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Hop into Spring – Easter Events in Randolph County

Hop into Spring – Easter Events in Randolph County

Events
There are several events happening for spring/easter around Randolph County this month. Check out our list of events. If you know of one we missed, let us know. If you are an event organizer you can submit an event for our calendar here. Easter Events Check out these Easter events happening around Randolph County this month. 🐰🥚 Pre-Easter Jazz Dinner & Dance March 16 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM | $25 Randolph Senior Adults Association - 347 West Salisbury St, Asheboro, NC Russ Murphy Camps Presents – A Pre-Easter Jazz, Dinner/Dance Event with music Provided by the Band “Sweet Dreams." Ticket Price: $25.00 per/person with proceeds Benefit Scholarships for AHS deserving students. Contact Willie Gladden for Tickets and Information ...
Randolph County | Recent Felony Arrests

Randolph County | Recent Felony Arrests

Crime
Whitney Thayer May CHARGES[F] - Possession of methamphetamine [M] - Possession of drug paraphernalia BOND$2,000 secured bond On February 22, 2024, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to NC Hwy 22 N., Franklinville, in reference to a reported burglary. Upon investigation, it was determined that a burglary had not occurred. Methamphetamine and paraphernalia were located in the residence during the investigation. Whitney Thayer May was arrested and transported to the Randolph County Detention Center, where the magistrate found probable cause for the charge(s) of felony possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. The magistrate issued a $2,000 secured bond and a first appearance was set for February 23, 2024, in Randolp...
Man Charged with Murder after Female Found Dead at Franklinville Home

Man Charged with Murder after Female Found Dead at Franklinville Home

Breaking News
(Mugshot provided by Randolph County Sheriff's Office) ASHEBORO N.C. - A Franklinville man appeared in Randolph County District Court today to face murder charges. Randolph County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Roy Clay Williams, 54, for murder on Tuesday February 27th, 2024, after responding to a report of gunshots and finding a woman dead at the residence on Clark Avenue in Franklinville. Williams was being held without bond at Randolph County Jail after being booked just before midnight and appeared in Randolph County District Court this morning. An official with the Sheriff's Office confirmed that Williams lived at the address police were dispatched to, but law enforcement officials were hesitant to share further details as the investigation continues saying they were still c...
2023 Municipal Election Results

2023 Municipal Election Results

Government
Results: UNOFFICIALPrecincts Reported: 100.00% (17 out of 17) ASHEBORO CITY SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION NAME ON BALLOTBALLOT COUNT✅ Melissa Calloway1,308✅ Ryan Patton1,253✅ Gidget Kidd 1,208Gwen Williams945Todd Dulaney650Write-In (Miscellaneous)15 CITY OF ASHEBORO CITY COUNCIL NAME ON BALLOTBALLOT COUNT✅ Joey Trogdon1,079✅ Eddie Burks1,049✅ Charles Swiers977Jane Hughes Redding924Harry Okeke381Write-In (Miscellaneous)19 TOWN OF FRANKLINVILLE MAYOR NAME ON BALLOTBALLOT COUNT✅ A. C. Hurley30Write-In (Miscellaneous)7 TOWN OF FRANKLINVILLE TOWN COMMISSIONER NAME ON BALLOTBALLOT COUNT✅ Priscilla Dunn31✅ L. McKay (Mac) Whatley25Write-In (Miscellaneous)10 TOWN OF LIBERTY MAYOR NAME ON BALLOTBALLOT COUNT✅ Filmore York108Write-In (Miscellaneous)9 ...
NWS Warns of Freezing Conditions in Randolph County for Tuesday Night

NWS Warns of Freezing Conditions in Randolph County for Tuesday Night

Alerts, Weather
ASHEBORO N.C. - The National Weather Service Office in Raleigh has issued a Freeze Watch for Randolph County for Late Tuesday night into Wednesday morning with temperatures expected to dip into the low 30's. According to forecasters at the National Weather Service Office in Raleigh, a cold front will move through the region tonight, followed by light rain from an upper disturbance overnight through Tuesday evening. High pressure will then build into the area behind the cold front, bringing the coldest air so far this season. Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 30 possible in Randolph and surrounding counties late Tuesday night through Wednesday morning. Frost and freeze conditions could kill crops, other sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing. ...
Events This Weekend in Randolph County

