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Local Man Arrested After Threatening Police in Social Media Video

Local Man Arrested After Threatening Police in Social Media Video

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. —  A local man was arrested last week after threating police in a live video posted to social media led to an investigation. On March 26th, 2024, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to an assault in progress on U.S. Hwy 64 East in Ramseur. According to a press release, deputies encountered Dominick Lynn Sloan, who threatened to harm law enforcement with a weapon as they were returning to their vehicles, while livestreaming on social media. Dominick Lynn Sloan Investigators were also able to obtain a search warrant for the property due to a protective order issued earlier in March which prevented Sloan from possessing firearms and ammunition. After completing the investigation and leaving the scene, deputies obtained a copy of that social media ...
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...
Randolph County D.A. to Decide Charges in Accident Involving Ramseur Officer [UPDATED]

Randolph County D.A. to Decide Charges in Accident Involving Ramseur Officer [UPDATED]

News
ARTICLE UPDATEDClick here to see the latest update. ASHEBORO N.C. – Today, Highway Patrol investigators are scheduled to confer with the District Attorney’s Office to review potential charges stemming from a vehicle accident involving a Ramseur officer. According to a press release from the Highway Patrol, at 9:25 p.m. on Thursday, February 22nd, 2024, Troopers responded to the report of a vehicle crash on US 64 at NC 49 in Ramseur. Investigators say 27-year-old Brandon Michael Schultheis was driving west on US 64 in a 2013 Dodge Charger police vehicle owned by the Town of Ramseur when he failed to stop at a traffic signal striking a 2016 Chevrolet Cruze. Schultheis suffered only minor injuries and declined transport to a treatment facility. The driver of the Chevrolet Cru...
Arctic Air Mass to Bring Frigid Temperatures and Threat of Winter Weather this Week

Arctic Air Mass to Bring Frigid Temperatures and Threat of Winter Weather this Week

Weather
ASHEBORO N.C. – The National Weather Service in Raleigh is warning that an arctic air mass will bring frigid temperatures tonight and into Wednesday, with more dangerously cold temperatures and the threat of winter weather later this week. According to forecasters at the National Weather Service in Raleigh, a cold front will move across the region today bringing cold rain. Behind that cold front an arctic air will move into central North Carolina mass bringing frigid air and gusty winds of 15 to 20 mph tonight. Here in Randolph County, temperatures tonight and into Wednesday morning will plunge to 17 degrees, with windchill values reaching as low as 7 degrees, and that’s just round one. Round two comes Saturday night into Sunday morning when temperatures will again drop to as...
TRAFFIC ALERT – Night Time Road Work Planned for US-64 in Ramseur

TRAFFIC ALERT – Night Time Road Work Planned for US-64 in Ramseur

Traffic & Roads
Night Time Maintenance: Lane Closed, 1 of 2 lanes closed Photo from NC DOT / Credit OpenStreetMap ® Location: US-64 (Jordan Road) W in Randolph County, In Ramseur, Near Liberty Street Start: 11/29 @ 7:00 PMEnd: 12/23 @ 5:00 AM Road Work Days & Times: Daily Sunday - Friday 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM Description: Piedmont Natural Gas crews will doing extensive work on an existing gas valve that is located in the middle of the two west-bound lanes on US Highway 64 in Ramseur. This work will be done at night between the hours of 7:00 PM and 5:00 AM and will require the pavement to be cut open for 3-4 weeks. A steel plate will be placed on the cut during the day to allow for all lanes of traffic to be open. A lane closure and a lane shift will be utilized in the west-...
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. ...
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 ...
Tracking Hurricane Idalia [UPDATED]

Tracking Hurricane Idalia [UPDATED]

Weather
Last Update: 8/30/23 1:30pm ASHEBORO N.C. - Idalia made landfall around 7:45 a.m. Eastern time along Florida's Big Bend, near Keaton Beach, and is currently moving at 30 mph up the southeast coast. Here is everything you need to know about local impacts. Confidence / Expected Changes As of Aug 30th, 11:30 a.m. briefing by the National Weather Service Office in Raleigh there have been no significant changes to the forecast for Randolph County. Forecasters say confidence is HIGH that the event will occur and MODERATE regarding impacts. Timeline Impacts in central North Carolina, including Randolph County, are expected to start as soon as Wednesday afternoon and continue through Friday afternoon. Local Impacts Heavy rainfall and gusty winds wil...
Dangerously High Temperatures Forecast for Later This Week

Dangerously High Temperatures Forecast for Later This Week

Weather
ASHEBORO N.C. - Forecasters are warning that dangerously hot temperatures are expected across much of central North Carolina later this week and into the weekend. Starting Wednesday and into Thursday, heat and humidity will roll into the area with highs in the lower 90s and heat-index values reaching into the mid-90's. The real threat from dangerous heat starts on Friday and extends through Sunday. Heat advisory and/or warnings are expected during this time as hot temperatures combined with high humidity will push heat index values into the upper 90s to above 100 degrees over central NC, according to forecasters with the National Weather Service in Raleigh. For Randolph County, the hottest temperatures are expected Friday and Saturday with temperatures hanging around 96 deg...