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Donna Hughes Receives Key to the City at Release Event
Singer-Songwriter Donna Hughes is proud to announce today's two new album releases, From the Heart and Fly , plus the music video for her song "Red Oak Tree."
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Editor's Note: A two-part Focus piece on educational opportunities continues today, with a look at non-public school options for the 2014-15 school year.
Minnesota-based cereal maker to open center in NC
The Winston-Salem Journal reports MOM Brands Inc., formerly known as Malt-O-Meal, will open the center at Union Cross Business Park on the city's southeastern side.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
School bells ringing for over 30,000 students
The new school year is starting for more than 30,000 students in kindergarten through 12th grade this month across Randolph and Montgomery counties.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
2014 Hard Court Tennis Tournament scheduled
Asheboro Cultural & Recreation Services will host the 2014 Randolph County Hard Court Tennis Tournament on Sept.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Destroy N.C. ivory
Incinerating the 20 pounds of elephant ivory and rhinoceros horns in storage at the N.C. Zoo in Asheboro – and worth $1 million on the black market – seems like a good idea to director David Jones, and to us.
Sen. Burr focuses on skills training
For the first time in five years, U.S. Sen. Richard Burr was at Randolph Community College to brush up on what students currently entering the workforce are learning.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Richmond County Daily Journal
County native returns to start dance studio
Holly Littlefield-Bowers wanted to be a dance teacher since she was a child, and now she'll get to pass on her years of experience to girls in Richmond County.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Donna Hughes Release Party for 2 New Albums, Video Premiere
Award-winning Singer-Songwriter Donna Hughes will celebrate two new albums, From the Heart and Fly , and the music video premiere for the song, "The Red Oak Tree" on August 23, 2014.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
North Carolina Zoo celebrates 40th anniversary
A gorilla familiar to zoo visitors for many years, Ramar, also made his public debut in North Carolina that day.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Burlington Times News
N.C. Zoo turning 40
When Bill Parker was hired as a zookeeper, the N.C. Zoo was an interim facility with one small indoor exhibit building, several outdoor paddocks and a row of small cage exhibits.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
4 lion cubs born at North Carolina Zoo4 lion cubs born at North...
Check out this story on WCNC.com: http://www.wcnc.com/story/news/local/2014/08/07/nc-lion-cubs/13736355/ ASHEBORO, N.C. - Four lion cubs have been born at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro and are the facility's first cubs since October 2006, zoo officials told local media outlets this week.
Triad bank loans expanding as standards ease
Triad-based community banks grew their loan portfolios in the second quarter, with busy acquirers NewBridge and Bank of N.C. seeing the biggest increases.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Lion gives birth to 4 cubs at NC Zoo
According to a release on the North Carolina Zoo's website , a lion has given birth to four lion cubs.
Incentives approved for two companies in Randolph County
The Randolph County Board of Commissioners has approved spending nearly $22,000 in incentives for a pet food start-up and a furniture company that are both planning to open facilities in the county, creating 50 jobs total, according to the Asheboro Courier-Tribune .
Plans for RV campground near N.C. Zoo approved
Plans for a new campground have been approved by the Randolph County Board of Commissioner for 98 acres near the North Carolina Zoo , according to the Asheboro Courier-Tribune .
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Article clarifying Worth Street assault necessary
The article clarifying the Worth Street assault issue was so necessary and, again, I applaud your staff for bringing facts to this incident and leaving out all the emotion and speculation.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
John Locke Foundation
Please don't fed the vultures
Seems there's a growing problem of vultures - the bird sort, not the lawyer sort - attacking cars parked at boat ramps.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Car club withdraws request to rent Pilot Mountain; 30 laid off by...
School of the Arts officials are working with health officials after discovering elevated levels of lead in and around a warehouse the university was using.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
The Mountaineer Publishing Company
John C. Robbins Jr.
Lt. Col. John Clinton Robbins Jr., U.S. Army ret., 82nd Airborne, passed away at his home June 26, 2014, after two years of failing health.