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Grand Jury Indicts Thomasville Woman in Connection with House Fires

Grand Jury Indicts Thomasville Woman in Connection with House Fires

Crime
Fire Investigator (Acme News Archive) ASHEBORO — A Thomasville woman has turned herself in after being indicted in connection with two house fires that occurred in 2022. According to a press release, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office was called to Jades Way in Thomasville on Aug. 29, 2022, to investigate two separate residential fires at the same location — one that day and another occurring two days earlier on Aug. 27. The Randolph County Fire Marshal’s Office notified the sheriff’s office that the fires were suspicious in nature. The sheriff’s office says following their investigation with the fire marshal’s office, the case was taken to the Randolph County Grand Jury during their March 2024 session. As a result, an indictment was issued on Joy Ann Frazier for felony f...
Randolph County | Recent Felony Arrests

Randolph County | Recent Felony Arrests

Crime
Whitney Thayer May CHARGES[F] - Possession of methamphetamine [M] - Possession of drug paraphernalia BOND$2,000 secured bond On February 22, 2024, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to NC Hwy 22 N., Franklinville, in reference to a reported burglary. Upon investigation, it was determined that a burglary had not occurred. Methamphetamine and paraphernalia were located in the residence during the investigation. Whitney Thayer May was arrested and transported to the Randolph County Detention Center, where the magistrate found probable cause for the charge(s) of felony possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. The magistrate issued a $2,000 secured bond and a first appearance was set for February 23, 2024, in Randolp...
Man Arrested for Breaking into Home, Assaulting Female and Kidnapping Children, says RCSO

Man Arrested for Breaking into Home, Assaulting Female and Kidnapping Children, says RCSO

Crime
Andralius Fazant Culbreth (Mugshot provided by Randolph County Sheriff's Office) ASHEBORO N.C. - A Thomasville man was arrested on multiple felony charges after the Sheriff’s Office says he broke into a woman’s home, assaulted her, and stopped her from calling 911 or answering the door for deputies, and kidnapped children at the home. On January 1st, 2024, Randolph County 911 received a 911-hangup call with screaming in the background. After not being able to get an answer on return calls deputies from the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the area. When deputies arrived, they were unable to get anyone to respond to the door of the residence they believed the call to be coming from and saw no signs that anyone was there. Less than an hour later, Randolph Cou...
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...