A late-winter ice storm accompanied by high winds March 6 brought down trees and limbs causing massive power outages lasting several days.
Since 2007, Randolph County children have experienced improvement in key health indicators, including insurance coverage, dental care, teen pregnancy, child deaths and even high school graduation rates.
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.
The North Carolina Democratic Party will hold annual precinct organizational meetings in Randolph County during the first week of March 2014.
The field of candidates seeking state and county offices is sparse. As of Feb. 21, only three races were contested. The filing period ends Feb. 28.
Randolph County residents who have applied for food and nutrition services, also known as SNAP, formerly food stamps, join many others in North Carolina who have experienced delays in receiving an answer on their applications.
At a special called meeting on Friday, Feb. 21, Randolph County Schools decided not to use days previously designated as spring break to make up those missed due to inclement weather.
The Randolph County Health Department confirmed a second flu death this year.
Officials from Randolph County Schools are looking forward to spring. They now face the rather daunting task of making up days when schools were closed due to winter weather or one sort or another. The system has missed a total of 55.5 hours of instructional time during the 2013-2014 school year.
Volunteers for the Randolph County Partnership for Children are sliding into their ruby red slippers and teaming up to follow the yellow brick road to Kyle Petty’s Adaumont Farm for the Gala for the Children.
Inhaling excessive quantities of airborne mold or its spores can trigger asthma attacks or allergic reactions and cause respiratory infections.
Between an excess of rain and pipes bursting during an historic cold winter, the potential for mold has never been higher. This can spell problems for anyone, but especially for renters.
As a requirement of North Carolina’s Read to Achieve program, Randolph County Schools is preparing to operate summer reading camps for more than half of its third-graders.
Randolph County administrators are concerned about the impact of testing on third-graders mandated by the North Carolina Read to Achieve program.
The North Carolina Zoo seeks volunteers to serve as educators, gardeners, giraffe deck operators and Zoo hosts as well as animal caregivers.
Randolph Community College’s emergency services department will offer an EMT-Paramedic training course beginning March 3 on a flip-flop schedule in order to accommodate the schedules of those already working in the industry.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! The Randolph County Partnership for Children’s Archdale-Trinity Gala committee is off to a great start planning for the 2014 Gala for the Children.
The merger of two local fire departments may translate into lower insurance premiums for homeowners in the Sophia and Randleman areas.
Randolph Community College’s computer-integrated machining program has received an additional $240,000 grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation to expand the machining lab on the Asheboro Campus.
Lori L. McCroskey of Archdale received Randolph Community College’s Staff Person of the Year Award in recognition of her advocacy to help applicants meet admission requirements.
In a nine-year plan to renovate schools in Randolph County, chiller pipe insulation and improvements to the entrance at Archdale-Trinity Middle School topped the list of facility needs in Year One.
Randolph County Board of Education approved two calendars. According to Marty Trotter, assistant superintendent of operations, the board normally approves calendars one at a time.
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.
Fewer than 4 percent of 15- to 19-year-old girls in North Carolina experienced a pregnancy last year. This represents a new low, and a 10 percent reduction over 2011 figures.
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.