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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 ...
Bad at Crime – Suspect Arrested Several Times During Investigation

Bad at Crime – Suspect Arrested Several Times During Investigation

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - The victim of a theft in Asheboro back in November of 2022, located a suspect who had allegedly stolen property on Facebook Marketplace, but the suspect wasn't charged in Randolph County until last week because he kept getting arrested in other counties. On November 10th, 2022, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to US 220 Bus. S., in Asheboro, for a report of a larceny. The victim reported an unknown white male entered the property and drove to the rear of the business during the early morning hours and stole items. Surveillance footage was captured of the vehicle which included the license plate, according to a press release from the Sheriff's Office. On November 11th, 2022, the same victim reported finding photos of the ladders for sale on Facebook ma...
Two Arrested in Connection with Vehicle Chase in Trinity last Month

Two Arrested in Connection with Vehicle Chase in Trinity last Month

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - Two people have been arrested and charged in connection with an April vehicle chase in Trinity. On April 22, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office says their deputies were involved in a vehicle chase and manhunt in Trinty. According to a press release, deputies initiated a traffic stop on Finch Farm Rd., in Trinity. The vehicle failed to pull over and began swearing on and off the I-85 South ramp before heading onto the Interstate, At one point the deputy leading the chase says they observed the passenger, later identified as Kendall Taylor Rogers, and driver, later identified as Ethan Bradford Chambers, change seats. When the vehicle came to a brief stop on the side of the interstate, Chambers, now the passenger, exited the vehicle and fled on foot into the wo...

Arts Splash Call for Bands

Local
HIGH POINT N.C. (High Point Arts Council) - The High Point Arts Council is conducting an open call for bands to perform at their upcoming Arts Splash Summer Concert series. Arts Splash has occurred for over 20 years and the High Point Arts Council is proud to continue to hire local musicians for free community concerts from June through August. Arts Splash is done in partnership and supported by the City of High Point, Guilford County, and the North Carolina State Arts Council. “This year we are shaking things up a lot”, says new Executive Director, Alexandra Arpajian. “In previous years, Arts Splash was held on Sunday evenings, but we have moved the concert series to Friday nights. Additionally, we are looking to rebrand the name to include music or concerts in the title. Fin...
Multi-Agency Drug Investigation Leads To Arrest Of Randolph County Man for Trafficking

Multi-Agency Drug Investigation Leads To Arrest Of Randolph County Man for Trafficking

Breaking News
ASHEBORO N.C. - An investigation into fentanyl by the Randolph County Sheriff's Office resulted to a multi-agency drug investigation leading to a Randolph County man facing felony trafficking charges. According to a press release by the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, on April 1st, 2022, the Criminal Interdiction Team conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that police say was operated by Jarvis James Siler. During a search of that vehicle the Sheriff's Office says they found a trafficking amount of Fentanyl and MDMA (the active ingredient in Ecstasy) was seized. Detectives with the Sheriff’s Office Vice and Narcotics Division also executed a search warrant at a business operated by Siler located in Archdale. During the search, Detectives say they located and seized an additional t...
Driver Airlifted After Wanted Teens Crash During Vehicle Chase

Driver Airlifted After Wanted Teens Crash During Vehicle Chase

News
Stock photo from Acme News Archive (Edited) ASHEBORO NC – Five teens are in jail this morning after robbing a delivery driver in High Point and leading police on a chase that ended with a driver being airlifted when the chase ended in a crash. According to a press release by the High Point Police Department on Sunday, September 26, 2021 at approximately 4:54 PM, High Point officers came in contact with a delivery driver for Domino's Pizza who reported he had been robbed by five male suspects while he was making a delivery to a house at 633 Paramount St. According to police that house was recently vacated. The delivery driver told police that as he arrived the suspects forced him inside the home, held him down, assaulted him and removed items including but not limited to his car keys...

Two Tornadoes Confirmed In Triad by NWS

Weather
ASHEBORO NC - It seems Randolph County was spared the worst of yesterday's storms, but just barely. The National Weather Service in Raleigh confirmed that 2 tornadoes touched down in the Triad yesterday. The closest an EF-0 which struck High Point, just a few miles over the county line. Following yesterday's storms, the National Weather Service in Raleigh sent survey teams to look over the damage to determine if radar indicated rotation and reports of funnel clouds was actually a tornado that touched down. HIGH POINT The National Weather Service confirmed an EF-0 tornado touched down in High Point for around 5 minutes with winds of 85 MPH for a distance of approximately 1 mile. Van Denton was on air at 5 PM as the tornado passed over the station forcing the anchors to evacuat...