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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Thomas Leal

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Thomas Leal

Southwestern Randolph, boys’ basketball  The Cougars might have hit their stride, and they’ve been receiving key contributions from a variety of players. Leal is one of them. This has come as Southwestern Randolph cranked up a late-season surge for the second season in a row. Leal, a senior guard, scored 15 points in last week’s 63-58 victory at Providence Grove. He was one of four Cougars in double figures, led by Sean Adkins with 18. The Cougars entered this week with a six-game winning streak, helping them move into second place in the Piedmont Athletic Conference. Leal has been a…
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Colton Wood

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Colton Wood

Providence Grove, wrestling Wood has had a solid wrestling season, with the postseason approaching. The senior, who competes in the 285-pound weight class, placed second in the RJR Invitational late last month in Winston-Salem. Wood reached the championship bout of that tournament with three pins. Wood finished sixth in last season’s Class 2-A state tournament. He’s a multi-time all-conference selection in football as a lineman for the Patriots.
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RPC Awarded grant by Randolph Arts Guild

RPC Awarded grant by Randolph Arts Guild

ASHEBORO — Randolph Partnership for Children (RPC) was awarded a $3000 grant by the Randolph Arts Guild to support early childhood educator training and children’s activities in preparation of Week of the Young Child’s 2023 Art Explosion.  “The Randolph Partnership for Children is honored to be the recipient of the Grassroots Grant for the second year in a row! We are so thankful for the opportunity to bring in three Master Artists who can share their Language of Art with our early educators, children, and families in Randolph County, “Early Childhood Specialist Kristy Umfleet said. “Art can unleash creativity and…
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HUDSON: It’s time to get to work

HUDSON: It’s time to get to work

It is a new year and the 118th Congress has begun. It’s an honor to continue serving you and our community representing North Carolina’s new 9th District. This includes all or portions of Chatham, Cumberland, Harnett, Hoke, Lee, Moore, Randolph, Richmond, and Scotland Counties. I will continue maintaining a district office in Fayetteville, while also operating a new primary district office in Southern Pines. My office locations can be found on my website at Hudson.House.gov. Three counties I represented previously – Cabarrus, Stanly, and Montgomery – are now in North Carolina’s 12th and 8th Districts. It has been an honor…
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BISHOP: Accountability is coming

BISHOP: Accountability is coming

Last week in the House of Representatives, the 118th Congress kicked off in earnest. Republicans passed our first bills in the majority in more than four years. Though all of these bills will strengthen our country and economy, they were nearly universally opposed by Democrats. My top focus in Congress is breaking the Swamp’s status quo to ensure the government works for the people – not the other way around. This is just the beginning of what our Republican Conference will accomplish this Congress. The first order of business was undoing the Democrats’ $80 billion meant to fund an army…
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Randolph Early College senior recognized before board of education for United States Presidential Scholar selection

Randolph Early College senior recognized before board of education for United States Presidential Scholar selection

ASHEBORO – The Randolph County Board of Education met Monday, Jan. 9 with recognitions and quarterly updates the only items on the agenda. The board recognized the 2023 United States Presidential Scholar Nominee, Toby Cuna Zamora. “Toby Cuna Zamora, a senior at Randolph Early College High School, has been selected by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) as one of North Carolina’s nominees to apply for the United States Presidential Scholars Program in the General Education category,”  said Public Information Officer Tim Moody. “Nineteen nominees were selected from a pool of submissions through an extensive committee review process.…
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Bri Hill

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Bri Hill

Wheatmore, girls’ basketball Hill helped the Warriors to a three-game winning streak. Wheatmore won home games against Southwestern Randolph and Uwharrie Charter Academy sandwiched around a road triumph at Providence Grove. Hill’s 20 points were huge in the 52-43 conquering of Southwestern Randolph. The sophomore guard had 17 points in the Providence Grove game. Going into this week, the Warriors had won five of their last six games. Wheatmore held a 3-3 record in the Piedmont Athletic Conference after an 0-3 start to league play.
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Tyshaun Goldson, Randleman, boys’ basketball

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Tyshaun Goldson, Randleman, boys’ basketball

Randleman’s Tyshaun Goldston puts up a shot against South Davidson in last month’s holiday tournament. (PJ Ward-Brown/Randolph Record) Goldston, a sophomore, had quite a week in a pair of victories for the Tigers. He rolled up 19 points and six rebounds when Randleman defeated visiting Uwharrie Charter Academy 68-42.  Then came Goldston’s 15 points, six rebounds, and three blocked shots in a 49-43 victory at Providence Grove. Goldston holds team-leading marks of 16.1 points, 7.7 rebounds per game, and 2.1 blocked shots per game. With an 11-5 record entering this week, the Tigers already eclipsed last season’s eight-win mark.
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Asheboro City Council updates subdivision review/approval regulations

Asheboro City Council updates subdivision review/approval regulations

ASHEBORO — The Asheboro city council met Thursday with a handful of public hearings on the agenda. The council approved an amendment to the Zoo City Social District to slightly expand the map and to also make certain clarifications in specific regulations. “What we are doing here is tweaking the boundaries of the social district just slightly to include possibly as many as four new businesses that want to be included in the social district,” said Mayor David Smith. “We are just trying to get our ordinance in line with what the state expects in addition to adding just a…
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Dylan Hodges

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Dylan Hodges

Trinity, boys’ basketball Hodges is turning in a splendid senior season on the basketball court. He was the team’s only player to score in double figures in every game last week as the Bulldogs placed third in the Ledford bracket of the Davidson-Randolph Christmas Classic. Hodges racked up 20, 19, and 14 points in those games. Hodges, who also has excelled in football and as a high jumper in track and field, is the only senior in the regular rotation for the basketball team. The Bulldogs entered the new year with a 12-3 record.
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