News: Randolph County

Jul. 12, 2013 @ 05:43 PM

Bridges withdraws Trinity candidacy

An incumbent Trinity City Council member withdrew her candidacy for re-election on the same day a challenger filed to run for her seat.

Jul. 11, 2013 @ 10:00 AM

Few filers so far for Trinity seats

This year’s election season is expected to be an active one in Trinity, but you wouldn’t know it after the first few days of the candidate filing period.

Jul. 09, 2013 @ 10:42 AM

Archdale gets new, but familiar, police chief

Archdale has named one of it’s own to take the reigns as the city’s new police chief.
Shannon Craddock took the oath of office during the June 25 Archdale City Council meeting.

Jul. 05, 2013 @ 05:26 PM

Off and running by signing your name

The day after a holiday didn’t deter some local politicians from getting a quick start on their campaigns for this fall.

Candidates for mayor and city or town councils — both incumbents and challengers — signed up to run for office Friday afternoon on the opening day of the filing period for this year’s municipal elections.

Jul. 03, 2013 @ 03:55 PM

Mayor: Lack of quorum ‘unprofessional’

Trinity Mayor Carlton Boyles said the City Council’s failure to amend the city’s budget to fix an accounting issue defies explanation and could have serious consequences.

Jul. 02, 2013 @ 07:35 PM

Inability to hold meeting frustrates council members

A specially called meeting of Trinity City Council set for June 28 did not make a quorum to pass an amendment to last year’s budget.

Jul. 01, 2013 @ 08:56 PM

Mother killed in 311 crash

A woman was killed and her teenage daughter was injured in a head-on collision in Randolph County Sunday.

Jun. 28, 2013 @ 05:27 PM

Local politics heats up next week

Local elections for city and town offices often can be sleepy affairs, but that probably won’t be the case this year in one municipality in northern Randolph County that’s simmered with controversy for years.

Jun. 27, 2013 @ 05:48 PM

Local woman charged with animal cruelty

A High Point woman has been charged with animal cruelty according to the Randolph County Health Department.

Jun. 23, 2013 @ 03:00 PM

Church’s relocation plans facing obstacles in Trinity

Leaders of a High Point church that got its start in Trinity a decade ago would like to return to their roots.
Lights for Christ Ministries is finding this to be no easy task.

Jun. 19, 2013 @ 06:00 PM

Local woman reflects on strange political moment in Raleigh

Sherrie Cannoy of Archdale had a chance to witness one of the strangest dustups in recent state politics — it involved the governor, a baseball glove, a former congressman and children pulling little red wagons filled with petitions.

Jun. 19, 2013 @ 05:02 PM

Trinity adopts budget with sewer increase

Trinity residents won’t pay more in property taxes this year, but those with sewer service will see a rate increase in the city’s 2013-14 budget, which was adopted by the City Council Tuesday.

Jun. 19, 2013 @ 04:32 PM

Novamelt to expand in Trinity

A Trinity manufacturer of adhesives will expand its facility, state officials announced Wednesday.

Jun. 19, 2013 @ 03:01 PM

Fundraiser to help man in need of heart surgery

Archdale resident Rocky Brewer may be in need of a new heart, but the people he is surrounded by have some pretty big ones.

Jun. 18, 2013 @ 05:21 PM

Classic film comes to life

Pulling up to Thelma Jarvis’ two-story colonial home in a horse-drawn carriage, guests, dressed as characters from the classic movie “Gone With the Wind,” came for brunch in the backyard, transporting them to the Old South.