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Vol 6, Issue 5
2010

A Community Paper—By The Community—And For The Community
Free Paper — Bringing the Liberty, Staley, Julian, Climax and Snow Camp Areas Together— Online At www.libertynewspaper.org

6 Years And Going

Patterson Cottage, Depot,

Named Cultural Heritage Sites

Granny Ride Program Page 3 Spotlight On Cornerstone Graphics Page 5 At The Well Page 4 Habitat Update Page 9 Council Meeting Notes Page 9 New Water Business Page 12 Car and Tractor Show Page 15 So What Is Earthvision? Page 16 New Business Downtown Page 19 Bunny Rags—New Business Page 22 FedEx Business Center Opens Page 27

Lots And Lots Of More Stories Inside Got An Idea? Got A Story? Got An Event? Let Us Know Ph 336-404-9791
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The Randolph County Historic Landmark Preservation Commission has named the Patterson Cottage and the Liberty Depot among its first Cultural Heritage Sites. The Commission set up the Cultural Heritage Site designation to recognize sites that are historically, archaeologically, culturally or naturally of importance to an area or community in Randolph County. These sites are generally of a local significance, but can later be named Historic Landmarks if the Commission feels they warrant the higher designation. Commission member Warren Dixon nominated the Patterson Cottage and Liberty‘s Cape Fear and Yadkin Valley Railway Depot, along with the Richland Lutheran Church as Cultural Heritage Sites. Mac Whatley nominated the Parker‘s Mill Bridge and Mill Creek Friends Meeting cemetery as his choices. The Commission unanimously approved the five sites as Randolph County‘s first Cultural Heritage Sites in their March meeting. The CF & YV Railway began service from Fayetteville to Greensboro on March 16, 1884. Liberty‘s depot was built the same year. Construction of the railway gave Randolph County its first railroad, founded the town of Staley and revived the town of Liberty. In 2003, owner Jim Wilson restored the depot to its former beauty, complete with its 1884 original color scheme, making the depot the center piece of Liberty. It is by far the best preserved railway depot in the county. The Patterson Cottage, sitting on S. Fayetteville Street near the Liberty Town Hall and Library, was built around 1884 by Dr. A.J. Patterson for his aging parents. The house was one of the few structures in the business district that survived the fire of 1895. In 1974 the house was slated to be destroyed but through the efforts of Bobby Haynes, Mayor Joe Griffith and the town council, funds were raised and the historic house was saved. The Patterson Cottage was moved to its current location and restored. Today it serves as a small museum

and contains pieces not only from the 1880‘s but also items donated by Liberty families spanning many generations. Richland Lutheran Church on Richland Church Road in the north-east corner of the county was organized in 1789. The current building was built in 1849, although it has been recently renovated. Many of the early German families of the area were members of Richland including the Staley, Fox, Moretz, Spoon, Coble, Kime and Reitzel families. Many of these family members are buried in the church cemetery along with John Long, the first Randolph County native to serve in the United States House of Representatives and his son Dr. John Wesley Long, for whom Wesley Long Hospital is named. The Richland Gospel Church now holds services in the building. Parker‘s Mill Bridge is a one-lane bridge and is one of the first reinforced concrete arch bridges build in North Carolina in the 1920‘s. It is no longer open to traffic and lies on Jackson Creek Rd. over the Uwharrie River adjoining the City of Asheboro‘s dam at Lake Reese Reservoir. Mill Creek Friends Meeting cemetery, also known as the Old Stone Graveyard, is the site of the Mill Creek preparatory meeting established in the 1750‘s or ‗60‘s as an outgrowth of Cane Creek Friends Meeting. Later the meeting lapsed and Holly Springs Friends Meeting was established. Holly Springs used the cemetery until it established its own and still maintains the Mill Creek Cemetery today. Many of the early Quakers are buried in the cemetery, including Harmon Cox, one of the leaders of the War of the Regulation. The cemetery is on Mill Creek Rd., Ramseur. Dixon and Whatley, both of whom introduced the concept of the Cultural Heritage designation, say that they have only begun to name these locally important sites and more will be forthcoming in the following months. Local citizens can also nominate sites for Cultural Heritage or Historic Landmark designations by filling out an application available on-line at www.co.randolph.nc.us/hlpc/default.aspx or by requesting on through the Randolph County Planning Office. Also available on the Commissions website are essays and photos of the County‘s Historic Landmarks and its five new Cultural Heritage Sites.

