Oct. 30, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Leaf collection begins next week

Beautiful fall leaves are now available in a variety of styles, sizes and colors. Archdale residents have a single goal: get rid of them all!


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Aiken, Ellmers campaign in Archdale

As Rep. Renee Ellmers and challenger Clay Aiken seek to represent U.S. House District 2, both the incumbent and the former American Idol runner-up from Cary made stops at Pioneer Family Restaurant to meet constituents from Archdale.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Sign ordinance causes stir at council meeting

In August, the Trinity City Council came under fire for what some perceived to be a lack of economic development following the closure of two local businesses.

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 08:27 PM

Second death in Archdale-Trinity labeled 'suspicious'

Randolph County authorities are investigating a suspicious death in the area after a man was found unresponsive in Archdale.

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 01:55 PM

Authorities investigate woman’s death

Randolph County authorities are investigating the death of woman found stabbed at a residence in Trinity.

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Friendship benches inspire kindness

"You are amazing"  this was the message that Archdale-Trinity Rotary Club President Lisa Bock extended to students at Trindale Elementary School during an Oct. 17 presentation of a "friendship bench" donated to the school by the Rotary Club. Most of the 330 Trindale students attended the dedication ceremony.

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

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

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

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.