The perfect style of flooring for your home

The Area To begin with, there are a few things that need to be considered when shopping for new flooring.  First, what are the areas you are going to be flooring like?  In other words, what shape and size is the area you are going to install new flooring on.  Do the rooms have windows with bright light or are they dark with little or no light. Lighter colored flooring with make rooms appear bigger than they are and will brighten up the dark rooms in your home.  Using a…

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Founder’s Hemp Launches Hemp Excellence

Founder’s Hemp has launched a new series of health and beauty products.  Hemp Excellence is a new, breakthrough and innovative collection of essential body oils, lotions and extracts.  Hemp Excellence products are: Not tested on animals 100% vegan Gluten-free Paraben Free THC Free Made in America Segmented Marketing Services (SMSi) in Winston-Salem has teamed up with Founder’s Hemp to collaborate on the pricing, packaging, marketing and distribution of this new line of products. SMSi’s corporate mission is to bring high quality healthy products to consumers, and the Founder’s Hemp line…

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Studio J Dance Center – For the Love of Dance

Dance Studio in Asheboro

Laura Thornburg grew up dancing. She started lessons at age 5 in Greensboro, graduated from Guilford College with a Sports Management degree and came to Asheboro to work at a local dance studio. She met and married Zack Thornburg and stayed in Asheboro. She wanted to do her own thing, artistically, so in 2001 she opened Studio J Dance Center. For the first several years she was located at 105 Worth Street, until she moved to their current space on Taft Street. She chose Guilford College because her dad coached…

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Nature Rocks Program Receives National Grant at the North Carolina Zoo

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) has bestowed a “Nature Play Begins at Your Zoo & Aquarium” grant to the North Carolina Zoo for its Nature Rocks program. This is the third consecutive grant awarded to this program, which is a part of Kidzone’s nature play mission. Nature Rocks leads monthly nature hikes, camping events and, now, on-site Playful Pedagogy training for teachers and caregivers. The North Carolina Zoo works with community partners such as the Randolph County Partnership for Children, the Dream Center, the Growing Place, and the…

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Best Flooring Options with Pets

If you’re a pet lover, you know that your four-legged friends can wreak havoc on your home, especially when they are young. You’ve also probably noticed that your floors take the brunt of the abuse, even though it isn’t intentional. The good news is you can mitigate some or most of the damage your animal friends cause by choosing the right type of flooring. For most, this usually becomes an option only after the damage is done. If you are at the point of replacing pet-damaged flooring, below is a…

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What is Blepharoplasty?

A blepharoplasty, or eyelid lift, is surgery to remove excess skin and fat from the upper or lower eyelids. This procedure restores the area around the eyes and improves peripheral vision. We all have fat around our eyes to protect the eyeball in case of trauma. This fat “cushions the blow” and is not something that can be lost with diet. As we age the skin around the eyes stretches and loses its elastic ability. As a result, excess fat may gather above and below your eyelids, causing sagging eyebrows,…

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Date Night – Michael & Heather Martin

How did you meet? Michael: While moving from Nebraska down to the Kansas City area 12 years ago I kept seeing a salon billboard on i-29 and would radio over my friend in the other truck that someday I will have a wife like the person on the billboard. At that time I was heavily involved in the muscle car part and trade so it took us about 20 trips and he would say, “Here comes your billboard wife”. Then, about a year later, I was standing in the middle…

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Grinz Orthodontics – Where Confidence Beginz with a Smile

Greensboro Orthodontist

Dr. Richard Ziehmer grew up in Tucson, Arizona. It was during a routine visit to his family dentist as a junior at the University of Arizona at Tucson that he realized that’s what he wanted to do. That summer, he job shadowed his dentist, and that fall he began focusing on courses that would help him prepare for dental school. He attended dental school at Indiana University and graduated in 2003. He began his orthodontic training at St. Louis University’s Center for Advanced Dental Education, graduating in December, 2005 with…

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Hamilton’s Steakhouse Opens in Asheboro

Hamilton’s Steakhouse held a soft opening on November 2nd, 3rd & 4th, before they opened to the public on November 8th. They used the opportunity to fine tune things so when you visit the restaurant, you will have an unforgettable experience. We arrived at 7 pm, and it appeared that many people had the same idea. There was a bit of a wait, but the friendly hostess took my phone number and I was able to go down the street to Lumina Wine & Beer and enjoy a wine while…

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The Painted Batter Opens in Asheboro

The Painted Batter Bakery

Kristen Lineberry and Tiffany Young attended Southwestern Randolph High School, graduating in 2007. It wasn’t until about five years ago that they really got to know each other, and became friends. Kristen worked for the Randolph County School system and in her spare time she restored and painted old furniture and home décor out of her house. Tiffany was a stay at home mom, who has baked for friends and neighbors on the side since high school. Her other passion is art, in many forms and photography is just one…

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