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First Responders Recognize Healthcare Workers with Parade at Randolph Health

First Responders Recognize Healthcare Workers with Parade at Randolph Health

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https://youtu.be/-tET22AoHLI ASHEBORO N.C. - This week is both National Hospital Week and National Nurses Week. This afternoon first responders from across Randolph County recognized the arduous work of healthcare workers with a parade around Randolph Health. At 3 p.m. on Thursday May 11th, 2023, first responders from the Asheboro Fire/Rescue Department, Westside Fire Department, Ulah, Fire Department, Randolph County EMS, Asheboro Police Department, and the Randolph County Sheriff's office drove around Randolph Hospital, lights flashing and sirens blaring. The message, thank you for all you do. The parade was part of both National Nurses Week and National Hospital week which run together. "We are very grateful to the City of Asheboro, to Randolph County Sheriff's Departm...
REMC Assists Two Fire Departments in Purchasing New Fire Engines

REMC Assists Two Fire Departments in Purchasing New Fire Engines

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REMC CEO Dale Lambert, REMC Director Larry Routh, REMC VP Fred Smith, Ulah Fire Chief Charlotte King, REMC Director Jeff Sugg, and NC DOI Regional Director Rosemary Parker (Photo provided by Randolph EMC) ASHEBORO N.C. – On Tuesday, February 21, officials from Randolph EMC along with state and local fire representatives held honorary check ceremonies at Robbins Fire Rescue and at Ulah Volunteer Fire Department. Special guests included Commissioner of Insurance and N.C. Fire Marshall Mike Causey, N.C. Department of Insurance Regional Director Rosemary Parker, NC Electric Cooperatives REDLG Program Director Anna Walker, Robbins Town Council members, staff and Town Manager Clint Mack, and various other public safety representatives. Randolph Electric has recently provided two&...
Unattended Camp Fire sparks Woods Fire in Birkhead Mountains Wilderness Area

Unattended Camp Fire sparks Woods Fire in Birkhead Mountains Wilderness Area

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(Photo by Jared Byrd / Randolph County Emergency Services) ASHEBORO N.C. - Officials are saying an unattended campfire is to blame for starting a woods fire that consumed around 1.5 acres in the Birkhead Mountains Wilderness Area this afternoon. At around 2 pm, firefighters from Ulah Fire Department along with Rangers from the NC Forestry Service were dispatched to the Birkhead Mountains Wilderness Area for a report of a woods fire. According to a post on Facebook by the Ulah Fire Department the fire was located approximately 1.5 miles into the Birkhead Wilderness trails. Personnel had the fire contained within an hour of reaching its point of origin and were able to clear the scene at around 4:30 pm. No injuries were reported.
One Arrested For Arson In Sunday Fire

One Arrested For Arson In Sunday Fire

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ASHEBORO N.C. (ACME NEWS)- This morning we are learning more about a mobile home fire Sunday that police believed was set intentionally. The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office said in a press release today that on the morning of Sunday November 21st, 2021, a deputy in the area of US 220 Bus S, near New Hope Church Rd saw a large amount of black smoke coming from Drum St. When that deputy arrived they reported a mobile home was on fire. Fire crews from several departments responded including Ulah and Westside along with Randolph County EMS responded. 9Scott Pelkey / Acme News) The Sheriff’s Office says they received evidence that indicated Robert Daniel Pugh, who lived at the home, had intentionally set the fire. While fire crews were working to put out th...