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Weathered Barn Pop Up Sale

Lots of Vendors in a beautiful Barn! Minutes away from EM Holt school, follow the signs! October 13-14 Weathered Barn Events: 5434 Foster Store Rd, [...]

Zero One Design Inc. Product Showcase

Join us at High Point Market Floor 3, T-507, Global Sourcing Pavilion - Suites At Market Square as we showcase our state of the art [...]

2017 Annual Fall Festival at Whitaker Farms

2017 Annual Fall Festival date is set for Saturday, October 14th 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm Child Admission: $10 and includes admission to the play [...]

Youth Basketball Registration

Registration Ages: Boys & Girls 4-15 Leagues Offered: We compete with Randleman Parks and Recreation Department. *Age as of January 1st Rookie League: Co-ed ages 4-6 [...]

Courier-Tribune

  • Trump rescinds invite to Steph Curry for White House visit
    On Saturday morning, President Donald Trump tweeted that he was withdrawing his offer to visit the White House after the Golden State Warriors’ star point guard, Charlotte native Steph Curry, said he was hesitant to visit the president.It wasn’t immediately clear if he was withdrawing the invitation just for Curry ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-23-2017
  • Constitution still controversial: Lecture spotlights dueling interpretations
    During a presentation on the Constitution this week, the keynote speaker earned a round of applause when he unveiled a Notorious R.B.G. shirt in honor of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.“As my daughter says, ‘Go get em, Bader Ginsburg,’” said Albert Thomas Jr.The local attorney and former judge ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-23-2017
  • Anticom planning December torch march, rally in Charlotte
    An anti-communist group that describes its mission as defending communities against “leftist terrorists and rioters” said it plans to hold a torch march and rally in uptown Charlotte on Dec. 28.Anticom is encouraging its members to take their “torches, guns, armor, gear and flags” to Charlotte. “Stay nonviolent, and we’ll ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-23-2017
  • Defendant had a chance to get his life back, but he came up $800 short
    Rahman Bethea says he had a chance to get his life back. But he came up $800 short.Now the Charlotte man is at the center of an unusual court fight that broaches a sweeping criminal justice debate: Do people charged with crimes have a better chance of getting off if ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-23-2017
  • Shaw House Fair of Vintage Collectibles to be held Oct. 14
    SOUTHERN PINES — The ninth annual Shaw House Fair of Vintage Collectibles will be held Saturday, Oct. 14, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the historic Shaw House, 110 Morganton Road at Broad Street in Southern Pines.Admission is free. This year there will be fun for all the family, such as ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-23-2017
  • Upgrade will connect all N.C. 911 systems with internet-based roouting
    RALEIGH — North Carolina will improve its 911 services by upgrading the technology that serves as the backbone of the communications system.The new technology will give the state the ability to connect all 117 primary 911 centers through internet-based routing services, allowing the call centers to seamlessly communicate with one ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-23-2017
  • Solar eclipse made S.C. cash registers go ka-ching!
    The Aug. 21 solar eclipse that crossed the heart of South Carolina, filling hotels from Greenville to Charleston, became the state’s largest tourist event on record.About 1.6 million people traveled to or within the state to see the eclipse, the state Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism said this week. ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-22-2017
  • Drinking beer, watching a lawnmower on fire: Then the cops show up
    A man lit his house on fire after being arrested earlier that day, officials said.Jimmy Messer, 62, was arrested Wednesday with Bobby Messer Jr., 30, who police said was shooting at cars.Officials arrived at 884 Blackwelder Road and found the men in the yard drinking beer, while watching a lawnmower ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-22-2017
  • Montgomery property donated to The LandTrust for Central NC
    SALISBURY — The LandTrust for Central North Carolina is excited to announce the recent donation of a 10-acre property in Montgomery County that buffers the Uwharrie River. The Blair family generously donated this property to The LandTrust in order to see the site conserved for future generations.The newly protected property ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-22-2017
  • Consultant’s advice: Complete the I-77 lanes but delete the tolls
    A consultant hired to review the Interstate 77 toll lane project recommends the N.C. Department of Transportation consider the so-called “Complete and Delete” option recommended by Lake Norman toll-lane opponents.Under the Complete and Delete proposal, the contractor, I-77 Mobility Partners, would finish building the toll lanes from uptown to Mooresville. ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-21-2017
  • Something is biting and killing North Carolina’s white-tailed deer
    A tiny gnat also known as a “biting midge” is spreading a deadly disease among North Carolina’s white-tailed deer.The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has received multiple reports of dead, dying and sick deer in the Southern Appalachians as a result of hemorrhagic disease. The disease causes no harm to humans ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-21-2017
  • Latest Senate health care bill could cost N.C. billions
    North Carolina would lose nearly $6 billion in federal health care money under the latest Republican bill, according to a new report issued Thursday.The Kaiser Family Foundation said North Carolina would lose $5.7 billion by 2026 under the so-called Graham-Cassidy bill. The U.S. Senate could vote on the measure next ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-21-2017
  • Asheboro resident on board hearing request to remove monuments at capitol
    ASHEBORO — Bill Ivey, who sits on the 11-member board, does not look forward to the fall meeting of the N.C. Historical Commission.One of the items on the commission’s agenda is a petition that requests approval for moving three state-owned monuments from the State Capitol grounds to the Bentonville Battlefield, ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-20-2017
  • Slow the redistricting process, engage stakeholders, witnesses say
    RALEIGH — If the separation-of-powers undertones in the judicial redistricting process weren’t already obvious, state Rep. Justin Burr, R-Stanly, left no doubt Tuesday.The General Assembly is exercising its authority to redraw district and Superior Court maps “not for the benefit of lawyers, but for the benefit of the people of ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-20-2017
  • Toys R Us files for bankruptcy, will be open for holiday shopping season
    Toys R Us Inc. has filed for bankruptcy reorganization, a victim of the sea change in retailing and the company’s own heavy debt burden, but said it would continue to operate as usual heading into the crucial holiday shopping season.With its spacious, high-ceiling stores that hold thousands of items, Toys ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-20-2017
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Courier-Tribune Sports

