President Barack Obama today signed a declaration for a major disaster in the state from the March 7 ice storm and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the Piedmont.
Firefighters in Randolph County battled five building fires within 12 miles of each other this morning.
Davidson and Randolph counties have been added to a list of counties where N.C. Department of Transportation crews will collect debris from the March 7 ice storm.
A 59-year-old woman from northern Randolph County died about a mile from her home when her car struck a box truck early Saturday morning.
A woman from Randolph County, who was traveling in a minivan on E. Kivett Drive, died Wednesday afternoon when the vehicle collided with a truck and was pushed into a utility pole at the intersection with Triangle Lake Road.
Shortly after being called to order Saturday morning, Trinity City Council voted unanimously to cover only a few items on its retreat agenda and recess the remainder to another date.
An Archdale Police Department officer was hurt Tuesday evening when a pickup smashed into his police cruiser in a neighborhood of the northern Randolph County city.
In Davidson and Randolph counties, this election season is lining up as a virtually all-Republican affair.
Former “American Idol” runner-up Clay Aiken just took what would have been a routinely covered local congressional race and turned it into what promises to be a national political affair.
Republican Commissioner Darrell Frye, one of the longest-serving elected officials in the Piedmont, will seek another term to the seat he first captured 32 years ago.
The North Carolina Zoo reopened Saturday morning and resumed its regular schedule after being closed to the public since Tuesday in the wake of this week’s winter storm.
Singer Clay Aiken, the performer first made famous on “American Idol” 11 years ago, may run for Congress this year in a district that includes voters in the greater High Point area.
The Piedmont Triad Regional Water Authority received a solid report from its outside auditor, though the document also details a potential financial setback for the agency operating Randleman Lake that could total up to $5 million.
Both candidates who lost by razor-thin margins in last week’s Trinity city election have requested recounts in the pair of races that were each decided by vote counts in the single digits.
Former Mayor Fran Andrews appears to have narrowly won back her seat against current Mayor Carlton Boyles Tuesday.