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Police Investigating Stabbing at Bicentennial Park in Asheboro [UPDATED]

Police Investigating Stabbing at Bicentennial Park in Asheboro [UPDATED]

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THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN UPDATED Click here or scroll down to see the most recent update. ASHEBORO N.C. - Police are investigating a stabbing that took place earlier this afternoon at Bicentennial Park in Asheboro. Just after 3pm on June 15th, 2023, police, fire, and EMS were dispatched to Bicentennial Park in downtown Asheboro for a report of a stabbing. One victim was located near the fountain, bleeding, and was treated and then transported from the scene by EMS. Their condition is not known currently. APD deployed a K9 to attempt to locate a suspect who fled the scene. Detectives and Investigators are currently on scene collecting evidence and speaking with witnesses. UPDATE 6/16/23 1:30 P.M. - A suspect has been arrested in connection with yesterday's sta...
Asheboro Present First Mariachi Festival |  May 5th – 6th

Asheboro Present First Mariachi Festival | May 5th – 6th

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ASHEBORO N.C. - The City of Asheboro has announced they will be hosting Asheboro’s first Mariachi Festival on the first weekend in May. The festival is split across two days, with a paid concert featuring Latin GRAMMY-Winning female group Flor de Toloache on Friday May 5th at the Sunset Theater, followed by a free event Saturday May 6th at Bicentennial Park featuring local Mariachi bands from the Triad and Asheboro's own Ballet Folkloric Guadalupano. Details for each event are below, including links to the event on our calendar. For more information, please call the Cultural & Recreation Services office at (336) 626-1240 ext. 1 Friday, May 5th, 2023 | Sunset Theater Friday, May 5th kicks off the Mariachi Festival in Sunset Theatre with Latin GRAMMY-Winnin...
Fountain ‘Soaping’ Prank, Not Harmless, Can Land You In Jail

Fountain ‘Soaping’ Prank, Not Harmless, Can Land You In Jail

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Photo provided by Randolph County Public Library ASHEBORO N.C. - Several people have learned that throwing soap in local fountains can end up being a very expensive practical joke, and officials say it's no laughing matter. On May 5th 2022, officers with the Asheboro Police Department responded to Bicentennial Park in downtown Asheboro after an unknown suspect threw soap into the fountain causing it to overflow with bubbles. The fountain at Bicentennial Park is not the only fountain that’s been vandalized this year. According to Ross Holt, Director of the Randolph County Public Library, the fountain at the Asheboro Public Library has been a target of pranksters four times since just since Christmas of last year. “The fountain and the parking lot landscaping make for such a welcom...
“Rock’n the Park” New Addition To Asheboro Summer Concert Series This Year

“Rock’n the Park” New Addition To Asheboro Summer Concert Series This Year

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ASHEBORO N.C. - The Asheboro Summer Concert Series is back again this year with even more dates and bands after event planners add Rock'n the Park Friday concerts to the mix. Announced on Facebook, the post from the city of Asheboro included the dates and bands for the usual Sunday night concerts as well as 4 new Friday night concerts called Rock'n the Park. Thanks to the generosity and support of numerous sponsors, including the Center Stage Sponsor, Amick's Superstore, and Major Sponsors Asheboro Kubota and Grinz Orthodontics North Carolina, the 2022 Edition of the Summer Concert Series is back, along with the inaugural Rock'n the Park Friday Nights, a separate series of four Friday evening concerts.City of Asheboro Facebook Post The City's Summer Concert Series is set to...
Asheboro Announces First “Gifting Tree Project”

Asheboro Announces First “Gifting Tree Project”

Events
ASHEBORO, NC – Asheboro's Cultural & Recreation Services announced they will be holding the 1st annual Asheboro Gifting Tree Project. "Stroll through Bicentennial Park as it is transformed into a dazzling Christmas tree display. Local businesses, religious organizations, non-profits, schools, service clubs, and individuals/families decorate their tree in a competition to win a donation (provided by Modern Toyota) to the nonprofit group of their choice" said Cultural & Recreation Services in a press release. If you want to participate the entry fee is $45 and includes one Christmas tree with stand (approximately 6-7 feet tall), an assigned space in Bicentennial Park, and a printed sign indicating the name of your family, school, or organization. Registration is open now thro...
Technology Tailgate Connects Manufacturing Technology, Public And Employers

Technology Tailgate Connects Manufacturing Technology, Public And Employers

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ASHEBORO, NC ( Makesboro USA) – Do you like working with your hands? Would you like to make your own drone and learn to fly it? Perhaps you would enjoy seeing a drone drop a taco to you. Or, maybe you would like to see how you can make $18-$25 starting out with a new job. A multi-day event to reinvigorate our local economy will be held from 1-5 p.m. on Sunday, March 14 through Thursday, March 17. On Saturday, March 20, the party will be held from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. in conjunction with Downtown Asheboro’s Streatery that will feature restaurants expanding their dining into the streets. Shops will be open and bands will be playing from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Job seekers and persons wanting to learn more about equipment used in manufacturing and how to make money are invited to participate. A l...