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No One Injured In Asheboro House Fire on 4th of July

No One Injured In Asheboro House Fire on 4th of July

News
[Scott Pelkey | North State Journal] ASHEBORO N.C. - No one was injured in what officials are calling an accidental house fire last night in Asheboro. According to Samantha East, Public Information Officer with the Asheboro Fire Department at 10:42 pm, crews with the Asheboro Fire Department, along with Randolph County EMS were paged out to a structure fire at 1303 Uwharrie St. Officers with the Asheboro Police Department in the area reported heavy smoke billowing from windows of the home when they arrived. According to East the fire was quickly extinguished and crews were able to determine no one was home at the time of the fire, however a search of the home found the 2 family dogs had succumb to the smoke. The fire was determined to be accidental and originated in the kitc...
Fourth of July Events – Where To See Fireworks!

Fourth of July Events – Where To See Fireworks!

Events
ASHEBORO N.C. - The 4th of July landed on a Monday this year, meaning get ready for a three day weekend. If you are looking for fireworks or just something to do with all your time off here is a list of events in Randolph County. Know of an event we missed? Let us know by emailing events@randolphnewsnow.com Fireworks and Food Trucks July 4 @ 6:00 PM (FREE) - Food Trucks and music by Walden Sound Systems will begin at 6 pm for those who want to come grab some treats and enjoy great music before the fireworks show after dusk. View Event Details ZooKeepers at McCrary Park July 4 @ 7:00 PM - Join the newly named Asheboro ZooKeepers for a fireworks display following their game - celebrate the USA at McCrary Ballpark. View E...
DOT Announces ‘Operation Firecracker’ Ahead of Holiday Travel

DOT Announces ‘Operation Firecracker’ Ahead of Holiday Travel

Traffic & Roads
Car and trucks in Traffic jam on highway in rush hour (bignai/Adobe Stock) ASHEBORO N.C. - Today marks the start of one of the busiest holiday travel seasons of the year. AAA says they predict around 47.9 million people will travel 50 miles or more from home during the holiday weekend from June 30th to July 4th. That number is up 3.7% over 2021, bringing the number of travelers just shy of the numbers in 2019, prior to most COVID-19 Stay at Home orders. In preparation for the increase in holiday travel, the Governor’s Highway Safety Program has started its annual Fourth of July Booze It & Lose It campaign, this year known as 'Operation Firecracker'. Troopers with the State Highway Patrol will have an increased its presence across North Carolina to stop or discourage unsa...
Where To See Fireworks

Where To See Fireworks

Events
July 4th 2021 Archdale 6PM to 10PM - Creekside Park The city of Archdale will be holding a smaller 4th of July celebration this year. They will be shooting off fireworks the night of the 4th at Creekside park, just after dusk. Staff will park cars until the park is full and then the park will be closed. Food Trucks will open at 6pm, music by DJ Squirrel will begin at 6pm as well. Food on site: S&P Lemonade, Dorsett Funnel Cakes and More, Roadway Dogs, Preacher Steen Icees, The Chill Shak, Kyles Concessions, 4 Fosters Slushies, Sunset Slush of HP The city is asking for members of the public to please wear a mask or remain 6' from others if you are unvaccinated per CDC guidelines. Be warned, the city says anyone taking up 2 parking spots for any reason will be asked to ...