Randolph County Newswire

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  1. Greensboro to consider shovel-ready, PTI infrastructure investments March 17Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... Tuesday in support of plans to fast-track about $2.2 million of engineering and design work needed for a Randolph County site being assembled to lure an auto manufacturer. The work is needed as part of a $22.5 million water and sewer project for the ...

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  2. Greensboro to hire contractors for megasite engineering workRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Business Journal

    The Greensboro City Council moved forward Tuesday night on plans to fast-track about $2.2 million worth of engineering and design work needed for a Randolph County site being assembled to lure an auto manufacturer. Councilman Zack Matheny said the council voted 7-2 Tuesday to support funding the work needed as part of a larger $22.5 million water and sewer project for the megasite.

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  3. Greensboro-High Point ranks No. 1 for new and expanded corporate facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Business Journal

    ... Buses with 236 jobs and BuzziSpace with 113 jobs . Guilford County accounted for 23 projects in all, and Randolph County accounted for 15. Randolph and Guilford shared one project that straddled the county line - the Thomas Built Buses expansion - ...

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  4. 2 die in wreck in Randolph CountyRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | WBTV

    The North Carolina Highway Patrol told local media outlets that 31-year-old David Smith of Thomasville and 47-year-old Kimberly Rule of Davidson County died in the wreck. A passenger in Smith's vehicle was flown to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center for treatment of her injuries.

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  5. Jerry and Terry Wagoner transformed the Sunset Theater in the 1980sRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Courier-Tribune

    ... showbills and such from the day in the 1980s when the Grand Ole Opry star took to the stage in Asheboro. The Randolph County native brought an album of the memorabilia to The Courier-Tribune , saying he thought it would make a good story. It's ...

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  6. North Carolina's top recruiter: State will have to be 'extremely aggressive' to win auto plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Business Journal

    ... the potential for an auto plant in North Carolina and the Triad, where a megasite is being assembled in Randolph County to attract a manufacturer that could create thousands of jobs. And less than 15 minutes farther south along U.S. Highway 421 is ...

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  7. Check out the ride AC/DC's lead singer just bought from Petty's GarageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Business Journal

    Brian Johnson, the lead singer of rock band AC/DC is the first buyer for a limited-edition Mustang GT built by Petty's Garage, the Randolph County-based shop of NASCAR legend Richard Petty, in conjunction with Ford Motor Co.

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    Monday Feb 23 | Courier-Tribune

    This picture, taken on Feb. 11, 1991, is from The Courier-Tribune archives and has to rank as one of the cutest all-time photographs of a ceremonial groundbreaking. Pictured on the left is Randolph County School Superintendent Dr. George Fleetwood; on the right is Bob Trogdon; and, front and center, wielding the smallest shovel, is Farmer second-grader Cole Lambert.

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  9. AC/DC singer buys car built by Triad-based Petty's GarageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Business Journal

    ... Richard Petty. AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson is the first buyer for a limited-edition Mustang GT built by Randolph County-based Petty's Garage The 627-horsepower car was inspired by the popular Petty's Garage Mustang GT on display at last year's ...

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  10. 74-year-old woman dies in Randolph County fireRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | WBTV

    Randolph County authorities have released the name of a 74-year-old woman who died in a weekend fire in Seagrove. The sheriff's office told local media outlets that Barbara Beck Hayes was pulled from the basement of the home.

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  11. Cocaine convict jailed on probation chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... red to serve the sentence in prison. Hickmond has previous convictions of robbery with a dangerous weapon in Randolph County, larceny and driving while license revoked in Moore County and driving while license revoked in Richmond County.

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  12. Arms Race: The Times-News examined what kinds of weapons local law enforcement agencies have on handRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Burlington Times News

    ... assault rifle, lessening the chances of close-range shooting. But unlike nearby agencies - in Salisbury and Randolph County, for instance - Alamance County's departments don't have crowd-control grenades filled with rubber projectiles, or large-area ...

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  13. Chung: N.C. will have to be 'extremely aggressive' to win auto plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Business Journal

    ... the potential for an auto plant in North Carolina and the Triad, where a megasite is being assembled in Randolph County to attract a manufacturer that could create thousands of jobs . North Carolina is the only state in the South that does not have ...

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  14. Where's our good news?Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 14 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... the benefit of others. Back in November, Robert Orndorff, a representative from Dominion, spoke to Elkins-Randolph County Chamber of Commerce members. During his presentation, Orndorff made a number of statements regarding the economic impact the ...

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  15. Asheboro council chambers sees first facelift since 1960sRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Courier-Tribune

    ... housed city offices, the library and the fire department. In his book, "The Architectural History of Randolph County, N.C.," author L. McKay Whatley describes the building as "the city's foremost example of Art Deco style." Examples of this style ...

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  16. 18 couples chosen for 2015 Dancing with StarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Courier-Tribune

    Asheboro City Councilman Eddie Burks, left, and Dare Spicer, executive director of the Randolph County Family Crisis Center, take a bow before the crowd at the Meet the Stars event on Jan. 25. FUN EVENT - Archdale Mayor Bert Stone, center, and Abed Hassan, right, who owns Archdale Biscuitville, had fun at the Meet the Stars event along with guest Jamie Christien. ASHEBORO - The dancers for Randolph Community College Foundation's 2015 Dancing with the Randolph Stars benefit include a mayor, a city councilman, two attorneys, a potter, two insurance agents, a pharmacist, a chef, a financial adviser and several business owners.

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  17. New Page Capital of Greensboro buys Engineered Steel Products of Randolph CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Business Journal

    New Page Capital, a Greensboro-based private equity firm formed in 2013 to purchase and grow privately held companies in the Triad, has acquired Engineered Steel Products, a Randolph County structural steel manufacturing company. The purchase is the first major investment deal for New Page Capital, which plans to invest in local companies that have revenues ranging between $5 million $35 million, stable cash flow and sustainable competitive positions.

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  18. Unemployment rate falls at year's endRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Thomasville Times

    ... just a middling factor in that number. An estimated 800 people left the labor force in 2014. By comparison, Randolph County's unemployment rate fell from 6.4 percent to 4.8 percent, but the workforce has also gradually increased in recent months. ...

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  19. N.C. bill would give food truck owners, customers a new optionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Business Journal

    ... Tillman is a Republican from Archdale who represents North Carolina's 29th District, which includes part of Randolph County and all of Moore County. In the measure, known as Senate Bill 7, a food stand is defined as "a food establishment that holds ...

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  20. Construction in city drops in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Courier-Tribune

    ... addition to the sock and hosiery manufacturer's 145,000-square-foot plant. Asheboro City Council members and Randolph County commissioners each agreed in 2013 to pay $75,000 in incentives for the textile company's expansion that would create 50 new ...

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