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RANDOLPH COUNTY — Two significant loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture were approved earlier this month by Randolph County Board of Commissioners following a public hearing for its proposed agricultural center.

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TRINITY — Following an episode at the June meeting of Trinity City Council, members of the council voted this week to amend its meeting schedule to create a buffer in hopes of preventing further disruptions.

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ARCHDALE — A recent uptick in state funding for the city of Archdale continued with the approval of the state budget in July, with an additional $3.9 million granted to the city for infrastructure and IT needs.

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ARCHDALE — One of Archdale’s most visible figures was honored this month by members of the community after his sudden passing.

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ARCHDALE — Five years after Archdale celebrated its first National Night Out, an event intended to bring the community and police department together will once again take center stage on Tuesday.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — Two significant loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture could soon aid in moving the county forward in its pursuit of an agricultural center in the heart of the state.

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TRINITY — A Trinity man facing charges in the Jan. 6, 2021 riot at the U.S. Capitol has been offered a plea deal by federal prosecutors but hasn’t accepted it and may be headed toward a trial in early 2023.

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ARCHDALE — The mayor and two Archdale city councilmen were left unopposed when the candidate filing period ended last week for this fall’s municipal election, though voters will have their first competitive race in 10 years in the contest for one council seat.

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DAVIDSON COUNTY — In the wake of mounting concerns about specific texts appearing on required reading lists in honors classes throughout the state, parents in Randolph County have joined a growing list of the outraged.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — As counties in the Piedmont continue to explore options for raising the rates of compensation for their employees, one department within the Randolph County School System found a way to reward the dedication of its members.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — Ongoing jail renovations in Randolph County have drawn the irritation of county commissioners, who voted to approve a measure that will move the project into its next phase.

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ARCHDALE — A Randolph County man has been charged in a child abuse assault dating from more than 10 years ago while in custody for a separate first-degree homicide charge related to another child abuse incident.

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ARCHDALE — Archdale voters already are assured of having at least one competitive municipal race for the first time since 2012 after candidate filing began last week for mayor and city council.

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ARCHDALE — A changing of the guard in Archdale is complete now that the interim tag was removed from the city’s new police chief.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — Approval of the 2022-23 fiscal year Randolph County budget marks at least one more year in which taxpayers will see no further rate hike.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — During preparation for the county’s budget cycle this year, Randolph County Sheriff Greg Seabolt appealed to county commissioners for additional help in recruitment, presenting a changing landscape for young officers leaving their line of work.

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ARCHDALE — Longtime Archdale-Trinity Chamber of Commerce president Beverly Nelson will retire today.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — The impact of opioid addiction on Randolph County has manifested itself in requests for funding during this year’s budget cycle, as departments and partnerships tasked with addressing the epidemic are seeking increases.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — Staffing concerns in Randolph County were made a point of emphasis by the county’s human resources department earlier this month during a budget work session.

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CARY — Three years had passed since Rick Maness stood out on Clinton High School’s home soccer field and explained after an 8-0 loss to the Dark Horses that his team had accomplished everything it could.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — In anticipation of the upcoming 2022-2023 fiscal year, departments in Randolph County continue this month to make their requests known to county commissioners.

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TRINITY — A $6.5 million budget gained the approval of Trinity City Council on Monday that will include no property tax increase, but will provide three additional sheriff’s deputies to increase law enforcement presence in the city.

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ARCHDALE — There will be no property tax increase this year in Archdale after the City Council approved the 2022-2023 budget last week.

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ARCHDALE — The town of Archdale was among 19 small municipalities across the state chosen for a state program to help them better plan and implement economic development programs, the N.C. Department of Commerce recently announced.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — After receiving updated illustrations earlier this month, the Randolph County Board of Commissioners approved at its regular May meeting the proposal of schematic design by HH Architecture for an agricultural center.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — Both incumbent Republican Randolph County commissioners and the incumbent sheriff won their respective primaries last week after a slate of challengers mounted significant campaigns.

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TRINITY — East Davidson made things difficult, but eventually Wheatmore fought its way through to the third round.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — Law enforcement from throughout Randolph County will reconvene this week for one of the customs established prior to the pandemic which has endured.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — Another step toward dispersal of funds in the ongoing battle against opioid manufacturers was taken by Randolph County Commissioners this month when they unanimously approved an ordinance to establish an opioid settlement project fund.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — A conversation at the regular May meeting of Randolph County Board of Education regarding teacher turnover results for the 2020-21 school year brought to light concerns over recent state legislation.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — Residents were on hand for the regular May meeting of Randolph County Board of Commissioners for a public hearing on proposed changes to the structure of the county’s fire districts.

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TRINITY — A proposed moratorium on major subdivisions in Trinity was replaced this week with a commitment by City Council to install a new land development plan.

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DAVIDSON COUNTY — One-stop early voting continues at Braxton Craven School this week, as voters in Randolph County resume a steady showing of residents who have turned out to submit their ballots.

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TRINITY — Nearly three weeks into his new position, new Trinity City Manager Stevie Cox is helping to build a budget, a plan and, perhaps most importantly, a team.

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ARCHDALE — Archdale City Council was updated last week on a series of developments occurring in 2021 as Debi Lagueruela, board chairperson for the Archdale-Trinity Chamber of Commerce, provided the organization’s annual report.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — It should come as no surprise in the era of overnight deliveries for merchandise orders and just-in-time inventory for businesses that early voting has surged in popularity.

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TRINITY — The picture is starting to come into focus for Wheatmore, and it’s looking pretty good.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — A third-quarter update at the April meeting of Randolph County Board of Education indicates that the county’s schools have capacity to accommodate projected growth expected to accompany Toyota’s operations at the Greensboro Randolph Megasite.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — A local school board member and a long-time incumbent representative of Randolph County in the state legislature will square off in next month’s primary for a seat in House District 70.