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Family speaks out after man critically injured, left in ditch in Asheboro hit-and-run
ASHEBORO, N.C. -- Asheboro police have made progress since a man was hit by a car and left on the side of N. Fayetteville Road. Dean Henderson is in critical condition at Moses Cone Hospital. Police used surveillance footage from neighboring businesses, that led them to the possible car and suspect.
Eleven vehicles involved in multiple wrecks Friday
ASHEBORO — Details have been released regarding a series of crashes that involved 11 vehicles and shut down Interstate 73 near Asheboro Friday evening. Trooper Brandon Baker with the N.C. State Highway Patrol said in a press release that the patrol responded to a report of a crash involving two vehi
Van’s Weather Kids: Cobe Cooley
Today’s Weather Kid is Cobe Cooley, a 13-year-old from Asheboro who is home schooled. He wants to be a preacher when he grows up. Those interested in being a Van’s Weather Kid must send a letter saying why they want to be a Weather Kid with a copy of their address, phone number and recent photo to 2
Woman faces animal cruelty charges after 43 animals removed from Randolph County home
RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — A woman is facing animal cruelty charges after dozens of animals were removed from a Randolph County home, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office.
Police ask for help identifying hit-and-run victim and suspect
ASHEBORO — Police are asking for assistance in identifying the suspect and the victim of a hit-and-run that occurred early Tuesday morning. According to a press release from the Asheboro Police Department, police were dispatched to an unknown medical call in the area of 1948 N. Fayetteville St., Ash
Recliner donation helps ADC clients rest easy
ASHEBORO — If you stop by Our Place Adult Day Care (ADC) on any given day, odds are you’ll find clients taking a restful break in their comfortable, new recliners. Eleven new chairs were delivered last week, thanks to a donation from the Steve Welch Fall Classic golf tournament.
Our Daily Bread’s annual BBQ lunch Saturday
ASHEBORO — Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen’s annual BBQ lunch will be held on Saturday, Dec. 15, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at 831 E. Pritchard St., Asheboro. Lunch is free and includes barbecue with all the fixings.
Slain North Carolina teen 'might be alive' if authorities hadn't overlooked evidence from 2016 case, prosecutor says
LUMBERTON, N.C. -- (WGHP) -- The kidnapping and killing of 13-year-old Hania Aguilar may have been prevented if authorities had properly handled DNA evidence from a separate case last year, a North Carolina prosecutor said.
‘A Bluegrass Christmas’ returns to Sunset
ASHEBORO — The City of Asheboro in association with Friday Night Bluegrass announces the return of “A Bluegrass Christmas.” This annual holiday concert will be at the Sunset Theatre, 234 Sunset Ave., Asheboro, on Friday, Dec. 21, at 7 p.m.
Toy Giveaway scheduled for Dec. 22
ASHEBORO — The Sixth Annual Christmas Toy Giveaway, hosted by Free Church, an outreach ministry of Shekinah Glory Fellowship Center, will be held on Saturday, Dec. 22, at South Asheboro Middle School, 523 W. Walker Ave., Asheboro, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., while supplies last.
Randolph Co. Man Brings Tractor To Plow Greensboro Neighborhoods
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The scrapes and crunch of snow are music to one Greensboro neighborhood's ears. "I got nothing better to do," explains Bill Krise. "I may as well come on out and give people a hand."
Man in Critical Condition After Driver Hits Him, Leaves Him in Ditch in Asheboro: Police
ASHEBORO, N.C.(WFMY)-- A man was found in a ditch with critical injuries from a hit-and-run, Asheboro police say. They are looking for the driver and trying to identify the person who was hit.
Randolph County Christmas tree farm reopens after snowstorm
RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. -- Even before Thanksgiving, a steady crowd of Christmas tree shoppers were stopping by Spillman's Christmas Tree Farm. "We had happy customers that were excited to get their tree," Beverly Spillman said.
Man in critical condition after hit-and-run in Asheboro
A man is in critical condition after he was hit by a vehicle Tuesday morning in Asheboro. Asheboro police responded to a report of someone lying in a ditch at about 1 am. The pedestrian was found on the 1900 block of North Fayetteville Street.
Go, Diego, go: Impact lingers, but the end is near
The snow has stopped, power is nearly completely restored, roads are mostly clear and life is beginning to return to normal. But the effects of the weekend’s snowstorm are still being felt.
Randolph County Superior Court Results, 12-16-18
* Christopher Lee Bowman, 54, 2141 Garren Town Road, Asheboro, guilty of misdemeanor probation violation, probation revoked, sentenced to 24 months active sentence in Department of Adult Corrections with credit for time served.
Celebrate Community: Vanessa Brooks
ASHEBORO — Vanessa Brooks is a volunteer-extraordinaire with Asheboro City Schools (ACS) and throughout the Asheboro community. Brooks served students in the school district as a classroom teacher for over 25 years and has recently joined the ACS team to serve as the district’s family engagement and
Woman clips snowbank, flips SUV on I-73 in Greensboro
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A woman was hurt after her vehicle hit a snowbank and flipped on Interstate 73 in Greensboro, police report. The woman was driving south in a Toyota SUV and suffered minor injuries in the wreck.
Asheboro man serving as state commander of Amvets
By Larry Penkava firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @larrypenkavaCT ASHEBORO — David Wilburn of Asheboro is the state commander of Amvets, or American Veterans. He was installed July 1 of this year and will serve until July 1, 2019.
Officials warn to watch for black ice in the area this morning
The National Weather Service warns morning drivers that the commute will be a slick one, with black ice in Forsyth, Guilford, Davidson and Randolph counties. The counties remain under a winter weather advisory through 11 a.m. today, with refreezing of melted snow and ice creating hazardous roads, th