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Out of the Sheriff’s Race & into the Courtroom – Hicks Charged for Larceny of Seabolt Sign

Out of the Sheriff’s Race & into the Courtroom – Hicks Charged for Larceny of Seabolt Sign

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - Eric Hicks may be out of the running for Sheriff in 2022, but he’s nowhere near to being out of the news. Over the weekend, former candidate for Randolph County Sheriff, Eric Hicks was caught on video, along with another individual, removing a "Seabolt for Sheriff" campaign sign in Archdale. That sign was placed on private property at N Main St. and Mitchell Rd in Archdale with the permission of the landowner. At around 2pm, Archdale police received a call about two white males damaging a sign at the location. Police responded and investigated, determining that neither individual had permission from the landowner nor Sheriff Seabolt to remove the sign. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QsbDEMVr-Qc Today we learned from court records that the Archdale Police De...
Hicks Called For Immigration Agents To Police AHS Protests

Hicks Called For Immigration Agents To Police AHS Protests

Government
ASHEBORO NC - Over the weekend, in a now-deleted Facebook post, Erick Hicks, a potential candidate for Randolph County Sherriff in 2022, called for federal immigration agents to come to the protests being held for at Asheboro High School.  Those protest were in support of Ever Lopez, a student who was at the the center of a viral controversy after he was denied his diploma by Asheboro High School for wearing a Mexican flag at the graduation ceremony. Protest were held over the weekend ending Monday afternoon when Lopez walked out of a meeting at the school, diploma in hand. Afterwards, Lopez and his family held a press conference to answer questions from local and national media outlets. Hicks' post was referenced during that press conference along with the Randolph County Sheriff...

Hasty To Join 2022 Sheriffs Race

Government
ASHEBORO NC - With eight months left before the filing opens for the 2022 Randolph County Sheriffs Office primary, another candidate has announced they will be joining the race. Photo provided by Timmy Hasty Timmy Hasty a 34 year veteran of the Randolph County Sherriff's office, announced on Facebook back in late March that he will running for the office. "I feel that the office of Sheriff requires a higher level of dedication and desire to SERVE the deputies and the citizens, said Hasty. Hasty says if elected he plans to take a "hard and aggressive approach" towards Randolph County's drug problem, to maintain the fiscal responsibility of the office and work to reduce unnecessary spending, and to "create an environment that would eliminate political terminations of deputies and a...