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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Allen Automotive & Tire – Celebrating 25 Years!

Allen Automotive, Tires, Garage, Mechanics

Mike Allen grew up in Randolph County, graduating from Eastern Randolph High School. During his school years, he worked on cars in the family garage with his dad, Britt Allen. After graduation he became a mechanic and worked at various places in Greensboro and High Point before deciding to go out on his own and starting Allen Automotive & Tire. He rented a garage on S Fayetteville Street for a couple of years, before realizing he wanted to build his own. He purchased the land on E Salisbury Street, and…

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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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J. Brewer & Co. Hair Studio – 16 Years and Growing!

J. Brewer & Co. Hair Salon

J. Brewer & Co Hair Studio opened its doors on July 3, 2001 in a 600 sq. ft. office space with four hair stylists. After six months, owner and stylist Jennifer Brewer knew the salon would need more space soon. Two and a half years later, they moved to a new space on Cox Street, with 1,200 sq. ft., eight stylists and added a nail technician. Six years later, with the cost of commercial rent on the rise, they began looking for a piece of property to purchase. A mutual…

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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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Help Send a Kid to Camp … Majestic Floor Covering Golf Tournament

If you talk to any expecting parent and ask them if they are hoping for a boy or girl, most will tell you that the gender of their child doesn’t matter as much as the child being born healthy with “ten fingers and ten toes”.  Fortunately, most children are born exactly this way.  But, as we know, for some life begins with the challenge of having a chronic illness.  And, even though most children are born healthy, they might develop a chronic illness, like cancer, later on down the road. …

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Premiere Pediatrics – Celebrating 10 Years in 2017

Premiere Pediatrics Celebrating 10 Years in 2017 How do you celebrate your 10th anniversary in business if you are a busy pediatric office – you expand, of course! Premiere Pediatrics moved into their current space in April, 2014 right next door to Carolina Pharmacy, which offers their patients’ great convenience as the staff can call or fax over a prescription, and by the time mom walks in or puts the kids in the car and drives around the building to the drive-thru window, it’s ready. This month, Premiere Pediatrics began…

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North Meadows Mobile Home Community

The employees of North Meadows Mobile Home Community in front of the sign for the business.

North Meadows Mobile Home Community Offering Affordable Home Ownership   In 2003 Cory (North Meadows owner) bought his first 5 lot mobile home park. Throughout the years since, he has focused on buying distressed parks, fixing them up, filling them with good tenants and then selling them to buy larger parks. North Meadows Mobile Home Community is a thriving, well-maintained mobile home community that’s locally owned and operated in Randolph County where families and retirees alike are afforded a comfortable and safe environment to call home. Sprawling an impressive 50 acres,…

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Warren Coble & Associates – To Warren…Everyone is Family

I met Warren Coble at a committee meeting for the local Alzheimer’s Walk many years ago.  He was passionate about the cause, having learned firsthand how devastating the disease can be, not only on the person with dementia or Alzheimer’s but on the family members providing care for them.  At the time, he struck me as a remarkably caring individual, to whom family means everything. Warren was born and raised in Randolph County.  He has been happily married to Robbie Kinney Coble for 44 years, has three children, four grandchildren,…

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R & D Automotive – Serving Asheboro and the Piedmont for over 35 years

In his bay at R & D Automotive, Rudy Jenkins, complete with headlamp and socket wrench, tightens the bolts on a new set of tires he’s just installed on a long-time customer’s car. The sight of Jenkins is not unfamiliar – he has now been serving Asheboro and the Piedmont for over 35 years with the same friendly smile and hearty laugh that has charmed and comforted his customers since day one. Jenkins worked for Klopman Mills until the late 1960s. In 1969, Ernest Singleton hired him to work in…

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