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Next Issue Of The Liberty Leader June 5

Hospice Shares Accomplishments, Recognizes

Board Members at Annual Meeting

Hometown Business At the 2010 Annual Meeting of Hospice of Randolph County held Specializing In Washing Vinyl and Aluminum Homes on Tuesday, April 13, 70 attendees were presented with recent Log Homes, Decks, Fencing, Cement And Driveways organizational achievements. The meeting, called to order by Board Chair Bob Mason, was held to update the public on the preGet Rid Of Ugly Roof Stains—Will Not Hurt Shingles vious year‘s accomplishments and present the vision and goals for Work Guaranteed the future. The outstanding accomplishment for 2009 was the selection of Carolina Bank as the commercial lender and Engineered It Is Spring Time Cleaning Construction Company as primary contractor for the organization‘s 15,000 square-foot hospice inpatient facility, currently under conLocally Owned And Operated By Doug Coble struction at 446 Vision Drive in Asheboro. The construction is For Over 18 Years Nothing Too Big undergoing significant progress as the building has recently been Give Us A Call 622-2741 ‗dried-in‘ with the installation of the trusses and roofing. The Or Too Small ‗hospice house‘ – as it is commonly called - is due to open in early 2011. Hospice of Randolph County officials also reported that the organization continued to experience an increase in patient care census and community service offerings. In addition, the organization also reported that its home health program was recently branded under the new name and logo, Care Bridge Home Health Care. Two board members were honored at the luncheon for their years of leadership and service as members of the Hospice of Randolph County Board of Directors. Local attorney Robert A. ―Bob‖ Mason was honored for his 6 years of service, including 4 years of leadership as the agency‘s board chair. Mason will continue on the board for one more year as the immediate past chairman. Carla Freemyer, Public Information Office with the Asheboro City Schools, was also honored as she retires from the board after serving a 6-year term. Two local professionals were also welcomed as new board members – Neal Griffin, of Advisors Financial Center in Asheboro, and Pam Hill, who serves as Clerk of Superior Court in Randolph County. Neal Griffin has a rich background serving the community as a member of various committees and boards. He currently serves as President of Asheboro Rotary Club and ViceChairman and member of the Randolph Community College Foundation Board. He also served as Chairman of the annual Mayor‘s Prayer Breakfast from 2005 to 2009 and is a member of the Finance Committee at Central United Methodist Church. Neal was also voted as the CourierTribune ―Reader‘s Choice Favorite Financial Advisor‖ in Randolph County in 2007. Professionally, Griffin is the Managing Partner and a Financial Advisor at Advisors Financial Center, LLP. Neal is married to the former Julia Yates and has two children: stepdaughter Elizabeth O‘Briant and stepson Christian O‘Briant. Pam Hill is also well-known in the Asheboro & Randolph County area for her service with various organizations, including First United Methodist Church, Randolph County Rotary Club, United Way, Randolph Arts Guild, Habitat for Humanity, Family Crisis Center, Randolph Health Improvement 219 S Greensboro St, Liberty Partnership and other organizations. Professionally, Hill currently serves in her elected role as (In Dollar General Shopping Center) Randolph County Clerk of Superior Court and has held this position for the past 4 years. She has Phone 622-2111 over 20 years of experience working in the criminal justice and court system and also held an elected position on the Asheboro City School Board for 11 years. Pam lives in Asheboro with her husband MONTHLY SPECIALS Country Hams, Side Meat, James Hill and daughter Allie.At the conclusion of the meeting, Richard Brooks, who is employed Carrots 69 Cent Bunch with Triangle Grading & Paving, was officially installed as the new Board Chairman of Hospice of Bacon, Hoop Cheeses Bananas 39 Cents Lb Randolph County. Hospice of Randolph County also presented the following service statistics for 2009 at the meeting: Milk, Eggs, other dairy items Potato -5lb/$2— 10lb/$3 659 Patients Served (total adult hospice & home health patients), 41 Kids Path® Patients Served, Onions 3lb / $1.99 New Refrigerated Coolers with 818 Families Served in Bereavement Care, 157 Children Served Through Counseling SupApples $1.19 Lb port, 61 Children Attended Caterpillar’s Quest Grief Camp, 14 New Volunteers Trained, 40 selected items Clinical Students Precepted. 1 Gallon Vinegar $3 A copy of the 2009 Annual RePastries /Sweet Bread $.69 port (includes financials and Now Accepts E.B.T. other information) is available online by visiting Now Accepts Debit Cards www.hospiceofrandolph.org. Come See Our Other Great In Store Specials

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100 Man Project Granny's Ride Program

WE NEED DRIVERS DUTIES: • Be “on call” to drive the handicapped van only one day during the month (9-5 on any fixed day of your choice) • Agree to check your cell phone or answering machine every two hours during your day. • Go to the L.A.C. Bargain Store to pick up the van and follow through with your assignment's). Upon completion of assignments, return van to the L.A.C. • Thank God he was able to use you to be his hands and feet that day. o Duties may be to pick up a prescription in town and take it to someone in the Liberty & Staley area, take a family member who has no vehicle to a 30-minute visit to see a loved one at an area nursing home or hospital, take some one to a doctor‘s visit or medical procedure in Liberty, Asheboro, Greensboro, Chapel Hill, Duke, Salisbury V.A. Hospital. . . . You get the message. If you are not familiar with the drive, where to park, etc., Terry Stutts, our dispatcher, will be in close contact with you via cell phone. • Don’t worry if you cannot drive on your day— there will be a relief driver to step in and drive for you. • Please call Tom Meacham if you have any unanswered questions: 622-1998 or 622-5399 home; or 681-2589 cell. • You can volunteer your offer to W. T. Garner at 622-3716; or J. R. Beard at 6229050; or Gary Davis at 622-3835, or Roger Davis at 6224276. God has already richly blessed your life.

