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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Spirit Horse Ranch: Sharing a love of horses

Rosie Goldstein grew up on Long Island, where her parents owned horses.  Like many little girls, she was obsessed with horses even before she could read, and dreamed of having her own horse.  When she was five years old she got her first pony and was taught how to ride and care for it.  When she was eight, her Dad won the concession to give wagon rides in the Children’s Farm at the new Flushing Meadows Park, the site of the 1964 World’s Fair.  The park included many of the…

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Nella Boutique – Faith, Family, Friendship & Fashion

Donna Allen opened a small booth, Nella & Co., inside Circa Gallery on Sunset Avenue in the spring of 2012.  With a few gifts, scarves and handbag items, it was a fun little side business.  When Circa Gallery closed, she brought all her items home and she approached her daughters, Gina, Emily and Jillian, about starting up a virtual store.  The girls thought it was a great idea and so it began. They sold out of the first items quickly, and put all of the money right back into buying…

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