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Minor wreck leads to DWI arrest

ASHEBORO — A woman suspected of driving while impaired was arrested following a two-vehicle crash in Asheboro Wednesday. According to a report from the Asheboro Police Department, a 2008 Dodge passenger car, driven by Tracy Ann Lewis, 52, of 4276 Old Marlboro Road, Sophia, was traveling westbound on


RCSO searching for person of interest in recent break-ins

ASHEBORO — The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help from the public in identifying a person of interest in a string of breaking and enterings. According to a press release, the break-ins occurred during the afternoon hours on April 17 in the northeast and southeast areas of Asheboro.


Randolph Health officials clarify challenges

ASHEBORO — “Randolph Health is open for business — our patient census is high and our dedicated staff of experienced health care professionals are busy doing what they do best — take care of patients,” Angie Orth, CEO, said in a statement.


Free knee screening May 7

ASHEBORO — The knee is one of the largest and most complex joints in the human body. Each year roughly 5 million Americans report suffering from knee pain, which can be caused by a fall, injury, overuse or normal everyday wear and tear. Although many knee conditions require surgery, there are some t


Stolen vehicle call leads to two arrests; one man served with 10 outstanding warrants

TRINITY — Stolen vehicles and a search of a residence led the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office to arrest a Greensboro man on a number of charges. According to a press release, the sheriff’s office responded to a call reporting a stolen vehicle on Reddy Fox Lane in Thomasville on Jan. 27.


Van’s Weather Kids: Brooklyn Draughn

Today’s Weather Kid is Brooklyn Draughn, a 10-year-old from Asheboro. She goes to Fayetteville Street Christian School. Those interested in being a Van’s Weather Kid must send an email to weatherkid@wghp.com saying why they want to be a Weather Kid with a copy of their address, phone number and rece


N.C. authorities looking for inmate who escaped from facility in Asheboro

ASHEBORO, N.C. (WNCT) - Authorities in North Carolina are looking for an inmate who was reported missing from the Randolph Correctional Center in Asheboro at 9 a.m. Wednesday. N.C. Department of Public Safety officials said the escaped inmate, 49-year-old Grady R. York (Inmate # 0456815), is describ


Randolph County Superior Court Results, 4-21-19

* Latasha Monique Wade, 35, 111 Rock St., Randleman, guilty of felony probation violation, probation revoked, begin active sentence of 9-20 months in Department of Adult Corrections, defendant to comply with Black Mountain treatment.


Guest using counterfeit money at the Randolph Inn arrested

ASHEBORO — A man was arrested after allegedly paying for a hotel room with counterfeit money Tuesday. According to a press release, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported fraud at the The Randolph Inn, 1020 Albemarle Road, Asheboro.


Murder suspect makes first court appearance

ASHEBORO — Roger Lee Martin made his first appearance in court Wednesday since being arrested and charged with the murder of Nova “Nikki” Robinson Monday. Martin, 41, of 958 Louya Road, Lexington, is accused of stabbing Robinson, 31, to death at her Asheboro home in 2013.


Man charged with stealing van from Lexington church, other crimes in Randleman

LEXINGTON, N.C. — A man was arrested after police connected him to the theft of a Lexington church van and other crimes, Randleman police report. Ryan Matthew Burton, 23, was arrested and charged with larceny of a motor vehicle, possession of a stolen motor vehicle, breaking/entering a motor vehicle


N.C. Gov. Cooper Vetoes ‘Born-Alive’ Legislation

RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed a measure written by Republicans and backed by social conservatives that addresses a doctor’s responsibilities if an abortion results in an infant born alive.


Farmer High School Class of 1969

On April 6, the Farmer High School Class of 1969 held a 50th-year class reunion with a luncheon at CJ’s Olde Town Deli in Asheboro. Pictured are: Front row, Naomi Luther Chriscoe, Judy Adams Ward, Bertha Hughes Leffew, Irene Morris Wright, Vickie Bumgardner Cruthis, Revonda Summey Staker, Linda McDo


Asheboro’s FUMC welcomes native back on Easter Sunday

ASHEBORO — Dr. Michael Brown grew up in Asheboro and is returning home to preach at the 11 a.m. service on Easter Sunday, April 21, at First United Methodist Church, 224 N. Fayetteville St., Asheboro, his home church.


High Point police: Man shot in the chest, suspect in custody

HIGH POINT, N.C. — High Point police are investigating a shooting on Earle Place. Officers were called to the 300 block of Earle Place around 11 a.m. Thursday, after a woman stated her son had been shot. The caller also indicated to police that she knew who the suspect was, and that he was still ins


Deputies capture man after escape from Randolph County prison

ASHEBORO, N.C. — The Randolph County Sheriff's Office captured a man after he escaped from Randolph County's correctional center, according to the N.C. Department of Public Safety.


Bear Dies After Being Hit By Driver On I-40 in Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Thursday morning's commute was slow for people traveling in Guilford County, specifically on I-40 west between the Mount Hope Church Red and Rock Creek Diary Road exits.


North Carolina governor vetoes 'born alive' abortion bill

(CNN) — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday vetoed a bill that would have required doctors to try to preserve the life of any infant born alive during an attempted abortion.


N.C. music community mourns 2 musicians killed in Durham County head-on crash

DURHAM COUNTY, N.C. (WNCN) - People throughout the North Carolina music community are mourning the deaths of two musicians killed in a recent head-on crash in Durham County. Alex Almasy, 56, and Carter "Ray" Doyle, 71, were killed on Farrington Mill Road near Kepley Road on April 10. Those close wit


Man accused of driving car at Greensboro officers, leading them on pursuit

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A High Point man is facing a number of charges after court documents say he accelerated toward two Greensboro police officers during a stop. Warrants show officers stopped Jadarius Divante Dockery in downtown Greensboro Wednesday night.