Randolph County Newswire

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  1. Census: Alamance County is one of the fastest growing counties in NCRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2010 | Burlington Times News

    ... 7,000 people, or 5 percent, and Guilford County grew by 23,713 people, or 4.9 percent. On a smaller scale, Randolph County grew by 1,206, or 0.7 percent and Caswell County lost 637 people, or 2.7 percent. Williams said the positive trends are ...

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  2. TDA awards $20,000 in tourism grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Courier-Tribune

    The Randolph County Tourism Development Authority board approved three grants for upcoming tourism-related projects this year at the meeting on Wednesday. Beneficiaries include the Liberty NC STEP Program, the American Legion Southeast Regional Baseball Tournament and the Operation North State Top Shelf Fishin' Festival at Randleman Lake.

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  3. NC bill proposes cutting Trinity council seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | WXII 12 Winston-Salem

    Rep. Pat Hurley introduced a bill Tuesday that would eliminate three seats from the Trinity City Council, which she said is a response to constituents upset about government dysfunction in the northern Randolph County municipality. Hurley, R-Randolph, would change the council from its current eight members with a mayor to five council representatives with a mayor.

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  4. Asheboro getting a food truck rodeoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Business Journal

    The event on March 21 will take place in connection with the 14th annual Human Race, a 5K charity walk/run , the Asheboro Courier-Tribune reported . The rodeo is being sponsored by Habitat for Humanity of Randolph County.

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  5. New authority to be regional effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Business Journal

    ... Megasite Foundation is managing the project and looking to control those acres. The next steps for a Randolph County site being assembled to lure an automaker, according to Jim Melvin , will be gaining control of all the land and securing two ...

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  6. sweetFrog Opens Locations in North Carolina and West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | PRWeb

    ... friendly atmosphere," said Tammy Joyce, owner and operator of the Asheboro location. "I am from Trinity in Randolph County, and this is where we call home." Creating a fun, safe environment for family and friends is one of the motivating factors ...

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

    Thursday Mar 5 | 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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  8. Greensboro to hire contractors for megasite engineering workRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. North Carolina's top recruiter: State will have to be 'extremely aggressive' to win auto plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | 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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  14. Check out the ride AC/DC's lead singer just bought from Petty's GarageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | 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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    Feb 23, 2015 | 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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  16. AC/DC singer buys car built by Triad-based Petty's GarageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | 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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  17. 74-year-old woman dies in Randolph County fireRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | 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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  18. Cocaine convict jailed on probation chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | 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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  19. Arms Race: The Times-News examined what kinds of weapons local law enforcement agencies have on handRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | 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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  20. Chung: N.C. will have to be 'extremely aggressive' to win auto plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | 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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