Randolph County Newswire

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  1. Trooper earns award for finding lost driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... 220 in Biscoe when he heard a radio bulletin urging law enforcement to be on the lookout for the missing Randolph County woman. He dialed the cellphone number provided in the alert. The voice on the other end of the line was drowsy and dazed. She ...

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  2. Retired officer won't face charges in husband's shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Burlington Times News

    ... Bishop III, 68, on Dec. 10, 2014 when the two exchanged gunfire in their home at 1504 Larchmont Drive. The Randolph County district attorney's office announced late Tuesday morning in a news release that no criminal charges will be filed against ...

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  3. Triad gets new Korean restaurant ... County considers buying more...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Business Journal

    A new Korean restaurant has opened in Burlington, the Burlington Times-News reports . Mixed Rice is located at 3258 S. Church St. Officials in Randolph County hope to add land to the proposed Greensboro-Randolph Megasite, the Greensboro News & Record reports .

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  4. Automaker pursuit: Where is N.C.'s fourth megasite?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Business Journal

    ... 1,500 acres either under option or purchased. He plans to visit the third well-known site, an area in Randolph County managed by the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite Foundation, headed by former Greensboro mayor Jim Melvin , who says there are more than ...

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  5. Thomas Wade GarrettRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... from Nathaniel Greene High School and Elon College. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He retired from the Randolph County School System where he taught industrial co-op Training (ICT). He was inducted into North Carolina Softball Hall of Fame in ...

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  6. Two Randolph County men charged in money laundering caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Burlington Times News

    Chad Franklin Branson and Larry Wayne McKenzie, no ages or addresses listed, are accused of filing false entry documents to import clothing and defrauding the U.S. government of about $18,000 in import duty. According to an indictment, Branson and McKenzie ran Asheboro-based Branco Enterprises, which is also named as a defendant in the case.

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  7. Triad company, management indictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Business Journal

    Asheboro-based Branco Enterprises Inc., along with its current president and its former president, have been indicted for allegedly conspiring to import merchandise by means of fraudulent invoices and conspiring to commit international money laundering. The company and Chad Franklin Branson and Larry Wayne McKenzie , both of Randolph County, are alleged to have "conspired and agreed to defraud the United States" by filing false entry documents with U.S. Customs, according to a press release from Ripley Rand, U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina.

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  8. Clothing company faces federal fraud probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    A Randolph County business and its current and former presidents have been indicted on merchandise importing fraud and money laundering charges, U.S. Attorney Ripley Rand's office said Thursday. Branco Enterprises, Inc., a North Carolina-incorporated business, located in Asheboro, as well as Chad Franklin Branson and Larry Wayne McKenzie, both of Randolph County, are alleged to have conspired and agreed to defraud the United States by filing false entry documents with U.S. customs, Rand spokesman Randy Tysinger said in a statement.

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  9. DPS driver's ed gets new lease on lifeRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 25 | HeraldSun.com

    ... said at the time. Lawmakers have faced intense lobbying from school districts and one, Rep. Pat Hurley, a Randolph County Republican, has sponsored a bill to restore funding with money from unclaimed lottery prizes for the 2015-16 fiscal year and a ...

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  10. Liberty council asked to consider ward systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Burlington Times News

    The president of the Randolph County NAACP asked the Liberty Town Council on Monday night to consider implementation of a ward system to elect its members. Donald Matthews suggested dividing the town into five wards or districts.

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  11. Empty Bowls raises more than $5,000 for soup kitchenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Courier-Tribune

    YUMMY! - Sue McDonald with Randolph County Extension and Community Association pours soup Tuesday while volunteering at the Empty Bowls Benefit at Central United Methodist Church. CLICK FOR MORE PHOTOS.

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  12. NC law is hazy when it comes to filming officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Just about everyone takes their cellphone camera for granted, but did you know there is nothing in state law that gives you the right to record a police officer? NC law is hazy when it comes to filming officers Just about everyone takes their cellphone camera for granted, but did you know there is nothing in state law that gives you the right to record a police officer? Check out this story on WCNC.com: CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- There was some dramatic video captured on a body camera worn by Randolph County sheriff's deputies showing a suspect trying to stab a deputy.

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  13. Another one bites the dust: Volvo reportedly no longer considering N.C. for expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Independent Weekly

    ... an auto manufacturing plant and officials in the Triad area have been developing 1,800 acres in northeastern Randolph County-called the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite- for an auto plant to set up shop. McCrory had been actively courting Volvo. 2014 ...

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  14. Watch How Quickly an Officer Wearing a Body Camera Takes Down a Suspect Who Came at Him With a KnifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | TheBlaze.com

    The Randolph County Sheriff's Office in North Carolina is testing two body cameras on its deputies. One of them has already proved what the office says is support of the old adage that "a picture is worth a thousand words."

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  15. Body cam records NC man attacking deputy with a knifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    A video recorded by a Randolph County deputy's body camera shows a man attacked a deputy with a knife. We are seeing the dangers our police are facing like we've never seen it before thanks to these body-worn cameras.

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  16. Report: Volvo will not locate factory in N.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Burlington Times News

    ... Triad regional officials have been busy, working to buy and develop 1,800 acres in an area of northeastern Randolph County they call the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite that would be designed to recruit an auto plant. And the Greensboro Partnership, ...

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  17. Free 'en Plein Air' demonstration WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | The Sampson Independent

    ... Uwharrie Mountains and playing in and along the banks of the Uwharrie River in the southwestern portion of Randolph County. He became interested in art at a very early age, winning his first art competition at the age of 6. At age 15, he took his ...

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  18. web1_OLD-PHOTO-Earth-Day-for-web.jpgRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Courier-Tribune

    ... celebrated Earth Day last weekend with a 'Party for the Planet.' On Saturday, April 25, from 8 a.m.-noon, Randolph County Electronic Recycling Day will be held at Randolph Mall in Asheboro. People are urged to recycle electronics, including ...

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  19. Man accused of paying to have another killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Thomasville Times

    ... "This past Friday, we arrested Mr. Coggins on U.S. Highway 64 just east of N.C. Highway 109 headed toward Randolph County." Preliminary reports indicate the crime stemmed from a domestic issue. According to DCSO Coggins paid a third party $300 to ...

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  20. NC mulls funding for veterans to investigate child predatorsRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... One of the chairmen of the public safety appropriations committee, Republican Rep. Pat Hurley of Randolph County, said increasing manpower for investigations of child predators "needs to be done." The HERO program began in 2013, and Cooper said that ...

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