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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.

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TRINITY — The city of Trinity will not add another law enforcement officer this year after the local government elected not to appropriate funding for an additional position in its budget.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — For her final scheduled COVID-19 address to Randolph County Board of Commissioners, Randolph County Health Director Susan Hayes acknowledged that students at area high schools are becoming a focus of whom to vaccinate.

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ARCHDALE — A longtime member of the SerCo Club of Archdale-Trinity stepped away from his role as treasurer last week after 26 years.

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TRINITY — Two people are on the ballot for two positions on the Archdale-Trinity Tax Advisory Council elections set for 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 24 in the Trinity High School auditorium.

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ARCHDALE — After an inaugural event in 2019, the food trucks are returning to Archdale.

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ARCHDALE — A rezoning request approved by Archdale City Council could soon clear the way for a national retail chain to establish a presence in the city.

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TRINITY — Wheatmore girls soccer checked off a significant number of first-time accomplishments, both individual and team, during a 2021 season that culminated in a 3-2 defeat at Croatan High School.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — On the anniversary of the death of a Randolph County Sheriff’s deputy, the department recognized Toney Summey, who died in the line of duty 18 years ago.

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TRINITY — Wheatmore didn’t want to overlook its first playoff opponent. But with a strong performance, there wasn’t anything it couldn’t handle.

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ARCHDALE — The city of Archdale will soon be in search of a new mayor after Mayor Bert Lance-Stone announced last week at the city council meeting that she will be retiring at the end of June.

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TRINITY — An offensive explosion last week propelled Trinity to a 12-8 victory over East Davidson in a nonconference matchup between the two area schools.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — A number of administrative changes for the Randolph County School System were announced this month, as several familiar faces will be occupying new places in the coming year.

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TRINITY — An impressive display by a then-unbeaten team left Wheatmore on the wrong end of a 16-0 game with Eastern Randolph last week.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — Nearing the end of the school year, the Randolph County Board of Education reflected on a run that began back in August, as the school system strove to make in-person learning a staple of pandemic education.

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HIGH POINT — If you had asked Thomas Built Buses worker Chris Pratt a week ago if he ever thought he’d meet Vice President Kamala Harris, he would have candidly replied, “No way.”

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ARCHDALE — During her brief 4 1/2 months of life in 2019, an Archdale girl suffered repeated, severe injuries throughout her body, according to medical examiner records released last Thursday.

TRINITY — The sale of alcoholic beverages gained yet another vote of approval from the city of Trinity on Monday, as the Trinity City Council voted to approve the city’s local ABC licenses and business regulation ordinances.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — The unemployment rate in Randolph County stands at 5.5% in February, down from 5.9% in January, according to information released by the N.C. Department of Commerce.

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ARCHDALE — Hunter Smith entered this school year thinking he would miss out on a beloved tradition of youth.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — After months of languishing as one of the most impacted counties in the state by the COVID-19 pandemic, Randolph County is finally seeing its situation reach a point of stability.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — Confiscated drug money will go toward funding several projects to upgrade the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office after the Randolph County Board of Commissioners approved the use of monies Monday.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — In response to President Joe Biden’s repeated calls to increase gun control measures, Randolph County Sheriff Greg Seabolt issued a statement via social media to offer that “warrantless gun confiscation” is not welcome in Randolph County.

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ARCHDALE — On Saturday, March 20 Archdale McDonald’s closed temporarily to honor Tyler Gray, a beloved employee who died on March 15 after a traffic incident. Closing the restaurant was unprecedented, but as General Manager Brad Acquilin said, “There simply is no other way to accomplish this…

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ARCHDALE — Javier Padilla says he thinks he’s found the perfect location for his vision of a new venue that features local food trucks and craft beer in an interesting setting.

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ARCHDALE — Archdale City Council was updated last week on a series of developments occurring in 2020 as Beverly Nelson, president of the Archdale-Trinity Chamber of Commerce provided the organization’s annual report.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — The improvement in North Carolina’s COVID-19 numbers has been slowing, but conditions have improved enough that Randolph County stands out starkly in the most recent update of a map illustrating viral spread in the state.

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TRINITY – Imagine being a young, inexperienced nurse in a hospital’s intensive care unit, where life and death often wrestle for the patients who come there.

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TRINITY — When the COVID-19 pandemic left North Carolina High School Athletic Association with little choice but to reschedule and relocate basketball championships for the 2020-21 season, the association was intent on reaching residents in the heart of the state.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — Case numbers in Randolph County are reaching manageable levels that haven’t been seen in months, as the March 12 update by Randolph County Public Health indicated an 8-% positive test rate.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — Five months after bringing elementary students back to a four-day weekly calendar, officials with the Randolph County School System have scheduled the return of its middle and high school students.

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ARCHDALE — Well, it’s been a long time, friends, and we apologize for it. Wires got crossed and we did not have the opportunity to visit with you in 2020, but that is not any more messed up than most of the rest of the year. Let’s get to it!

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TRINITY — A plan that would have brought 398 apartment units to Trinity was altered Monday night, as Scott Wallace, co-founder, co-owner and president of Keystone Homes, pulled a request to rezone property for resort-style apartments.

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TRINITY — A seemingly harmless kickoff to begin the second half turned into a huge momentum swing for Wheatmore Friday night.