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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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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US Grown Vs Imported Hemp: Why Using US Hemp Oil Matters

NC Farmers & Hemp

Industrial hemp has been grown in the United States since our forefathers founded the country. The first drafts of the Declaration of Independence were written on paper made from hemp. Hemp is easy to grow, requires very little maintenance and no harmful chemical treatments, and it can be used for a number of things. Why Does It Matter If The Hemp Is Grown In The United States? In the current marketplace, it is much more easily available to purchase raw hemp from Europe or Asia. China’s hemp industry has been…

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Economics of Industrial Hemp

Industrial hemp has been grown in the United States since our forefathers founded the country.  The first drafts of the Declaration of Independence were written on paper made from hemp.  Hemp is easy to grow, requires very little maintenance and no harmful chemical treatments, and it can be used for a number of things. Hemp’s downfall in the United States can be traced back to the 1937 Marihuana Act, which imposed taxes and bureaucratic burdens on farmers. The culprit was the First Federal Bureau of Narcotics commissioner, Harry Anslinger, whose…

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AGRIBUSINESS NEWS – Founder’s Hemp

First, and perhaps most importantly, hemp is not marijuana. This is important because, if you grew up in the anti-marijuana days, you may have some preconceived ideas about marijuana and most likely, none of them are good. This article is about the facts and future related to hemp and how a local Asheboro businessman, Bob Crumley, has started a company, Founder’s Hemp, to achieve the ”reintroduction of hemp into the United States and the world while bringing you a diversity of high quality products.” Chances are, you are using or…

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Tot Hill Farm Golf Club

Ogburn Yates grew up in Asheboro. His dad managed the local Belk-Yates store, and he and his brother both eventually entered the family business. In the early 1940s, the family began searching the surrounding area for a farm. His father loved horses, having grown up around them in Monroe, NC. In the Fall of 1943 they traveled out of town one Sunday to have a picnic and look over a wooded site for sale. Later, they drove a mile or so down a winding dirt lane. To their left was…

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Business Buzz – Turnleaf Designs

Suzanna Chriscoe has always been creative.  She grew up in a very business oriented family. Her grandfather owned coal mines as well as other collateral businesses and her dad and sister have created several successful small businesses throughout her life.  Though she inherited her business sense from her dad’s side of the family, her creative side certainly came down through her mom. When she graduated from high school she attended UNCG, working towards a Biology Degree.  During class, she would doodle on her margins of her papers to make classmates…

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Logo of Love

Sometimes, the best ideas come to us in the least likely places. Brandi Crumley, owner of Ennobra Bloom Boutique, was driving to Lexington one day last summer, listening to K-Love and they were talking about how Romans built the cross, and it was their symbol.  They continued on to say that God was able to turn that symbol into one of love.  In an instant, the road faded to the background and the Logo of Love image popped into her brain, perfectly formed and she quickly pulled over to the…

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Cross Road Retirement Community Contracts With Sunstates Security

Sunstates Security has contracted with Cross Road Retirement Community to provide security services on their campus seven nights a week from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. “We felt it was time for us to look at doing more for the safety of our residents,” said Steve Rumbley, Executive Director.  “Our world has changed and continues to change.  We want to be proactive in responding to the needs of our residents and believe this is a good first step.  In the future, additional security services may be added as we continue…

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First Time Home Buyers

The real estate industry has seen the greatest amount of sales in the past year since the market crash in 2008. This tremendous economic change has Americans believing the “dream” of home ownership is attainable again. In fact, Bankrate.com stated “59 million Americans are looking to buy a house in the year of 2017.”  With the National Association of Realtors reporting that 6 million homes were sold in 2016 nationwide, a similar outlook for 2017 would mean 59 million, or 1 in 4 adults, are competing for a chance to…

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