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Today Is Municipal Election Day – Here Is What You Need To Know

Today Is Municipal Election Day – Here Is What You Need To Know

Government
ASHEBORO NC – If you missed your chance to vote early then Today is Municipal Election Day across Randolph County. Here is what you need to know. When are the polls open?Polls are open from 6:30 AM to 7:30 PM, officials say if you are in line by 7:30 PM you will be able to vote. Where do I vote?A list of polling places in Randolph County can be found here. Randolph County Polling Places If you are unsure what polling place you should go to or would like to see a sample ballot you can use the NC Voter Tool. NC Voter Tool Can I go to any polling place in the county?It is important that you go to your assigned polling place. That is the only place your name is on the poll book and ensures that your ballot has the contests that match where you live. Whats On The B...
Where To See Fireworks

Where To See Fireworks

Events
July 4th 2021 Archdale 6PM to 10PM - Creekside Park The city of Archdale will be holding a smaller 4th of July celebration this year. They will be shooting off fireworks the night of the 4th at Creekside park, just after dusk. Staff will park cars until the park is full and then the park will be closed. Food Trucks will open at 6pm, music by DJ Squirrel will begin at 6pm as well. Food on site: S&P Lemonade, Dorsett Funnel Cakes and More, Roadway Dogs, Preacher Steen Icees, The Chill Shak, Kyles Concessions, 4 Fosters Slushies, Sunset Slush of HP The city is asking for members of the public to please wear a mask or remain 6' from others if you are unvaccinated per CDC guidelines. Be warned, the city says anyone taking up 2 parking spots for any reason will be asked to ...
Fish Falls From Sky, Hits Truck Windshield In Randleman (Video)

Fish Falls From Sky, Hits Truck Windshield In Randleman (Video)

Local
Screenshot of video posted by Ward Transport on Twitter RANDLEMAN NC- Ward Transport, a trucking company with an office in Charlotte probably had a very strange conversation with their insurance company last week after a fish fell from the sky and smashed into the windshield of one of their trucks. On the afternoon of April 14th, Barry Poff, who has 34 years and more than 3 million miles under his belt had just finished a delivery in Randleman and was heading South on I-73/74 to his next delivery. As he crossed the Randleman Lake bridge a bird flew in front of the truck and dropped a rather large fish which smacked right into the truck's windshield. "I saw the bird carrying the fish and thought wow that's neat, and just then the fish hit the windshield. Said Poff. "It just happen...
Scattered Thunderstorms Forecast For Randolph County

Scattered Thunderstorms Forecast For Randolph County

Weather
ASHEBORO NC - The possibility of strong thunderstorms for Randolph County has prompted the National Weather Service in Raleigh to issues a hazardous weather outlook advisory. According to meteorologists with the NWS there is a strong likelihood of scattered thunderstorms this afternoon through Saturday night capable of producing damaging straight-line wind gusts and quarter size hail. FORCAST Today- A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 PM. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Tonight - A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2 AM, then a slight chance of showers between 2 AM and 5 AM. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Saturday - Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5 PM. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance ...

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Leaves 2 In Federal Custody

Crime
ASHEBORO NC - A multi-agency drug bust led to a Randleman home being searched ending with two individuals in federal custody. According to a press release by the Randolph County Sherriff's Office, deputies with the Vice and Narcotics Division assisted by the Winston Salem Police Department, Asheboro Police Department, Randleman Police Department, NC State Bureau of Investigation and US Drug Enforcement Administration concluded an investigation related to the distribution of Methamphetamine in the Randleman area. On March 16th, 2021, Detectives executed a search warrant at a residence on Sunset Drive in Randleman where they say they seized approximately 2.5 pounds of Fentanyl, 10.3 pounds of Methamphetamine, 12,601 dosage units (9.2 pounds) of Amphetamine, 52,152 dosage units (28.7 ...
Severe Weather Possible Thursday

Severe Weather Possible Thursday

Weather
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JJArbe7otHU ASHEBORO NC- The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook ahead of possible severe weather forecast for Thursday. WHAT IS EXPECTED Numerous strong to severe thunderstorms are expected Thursday. These storms will bring with them the possibility of damaging straight-line winds, large hail, and a few significant tornadoes. In a weather briefing, Wednesday afternoon meteorologist stated that the potential for significant severe tornadoes (EF2+) covers all of central NC. WHEREAll of central North Carolina can experience severe thunderstorms on Thursday. However, the worst of the storms are expected to occur 30 miles on either side of the US-1 corridor. WHENFor Randolph County, severe weather is expected between 12...
Randleman Hardee’s A Total Loss – Water Heater Likely Cause

Randleman Hardee’s A Total Loss – Water Heater Likely Cause

News
Scott P/Acme NewsScott P/Acme NewsScott P/Acme NewsScott P/Acme News RANDLEMAN NC (ACME NEWS) - Four days after a fire consumed the Hardee's in Randleman investigators say the building is a total loss. According to Michael Smith, assistant chief and fire investigator with the Randleman Fire Department while the investigation is still underway he is confident that a water heater malfunction is to blame for starting the fire. Smith says he is waiting on a few final pieces of information including video surveillance footage before making his determination final. The total damage is estimated at between $800,000 and $1.5 million, including lost profits. According to county records the property is owned by Hardee's corporate office located in Tennessee. While we have reached out to them ...
Fire Consumes Randleman Hardee’s

Fire Consumes Randleman Hardee’s

Breaking News
(Scott Pelkey / Acme News)(Scott Pelkey / Acme News)(Scott Pelkey / Acme News)(Scott Pelkey / Acme News)(Scott Pelkey / Acme News)(Scott Pelkey / Acme News)(Scott Pelkey / Acme News)(Scott Pelkey / Acme News)(Scott Pelkey / Acme News)(Scott Pelkey / Acme News)(Scott Pelkey / Acme News) RANDLEMAN NC (ACME NEWS) - Fire crews responded to a commercial structure fire at Hardee's in Randleman Saturday morning. Photos posted to social media show flames 10 feet high over the building and thick black smoke that could be seen as far south as Asheboro. Photo by Julie-Blackburn Randleman, Sophia, Westside, Level Cross, Climax, and Guil-Rand Fire Departments worked to put out the fire. They were assisted by Randleman PD, and Randolph County EMS who were on standby at the scene. Officials ...