CIS Tacky Christmas Sweater Party

Communities in Schools in Randolph County

Get on your ugliest, most creative Tacky Christmas Sweater & gather your friends for some drinks & music & dancing! Yes, we are talking about the Communities in Schools infamous annual Tacky Christmas Sweater Party.The event will be held on Thursday, Dec. 7, from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Cetwick, 162 N. Cherry St., Asheboro, for what has become an annual holiday tradition. 2017 Planning Committee include Shannon Foster -Chair, Mark Strider, Beth Knott, Kurt Sullivan, Robin Necci, Laura King, Kelly Shipley, Isai Robeldo, and Aimee Scotton. Mary Lisk is spearheading the…

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And Your New Miss Randolph County Is…

Miss Randolph County, Miss North Carolina, Miss America

  “Shocked!” That’s best way Shyquel Allison can describe the moment her name was called the night of October 21st. After receiving the preliminary Talent and Lifestyle and Fitness awards, the 20 year old junior at High Point University captured the 2018 Miss Randolph County title and says it was a “humbling experience.” Shyquel entered her first Miss America Organization affiliated pageant in 2016 in the Miss High Point pageant, but it was her earlier pageant experience at High Point Central High School that she says she “caught the pageant…

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June 15 Career Fair – 100s of jobs with 30+ employers

Seeking hundreds of candidates at Thursday’s Career Fair – Triad Goodwill forges new partnership with Mount Zion Baptist Church  Triad Goodwill, a 501(c)(3) non-profit leader in career development and job placement, presents a Career Fair this Thursday, June 15 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Mount Zion Baptist Church of Greensboro, Inc. at 1301 Alamance Church Road, Greensboro, NC 27406. Job seekers can meet recruiters and managers seeking new staff to fill hundreds of fulltime, part-time and seasonal openings at more than 30 companies. “We are excited to launch our…

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NC Zoo Seeks Help Spotting Two African Secretary Birds

URGENT! – ASHEBORO, N.C., May 28, 2017  On May 26, two Secretary Birds left their behind-the-scenes habitat through an egress that was not tightly secured, and then blown open by gusty winds that topped 30 mph. Zoo officials stressed that Secretary Birds are not a danger to the general public, pets or farm animals. Secretary Birds will avoid people and feed on snakes and frogs. The zoo is asking the public’s help in locating the two fully-flighted birds, and has set up a Hotline to call with sightings: 336.879.7610. The…

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Asheboro Magazine begins publishing “Website-only content”

Photo of the Asheboro Magazine website on a computer, tablet and smartphone

At Asheboro Magazine, we’ve made a real effort to focus on upbeat, positive, hyper-local and community focused content. There are things that are worth writing about that fall outside that criteria.  Because of this,  we’ve decided to add a new category to our website titled ‘around the web’.  Here we will write about interesting things that we discover on the Internet that we think will add value to your day.  New Health & Wellness Content We are also going to be adding a comprehensive health and wellness section to the magazine…

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Randolph Health and Cone Health Sign Non-Binding Letter of Intent

The chairs of the governing boards of Randolph Health and Cone Health have signed a non-binding letter of intent. The agreement does not commit either organization to a future affiliation. However, it is the next step in a due diligence process that began in January. The letter comes after extended discussions over the framework for a potential integration. The non-binding letter of intent spells out several initial points: Cone Health would commit to a more than $100 million investment, including upgrading facilities and technology at Randolph Health. The core health…

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RCC’s Student Government Association Brings Home State Awards

Randolph Community College’s Student Government Association won five awards at the North Carolina Comprehensive Community College Student Government Association (N4CSGA) Spring Conference at the Durham Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center on April 7-9. Tyler Lisk of Asheboro was awarded the Outstanding Community Service Award. This award is given to an individual who has performed exemplary community service, made significant contributions to enhance the quality of life in their community, and demonstrated an understanding of his or her responsibility to one’s community. The award is based on an application and…

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Deputy Dogs Visit RCC Criminal Justice Students

Randolph County Sheriff’s Deputies brought a couple of their K-9 unit dogs to Randolph Community College’s Asheboro Campus on April 27 for a demonstration for RCC’s Criminal Justice Technology students. Cpl. David Baker, the handler for an 8-year-old chocolate lab named Sadie Mae, and Deputy Randall Purvis, the handler for a 3-year-old bloodhound named Dan, demonstrated both drug and people searches for the students. Sadie Mae is a drug-search dog, according to Cpl. Baker, and they demonstrated how she searches for drugs and “sits” beside the location to indicate she…

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RCC Interior design student is finalist in Bienenstock Furniture Library competition

Randolph Community College Interior Design student Heath Smith of Siler City was one of the finalists in the Bernice Bienenstock Furniture Library annual interior design and furniture design competition for 2017. In the interior design category, entrants were asked to design a skybox for a music company incorporating commercial and residential components. Among the elements, the entry needed to include the company’s logo, its musical style and sustainable furnishings. The quality of the entries was so profound, according to the judges, that 16 entries were worthy of being finalists. There…

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Tot Hill Farm Golf Club

Ogburn Yates grew up in Asheboro. His dad managed the local Belk-Yates store, and he and his brother both eventually entered the family business. In the early 1940s, the family began searching the surrounding area for a farm. His father loved horses, having grown up around them in Monroe, NC. In the Fall of 1943 they traveled out of town one Sunday to have a picnic and look over a wooded site for sale. Later, they drove a mile or so down a winding dirt lane. To their left was…

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