The Festival D’Avion is coming to Moore County

The Festival D’Avion is coming to Moore County

The Festival D’Avion, a celebration of freedom and flight, is set to take place at the Moore County Airport in Carthage this October. The event, which will occur on October 28 and 29, will offer a variety of air displays, special activities, entertainment for kids, and even live music. All five branches of the military will be recognized with static aircraft exhibits honoring the men and women who have served in the armed forces. Tickets can be purchased at ticketmesandhills.com. In this image provided by the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles from the 336th Fighter Squadron…
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SCC will host hands-on science event

SCC will host hands-on science event

PINEHURST — A month-long celebration of science will include an event at Sandhills Community College in April. The North Carolina Science Festival presents events across the state and this year Pinehurst will host a hands-on event titled “Designer Genes.”  The event will take place Wednesday, April 6, from 11am to 1pm in the Dempsey Student Center on the Pinehurst campus. “Designer Genes” is a partnership of the SCC Science Department and Student Government Association and is an official event of the 2022 North Carolina Science Festival.  “Designer Genes” will include multiple hands-on activity stations to engage participants in learning about DNA,…
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Ben Carson coming to Pinehurst for lecture

Ben Carson coming to Pinehurst for lecture

PINEHURST — Former federal Housing Secretary Ben Carson will speak at the Bradshaw Performing Arts Center on March 18. Carson will be the first speaker of 2022 in the James E. Holshouser, Jr. Lecture Series, which is hosted at the Bradshaw Center. Carson is a retired neurosurgeon and politician who served in the Trump administration from 2017 to 2021. He was a candidate for President of the United States in the 2016 Republican primaries.
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RCC honor society welcomes new members

RCC honor society welcomes new members

ASHEBORO — On Dec. 8 Randolph Community College hosted a virtual ceremony to induct new members to Beta Theta Rho, the college’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, a national higher education honor society. With 1,280 chapters on two-year and community college campuses in all 50 of the United States, membership in PTK is by invitation only. Students must complete 12 hours of coursework toward an associate degree, 6 hours toward a one-year certificate, or 12 hours toward a bachelor's degree and have a minimum 3.5 grade point average. The newly inducted students — identified by hometowns — are: Asheboro: Joshua…
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Uwharrie Charter celebrates homecoming

Uwharrie Charter celebrates homecoming

Uwharrie Charter Academy held homecoming activities last week prior to the varsity basketball games against Chatham Charter on December 3. The varsity girls won 47-37 and the boys won 57-56. Senior Carter Duggins was crowned homecoming queen and Joseph Phetmixay was named homecoming king.   9th Grade Annalisa Brewer Abbie Gudino - Winner Jazmin Palma   10th Grade Sydney Duggins Savannah Murray - Winner Abby Myers   11th Grade Dacia Lowery Olivia Mabe Ashara Spruill - Winner   12th Grade Alijah Barker Aiden Carter Carter Duggins - Queen Keri Massie Shauntel Matthews – Runner-up Kendall McCaskill Blake Mixon Joseph Phetmixay…
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Five days of Christmas … festivities

Five days of Christmas … festivities

ASHEBORO — Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Shop Local Saturday and Cyber Monday are passed. It's parade season in Randolph County. You can attend a Christmas parade in the county four straight days starting Thursday. One the fifth day, you can celebrate with The Embers in Randleman. Here's a look at the upcoming parades in Randleman, Asheboro, Liberty, Ramseur and Archdale plus a beach-music inspired Christmas concert from the Randolph Guide. December 2 Randleman Christmas Parade | 7pm The town’s annual Christmas parade begins at Randleman Elementary School. December 3 Asheboro Christmas Parade | 7pm This year’s Christmas parade will involve cars…
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Asheboro parade set with a twist

Asheboro parade set with a twist

A car rides in the 2017 Asheboro Christmas Parade (The North State Journal) ASHEBORO – This time, parade spectators will be on the move instead of the parade displays. The Asheboro Christmas Parade returns this year, but it will be a reverse parade from 7-9 p.m. Dec. 3 in downtown Asheboro. Spectators will stay in their vehicles and drive through, while floats will be stationary and on display along the route. Amy Rudisill, membership and events director for the Asheboro Chamber, said this should allow families to attend to whatever degree they’re comfortable. Planning began in the late summer, when…
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Downtown parade honors veterans

Downtown parade honors veterans

Asheboro High school marching band performs on Sunset Street (PJ WARD-BROWN/NORTH STATE JOURNAL) ASHEBORO — Bands, tanks, and war heroes were on display in downtown Asheboro last week. In one of the first parades since the pandemic, the town closed its streets and welcomed its residents to celebrate the men and women who have served our country in the armed forces. The Veterans Day parade was held on Thursday, November 11.  
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