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Bowling for Rhinos 2018!

Join us for the 2018 Bowling for Rhinos event on September 12th! Have an awesome evening of food, fun, and friends knowing 100% of the [...]

Biscuits for Business

Are you a Chamber member interested in learning how your membership to the Asheboro/Randolph Chamber of Commerce can help grow your business? Or are you [...]

2018 Volleyball Registration

  2018 Volleyball Registration Start time: Monday 07/30/2018 8:30 AM End time: Monday 07/30/2018 5:30 PM Where: Asheboro Cultural & Recreation Office Registration Period is [...]

Cheerleading Registration

Registration Period is from Monday, July 9 - Friday, August 10 for girls ages 5-12.Participate fee is $30 with current RecCard and $50 for outside [...]

Courier-Tribune

  • State leaders move to give teachers, students a break after Flo
    School district employees affected by Florence shouldn’t have to worry about pay and students shouldn’t have to make-up instructional days, state leaders said Monday.Most public school students in North Carolina missed at least some school time because of the storm. Several southeastern North Carolina school systems were closed for a ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-25-2018
  • I-95, I-40 reopen to all traffic; hundreds of other N.C. roads still closed
    For the first time in 10 days, people can drive the entire length of interstates 95 and 40 through North Carolina.Gov. Roy Cooper said floodwaters receded over the weekend faster than expected, allowing N.C. Department of Transportation crews to inspect and reopen both highways by Monday afternoon. The opening of ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-25-2018
  • Unique theatrical play honors Randolph’s WWI Company K on battle anniversary
    ASHEBORO — The sacrifice and heroism of soldiers from Randolph County in World War I will be on display in a one-time dramatic presentation on the 100th anniversary of the decisive battle in which they played a leading role.“Company K: From Asheboro to the Fields of France,” by Asheboro-born poet ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-25-2018
  • Officials search for missing autistic boy
    GASTONIA — In an instant, it seemed, Maddox Ritch had disappeared.The 6-year-old boy, who has autism, was walking with his father and another person Saturday at Rankin Lake Park in Gastonia, near Charlotte, North Carolina, when he took off running, his parents later told police. Gastonia spokeswoman Rachel Bagley told ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-24-2018
  • I-95 reopens; 450 other N.C. roads still closed
    RALEIGH — For the first time in 10 days, people can drive the entire length of Interstate 95 through North Carolina.Gov. Roy Cooper announced the highway had reopened late Sunday night after floodwaters receded faster than expected. Meanwhile, Interstate 40 remains closed between Wilmington and N.C. 41 near Wallace, with ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-24-2018
  • While he was helping in Flo, his home was ‘ransacked’
    CHARLOTTE — A National Guard soldier left his Charlotte home to help with Hurricane Florence recovery efforts on the coast — but he came home Friday to find his house “ransacked,” according to a GoFundMe page set up on his behalf.Luis Ocampo, 24, is a military medic with a girlfriend ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-24-2018
  • Bear attacks elderly woman in Asheville
    ASHEVILLE — A 75-year-old woman was attacked by a bear near her home in the mountain community of Swannanoa on Tuesday, the North Carolina Wildlife Commission said Sunday.The woman, Toni Rhegness, was treated at a hospital and released, the wildlife commission said in a news release. The release gave this ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-24-2018
  • Legislators call for special Flo session
    RALEIGH — Legislative leaders want the General Assembly to return to work this week to vote on Hurricane Florence relief money and policies.Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, said in a news release Thursday that he wanted the legislature to return on Oct. 9 to handle Hurricane Florence relief.Senate leader Phil ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-24-2018
  • Causey: Don’t be a victim twice
    RALEIGH — North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey urged people victimized by Hurricane Florence to stay strong and avoid being taken advantage of by dishonest contractors and scam artists.“Many of you are already under tremendous emotional stress, so the last thing you want to do is become a victim twice,” ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-23-2018
  • Little Ricky joins in fun for Mayberry Days, Sept. 24-30
    MOUNT AIRY — Keith Thibodeaux, who played Opie’s friend Johnny Paul Jason on “The Andy Griffith Show” and also played Little Ricky on “I Love Lucy,” will be a featured guest at the 29th annual Mayberry Days, Sept. 24-30, in Andy Griffith’s hometown.It will be Thibodeaux’s first appearance at the ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-22-2018
  • Could Hurricane Florence hit Wilmington again?
    WILMINGTON — It’s the storm that just won’t die.A week after Hurricane Florence pummeled the region with wind and rain, the remnants of the storm haven’t dissipated and now have a slim chance to reform for a second go at the Cape Fear coast.The National Hurricane Center is still monitoring ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-22-2018
  • Florence damaged hundreds of N.C. roads and bridges. When will they be repaired?
    Florence could be the most destructive storm in recent history to hit North Carolina’s roads and bridges, according to the state’s transportation chief.So far, at least 300 N.C. road and bridge sites need long-term repair, state Transportation Secretary James Trogdon told the Observer Friday. And officials may find much more ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-22-2018
  • What it’s like living in the dark in wake of Florence
    NEW HANOVER COUNTY — Through a busted panel in their backyard fence, Amy and Mark Holcomb can see light shining through a neighbor’s window.It’s a taunting sight, as the Holcomb family and many of their neighbors are in their eighth day without power just feet away.They aren’t alone. In New ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-22-2018
  • N.C. cemetery needed a way to stop coffins from rising
    Hurricane floodwaters have been sucking coffins out of the ground at Goldsboro’s Elmwood Cemetery for more than 20 years, so city officials decided to try something new as Hurricane Florence neared the coast Friday.Their solution involved sandbags: Not to keep the flood water out, but to keep the coffins down.More ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-22-2018
  • How does ‘Frankenstorm’ compare to past hurricanes?
    Hurricanes, like people, take on unique personalities as they spin to life. But Hurricane Florence was in a class of its own — so unusual that it defies comparisons to a single past Carolina storm, said a climatologist with the North Carolina Climate Office.“Florence is going to be remembered as ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 09-22-2018
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Courier-Tribune Sports

