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.
At the first meeting since one of its former employees was arrested for embezzlement, Archdale City Council members didn’t discuss the case.
Elected officials in Trinity have had their share of testy and raucous exchanges in the past few years, but they were civil and open about their points of view during a candidates’ forum Thursday night.
The Randolph County Board of Education has had a change of heart about its decision to ban the book “Invisible Man” from school libraries.
Two men and a woman were arrested this week and charged in a marijuana bust in Sophia that involved 152 pounds of pot with a street sale value of $121,600, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office reports.
Walking shoulder to shoulder along Trindale Road, Bush Hill Heritage Festival attendees came out in droves.
Talk about a lightning strike with some hellacious punch.
Employees of the agency that operates the Randleman Regional Reservoir are coping with the fallout from a lightning strike during a storm Friday afternoon that hit an above-ground water tank and took out eight units of equipment.
The head of Randolph Community College, where GOP Gov. Pat McCrory signed his first bill six months ago on education, is warning of unwelcome consequences for his school because of the recent Republican state budget.
RCC President Robert Shackleford Jr. said the community college system portion of the budget will lead to higher costs for courses and probably cutbacks in classes.