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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

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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 ...
All Eight Poodles from Animal Cruelty Case Last Year Find New Homes

All Eight Poodles from Animal Cruelty Case Last Year Find New Homes

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This article contains descriptions and photos of animal cruelty which some may find disturbing. Reader discretion is advised. Credit - Happy Hills Animal Foundation ASHEBORO N.C. - Just over a year ago, the Happy Hills Animal Foundation rescued a group of eight poodles from what they called "a backyard breeding situation that had gone horribly wrong." Today, all eight poodles have new homes, and the criminal case is wrapping up. In March of 2022, Animal Control officers were called out for several dogs running loose around a neighborhood in Sophia. The owner of the property, identified by the Sheriff's Office as Michael Alan Meier, was issued an animal cruelty notice by Randolph County Animal Services. To comply with the terms of that notice, Meier arranged to surrender ...
Human Remains found in Staley Linked to Missing Person

Human Remains found in Staley Linked to Missing Person

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ASHEBORO N.C. - Human remains found in Staley earlier this month have been identified as a missing person from 2021. On February 8th, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Shady Grove Church Rd. in Staley after receiving a call that a citizen had located human remains while walking in a wooded area. According to a press release from the Sheriff's Office, human remains along with identifying articles were recovered by investigators and sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for identification. On February 14th, 2023, the State Medical Examiner’s Office made a positive identification to be those of Steven Tyler Tuttle. Tuttle was reported missing in June of 2021 after last being seen in Liberty, NC. The Sheriff's Office says at the time they...
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...

Liberty Man Arrested On Trafficking Charges

Crime
ASHEBORO NC - A Liberty man was arrested in a parking lot in Staley on drug trafficking charges. That's according to a press release by the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office. They say on March 10th, 2021, the departments Vice and Narcotics Division concluded an investigation related to the distribution of Cocaine in the Liberty / Staley area. Detectives executed a search warrant at an address in Liberty. A search warrant was also executed on a vehicle that was parked at a business in Staley. During the search, detectives say they located and seized a trafficking amount of Cocaine, items of drug paraphernalia, and US Currency. In total during the investigation the Sheriff's office says they seized approximately 296 grams (2/3 pounds) of cocaine. Edward Junior Spinks According to co...