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Man arrested, charged after assault in Ramseur, deputies say

RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A man has been arrested after assaulting someone in Ramseur. On Monday, Randolph County Sheriff’s Office says that they responded to a Fox Grove Road in Ramseur about an assault. When they got there, they found a person inside a home who was unconscious. They were given medical treatment and […]
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Man Arrested For Breaking & Entering (Caught On Camera)

ASHEBORO N.C. – A man was arrested after being caught breaking and entering into a garage in Sophia and the homeowner got photos of the arrest. On May 21, 2022, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to Hillsdale Park Drive, in Sophia, after getting a call about a breaking and entering in progress. The caller told 911 a male subject, who arrived on a moped, was inside the garage.
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Police Say Unconscious Driver Found In Stolen Vehicle Arrested

ASHEBORO N.C. – Police say they arrested a driver found unconscious in a stolen vehicle sitting in traffic in Trinity last week. According to the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, on May 21st, 2022, they responded to the intersection of Meadowbrook Dr. and NC-62 in Trinity, A 911 caller reported an unconscious driver in a vehicle blocking traffic.
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Fugitive From Randolph County Captured by Bondsman In West Virginia

ASHEBORO N.C. – A Randolph County man wanted for escaping house arrest was located in West Virginia this week where he was captured by a local bail bond company. According to a press release from the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, on April 28th, 2022, the Electronic House Arrest Officers received notification that Jerry Allen Harlow, Jr. had removed his monitoring device. Harlow was placed on electronic house arrest on September 10th, 2020, for multiple Felony Sex Offenses.
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Randolph County turtle supplier sentenced to prison by federal judge

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WGHP) — A Randolph County man will be spending the next 18 months in prison, according to the Department of Justice. James Freeman, 48, of Franklinville, admitted to supplying turtles to middlemen throughout the country so that he could smuggle them into Asia. Freeman both collected the turtles himself and hired poachers to illegally obtain turtles throughout North Carolina.
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FOX8 Senior Sendoff: Holly Steele

(WGHP) — FOX8 is once again recognizing all of our seniors in the Piedmont Triad through our Senior Sendoff. Holly Steele will be graduating from Eastern Randolph High School. Congratulations, Holly!. See all of the 2022 graduating seniors highlighted in this year’s FOX8 Senior Sendoff!
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3 Triad towns among 19 in NC Commerce’s development program

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) – Three towns from the Triad are among 19 rural communities selected for a state economic program designed to help them grow their economies. Two of the towns are in Randolph County – Liberty and part of Archdale – and they are joined by Pilot Mountain in Surry County in the first […]
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FOX8 Senior Sendoff: Angel Williamson

(WGHP) — FOX8 is once again recognizing all of our seniors in the Piedmont Triad through our Senior Sendoff. Angel Williamson will be graduating from Eastern Randolph High School. Congratulations, Angel!. See all of the 2022 graduating seniors highlighted in this year’s FOX8 Senior Sendoff!
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Tornado warning issued for Randolph County and surrounding areas

A tornado warning has been issued for areas throughout the Piedmont, including Southwestern Randolph County, until 2:45 p.m. Issued by the National Weather Service in Raleigh at, the tornado warning encompasses Southeastern Davidson County, Northwestern Montgomery County, Southwestern Randolph County, and Northeastern Stanly County. The National Weather Service issued the...
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These Are the Counties in the Greensboro-High Point, NC Metro Area With the Most COVID-19

There have been 82,117,600 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States to date – and that number continues to grow. In the Greensboro-High Point metropolitan area, located in North Carolina, a total of 181,303 cases of COVID-19 have been reported. Adjusted for population, there have been 23,925 confirmed infections for every 100,000 people in […]
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FOX8 Senior Sendoff: Delonte Glover

(WGHP) — FOX8 is once again recognizing all of our seniors in the Piedmont Triad through our Senior Sendoff. Delonte Glover will be graduating from Eastern Randolph High School. Congratulations, Delonte!. See all of the 2022 graduating seniors highlighted in this year’s FOX8 Senior Sendoff!
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Man Breaks into Garage

ASHEBORO, N.C. — Randolph County Sheriff’s office arrested a man after breaking into a home. The homeowner called officials reporting that someone was inside the garage. When the deputy arrived the suspect, 48-year-old Jimmy Hughes, was trying to escape but was apprehended. Hughes is facing the following charges:
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One man is charged with kidnapping and larceny of a motor vehicle

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem Police are investigating a kidnapping that happened around 9:30 Saturday night. Officers were called out to the Sheetz convenience store located at 1551 Glenn Center Dr. The mother of the three-year-old, Harley Ray told officers she left her child in the car while she went inside the store to make a purchase. Ray told officers when she came out of the store her 2004 Toyota Highlander had been taken.
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Randolph County car crash shuts down lane on I-85 South

RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A car crash shut down a lane on Interstate 85 South, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT). The crash occurred at Mile Marker 111 near Archdale and Exit 111 for North and South Main Street. The closure started at 12:28 p.m. and lasted until 1:55 p.m. The […]
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