  • It’s good to be 1-0: Local prep squads start league season on right foot
    There’s always something special about a conference opener as teams look to get a leg-up on the league season.But no matter the result of that first league battle, there is still plenty of work to do throughout the remainder of the campaign. A win or loss certainly won’t make or ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-24-2017
  • No what-ifs: NC State beats Florida State for Doeren’s first win over top-25 opponent at NCSU
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- There were no regrets this time for N.C. State. No "almosts, ""what-ifs?" or disappointment after a series of close calls against top-25 teams.Bradley Chubb made sure of that. So did Jaylen Samuels and Jakoby Meyers and, yes, even the kicker.All of the mistakes and missed steps that ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-24-2017
  • Duke rallies past North Carolina in fourth quarter 27-17
    CHAPEL HILL -- Duke coach David Cutcliffe joked this week it must be November if Duke and North Carolina were playing each other in football.Cutcliffe can only hope the Blue Devils are playing just as well come November.The Blue Devils, trailing in the fourth quarter Saturday, fought back for a ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-24-2017
  • Wake Forest hangs on thanks to blocked FG
    BOONE -- Wake Forest's Scotty Washington blocked a 39-yard field goal attempt with five seconds to play, allowing the Demon Deacons to hold on for a 20-19 victory over host Appalachian State in a nonconference game Saturday at Kidd Brewer Stadium in Boone, N.C.Mike Weaver's 25-yard field goal with 7:22 ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-24-2017
  • Dominant Panthers defense faces stiff test from Saints
    CHARLOTTE -- It's time to find out if Carolina's No. 1-ranked defense is for real.After dominating performances against sub-par offenses in San Francisco and Buffalo, middle linebacker Luke Kuechly knows the Panthers will face their stiffest test Sunday when Carolina plays host to Drew Brees and the Saints' high-flying offense."Their ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-24-2017
  • Logano forced to watch practice as part of NASCAR punishment
    LOUDON, N.H. -- Joey Logano was parked in NASCAR's penalty box.Logano was forced to strap in, put on his helmet and sit on pit road in the No. 22 Ford for the duration of a 50-minute Cup series practice Saturday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. NASCAR punished Logano and his ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-24-2017
  • Bell class of the field in Truck Series win at New Hampshire
    LOUDON, N.H. -- Christopher Bell was the class of the field in the Truck Series during the regular season. With playoff races underway, Bell proved again he'll be the driver to beat for the championship.Bell, the top-seeded driver in the playoff field, passed Ryan Truex with 15 laps left and ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-24-2017
  • UNC national championship team not visiting White House
    CHAPEL HILL -- North Carolina’s 2017 national championship men’s basketball team will not visit the White House, a team spokesman said on Saturday, though the Tar Heels were invited to visit, as is the custom for teams that win college men’s basketball and football national championships.Whether UNC would visit President ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-24-2017
  • Trump picks fights with NFL, NBA –– and athletes fight back
    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has picked fights with two of the nation’s most popular professional sports leagues, setting off a Twitter war with top athletes who were quick to fight back in an extraordinary display of political trash-talking with thinly veiled racial undertones.Even National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-24-2017
  • Trump rescinds invite to Steph Curry for White House visit
    On Saturday morning, President Donald Trump tweeted that he was withdrawing his offer to visit the White House after the Golden State Warriors’ star point guard, Charlotte native Steph Curry, said he was hesitant to visit the president.It wasn’t immediately clear if he was withdrawing the invitation just for Curry ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-23-2017
  • Early spurt lifts Randleman past Wheatmore
    RANDLEMAN — The undefeated Wheatmore High School Warriors marched into Charles R. Gregory Stadium Friday night, looking to put another notch in their belt as they opened the Piedmont Athletic Conference season against the Randleman Tigers.It took one quarter for the Tigers to end any notion the Warriors may have ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-23-2017
  • ER opens PAC with win over Patriots
    RAMSEUR — There was a little extra weight on the shoulders of the Eastern Randolph High School football players heading into Friday night’s game against Providence Grove.Not only was it the Piedmont Athletic Conference opener for both squads, but it was Homecoming and the induction of the inaugural Hall of ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-23-2017
  • Duke commit Surratt now leads UNC against Blue Devils
    CHAPEL HILL — When Chazz Surratt, then perhaps the best high school quarterback in North Carolina, committed to Duke in April 2015, members of the UNC coaching staff felt the kind of disappointment that comes naturally whenever they lose a coveted prospect. They also believed they had a chance, still, ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-22-2017
  • AHS, WHS spikers capture league wins
    ASHEBORO — The Asheboro High School varsity volleyball team captured a 25-19, 25-14, 25-13 win over Southeast Guilford in Mid-Piedmont Conference action Thursday.Sammi Underwood recorded 17 assists, Mary Cate Kovash had eight kills and five blocks, Megan Banker had 11 kills, four blocks and two aces, Kendall Allen had five ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-22-2017
  • ER to induct first HOF class tonight
    RAMSEUR — Eastern Randolph High School, which formed in 1968 from schools in Liberty, Ramseur, Franklinville, Grays Chapel and Coleridge, has had a long and rich sports history. There have been a plethora of conference championships, a number of state titles and success far beyond those of most high schools.Now, ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-22-2017
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