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Mother’s Day Weekend Events in Randolph County

Mother’s Day Weekend Events in Randolph County

Events
(Nelos / Adobe Stock - Edited) Today starts Mother's Day weekend, and if you are looking for something to do, there is a lot going on across Randolph County. 📅 Friday May 10th Randleman Mother & Son Dance Randleman Parks and Recreation will be holding a mother and son dance for ages 12 & under at the Randleman Civic Center from 6 until 8 p.m. Two tickets are $15 and $5 for each extra ticket and can be purchased at the front desk at the Recreation Center. Food and drinks will be provided. For more information call (336) 495-7525. https://randolphnewsnow.com/calendar/randleman-mother-son-dance/ 📅 Saturday May 11th NC Zoo Plant Sale This weekend is Mother’s Day, and at the Zoo that means only one thing: It’s Plant Sale time. On Satur...
Driver Crashes into Patrol Vehicle with Shotgun Strapped to Motorcycle, Arrested

Driver Crashes into Patrol Vehicle with Shotgun Strapped to Motorcycle, Arrested

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - A convicted felon with a shotgun strapped to his motorcycle was arrested after crashing into a patrol vehicle earlier this week, according to police.  On December 5th, 2023, a deputy with the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office was on a call on Clifton Dr. in Archdale. According to a press release from the Sheriff’s Office, a motorcycle traveling south on Clifton Drive with no headlights struck the deputies patrol vehicle in the rear.  The operator, identified by the Sheriff’s Office as Thurman Earl Sampson, came to rest in front of the vehicle and was evaluated by Randolph County EMS.  While inspecting the damage to the vehicles, the deputy located a shotgun strapped on the motorcycle, and discovered that Sampson, the driver, is a convicted felon.  ...
Driver & Passenger Asleep at Intersection – Drugs, Alcohol, Gun Located, Says RCSO

Driver & Passenger Asleep at Intersection – Drugs, Alcohol, Gun Located, Says RCSO

Crime
TRINITY N.C. - A driver is facing felony drug charges and misdemeanor DUI and gun charges after police say they found him and his passenger asleep at an intersection in a running vehicle. On October 20th, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff's Office responded to the intersection of NC Hwy 62 and Surrett Dr., in Trinity, for a welfare check on a vehicle stopped at an intersection with the driver slumped over at the wheel. According to a press release from the Sheriff's Office, when the deputy approached the vehicle they smelled the "strong odor of marijuana and alcohol emitting from the vehicle and an open bottle of alcohol was observed in the backseat of the vehicle." Police say the vehicle was still running, in drive, with the driver’s foot on the brake pedal. Deputies made seve...
Sheriff’s Office Arrests NY Man After Locating Over $10,000 in Stolen Items

Sheriff’s Office Arrests NY Man After Locating Over $10,000 in Stolen Items

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - The Randolph County Sheriff's Office's Highway Criminal Interdiction Team arrested a New York man last week after they say the located over $10,000 of stolen items in the vehicle. According to a press release, on October 6th, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Highway Criminal Interdiction Team conducted a traffic stop on I-85 in Archdale. During that stop deputies were able to search the vehicle and say they located marijuana, several fraudulent identity cards, and over $10,000 in fraudulently purchased power equipment. The department identified Anthony Smith of New York as the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle.Smith was transported to the Randolph County Jail where the magistrate found probable cause for felony financial card theft, misdemeanor p...
Halloween Events in Randolph County

Halloween Events in Randolph County

Events
ALL EVENTS PASSED JUMP TOHaunted AttractionsTrunk or Treat EventsFamily Friendly EventsLibrary EventsEverything Else CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL HALLOWEEN EVENTS BY DATE Click on the date, location, or photo to go to the event calendar page for each event. Haunted Attractions Kersey Valley Spookywoods WHEN: The event spans from September 23rd to November 4th on selected evenings. Operating hours are extended until midnight on Fridays and Saturdays, concluding at 10 pm on Sundays. WHERE: Kersey Valley Spookywoods - 1615 Kersey Valley Rd, Archdale COST: Ticket prices range from $25 to $45, depending on the chosen date. On average, the wait time is approximately 1 to 1.5 hours, and groups of 20 or more individuals receive a $5 discount per tick...
Upcoming Events for Former Klaussner Employees

