News: Randolph County

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 04:24 PM

Cleveland County Republican in line as new speaker

North Carolina Republican lawmakers on Saturday picked state Rep. Tim Moore of Cleveland County to become the next leader of the state House of Representatives.

Nov. 15, 2014 @ 03:43 PM

So long, Howard -Coble nears end of career

It’s fitting that one of the last acts of Rep. Howard Coble during his 30-year congressional career will feature him waving from a float during a series of Christmas parades.

Nov. 05, 2014 @ 04:52 PM

Randolph, Davidson counties help propel Tillis to victory

When Republican Thom Tillis thanks supporters for his narrow U.S. Senate win Tuesday, rural voters in places such as Randolph and Davidson counties should show up high on the gratitude list.

Nov. 04, 2014 @ 11:30 PM

Turnout appears robust locally

Education, health care and having a voice were among the top reasons High Point voters cited for heading out to the polls on Tuesday.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 05:11 PM

Robust early voting - who does it benefit?

It may be the most important political puzzle of this fall’s election season: Which party and its candidates will benefit most from the robust turnout during early voting?

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 11:29 AM

Thomas Built Buses chooses High Point for expansion

Thomas Built Buses announced Thursday that it will add 236 full-time jobs at its 713 W. Fairfield Road facility.

Sep. 06, 2014 @ 01:58 PM

Detour for traffic in part of Trinity this month

Motorists traveling through part of Trinity will need to take a detour through the middle of this month.

Sep. 01, 2014 @ 11:40 AM

Body found in car reported on fire

Investigators are trying to determine the cause of death of a person whose body was found in a vehicle reported on fire this past weekend.

Aug. 26, 2014 @ 07:10 AM

Randolph County’s Brubaker named leading lobbyist

Former state House speaker Harold Brubaker, who served 35 years as a legislator representing Randolph County, has been named the most influential lobbyist of elected officials in North Carolina.

Aug. 12, 2014 @ 09:26 AM

Tractor-trailer, pickup collide in Trinity

Emergency crews and workers for the N.C. Department of Transportation were working Tuesday morning to open the southbound exit ramp of Interstate 85 at Finch Farm Road in Trinity following a wreck between and tractor-trailer and a pickup.

Jul. 27, 2014 @ 05:05 PM

Aiken seeks to close money gap with Ellmers

Democratic congressional hopeful Clay Aiken hopes that he can become an idol of campaign supporters as he seeks to compete in donations against second-term Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-2nd.

Jul. 15, 2014 @ 08:55 PM

UPDATED: Allen winning Randolph commissioner runoff

David L. Allen appeared to have won the Republican Board of Commissioners District 3 runoff Tuesday against Dave Craven.

Jul. 06, 2014 @ 03:24 PM

Defining issue? Megasite splits Randolph candidates

The Republican Party runoff this month for a Board of Commissioners seat offers voters a choice between two candidates with contrasting views on an important local issue — whether to develop a megasite for a car plant in northeastern Randolph County.

Jun. 22, 2014 @ 07:27 PM

Longtime Trinity councilman Lambeth resigns

Veteran Trinity City Councilman Barry Lambeth has resigned from office, the second elected official to leave since last November’s city election and another sign of the ongoing unrest in the northern Randolph County community.

May. 15, 2014 @ 07:00 PM

Randolph officials probe attempt to vote twice

A voter in Randolph County attempted to cast two ballots — one by mail and another at a polling place — during the primary election season that concluded May 6.