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Asheboro High School Unveils New Renovations – You’re Invited to Check It Out

Asheboro High School Unveils New Renovations – You’re Invited to Check It Out

Local
[Scott Pelkey | Randolph News Now for the North State Journal] ASHEBORO N.C. - After almost 5 years of construction, Asheboro High School's renovations are complete, and now they are inviting the public to an open house to see it for themselves. Wednesday afternoon, May 3rd, 2023, Asheboro City Schools held a ribbon cutting to officially unveil the new and improved home of the Blue Comets to elected officials, school system leadership, and members of the media. Construction of Asheboro High School began in 1949 and opened for students beginning with the 1950-1951 school year. The building has become somewhat of a historical icon in Asheboro. Students from Asheboro High School give a tour to city and county elected officials. In November of 2018, Asheboro City Schools...
U.S. 421 to be Resurfaced in Portion of Randolph County

U.S. 421 to be Resurfaced in Portion of Randolph County

Traffic & Roads
ASHEBORO N.C. - The North Carolina Department of Transportation has announced a $6.2 million contract has been awarded to bring improvements to nearly 15 miles of U.S. 421 in Chatham and Randolph counties. Under the contract companies will be preforming milling, resurfacing and shoulder reconstruction along both directions of U.S. 421 South between the Chatham County line and U.S. 64. Northbound and southbound ramps at exits 180 (Piney Grove Church Road), 181 (N.C. 49), and 183 (Old Liberty Road) will also be improved under the project. The work can start as soon as March 1 and wrap up in the fall of 2024.