Upcoming Events for Former Klaussner Employees

Events
ASHEBORO N.C. - There are several upcoming events for former employees of Klaussner Furniture who are seeking resources to move forward. NC Works - Career Fair In partnership with Randolph Community College, NC Works will be hosting a series of career fairs to provide next steps to former employees of Klaussner Furniture. All events are open to the public. Aug 15th 2023, 10am - 3pm at Randolph Community College (Asheboro)Aug 22nd 2023, 10am - 3pm at Randolph Community College (Archdale)Aug 29th 2023, 10am - 3pm at Randolph Community College (Asheboro) Truliant Financial Open House for Klaussner Employees To further assist the community and employees impacted by the Klaussner closing, Truliant Federal Credit Union will be hosting a Financial Open House this at ...
NWS Warns of Severe Weather Threat Monday Evening

NWS Warns of Severe Weather Threat Monday Evening

Weather
ASHEBORO N.C. - Forecasters are calling for severe weather including the threat of severe thunderstorms, hail, and an isolated tornado all possible across central North Carolina, including Randolph County, Monday evening. Monday will start off nice with partly to mostly sunny skies and a high reaching near 90 degrees, but an approaching cold front is expected to arrive sometime around 3pm in the afternoon. That cold front brings a serious threat of severe storms across western Piedmont Monday afternoon and into the evening as it develops into a line or large cluster of severe thunderstorms that will move eastward across the area. Those storms are likely to bring severe thunderstorms, including damaging winds, large hail, lighting, flash flooding and a possiable tornado....
NWS Wars of Threat of Severe Storms Tuesday Afternoon

NWS Wars of Threat of Severe Storms Tuesday Afternoon

Weather
ASHEBORO N.C. - The National Weather Service Office in Raleigh has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook with severe storms expected Tuesday afternoon and into the evening. According to forecasters, strong to severe thunderstorms are possible across much of the Piedmont of North Carolina this afternoon and evening, with the highest risk over the Triad region, including all of Randolph County. Some storms may produce damaging winds over 60 mph, large hail, and isolated tornadoes. The greatestthreat will occur between 3 PM and 10 PM. In addition, isolated flooding is possible where multiple storms pass repeatedly over the same areas. The Storm Prediction Center has placed this area at a Level 2 (out of 5) risk of severe storms. People in this area are urged to check frequ...
Armed Individual Leads Sheriff’s Office on Chase, Arrested

Armed Individual Leads Sheriff’s Office on Chase, Arrested

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - An armed individual who fled from police earlier this week was arrested and is now facing multiple charges. That's according to the Randolph Couty Sheriff's Office who says on May 1st, 2023, their deputies responded to Harlow Rd, in the Archdale area, in reference to a reported armed person. Randolph County 911 advised the deputies enroute that an armed suspect had left the scene and provided a description of the vehicle. According to a press release, a deputy responding to the area located the suspect vehicle on Harlow near Tuttle Rd and attempted to conduct a traffic stop but the vehicle fled. A brief chase ensued, as the vehicle approached Checker Dr, the driver, whom police identified as Jose Santiago Pelayo, pulled over. Pelayo and a passenger were deta...
Four Suspects Found in Vacant Home Arrested

Four Suspects Found in Vacant Home Arrested

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - Four suspects who were found in a vacant home in Archdale were arrested last weekend and charged with breaking and entering. On April 29th, 2023, Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a burglary in progress on Zelma Blvd., in Archdale. According to information released by the Randolph County Sheriff's Office, when deputies arrived, they located and detained four suspects who were inside the residence. When deputies contacted the property owner, they advised they were in the process of removing the home and that no one should be inside. As a result, all four suspects, identified by the Sheriff's Office as Brandon Lee Grimmett, Chris Broughton, Mary Lucas Rendle, Johnny Johnson Crouch, were arrested for misdemeanor breaking and entering and transported to th...