawrence Elementary and Trinity High School have partnered to plant a garden and all the fresh produce harvested will be donated to COAT (Community Outreach Archdale Trinity).


May. 27, 2015 @ 04:05 PM

City renews contract with Hamby

The city renewed its contract with Handy Garbage Service on May 18 with a new five-year contract that will retain the company's services through 2020.


May. 20, 2015 @ 03:22 PM

Tips to help sell your home

Summertime is a great time to sell recreational items such as boats and vehicles, but according to local realtor Karen Allred, it’s also a great time to buy, and sell, your home.


May. 21, 2015 @ 08:33 AM

Trinity's Ezell earns spot as Falcons cheerleader

As professional football players prepare for offseason workouts, so too do cheerleaders for 32 NFL teams.


May. 20, 2015 @ 03:17 PM

High Ropes and Escape offer physical, mental challenges

Local tourism giants Tony and Donna Wohlgemuth have reached another milestone. Kersey Valley Attractions recently held a ribbon-cutting for two new events at the popular destination.


May. 20, 2015 @ 03:13 PM

Local bill remains in holding pattern

A bill that would eliminate four seats from Trinity City Council appears to be no closer to becoming law than when it passed through the N.C. House of Representatives two months ago.


May. 13, 2015 @ 04:37 PM

Randolph County prepares for another land purchase

County officials expect to make another considerable investment to buy additional properties for the proposed Greensboro-Randolph Megasite in Liberty.


May. 13, 2015 @ 04:36 PM

Jobless rate dips in March

The unemployment rate in Randolph County decreased to 5.3 percent for March, according to numbers released last week by the N.C. Department of Commerce – Labor and Economic Analysis Division.


May. 13, 2015 @ 04:34 PM

Trinity High’s Felder travels, and learns, abroad

Like many Trinity High School seniors, for the past few months life for Shay Felder has been fast-paced. Like 149 miles per hour. 


May. 13, 2015 @ 04:31 PM

A dog’s tale: From ‘doggone’ to ‘dog found’

Jessica Byerly is exceptionally passionate about three things in her life: God, her family and her beloved dog Duke — all in that order.


May. 06, 2015 @ 02:20 PM

House members aim to save driver's ed

Legislators in the N.C. House of Representatives are working to save the state’s driver’s education program as it is presently constituted.


May. 06, 2015 @ 02:17 PM

It's the Avon Lady extraordinaire

Becky Owens of Trinity has been selling Avon nearly all of her adult life.


May. 06, 2015 @ 02:12 PM

Stamping out hunger

Letter carriers from the U.S. Postal Service will conduct the largest one-day food drive in the nation for the annual Postal Food Drive, set for Saturday May 9.


May. 06, 2015 @ 02:08 PM

Proposed budget includes no tax increase

The city's proposed fiscal 2015-16 annual budget of $12,093,600, if approved, will call for no increase in the city's property tax rate, keeping it at 29 cents per $100 of valuation.


Apr. 29, 2015 @ 04:28 PM

Free Comic Book Day at Stormcrow Comics

Superheroes lurk in Archdale Commons and they’re in good company along with Western, Sci-Fi, fantasy and Tales From The Crypt characters.


Apr. 29, 2015 @ 04:26 PM

Pastor's journey brings him through Archdale

One might to expect Art Robles to be red-faced, wearing a tattered shirt drenched in sweat – or at least that he would be out of breath, given his recent endeavors.


Apr. 29, 2015 @ 04:22 PM

Empty Bowls

The art department at Trinity High School is taking a ‘hands on’ approach to ensure their soup dinner in honor of the national Empty Bowls Project set for May 6 from 6-8 p.m. in the school cafeteria is a huge success.


Apr. 29, 2015 @ 04:18 PM

Residents present questions at Lunch with Lawmakers

Just under 50 people turned out for Lunch With Lawmakers held Friday, April 24 at Guil-Rand Fire Department where questions were raised on topics of community interest.


Apr. 22, 2015 @ 02:21 PM

Christian values reign at school

Waving in the breeze over Mount Calvary Baptist Church and Christian School are a United States flag and a Christian flag, which means that visitors to the facility are just as likely to hear someone say the Lord’s prayer as the Pledge of Allegiance.


Apr. 22, 2015 @ 02:18 PM

‘Pollen vortex’ hits Randolph County

Last week’s downpours and spring showers may have brought some much-needed relief to allergy suffers. But don’t let a brief break in the “wheezie, sneezie, itchy, achoos” fool you.


Apr. 22, 2015 @ 02:16 PM

From refrigerator art to Rembrandt

Veteran art teacher Leigh Blanchard knows a true masterpiece when she sees it.


Apr. 22, 2015 @ 02:12 PM

Law enforcement combats animal cruelty

Archdale Police Department and local law enforcement agencies throughout the U.S. are trying to overcome limited resources to combat the inhumane treatment of animals.

 

Apr. 15, 2015 @ 03:32 PM

By his hands

After leaving Portland, Oregon to pursue his dream of building custom, handcrafted furnishings and accessories, Scott and Marisa Kestel decided to set-up shop and lay down roots in Archdale, just a stones throw away from the High Point Furniture Market. 


Apr. 15, 2015 @ 03:26 PM

Tax advisory council reshuffles allotments

Ripples of disapproval circulated through the Archdale-Trinity district following a decision to reduce per-pupil school allotments by Archdale-Trinity Tax Advisory Council.