Events This Weekend in Randolph County

Events
There is a lot going on this weekend across Randolph County. Check out these events. Friday, Sept 29th Partly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 6 to 9 mph. Drive Electric Event at the North Carolina Zoo Celebrate National Drive Electric Week at the North Carolina Zoo from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. This free public event, hosted in the North America parking lot directly across from the Stedman building in the North America Parking lot, will showcase the clean-air and cost-saving benefits of driving all-electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid automobiles. See first-hand a variety of electric vehicles (EV) used at the Zoo and learn how the Zoo is reducing its carbon footprint. The NC Zoo Society and its partners will be on hand to highlight commercially avai...
What You Need to Know About the Upcoming Municipal General Election

What You Need to Know About the Upcoming Municipal General Election

Government
Credit - 24K-Production / Adobe Stock ASHEBORO N.C. - The 2023 Municipal General Election is coming up soon and there are new polling locations and changes to voter ID requirements you need to know if you plan to vote. The Municipal General Election which includes include the mayor and members of the municipality’s governing board for Asheboro, Franklinville, High Point, Liberty, Ramseur, Randleman, Seagrove, Staley and Thomasville, as well as the Asheboro Board of Education will be held on Tuesday, November 7th, 2023. Registered voters who live within the boundaries of these municipalities and the Asheboro City Schools district may vote in the municipal election. Municipal contests may include the mayor and members of the municipality’s governing board.  Voter ID ...
Historic Franklinville Church Comes Down – Members Plan to Rebuild

Historic Franklinville Church Comes Down – Members Plan to Rebuild

Local
Franklinville United Methodist Church is being torn down after one of its walls collapsed. (PJ WARD-BROWN/NORTH STATE JOURNAL) FRANKLINEVILLE N.C. - Members of the Franklinville United Methodist Church are saving what they can as the church is demolished following a wall collapse last week. On the night of July 6th, 2023, emergency crews responded to the Franklinville United Methodist Church on S. Main St after receiving a report of a commercial fire. Arriving units reported didn't find a fire, but rather a partial structure collapse of one of the walls of the church with a strong smell of gas. Initial reports of the collapse being caused by an explosion from a gas leak were dismissed as the cause. The gas leak was believed to have been triggered by an A/C unit falling onto a g...
Emergency Crews Respond to Structure Collapse at Franklinville Church

Emergency Crews Respond to Structure Collapse at Franklinville Church

Breaking News
https://youtu.be/cDO73bYd0xk FRANKLINVILLE N.C. - Emergency crews and officials are on the scene in Franklinville investigating what caused a portion of the Franklinville United Methodist Church to collapse. Just before 9 p.m. emergency crews from Franklinville Eastside, and Westside Fire Departments along with Randolph County EMS, Ash-Rand Rescue, and Randolph County Emergency Managment were called to the Franklinville United Methodist Church located at 227 W Main St, in Franklinville for a report of a commercial fire. Arriving units did not find a fire but instead reported a possible gas explosion and structure collapse. It remains unclear at this time if there was an explosion or if a portion of the wall collapsed for some other reason, possibly striking a gas line. Pi...
Fatal Collison on US 64 Claims Life of One

Fatal Collison on US 64 Claims Life of One

News
FRANKLINVILE N.C. - A vehicle accident on Thursday evening on US Hwy 64 near Foxfire Rd claimed the life of one person with a second person being airlifted with life-threatening injuries. Just after 5 pm on Thursday, June 8th, 2023, emergency crews along with Randolph County EMS and Ash-Rand Rescue responded to the report of a crash that occurred on US 64 at Andrew Hunter Road in Randolph County. According to a press release from the N.C. Highway Patrol, the driver of a Toyota Camry and was stopped at a red light at the intersection of US Hwy 64 and Andrew Hunter Road when another driver, in a 2002 Toyota Avalon, failed to reduce speed striking the rear of the Toyota Camry. Troopers identified the driver of the Toyota Avalon, which struck the stopped vehicle, as 74-year-old Claud...