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RANDOLPH COUNTY — Members of the community appeared before the Randolph County Board of Commissioners this month to ask for the removal of a Confederate statue in front of the Randolph County Courthouse.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — An allegation that Randolph County Sheriff Greg Seabolt used county resources to campaign for reelection was refuted by Seabolt last week at a news conference.

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TRINITY — A significant number of community pillars have perished during the months of a global pandemic that could easily become the lasting memory of a generation.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — Jobless rates in the Triad continued their descent in July, when another month of recovery from last year’s pandemic-fueled economic downturn brought an additional segment of the workforce back to employment.

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TRINITY — In its combined wins over Trinity and Wheatmore the last two weeks, East Davidson compiled 87 points on its way to routing both Randolph County schools.

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ARCHDALE — A moratorium on the enforcement of an ordinance in Archdale that prohibits the possession of fowl within the city limits was approved by City Council during its regular August meeting.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — The Randolph County Board of Education changed course a week into the new academic year and implemented a mask mandate after a spike in COVID-19 cases, the second area school system to reverse its initial decision to make masks optional.

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TRINITY — During an open meeting of Trinity City Council earlier this month, a heated exchange between two members of council unfolded after a brief discussion of staff behavior.

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TRINITY — Two incumbents and one challenger have filed so far for Trinity’s local elections with less than a week to go before the end of the candidate filing period.

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ARCHDALE — A rustic setting of wooded area adjacent to Carl & Linda Grubb YMCA is set to be transformed over this decade into a bustling residential neighborhood, the likes of which Archdale has not seen.

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ARCHDALE — A recent land donation will provide Archdale the opportunity to plan a complementary recreational space to its existing offerings.

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ARCHDALE — Archdale Parks and Recreation (APRD) is pleased to announce parkrun is coming to Creekside Park. Parkruns are volunteer led events held all over the world, with nearly 50 in the United States. Currently Durham boasts the only parkrun in North Carolina. Creekside parkrun is a free,…

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TRINITY — Through the first week of filing, Trinity now has two incumbents who will seek another term in office.

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ARCHDALE — Join Archdale Parks and Recreation on Saturday, Aug. 14 at 10 a.m. for the grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting for the recently completed Mose Drive area of Creekside Park. This new section of the park features a new basketball court, sand volleyball courts, shelter, rest…

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TRINITY — The period for candidates to file for mayor and two seats on the Trinity City Council opened Monday with the formal entry of the city’s top official.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — Students and staff in Randolph County will return to school this fall without a mandate to wear a face covering after school officials made the determination during a July meeting.

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After months of decline, North Carolina is experiencing a rapid increase in COVID-19 spread among those who are unvaccinated. Last week, 1,998 cases were reported to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and 817 people were hospitalized, with 132 admitted last Friday. Th…

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — During the month of July, the Randolph County Board of Commissioners has continued to move the county toward a merger for Randolph Health, approving the advancement of $3 million to American Healthcare Systems.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — A clearer picture of what the 2021-22 school year in Randolph County will look like was provided Monday at the regular July meeting of Randolph County Board of Education.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — The unemployment rate in Randolph County stood at 4.5% in May, up from 4.3% in April, according to information released by the N.C. Department of Commerce.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — Local vaccination rates appear to be reaching a near standstill, as county residents seem to be reluctant to take the shot.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — For the first time in its history, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office has a female on its Sheriff’s Emergency Response Team. Deputy Traci Baker underwent a series of physical and mental tests designed to determine one’s ability to be placed in critical situations, includi…

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ARCHDALE — After more than two decades of serving on Archdale City Council, a retired school teacher is the city’s newest mayor.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — Municipalities throughout the state began their filing periods last week, kickstarting election season with candidates throwing their names into the hat for elected offices.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — In passing a school-based mental health initiative plan at its regular June meeting, Randolph County Board of Education signaled to students and staff that its focus remains on complete wellness.

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TRINITY — Residents in Trinity will enjoy no tax increase for a 17th straight year after members of city council approved a $5.9 million budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — A $146.1 million budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year in Randolph County will maintain the county’s property tax of 63.27 cents per $100 of valuation, unchanged from the previous year.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — Of the requests made by department heads to increase staff size, it was the formal request that was denied which has the potential to impact Trinity most, Randolph County Sheriff Greg Seabolt says.

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ARCHDALE — As a frontline health care worker, 29-year-old Tara Pendergrass repeatedly sacrificed her personal safety for the benefit of others during the coronavirus pandemic, according to an attorney representing her next of kin.

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TRINITY — A rezoning application was approved Monday that will clear the way for hundreds of townhomes on Unity Street in Trinity.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — The unemployment rate in Randolph County stood at 4.2% in April, down from 4.5% in March, according to information released by the N.C. Department of Commerce.

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TRINITY — A tumultuous period for education yielded a ceremony rife with gratitude as graduates of Trinity High School closed the final chapter of their education with the Randolph County School System inside the school’s gymnasium last week.

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TRINITY — As the class of 2021 bid farewell to Wheatmore High School at its graduation ceremony last week, students in attendance were reminded by those appointed to speak that their journey is only beginning.

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TRINITY — An honor wall first erected in Trinity more than 75 years ago now stands proud once again, paying tribute to local veterans for their service.

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ARCHDALE — A tax increase in Archdale will allow for continued growth after Archdale City Council unanimously approved the proposed budget, as recommended by staff, for the 2021-22 fiscal year last week.

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TRIAD — The alert system that the state created last fall to show how different parts of the state were faring against COVID-19 shows significant overall improvement in its most recent update.

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ARCHDALE — Well, it’s been a minute since we last visited with all our friends in the community. Your author has been very busy answering many masters, but we’re glad to finally get past frost … in May … and on to summertime bassing. Archdale Bass Club’s latest foray was to a local favorite,…

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — As Randolph County health director, Susan Hayes has presided over an array of projects that led to the transformation of the county’s public health.