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Late Approval of State Budget to Impact Upcoming Tax Season

Late Approval of State Budget to Impact Upcoming Tax Season

Government
Stock Photo (mehaniq41/Adobe Stock) ASHEBORO N.C. - The N.C. Department of Revenue (NC DOR) announced that they won’t begin processing 2021 tax year returns until mid-February, several weeks after the start of the tax season. In a press release NC DOR says the delay is due to the late approval of the state budget, which included multiple changes to the state’s tax law. The later start date allows NC DOR time to complete the updates for new tax laws for commercial tax preparation software. You may be able to submit your state taxes at the same time as your federal taxes but only if your tax preparation software has been updated for the upcoming year. NC DOR says early submissions will be considered as filed on the date transmitted, even though there will be a delay in processing. ...
Election Results – Randolph County 2021 Municipal Elections

Election Results – Randolph County 2021 Municipal Elections

Government
FINAL RESULTS Name Votes% CITY OF ASHEBORO MAYOR David H. Smith ✅ 1,48795.44%Write-In (Miscellaneous)714.56% CITY OF ASHEBORO CITY COUNCIL Walker B. Moffitt ✅1,32522.13%Clark Bell ✅1,28621.48%William (Bill) McCaskill ✅94615.80%Kelly W. Heath ✅94415.77%Katie L. Snuggs91715.32%Delilah Perkins Warner5308.85%Write-In (Miscellaneous)380.63% TOWN OF FRANKLINVILLE MAYOR A.C. Hurley✅4250.60%Perry L. Conner4149.40%Write-In (Miscellaneous)00.00% TOWN OF FRANKLINVILLE TOWN COMMISSIONER Richard D. Goodwin ✅5523.71%Brandon Hurley ✅ 5523.71%William (Billy) Farias ✅4117.67%Michael S. Johnston3715.95%Craig Smith3414.66%Ricky J. Collins104.31%Write-In (Miscellaneous)00.00% TOWN OF LIBERTY MAYOR Filmore York ✅16294.74%Write-In (Miscellaneou...
PHOTOS – Trunk-Or-Treat At The Sheriff’s Office

PHOTOS – Trunk-Or-Treat At The Sheriff’s Office

Events
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Boo at the NC Zoo – Event Offered Two Weekends in October

Boo at the NC Zoo – Event Offered Two Weekends in October

Events, NC Zoo
Photo Provided by NC Zoo ASHEBORO NC (NC ZOO) – The change of seasons means Halloween is just around the corner. The North Carolina Zoo will host their annual Halloween event “Boo at the NC Zoo” two weekends in October this year. Boo will be held Saturdays and Sundays on Oct. 16, 17, 23, and 24, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on all days. Boo at the NC Zoo is a family-friendly daytime event and socially distanced for everyone's fun and safety. There will be trick-or-treating at stations throughout the park, a souvenir bag, live entertainment, animal encounters, Halloween-themed photos, and costume contests. The cost for Boo at the NC Zoo is $8 per trick-or-treater (2 and up) plus admission (parents and guardians do not need to purchase a Boo ticket). North Carolina Zoo members recei...
771 students graduate from RCC

771 students graduate from RCC

Local
Acme News Archive ASHEBORO (RANDOLPH COMMUNITY COLLEGE) — More than 770 Randolph Community College students applied to graduate with their associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates this past school year. The 2021 Curriculum Graduation ceremony, slated for Aug. 27 in Greensboro, was cancelled due to concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic. Candidates for the Associate Degree Archdale Accounting and Finance — Leidy Diana Canales Acosta. Advertising and Graphic Design — Dakota Skylar McNair. Associate in Arts — Ujala Abdulº+, Samantha Roseada Coleº, Madison L. Eddins, Giovanny Figueroa-Vazquezº+, Kaitlyn Brooke Gibson, Kylie Robin Lemonds, Annastasia Nicole Myers-Kiker, Addie Elizabeth Pendry, Wylie Chi Phuº+, Logan Faith Tuttleº. Associate in Arts, Associate in Science...
Ken Jennings Set To Speak At Asheboro Event This Weekend

Ken Jennings Set To Speak At Asheboro Event This Weekend

Events
ASHEBORO NC - Ken Jennings, the man who won 74 consecutive game of Jeopardy! is set to speak in Asheboro this weekend. Phil Konstantin / CC BY-SA 3.0 In 2004, Jennings auditioned for a spot on on the popular quiz show Jeopardy! and was accepted. A recent rule change removed the five consecutive games limit for winners which led to Jennings going on a 74-game victory streak winning an estimated $2.52 million. In 2020, he beat out Brad Rutter and James Holzhauer in the “Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time." Jennings went on tp become a Jeopardy! consulting producer and authored 12 books, including “Brainiac,” about his time on Jeopardy!. Jennings appearance is apart of the Sunset Signature Series 2021, which is sponsored by the Heart of North Carolina Visitors Bureau, the City o...
Hurricane Season Is Officially Here

Hurricane Season Is Officially Here

Weather
https://youtu.be/cU0ljJ4v-XA ASHEBORO NC - The start of June marks the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season. With the first storms already brewing weather experts are saying this year's seasons will be another active one.  NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is calling for a 60% chance of an above-normal season and only a 10% chance of a below-normal season. Thankfully, experts do not think we will see the historic level of storm activity we saw in 2020. Forecasters say they expect anywhere from 13 to 20 named storms, of which 6 to 10 could become hurricanes with 3 to 5 of those becoming major hurricanes at Category 3 or higher. Now is the time to prepare "With hurricane season starting on June 1, now is the time to get ready and advance disaster r...