Oct. 23, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Thomas Built incentives approved

The Archdale City Council and Randolph County Commissioners voted to approve more than $66,000 in economic incentives for Thomas Built Buses at a joint public hearing last week.

Oct. 22, 2014 @ 01:19 PM

Middle school rallies behind Red Ribbon Week

Over 800 middle school students, faculty and staff members at Archdale-Trinity Middle School wrapped up their week-long celebration in honor of Red Ribbon Week — a national drug abuse prevention campaign — with a spirit-filled, high energy pep rally last Friday.

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Trindale Elementary turns 50

On Sunday, Oct, 19, staff, along with current and former students from Trindale Elementary School will be on hand to celebrate its rich history of educating children in the Archdale-Trinity community. 

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Third-grade reading test scores for Randolph County schoo

According to a memorandum prepared by Sharon Johnson, Director of Testing and Accountability for Randolph County Schools, the “Read to Achieve” results for the 2013-2014 school year are in and data shows 45.2 percent — 601 third-graders — in the district are not demonstrating reading proficiency on the state-approved standardized test of reading comprehension.

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Numbers show reduction in local, state crimes

According to statistics recently released by the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, violent crime in Archdale decreased in 2013 compared with the previous year.

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Candidates forum educates voters

Candidates in key local and state races addressed questions at a candidates forum hosted by the Archdale-Trinity Chamber of Commerce last Thursday at Archdale City Hall.

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Cars, chili and friends

Friends of Trinity will hold the eighth annual Car Show and Chili Cook-off from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18 at Braxton Craven Middle School, 7037 N. C. Hwy. 62, across the street from the Trinity Gazebo.

Oct. 09, 2014 @ 04:08 PM

Voter Registration Deadline Friday, Oct. 10 at 5 p.m.

If you aren’t already registered to vote, you have until 5 p.m. on Oct. 10 if you want to cast a ballot on Election Day Nov. 4 or during the early voting period.

Oct. 09, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

County unemployment rate belies Archdale growth

The city of Archdale continues to grow even as Randolph County employment statistics point to a mixed outlook.

Oct. 09, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Mr. Incredible

If Greg Warren looks familiar, there’s probably a good reason.

Oct. 09, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Council approves annexation

The Trinity City Council unanimously approved annexation of a portion of land during a special meeting Sept. 29.

Oct. 09, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

United Way campaign underway

Archdale resident Mark Walker is excited. He is the first finalist in the Vann York Car Giveaway. An employee for the City of High Point Recreation Department, his name was chosen out of a pool of “caring share” givers in the United Way’s annual pledge campaign. “Caring share” givers pledge a minimum of one hour’s pay per month for hourly or .6 percent of salary for salaried employees.

Oct. 03, 2014 @ 10:07 AM

Council approves resurfacing of city streets

Blythe Construction, Inc. of Greensboro was unanimously approved by the Archdale City Council on Sept. 23 to complete annual resurfacing of selected city streets.

Oct. 03, 2014 @ 10:06 AM

Location approved for auto repair business

Archdale City Council approved a request for a special use permit following a public hearing Sept. 23 to discuss an automobile maintenance and repair shop in the 11000 block of N. Main St.

Oct. 09, 2014 @ 04:19 PM

Things 'not normal' at Trotterville

Though originally planned for Sept. 26, opening night of Trotterville Horror Haunted Attraction in Archdale was moved to Oct. 3 due to some unexpected visitors. Trotterville owner Shaun Trotter and his family have been seeing and hearing things at the Poole Road property that are, frankly, not normal.

Oct. 03, 2014 @ 10:01 AM

Big Galute Chili Cook-off a success

Pat McCall has done it again. The reigning Big Galute Chili Cook-off Champion held onto her title again this year after bringing her winning chili recipe back to the competition.

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. 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 @ 07:11 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 @ 07:07 PM

Get ready for the Big Galute Saturday

The president of Archdale-Trinity SerCo Club will be tasting chili instead of making it this year at the 4th Annual Big Galute Chili Cook-off and 5K run set for this Saturday, Sept. 27 at Creekside Park, 214 Park Drive, Archdale.

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.