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‘Storywalk in Park’ to Kick Off in Randleman this Saturday

‘Storywalk in Park’ to Kick Off in Randleman this Saturday

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Franklinville/Seagrove library Manager Charity Neave Johnson at a Storywalk panel in Franklinville’s Riverside Park. (Photo provided by Randolph County Public Library) ASHEBORO NC (RCPL) - Children and families in Randleman will be able to take a stroll with a story as the library is set to kick on its Storywalk at the Stout Street Park with a “Springtime in the Park Celebration” on Saturday, April 1st, 2023. Storywalks are panels with pages of a children’s book spaced along the path in local parks, allowing children and families to take in a story along with their walk. The panels also include information about early literacy and resources available at the library and in the community. "Randleman’s is one of three developed by the Randolph County Public Libraries with funds from...
Search Warrant in Archdale Leads to Four Arrests

Search Warrant in Archdale Leads to Four Arrests

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Nicholas Robert Hunt, Monica Diane Strickland, Elizabeth Nicole Philemon Age, Catrina Moncus Philemon (left to right) / Photo provided by RCSO ASHEBORO N.C. - A search warrant for a home in Archdale earlier this month led to four arrested for various drug charges. According to a press release from the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office on March 2nd, 2023, the departments Vice and Narcotics Division searched a residence on Sunset View Dr. in Archdale, NC. During the search, detectives located and seized a trafficking amount of Methamphetamine and items of drug paraphernalia, leading to charges for four individuals. On March 16, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Apprehension Team located three of the individuals and transported them to Randolph County Detention Cen...
RCC to Host Spring FAFSA Nights this Month

RCC to Host Spring FAFSA Nights this Month

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Randolph Community College / Acme News Stock Image ASHEBORO N.C. - Stressing over filling out your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? Randolph Community College is hosting two Spring FAFSA Nights this month. The events will be held on Monday, March 13, from 4-7 p.m. at the Asheboro Campus in rooms 111 and 117 of the Business Education Center and on Wednesday, March 15, from 4-7 p.m. at the Archdale Center in rooms 321 and 322 of the Archdale Center. Students needing help completing their FAFSA for 2023-24 and planning to attend RCC or any other college or university should bring their 2021 W-2s and federal tax return (1040) for both parent(s) and student. They also need to know information such as their Social Security Number or Alien Registration Number and infor...
Pedestrian Struck Assisting Stranded Motorist on US 311

Pedestrian Struck Assisting Stranded Motorist on US 311

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ASHEBORO N.C. - A stranded motorist and a driver were taken to the hospital yesterday after the driver crashed into a disabled vehicle on US 311. At 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 11th, 2023, the State Highway Patrol responded to the report of a crash that occurred on US 311 near Banner Whitehead Road in Randolph County. According to a press release from the NC Highway Patrol, William Greenleaf Golden's 2003 Dodge Durango SUV had become disabled due to an electrical malfunction and was parked partially in the southbound lane of US 311. Graciela Nieblas Jimenez, 59, of Thomasville, N.C., was traveling southeast on US 311 in a 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV. Forrest Ralph Harrell, 52, of Archdale, N.C., was assisting the stranded motorist when Jimenez struck the rear of the Dura...
Holiday & Christmas Events in Randolph County

Holiday & Christmas Events in Randolph County

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Here is a list of the Christmas and Holiday events we have on our calendar for this year. Know of an event we missed? Let us know by either sending us a message or submitting it to our calendar. Parades & Festivals Randleman Christmas Parade December 1 @ 7:00 PM | Downtown Randleman View Event Details Asheboro Christmas Parade December 2 @ 7:00 PM | Downtown Asheboro View Event Details Christmas on Main St December 3 @ 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM | Downtown Ramseur View Event Details Liberty Chamber Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting Festival December 3 @ 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM | Downtown Liberty (Depot St) View Event Details Archdale Christmas Parade December 4 @ 3:00 PM | Downtown Archdale View Ev...
Two Dead in Apparent Murder Suicide in Archdale

Two Dead in Apparent Murder Suicide in Archdale

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ASHEBORO N.C. - The Randolph County Sheriff's Office is investigating what it believes to be a murder suicide that occurred overnight in Archdale. According to a press release, at around 4:55 am this morning, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office says it responded to a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Huff Rd., Archdale. The caller reported being onthe phone with a male subject living on Huff Rd., who was threatening to shoot himself. Thecaller reported hearing a gunshot and the conversation ended. When police arrived at the home no one responded, and deputies forced entry where they then located two male subjects in the residence. One subject was found to have stab wounds, the other subject hadbeen shot. Both men were pronounced dead on the scene. The decedents have been identi...
Sheriff’s Office Looking for Suspects in String of Vehicle Break-Ins on 311

Sheriff’s Office Looking for Suspects in String of Vehicle Break-Ins on 311

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Aleksandr Lesik / Adobe Stock ASHEBORO N.C. - Last week the Randolph County Sheriff's Office responded to a string of dozens of vehicle break-ins on US Hwy 311, all during a few hours. On September 13, 2022, at approximately 4:21 am, Randolph County 911 operators began receiving calls reporting burglaries of vehicles in the Sophia, Archdale, and Trinity areas. That morning deputies responded to thirty seperate addresses by 9 am and reported fifty vehicles had been entered. According to a press release, The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office and additional agencies in the area received multiple reports of vehicles that were broken into around US HWY 311 during the early morning hours of September 13th, 2022. Officials with the Sheriff's Office say it is believed that the suspects ...
Homeowner Finds Half Naked Man Trying To Steal ATV

Homeowner Finds Half Naked Man Trying To Steal ATV

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ASHEBORO N.C. - The Sheriff's Office says a local homeowner called to report a burglary after he arrived home to find a man wearing only a blanket trying to steal their ATV. On July 25th, 2022, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to Driftwood Dr., in Archdale, after receiving a call about a burglary in progress. According to a press release from the Sheriff's Office, when the victim returned home along with finding his dogs had been let out and his ATV was missing from his carport, he also noticed a man in the woods without any clothing on. When deputies arrived and went to the to the rear of the home they also noticed a white male, later identified as Thomas Zachary Hall, this time wearing only a small blanket wrapped around his waist standing next to the ATV. Po...
Fourth of July Events – Where To See Fireworks!

Fourth of July Events – Where To See Fireworks!

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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...
Female Arrested After Vehicle Chase End In Crash

Female Arrested After Vehicle Chase End In Crash

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(Scott Pelkey / Acme News) ASHEBORO N.C. (ACME NEWS) - A woman was arrested Friday night on multiple felonies, misdemeanors, and traffic violations after police say she led them on a vehicle chased that ended in a crash in the Archdale/Trinity area. A press release from the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office says that on June 10, 2022, a deputy tried to pull over a driver near Trinity Road. That driver refused to stop and led police on a high speed vehicle chase. According to 911 radio traffic the driver of the vehicle turned on to Fairview Church Road and then on to Flora Mae Drive where the suspects vehicle lost control at the top of a hill on Flora Mae Drive leading to the vehicle rolling over. In radio traffic officers told dispatchers that they had to bust out the windows o...