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RANDOLPH COUNTY — A week after more people were infected statewide than ever before, a slight adjustment came following Thanksgiving.

RANDOLPH COUNTY — Following another seven days in which Randolph County set its high mark for COVID-19 cases for a fourth consecutive week, Darrell Frye, chairman of the Randolph County Board of Commissioners, addressed residents via the county’s YouTube channel.

RANDOLPH COUNTY — Within nine months of its scheduled opening, a new middle school in Trinity now has its principal.

TRINITY — Athletes across the state returned to play this week after an eight-month layoff, as the North Carolina High School Athletic Association saw its first action since the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in March.

RANDOLPH COUNTY — A year that saw more votes cast in a presidential election than ever before was met with the same enthusiasm by Randolph County voters, who made history.

TRINITY — Unlucky in love, unlucky in war — that’s the sad truth of poor Sgt. William L. Underwood, a good man who surely deserved better.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — Republicans in Randolph County held onto their seats in state and local elections, as voters turned out for down-ballot races in a presidential election cycle.

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ARCHDALE — A large project at Creekside Park will soon commence as a local company has been approved to complete grading and paving for additional parking at Archdale’s premier recreational facility.

HIGH POINT — As temperatures drop, the United Way of Greater High Point is cranking up its Gift of Warmth initiative, which collects and distributes heaters to help seniors and families who have emergency heating needs.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — Since the return of classes in August, officials with Randolph County Schools have worked consistently to keep students in classrooms as much as possible.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and the interruption of athletic seasons, school officials in Randolph County took action earlier this month regarding middle school sports schedules.

ARCHDALE — County residents have three more opportunities this week to make their way to the Randolph Community Services Building and participate in early voting.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — After a discussion last week about elementary school students returning to campus full time, the Randolph County Schools Board of Education reconvened this week and ultimately determined a four-day week is necessary.

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TRINITY — City council members have voted to relegate future businesses in Trinity which target a seedier demographic to areas with some distance from more customary family establishments.

ARCHDALE — As voters in Archdale headed to the polls to begin early voting last week, they were met with long lines, with early returns indicating this year could see a historic number of individuals cast ballots this fall.

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ARCHDALE — A teacher from Archdale has returned home after riding 1,240 miles on a one-man bike-a-thon to finance ChromeBooks for his middle-school students.

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ARCHDALE — Some may think age 9 is too early to be working with Artificial Intelligence, yet that is just what campers at Randolph Community College's Armadillo Adventures Summer Camp recently did at the Archdale Center.

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ARCHDALE — Municipalities have long sought to lure millennials to their cities in hopes of infusing youth to an aging demographic.

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ARCHDALE — A recent fire tax increase will allow Guil-Rand Fire Department to increase staffing at their outlying stations.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — The unemployment rate in Randolph County remained unchanged in May, coming in at 3.5 percent, according to information released by the N.C. Department of Commerce.

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ARCHDALE — The City of Archdale voted last week not to implement a proposed change to a city ordinance that would allow the keeping of domestic fowl, namely ducks and chickens.

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Your Archdale Bass Club was back on familiar stomping ground on the Yadkin Chain June 23 at High Rock Lake. The lack of rain lately suggested clearer water than High Rock fish are used to seeing but it did not dampen the bite for top finishers.

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ARCHDALE — A community has rallied in support of a Trinity High School athlete following the June 19 crash that claimed the lives of his parents and brother.

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ARCHDALE — On Monday, city officials discussed proposals for a infrastructure plan that would seek to improve access for pedestrians and cyclists along Main Street in Archdale.

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ARCHDALE — Animal rescuers are hoping that a shelter pet on her way to a new permanent home will soon be found.

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ARCHDALE — The N.C. Department of Transportation has fortified a plan that will set the stage for a major project at the interchange of Interstate 85 and Main Street.

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TRINITY — Principal Sharon Harper had been a vital part of the Honeybee Hive at Hopewell Elementary School for the past 17 years. It was only fitting that during an awards ceremony held this month that the retiring administrator would receive an award herself.

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ARCHDALE - Don’t miss out on summer fun opportunities available right here in the Archdale-Trinity area. No matter what’s on your summer bucket list, there are recreational opportunities for everyone.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — After having an opportunity to review plans for what could become the hub of agriculture in Randolph County, the Board of Commissioners came away impressed with the impact projected for the entire county.

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ARCHDALE — Administrators gave Trindale Elementary School students an opportunity to shine during an awards ceremony held last week in the school gymnasium. On the final day of classes for the 2017-2018 school year, all 331 students were even more excited by end-of-the-year awards ceremonies…

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ARCHDALE — They came seeking food and fellowship, but left with their hearts and tummies full. Volunteers busy in the kitchen of the Neighborhood Café were hungry to provide service to others. No matter what their hunger, all were fulfilled at the Neighborhood Café at Archdale United Methodi…

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — The unemployment rate in Randolph County fell to 3.5 percent in April, down from 4.1 percent in March, according to information released by the N.C. Department of Commerce.

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Occasionally your Archdale Bass Club breaks away and ventures to launch ramps less traveled. This month, we voted to fish Jordan Lake near Chapel Hill for our first June event.

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TRINITY — The city clerk in Trinity was recently awarded the designation of North Carolina Certified Municipal Clerk by a state association.

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TRINITY — Josh Simpson is one step closer to his career, thanks to a career-technical education program at Wheatmore High School.

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TRINITY — The Braxton Craven Middle School community has always known that Holly Grissom is outstanding. Now she has an award to prove it.

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ARCHDALE — The property tax rate in Archdale is scheduled to remain unchanged in the budget approved this month by Council.

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TRINITY — Distinguished visitors, parents, grandparents and school administrators joined in to celebrate the achievements of Trinity High School Air Force Junior ROTC cadets. Awards were presented to Trinity and Wheatmore students who excelled in the JROTC program during the 2017-2018 school year.

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TRINITY — Although she didn’t start out as a stellar student, Trinity Elementary School first-grade teacher Angela Hunt was recently named 2018 Randolph County Teacher of the Year. Hunt was thrilled to receive Teacher of the Year designation at this month’s banquet at Pinewood Country Club.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — The unemployment rate in Randolph County declined to 4.1 percent in March, down from 4.3 percent in February, according to information released by the N.C. Department of Commerce.