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Crime Trending Up at Asheboro City Schools

Crime Trending Up at Asheboro City Schools

News
A patrol vehicle for a School Recourse Officer (SRO) sits out front of South Asheboro Middle School. (Scott Pelkey / Acme News) ASHEBORO N.C. - Crimes at Asheboro City Schools have been and continues to trend upwards with more crimes reported to police in 2022 than 2021. In recent police reports we know that between November 17th and 18th Asheboro Police responded to a fight-in-progress and a student in possession of marijuana at Asheboro High School, and a fight at North Asheboro Middle School. These reports are part of a trend noticed from evaluating police reports and 911 records since early September 2022. By using 911 records to graph reported crimes we can see when comparing September and October of 2021 with the same months in 2022 that Asheboro High School, South As...
Asheboro Rotary Club and Chamber of Commerce join together for Field of Honor

Asheboro Rotary Club and Chamber of Commerce join together for Field of Honor

Events
ASHEBORO N.C. – The Asheboro Rotary Club and the Asheboro/Randolph Chamber of Commerce will come together to put on the 6th annual Field of Honor later this month. Starting on Friday, November 11th, and running through Sunday, November 13, the baseball field at South Asheboro Middle School will covered with 500 U.S. flags in recognition of veterans, active-duty service men and women, and first responders. Throughout the weekend, the public will be able to visit the Field of Honor and walk among the flags anytime, day or night. The opening ceremony to be held at 12 p.m. on November 11th, will be led by Master of Ceremonies Larry Reid and will feature: Presentation and retirement of the colors by the Asheboro High School JRROTCNational anthem by Marcus LoweryFly over by Jerry ...