  • NCHSAA adjusts playoff schedules
    CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association Board of Directors and Commissioner Que Tucker have made the decision to adjust the playoff calendar for fall sports following historic flooding and devastation in many areas of eastern North Carolina."The complexity of adjusting dates for playoff rounds and state ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-25-2018
  • Former AHS coach Lisa Robertson passes away
    ASHEBORO — There was never an opponent during Lisa Robertson’s long coaching career that she wouldn’t fight to the very end. On Monday afternoon, the longtime Asheboro High School coach could fight no more as she lost her battle with ALS.Robertson, one of the longest-tenured coaches in AHS history, passed ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-25-2018
  • Victory at Richmond eases playoff tension for Kyle Busch
    RICHMOND, Va. - Kyle Busch has been one of the last four contenders standing in each of the NASCAR Cup Series' last three years, and now that he's secured his spot in stage two of the playoffs, he's approaching next week's race on an unusual and foreign layout at Charlotte ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-25-2018
  • UNC picks up first victory
    CHAPEL HILL — North Carolina scored the first 17 points of the second half then held on to win its first game of the season 38-35 against Pittsburgh Saturday. After taking the lead in the first half, UNC gave it up as its defense was unable to stop the Panther ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-23-2018
  • Harris throws 3 TD passes to lead Duke
    DURHAM -- Quentin Harris passed for 202 yards and three touchdowns before leaving with an injury as Duke beat North Carolina Central 55-13 on Saturday.Brittain Brown rushed for 118 yards and a score and added a 44-yard touchdown catch to help the Blue Devils start 4-0 in back-to-back seasons for ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-23-2018
  • No. 8 Notre Dame swaps quarterbacks, beats Wake Forest 56-27
    WINSTON-SALEM -- No. 8 Notre Dame threw the Book at Wake Forest.Ian Book rushed for three touchdowns and threw for two more in his first start of the season, leading the Fighting Irish past Wake Forest 56-27 on Saturday.Book replaced Brandon Wimbush in the starting lineup and was 25 of ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-23-2018
  • Panthers’ college-style offense presents Bengals with unique challenge
    CHARLOTTE -- While the Carolinas continue to recover from the flooding left by Hurricane Florence, the Cincinnati Bengals are preparing for a Week 3 road matchup with the Panthers.The teams meet at 1 p.m. Sunday at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte.Carolina (1-1) is coming off a 31-24 loss at ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-23-2018
  • Bell wins Xfinity race at Richmond; Earnhardt 4th
    RICHMOND, Va. -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. is not quite finished with racing.The NASCAR fan favorite got back behind the wheel Friday night, led 96 laps and finished fourth in an Xfinity Series race at Richmond Raceway. It was his first race since he retired from the Cup Series after last ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-23-2018
  • Randleman tops Wheatmore in battle of PAC unbeatens
    TRINITY — The Randleman and Wheatmore high school football fans were probably feeling a bit of déjà vu Friday night.Last year, the teams met in Week 6 — the Piedmont Athletic Conference opener. Both were undefeated with the Tigers at 4-0 and the Warriors at 5-0.Fast forward a year and the teams were ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-22-2018
  • SEG tops Blue Comets; ER defeats Providence Grove
     ASHEBORO - It has been a rough season thus far for the Asheboro High School varsity football team and it didn’t get any easier against powerful Southeast Guilford in the Blue Comets’ Mid-Piedmont Conference opener Friday night. The one-loss Falcons bolted to a huge halftime lead and went on to record ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-22-2018
  • N.C. State, Avent agree to extension
    RALEIGH —N.C. State finalized a two-year contract extension for baseball coach Elliott Avent on Friday.Avent has led the Wolfpack to a school-record 833 wins in 22 seasons and 17 NCAA tournament appearances, including the College World Series in 2013. Avent’s deal, worth $500,000 annually, will run through the 2021 season. ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-22-2018
  • Wolfpack looks for running game against Marshall
    RALEIGH — Brady Bodine saw the hole, made up his mind and took off."I didn’t really do much," the N.C. State senior running back said. "The O-linedid it all. I just ran. I didn’t get touched."Bodine’s 39-yard touchdown run in the Wolfpack’s 41-7 win over Georgia State on Sept. 8 ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-22-2018
  • Hooters extends contract with Chase Elliott
    CONCORD — Hooters has expanded its association with 12-time champions Hendrick Motorsports with a new contract that extends its primary sponsorship of driver Chase Elliott and the No. 9 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 team for three years.Hooters, the iconic American restaurant brand with a deep history in NASCAR, will be a ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-22-2018
  • Panthers place starting safety Searcy on IR
    CHARLOTTE — The Carolina Panthers placed starting safety Da’Norris Searcy on injured reserve Friday after he suffered his second concussion in five weeks.The team has not yet made a corresponding move, so the roster sits at 52 players.Searcy, 29, left the team’s preseason game against Miami on Aug. 17 and ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-22-2018
  • WHS spikers hold off Randleman in four sets
    RANDLEMAN — With the teams vying for the Piedmont Athletic Conference lead, the Wheatmore and Randleman high school varsity volleyball teams met at RHS for the squads’ second meeting of the season.In the end, the Warriors came back from a second-set loss with a vengeance on their way to a ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 09-21-2018
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