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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...
Randleman Honors Petty Family with Statue and Park

Randleman Honors Petty Family with Statue and Park

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https://youtu.be/UPMM9kdasgA RANDLEMAN N.C. - Hundreds of residents and fans gathered in Randleman this past Saturday afternoon to see the unveiling of a statue of the ‘King of NASCAR’ himself, Richard Petty at the new Richard Petty Tribute Park. The City of Randleman dedicated the park to the Petty Family “in honor of their service to community organizations, philanthropy through the Petty Family Foundation, leadership on the school and tourism boards and more,” according to a statement. Randleman Mayor Gary B. Betts, Sr. and the Board of Alderman also declared April 3rd as Richard Petty Day. The statue of Richard and Lynda Petty was cast by Carolina Bronze Sculpture Inc. in Seagrove. The Tourism Development Authority for Randolph County helped raise money for the statue a...