Monday, February 8

Max Hilman Nance Sr

TRINITY-Max Hilman Nance, Sr., 85, passed Sunday, February 7th, 2016. A service to celebrate Max’s life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 13, 2016 at First Wesleyan Church, with Pastor Chris Thore, Reverend Dr. David Keith and Reverend David Emery officiating. Interment will follow in Floral Garden Memorial Park cemetery. His family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday, February 12, at Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale. Born in High Point on April 12th, 1930, to the late Norman and Hattie Jackson Nance. In addition to his parents, preceding him in death were his first wife, Love Hall Nance; his brothers, Shirley Nance and Reitzel Nance; his sisters, Veva Lewallen and Jewel Ridgeway. He is survived by his wife of 12 years, Lorene Corns Nance; his children, Max Nance, Jr., (Carolyn), Joy Haithcock (Randy), Norman Kirk Nance (Susan) and Chuck Nance (Melissa); sisters in- law, Peggy Nance and June Rickert. Also surviving are 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Direct line Mary Briles Pearce and Mary Briles Rush

Monday, February 1

Wanda "Faye" Hill Robbins Dies

Wanda "Faye" Hill Robbins, 77, of Trinity, died Friday, January 29, 2016 at High Point Regional Hospital. Graveside service will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Poplar Ridge Friends Meeting Cemetery officiated by Pastor Dave Mercadante and Pastor Brian Donley. The family will receive friends Monday night from 6 until 8 at Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale. Born March 17, 1938, in Randolph County, Faye was the daughter of the late Victor Emory and Clara Crotts Hill. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a sister, Dona Hill, and her husband of 49 years, Harrell Davis Robbins. Survivors include her sister, Betty Taylor, of High Point; two brothers, Don Hill and Tommy Hill and wife, Linda, all of Trinity; and several nieces and nephews and their spouses. Grandmother is Bertha Roanna Briles Hill.

Friday, January 8

Diane Apple Cook Dies

Diane Apple Cook age 56, of Denton passed away Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016 at her residence. Family will receive friends on Sunday at the church from 1:00 to 2:45 pm prior to the service. Funeral services will be held 3:00 pm Sunday, Jan. 10 at First United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Tammy Talbert and Rev. Sandy Young. Interment will follow at Tom’s Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Born August 15, 1959 in Randolph County to Paul Edgar Apple and Colleen Snider Apple. In addition to her parents Diane was preceded in death by a brother, Stephen Thomas Apple. Surviving are sons, Chris and Danny Cook of Denton, sister, Paula Apple of Denton, brother, Neil Apple of Seagrove.

Direct line to Rachel Briles Hoover.

Briggs Funeral Home in Denton is serving the Cook Family.

Wednesday, December 30

Baylor Bears, Coach Art Briles Tar the Heels in Bowl!

The Baylor Bears and Coach Art Briles ran over the North Carolina Tarheels 49-38 in the 26th Annual Russell Athletic Bowl. The game was played in Orlando Citrus Bowl, Orlando, Florida. The Heels gave up 756 total yards to the Bears. Congrats to Coach Briles and the bears! Coach Briles is the son of the late Dennis Ray and Nellie McCain Briles.

Thursday, December 24

Robert Felix "Rob" Briles Dies

Robert Felix "Rob Briles", age 61, of Page passed December 9, 2015. Burial was held at Mountain View Cemetery in Kingman, ArizonaBriles was born February 28, 1954 in Boulder, CO son of the late Orlan & Keitha Louise "Pat" O'Brien Briles. Survived by his oldest sister, Lindia Hudgins, and brother, Pastor Danny Briles (the only survivors of his mother's children); his three children: Marion Briles, Lauren Bee Briles, Sarah Briles Marquez; and his grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents; his brothers, John '61 & Lorin '65; his sisters, and Joanne & Kathy '74.

Monday, December 21

Christmas Shows Added

Several OTR Christmas Shows added...Christmas Carol, Miracle on 34th, It's a Wonderful Life, Christmas Story and more....Visit the Briles Information Radio Network!

Friday, December 18

Press Release

Press Release: The Briles Information Network and the "Briles Information Radio Network" will continue to operate it's streaming radio station in 2016. The recent CRB decision doesn't affect the BIRN because our format is a talk format, educational, and informative.

In 2016, The BIN/BIRN intended to start a streaming radio station featuring music from the 70's called "Smokin 70's". The recent CRB decision does affect this type of media and the BIN/BIRN is temporarily suspending this venture until an agreement is reach with the music industry and The BIN/BIRN is also waiting to see if Soundexchange "Microcaster" will be feasible and cost effective. The BIN/BIRN will announce a final decision once the rates are set.

The Briles Information Network is exploring the creation of a non profit (501 c3) foundation in the near future. The BIN will dissolve the 'Briles Media Group' and list it's entities under the BIN heading.

All updates will be posted via Twitter, Facebook, and it's various web sites.

Thursday, December 10

Edith Alberta Kindley McElreath

Edith Alberta Kindley McElreath, of Asheboro, passed away on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at The Randolph Hospice House in Asheboro at the age of 92 and 7 months. Viewing hours will be at Ridge Funeral Home on Thursday, December 10, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A private graveside service will be conducted by Revs. Joe and Judy Beane at Randolph Memorial Park. Born in the Tabernacle community on May 10, 1923, the oldest daughter of the late John Wesley Kindley and Hazel Spoon Kindley. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her brothers, Frank Kindley, Bennie Lee Kindley, Lewis Kindley, and William Arthur Kindley; sisters, Marie Hunt, Lois Dickens and Elizabeth Carter. Mrs. McElreath is survived by her daughter, Barbara M. Davis and husband, Eddie of Asheboro; sister, Stella Edwards of Asheboro; and stepsister, Janet Hollifield of Asheboro. She is also survived by many cherished nephews and nieces, who lovingly call her "Aunt Ede". Direct line to Mary Briles Pearce

Wednesday, December 9

Coach Art Briles, Baylor Face UNC in Bowl!

The Baylor Bears and Coach Art Briles will face the North Carolina Tarheels in the 26th Annual Russell Athletic Bowl. The game will be played Tuesday, December 29, 5:30 PM in Orlando Citrus Bowl, Orlando, Florida. You can watch the game on ESPN. The Tarheels are ranked 10th in the nation and the Bears 18th. Baylor is a four point favorite, but with a fourth string QB at the helm, the Tarheels should give Coach Briles and the Bears all they can handle. Coach Briles is the son of the late Dennis Ray and Nellie McCain Briles.

Friday, November 27

John Charles 'JC' Rush Passes

John Charles (JC) Rush, 87, of Raleigh & High Point, passed away on November, 24 at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. A celebration of life will be held at noon on Saturday, November 28, graveside at Guilford Memorial Cemetery in Greensboro with Reverend Paul McClure of Rehobeth Methodist Church officiating. Mr. Rush was the son of the late Clyde G. Rush and the late Mattie Kerr Rush. Survived by his wife Ruby Soles Rush; step-daughter, Wanda Price Fox and husband Michael K. Fox; cousins Richard Kerr & wife Carolyn; Roma Colglazier & husband Merle, Ann Levina, O.B. Levina and wife Barbara, Zandi Mostert, JoAnn Vuncannon and husband Darrell. Direct line to Mary Briles Rush