News: Business

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. 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. 26, 2014 @ 09:04 AM

Students gain real-world experience shadowing professionals at work

To encourage students to think toward the future, 72 students from Archdale-Trinity Middle School got a close-up look at career options on March 11.


Mar. 20, 2014 @ 09:42 AM

YMCA launches facilities upgrades

The YMCA of High Point has started a $4 million series of facilities upgrades at its three city locations and at Camp Cheerio in the North Carolina mountains.


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. 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 @ 03:06 PM

Project Racing Home to host fundraiser

Project Racing Home Greyhound Adoptions will host fundraiser “Spring with the King” on March 21 at the Greensboro Realtor’s Association. The event will feature Wayne Euliss, Elvis tribute artist.


Mar. 11, 2014 @ 12:33 PM

Maxie ABWA Woman of the Year

Brenda Maxie was named Woman of the Year for the Golden Arch Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association on Feb. 27. Betty Jo Tate presented the award.


Mar. 10, 2014 @ 03:51 PM

Novant Health Thomasville earns state first

Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for its chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) program by demonstrating compliance with Commission’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety in disease-specific care.


Mar. 05, 2014 @ 12:13 AM

Area companies honored by N.C. United Way

At the United Way of North Carolina Annual Meeting in Pinehurst, held last month, 39 companies and organizations with outstanding United Way campaigns were given the “Spirit of North Carolina” award. Four are from the Greater High Point area.


Feb. 12, 2014 @ 12:37 AM

Occupational medicine expands at Novant Health

As a woman wearing an eye bandage exited from occupational medicine services at Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center, two people in the reception area were quickly escorted back to examination rooms.


Feb. 10, 2014 @ 02:49 PM

New fire district could save homeowners money

The merger of two local fire departments may translate into lower insurance premiums for homeowners in the Sophia and Randleman areas.


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.


Feb. 03, 2014 @ 03:39 PM

Amazon to charge online tax

North Carolina residents can expect to pay a little more the next time they order on Amazon.com. As of Feb. 1, the online retailer began leveying a sales tax on purchases made from the state.


Feb. 03, 2014 @ 03:28 PM

Printing returns to High Point

The hum of a newspaper press will be heard again in High Point.


Feb. 03, 2014 @ 03:26 PM

Chamber bestows community awards

The Archdale-Trinity Chamber of Commerce presented community awards at their annual meeting held Jan. 30 at Colonial Country Club. 


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. 22, 2014 @ 12:08 AM

Guil-Rand escapes ACA requirement

At the start of the year, the Guil-Rand Fire Department was in the middle of .. well .. a firestorm caused by the Affordable Care Act.


Jan. 20, 2014 @ 03:36 PM

Safety an issue in decision to return Humane Society grant

Randolph County has opted to return a $3,000 grant from the North Carolina Humane Society of the United States because it required them to stop the use of gas chambers to euthanize animals.


Jan. 09, 2014 @ 10:39 AM

Allred named 2013 Realtor of the Year

Karen Allred, broker and owner of Allred & Company Realtors in Trinity, received the 2013 Ed Mendenhall Realtor of the Year award.


Jan. 01, 2014 @ 12:35 AM

SerCo achieves Cheer Fund goal for 2013

Following a successful 2013 Cheer Fund campaign, Chairman Stan Byrd reported all the goals set by the SerCo Club were achieved.


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. 31, 2013 @ 10:22 AM

RCC offers biz classes

Randolph Community College’s Small Business Center will offer a series of free social media seminars in January for small business owners in the Archdale-Trinity area.