A 12-year-old Climax girl was killed Tuesday night after the SUV she was riding in hit a telephone pole.
Randolph Community College’s faculty, staff and students logged a total of 1,817.75 hours of volunteer time in the school’s 50 Minutes for 50 Years Volunteer Action Project during 2012.
A Trinity business is asking for incentives that could bring some more jobs to the area.
Gov. Pat McCrory came to Randolph County Monday to sign his first bill since he took office last month.
Authorities announced that the Thursday deaths of a Randolph County couple were the result of an apparent murder-suicide.
A local teen is giving back to her community by collecting as much denim as she can.
Sage Earnhardt, a sophomore at Trinity High School, is participating in the “Teens for Jeans” drive sponsored by Aeropostale. The purpose of the campaign is to collect jeans, give them to the closest Aeropostale store and the store will donate the jeans to local homeless shelters.
The Randolph County Board of Education has narrowed the field in its search for a new school superintendent.
The school board will begin a series of closed-session meetings to discuss personnel issues related to the search. The system had 22 applicants apply for the position and school officials have now narrowed that pool to seven potential candidates. They will begin interviewing them next week.
Archdale Police Department Chief Darrell Gibbs soon will hang up his hat and ride into the sunset.
Gibbs, 55, who has been with the department for 29 years and 10 months, will retire Friday. At a reception last Thursday, the city presented him with his badge and service weapon.
Archdale residents will have more room when shopping at the Dollar General.
The Archdale City Council on Tuesday approved a high-density development permit for property at 10203 S. Main St. and 4406 Burgemere St. The applicant, Dearborn Land Investment care of The Zaremba Group, is seeking the permit for the potential development of a Dollar General.
Trinity residents will have to abide by a new public comment policy when speaking at February’s City Council meeting.
At its recent meeting, Trinity City Council voted 7-1 to leave its current public comment policy the same and add that speakers should not discuss issues that concern the candidacy of any person seeking public office.
The motion was made by Councilwoman Karen Bridges and seconded by Councilwoman Debbie Frazier.
The agency overseeing the Randleman Regional Reservoir once again is seeking the N.C. Supreme Court to review a court ruling that could cost it millions of dollars in damages.
Trinity City Council has cut off funding for a local musical group that performed in the surrounding area.
At its pre-agenda meeting, council members voted, 4-1, to not include and deny a $1,000 funding request from the Piedmont Triad Wind Ensemble on tonight’s agenda. The motion was made by Councilwoman Debbie Frazier, seconded by Councilman Chester Ayers and opposed by Councilman Tommy Johnson.
Some members of the Trinity City Council are at odds with the mayor over the way appointments are made to city committees.
The North Carolina Zoo recorded its highest calendar year attendance in 15 years in 2012.
Attendance for the recently completed 12-month period reached 761,964 visitors, the highest total since 1997, when 764,720 were recorded. In addition, 2012 ranked as the fifth-highest attendance calendar-year total in park history.
Local businesses are gearing up to make sure they do their part to support students in need at local schools.
The Archdale-Trinity Chamber of Commerce is teaming up with Communities In Schools to help provide school supplies for children in need. Other organizations that are joining the cause include the Asheboro/Randolph Chamber, Liberty Chamber, Randleman Chamber, Randolph County Schools and Asheboro City Schools.
“This is a the second time that we have done this, and it is a project of our