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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I Am Asheboro – Randy Beane

I grew up in Asheboro, on Beane Street no less, surrounded by family. My brother Bill and I were best friends in our small neighborhood. I attended Guy B. Teachey Elementary, South Asheboro Middle School-Class President 1979, and on to Asheboro High School class of 1982. My absolute passion was competitive sports. Baseball and basketball were the best memories of my youth and young adult life. Life in Asheboro has been an amazing journey. I love the small town atmosphere, like walking into a restaurant and talking to your neighbors.…

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Date Night – John & Nan Revell

Date Night Asheboro Magazine

How did you meet? We were in a bar on Bourbon Street in New Orleans on New Year’s Day evening in 1972 celebrating following the Auburn vs. Oklahoma Sugar Bowl. (Auburn lost the game, but won the party!) Nan: John was with his college roommate and I was with friends from work. We had one friend in common so wound up meeting each other. John: I bought Nan a drink and asked her to dance. Nan: John walked me back to my hotel later and I didn’t think I’d ever…

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CIS Tacky Christmas Sweater Party

Communities in Schools in Randolph County

Get on your ugliest, most creative Tacky Christmas Sweater & gather your friends for some drinks & music & dancing! Yes, we are talking about the Communities in Schools infamous annual Tacky Christmas Sweater Party.The event will be held on Thursday, Dec. 7, from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Cetwick, 162 N. Cherry St., Asheboro, for what has become an annual holiday tradition. 2017 Planning Committee include Shannon Foster -Chair, Mark Strider, Beth Knott, Kurt Sullivan, Robin Necci, Laura King, Kelly Shipley, Isai Robeldo, and Aimee Scotton. Mary Lisk is spearheading the…

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And Your New Miss Randolph County Is…

Miss Randolph County, Miss North Carolina, Miss America

  “Shocked!” That’s best way Shyquel Allison can describe the moment her name was called the night of October 21st. After receiving the preliminary Talent and Lifestyle and Fitness awards, the 20 year old junior at High Point University captured the 2018 Miss Randolph County title and says it was a “humbling experience.” Shyquel entered her first Miss America Organization affiliated pageant in 2016 in the Miss High Point pageant, but it was her earlier pageant experience at High Point Central High School that she says she “caught the pageant…

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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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Medicare Enrollment Form

Since its rocky beginning in 1966, Medicare has become the main health insurance provider to more than 50 million Americans, most of them Seniors over age 65.  However, the program has become intensely complex, resulting in a maze of information, plans, and pitfalls that can often derail an individual’s healthcare.  Many individuals just give up trying to determine the best coverage and accept whatever is presented by just any insurance agent, regardless of whether the coverage is the “best fit” for the individual’s needs. While Medicare is intensely confusing at…

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New Technology Transforms Protected Area Management, aided by North Carolina Zoo


Efforts to combat poaching of wildlife in Asia, Africa and Latin America have just gotten smarter with the release of a powerful new extension to the widely adopted Spatial Monitoring and Reporting Tool (SMART) from the SMART Partnership. Called SMART Connect, the new technology allows rangers and conservation area managers to exchange critical information and transmit data in real time. SMART Connect delivers a revolutionary suite of services improving access to data for park staff and managers on pressing issues such as poaching and human wildlife conflict. SMART Connect expands…

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New Salvation Army leaders prepare for Christmas

As a 10-year old, Luis Viera worked in the Puerto Rican family furniture business, twisting and bending rattan. Around the same time, Lucy Luz was helping her mother care of her three younger brothers and was very busy in her church. Today, the 60-year old Luis joins his wife, Lucy, 57, as the new officers and pastors of the Salvation Army in Asheboro. They were sent here in January to make significant changes to the local operation which serves Randolph, Montgomery and Richmond counties. They have been overhauling the entire…

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I Am Asheboro – Karie King

Karie King

I was born in High Point NC and spent my youth moving around the piedmont. I’ve lived in Sophia, Randleman, Seagrove, Stokesdale, and Ramseur before planting my flag in Asheboro when I was 21. What I like most about Asheboro is the small town feel and room for growth. The location is perfect to raise a family, yet not too far from bigger cities, the coast and the mountains. I have been a small business owner in Asheboro for almost 16 years. My husband Scott and I owned and operated…

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