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2023 Municipal Election Results

2023 Municipal Election Results

Government
Results: UNOFFICIALPrecincts Reported: 100.00% (17 out of 17) ASHEBORO CITY SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION NAME ON BALLOTBALLOT COUNT✅ Melissa Calloway1,308✅ Ryan Patton1,253✅ Gidget Kidd 1,208Gwen Williams945Todd Dulaney650Write-In (Miscellaneous)15 CITY OF ASHEBORO CITY COUNCIL NAME ON BALLOTBALLOT COUNT✅ Joey Trogdon1,079✅ Eddie Burks1,049✅ Charles Swiers977Jane Hughes Redding924Harry Okeke381Write-In (Miscellaneous)19 TOWN OF FRANKLINVILLE MAYOR NAME ON BALLOTBALLOT COUNT✅ A. C. Hurley30Write-In (Miscellaneous)7 TOWN OF FRANKLINVILLE TOWN COMMISSIONER NAME ON BALLOTBALLOT COUNT✅ Priscilla Dunn31✅ L. McKay (Mac) Whatley25Write-In (Miscellaneous)10 TOWN OF LIBERTY MAYOR NAME ON BALLOTBALLOT COUNT✅ Filmore York108Write-In (Miscellaneous)9 ...
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 ...
Body Found in Submerged Vehicle Linked to Missing Person

Body Found in Submerged Vehicle Linked to Missing Person

Breaking News
[Scott Pelkey | Randolph News Now / North State Journal] ASHEBORO N.C. - A body found in a vehicle submerged upside down in a creek on Caraway Mountain Rd this morning has been identified as a missing person from Thomasville. According to the Randolph County Sheriff's Office, at approximately 10:20 am this morning, a 911 caller reported a gray Nissan upside down in Caraway Creek on Caraway Mtn. Rd., near Conference Center Dr. Ash-Rand Rescue, Westside Fire Department, Randolph County EMS and Emergency Management all responded, and emergency crews were able to extricate the subject who was pronounced deceased at the scene. Steven Paul Soles The Sheriff’s Office along with the NC Highway Patrol responded to investigate after the vehicle description and plate matched a mi...
RCSO, SBI, and FBI Investigating Vandalism at Randolph County Power Substation

RCSO, SBI, and FBI Investigating Vandalism at Randolph County Power Substation

News
On January 19th, 2023, crews work to repair the damage a power substation on Post Rd after someone fired shots at the equipment on Jan 17th, 2023. (PJ WARD-BROWN/NORTH STATE JOURNAL) ASHEBORO N.C. - Late yesterday, the Randolph County Sheriff's Office announced that a power substation on Post Road in Randolph County was vandalized. According to a press release from the Sheriff's Office, on January 17th, 2023, deputies responded to a vandalism call at a power substation on Post Road, Thomasville, in Randolph County. In a statement EnergyUnited officials said crews "responded to an alarm that notified personnel of an equipment issue at its Pleasant Hill Substation early Tuesday morning. Crews were dispatched to assess the situation and discovered damage to the substation transfor...
Suspect In Custody As Sheriff’s Office Investigates Fatal Stabbing

Suspect In Custody As Sheriff’s Office Investigates Fatal Stabbing

News
ASHEBORO N.C. - Last night deputies with the Randolph County Sheriff's Office responded to a fatal stabbing at a home in Thomasville. On March 29, 2022, at around 10:00 pm, the deputies were called to a home on Reddy Foxx Ln. in Thomasville after getting a call about a stabbing. Police say when they arrived the located a man on the porch of the home suffering from stab wounds. The victim, who police identified as Randy Hunt, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The resident, Fred Thomas Dyles, Jr., who was also the one who called 911, identified the victim as his neighbor. Dyles reported that Hunt had attempted to break into his home and he had stabbed him. Fred Thomas Dyles Jr Detectives and CSI responded to the scene and after the investigation, Detectives sought a warrant...
Man Arrested In Connection To Assault Where He Tied Up Victim

Man Arrested In Connection To Assault Where He Tied Up Victim

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. — A convicted felon was arrested yesterday in Thomasville in connection with a November assault where the Sheriff’s Office says the he broke into a home, assaulted the victim, and tied them up. The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office says in a press release that on November 17th 2021, their deputies were called to a home on Pisgah Covered Bridge Rd. in Asheboro after getting a call from a victim who said they had escaped being tied up at the home. The victim stated they knew the suspect and identified him as Kevin Andrew Blue. According to police Blue broke into the home, assaulted the victim and tied them up. The victim was released when another person entered the home, that's when the victim was able to flee and call 911. Sheriff’s deputies searched the area when they a...
Election Results – Randolph County 2021 Municipal Elections

Election Results – Randolph County 2021 Municipal Elections

Government
FINAL RESULTS Name Votes% CITY OF ASHEBORO MAYOR David H. Smith ✅ 1,48795.44%Write-In (Miscellaneous)714.56% CITY OF ASHEBORO CITY COUNCIL Walker B. Moffitt ✅1,32522.13%Clark Bell ✅1,28621.48%William (Bill) McCaskill ✅94615.80%Kelly W. Heath ✅94415.77%Katie L. Snuggs91715.32%Delilah Perkins Warner5308.85%Write-In (Miscellaneous)380.63% TOWN OF FRANKLINVILLE MAYOR A.C. Hurley✅4250.60%Perry L. Conner4149.40%Write-In (Miscellaneous)00.00% TOWN OF FRANKLINVILLE TOWN COMMISSIONER Richard D. Goodwin ✅5523.71%Brandon Hurley ✅ 5523.71%William (Billy) Farias ✅4117.67%Michael S. Johnston3715.95%Craig Smith3414.66%Ricky J. Collins104.31%Write-In (Miscellaneous)00.00% TOWN OF LIBERTY MAYOR Filmore York ✅16294.74%Write-In (Miscellaneou...
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...
Mother & Son Arrested For Attempted Murder

Mother & Son Arrested For Attempted Murder

Crime
ASHEBORO NC - A mother and son are in jail today after police say a confrontation over stolen items led to a shooting in Thomasville. According to the Randolph County Sherriff's Office on June 26th, 2021, at around 10:40 pm, deputies responded to a report of an assault on Stonehenge Road in Thomasville. When they arrived they found a gunshot victim lying in the road on Fuller Mill Road. That victim, who has not been identified, was airlifted from the scene in critical condition. The Sheriff's Office says they opened an investigation where they say they discovered that Elva Hughes Skipper and Steven Craig Skipper had gone to the victim’s home to confront him about stealing items. As the victim drove down his driveway, Elva Skipper fired at him, but the victim kept driving. "He tried ...