News: Archdale

Apr. 23, 2014 @ 12:36 PM

Recycling programs save taxpayer money

First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day is recognized in more than 192 countries to demonstrate support for environmental protection. The cities of Archdale and Trinity celebrated Earth Day April 22 by continuing the same sustainable practices they have been using over the past few years. Both have active recycling programs which reduce the amount of garbage going into the landfills.

Apr. 23, 2014 @ 12:19 PM

Volunteers load the bases for Saturday’s Litter Sweep

Archdale Community Appearance Commission invite citizens to volunteer in the spring Litter Sweep Saturday to score a home run and knock litter out of the park — and the rest of the city.

Apr. 09, 2014 @ 03:03 PM

For the love of vintage

One bottle was all it took to get Mark Rumley hooked — hooked on antique and vintage items, that is. Bush Hill Trading Post was born from Rumley’s love of antique and vintage items as well as his desire to help Archdale hold on to its Bush Hill heritage. 

Apr. 01, 2014 @ 11:01 AM

Archdale denies land use change

After several residents on March 25 made passionate pleas against a proposed land use change for a property along S. Main Street, Archdale City Council voted to deny the request.

Mar. 31, 2014 @ 04:12 PM

Even at 70, you don't have to sit on the bench

A high spirited group of athletes practice their basketball techniques each Tuesday morning in the Archdale Parks and Recreation Creekside Park gymnasium. Many members of the team, called The Flames, have had knee replacements or are cancer survivors. Most of them are more than 70 years old.

Mar. 26, 2014 @ 10:18 AM

Appalachian Provisions to invest in area

Appalachian Provisions Company LLC, operated by Greg Wright of Wright of Thomasville, will pursue a physical location for its wholesaling and warehousing operation in Thomasville or Archdale.

Mar. 18, 2014 @ 03:21 PM

Randolph property values fluctuate

March is coming in like a lion in more ways than one. Another round of winter weather was one thing, but if you haven’t yet, expect to receive your property reappraisal notice this month.

Mar. 18, 2014 @ 06:29 PM

Change in Archdale’s land-use plan could set path for apartment development

Archdale City Council will decide Tuesday whether or not to change its land-use plan on S. Main Street, which could set in motion construction of a multi-family apartment complex.

Mar. 18, 2014 @ 01:07 PM

Miss Pauline may be oldest in Randolph

Archdale resident Pauline Cavin, 106, may be the oldest resident in Randolph County.

Mar. 18, 2014 @ 04:22 AM

Archdale struggles in massive storm cleanup

Archdale city officials hope to secure state funds to help pay for the cleanup of debris from an ice storm. The total cleanup cost is estimated at $200,000.

Mar. 17, 2014 @ 03:17 PM

American Legion post opens thrift shop in Archdale

The financial future of American Legion Post 206 looked doubtful, until the members came up with a novel, thrifty idea.

Mar. 17, 2014 @ 03:07 PM

Burning allowed outside city limits under certain conditions

Open burning is not allowed within Archdale city limits, but Trinity and Randolph County residents in unincorporated areas are allowed to burn under certain conditions.

Mar. 10, 2014 @ 11:45 AM

Crews, residents cope with storm fallout

A late-winter ice storm accompanied by high winds March 6 brought down trees and limbs causing massive power outages lasting several days.

Mar. 04, 2014 @ 04:16 PM

Yarborough proud of staff growth

Jerry Yarborough is stepping down as Archdale city manager and into retirement. His last day will be June 1.

Mar. 03, 2014 @ 12:26 PM

Sheriff: irate driver nearly strikes Trindale principal

During student pick up time, a woman drove her vehicle over the curb at Trindale Elementary School, through the grass in reckless fashion and nearly struck a school staff member, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office reported Feb. 27.

Feb. 26, 2014 @ 05:26 PM

Archdale officer injured in wreck released from hospital

A Trinity man is being held in the Randolph County Jail after an Archdale Police officer was injured when a vehicle struck his cruiser.

Feb. 24, 2014 @ 01:52 PM

Archdale officer a bright light on a dark night

This past December, my two dogs and I were about 25 miles short of completing a trip from Charleston to Greensboro when the van stopped dead in the center lane of Interstate 85. 

Feb. 10, 2014 @ 03:41 PM

No foul play suspected in infant death

Archdale Police Chief Shannon Craddock said investigators have no reason to suspect foul play in the death of an Archdale infant.

Feb. 05, 2014 @ 03:46 PM

Sweepstakes businesses get more parking

Sweepstakes businesses now have more parking for clients after Archdale City Council on Jan. 28 voted unanimously to approve a request to amend the city’s ordinance.

Feb. 03, 2014 @ 03:43 PM

Grocery store may build on former driving range

Archdale City Council unanimously approved a request from J.L. Darr and Sons to rezone 8.16 acres of Main Street, formerly a driving range, to highway business.

Jan. 27, 2014 @ 02:46 PM

Local economic forecast better than past

Dr. Stuart Allen, a faculty member of the Bryan School of Business and Economics at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, had good news for representatives of Archdale-Trinity businesses — a decrease in unemployment and consumer prices.

Jan. 06, 2014 @ 02:14 PM

Lake trash worries residents

Residents of an Archdale neighborhood are concerned about a buildup of trash which accumulates where Muddy Creek flows into Randleman Lake near Canter Road.

Jan. 01, 2014 @ 12:25 AM

Archdale tables sweepstakes request

Archdale City Council tabled a request from a sweepstakes business until its January meeting.

Dec. 30, 2013 @ 04:16 PM

Grant funds recycling bins at Creekside

Creekside Park is going to get a bit greener thanks to a grant for recycling.

Dec. 30, 2013 @ 04:11 PM

Got an e-reader? Think library

Archdale-Trinity residents who unboxed e-readers and tablets over the holidays may use these devices to access free digital media — audiobooks, e-books and magazines — through Randolph County Public Library.