Well back in 2008, Gary Davis (First Baptist Church) and Tom Meacham (First United Methodist) began a dialogue at Kidd‘s Drive In (where all great ideas are born) on developing a ―meaningful‖ service mission in the Liberty area (more than cutting a load of firewood or two for a needy family) that could be accomplished by not only our two church men‘s group, but other church men‘s group her in the Liberty and Staley area. The men of these two churches, along with some men from Hickory Grove Methodist and Mt Pleasant Baptist...about 38 men total...not 100 but getting there, have had one cookout and two breakfast meeting in the last twenty months, but have not yet identified a suitable service mission to devote our efforts toward ...then the story unfolds. The homework began. Tom had phone interviews with RCATS transportation director, DSS transportation director, Randolph Co Community Health Specialist and Town Of Liberty Manager about the possible need for transporting local residents for health purposes to health providers who have limited or no such help at various times. Homework results....there was limitations on when, who and more to make a long story short. The other result found, was that those that need help getting loved ones and friends to appointments miss precious work hours. The proposal idea was the Granny‘s Ride (a working name only). It is to purchase a used handicapped van for $5,500 from local man, Shelly Patterson. Title the van in the name of Liberty Association of Churches. Purchase 3 million dollars in liability insurance. Assign one man to be sure the van is maintained and that would be Chester Walters (First Baptist Church). Assign one man to take phone request, provide directions and remind volunteers of their duty, that individual would be Terry Stutts. Debbie Coble, LAC Treasurer, will keep budget and accounting. Now we are looking for 25 men (20 regular men and 5 backup) to be called on for a full day, once a month during the work week. These men will provide transportation for local in need for items such as medicine pickup, short hospital run and more. We have 119 S Fayetteville St—Downtown Liberty a few men that have stepped up to the call is, David Lambe, Dee Martin, Bob Fell, David Meacham, Tom Teacham, Gene Dean, AP Mon to Fri 6am to 2pm, Sat 6am to 11am, Closed Sunday Mills, Dove Coble, Kevin Bowman, Bob —————————————————————————————Suits and Cary McMasters. A full charged (A Place Where Friends Gather To Eat) cell phone for vehicle use only. A local couple issued a challenge of offering $2,200 if five others would agree to donate $2,200. We have all ready had one couple meet the challenge. A Steering Committee has been creSeniors Receive Free ated to over see this project. So just look what is happening in our great community Drink With Meal when willing people and warm hearts come together. Kids Menu Won‘t you step up to the plate to be a part of this great effort. One day you may be the one needing the helping hand. 3

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Just Around the Corner or Should I Say Cornerstone

Well, we have a well kept secret just down the road in Julian. They are the group that is behind the scene making so many events and business look good in our area but many do not realize they have made an impact. That would be Cornerstone Graphics which is located at 4806 B Old Julian Rd in Julian. So we see the name Cornerstone Graphics and in their ad below you will see they do items from tee-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, golf shirts, jackets, tote bags, banners, vehicle graphics, real estate, temporary signage and more. Nothing is too big or too small and the best part, they have their own in house graphic department and a on site production area. They have been gratefully serving the surrounding area since 1996. But they do a lot more, they prefer to build a friendship more than just selling a product. They set down with you and learn about you and what your desires are. All this being said, they take this information to give you the best options for your hard earned dollar. As you can see in the pictures below, you will see the many areas they serve our community. We have all look up at downtown Liberty as we pass the clock and thermometer for the digital display. Well it has been wrong for many weeks, and Dr Tom Blake of Liberty Chiropractic called and next you know, they had the problem fixed. Well I can go on and on of all the areas they have served the community, but who is behind the scene driving this great company. Well, that would be none other than, Jason Shoffner of Julian. Jason graduated from NCSU and in started his business in 1996 as a home based business. Later he had to upgrade to his current location only after being in business for one year. The company has grown to now provide employment to three employees to better serve all their customers. Jason has never married but has a sparkle in his eye, that would be Mindy his girlfriend. I asked Jason what he does in his spare times that brings joy to him. Jason stated, ―Serving the Lord first and far most and then it would have to be any type of racing or motorsports.‖ Jason is a devoted Christian where he teaches high school student Sunday school class at Sheraton Park Free Will Baptist. A little known fact about Jason is that he was a former NC and Virginia State Kart Racing Champion. Well we know now why he loves racing and motorsports. I asked Jason what lead him to go into this career? ―I always had an interest in making things look good. In college, I spent more time doodling logos and designs in class than taking notes. (PS Jason‘s Dad...disregard that previous line..) Starting the business

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as a side job. Then when opportunities seem to fade in the field of environmental engineering, where I was working, I decided to take a chance and go full time, ― Jason stated. I asked Jason if he had any favorite role models. ― I can‘t put my finger on one single person. The people I most admire are those that succeed in whatever role in life they play with out compromising their ethics, standards, morals and honesty― , Jason replied. I asked Jason what makes his day and did he have a good piece of advice to pass on to others. With out hesitation, Jason added ,‖What makes the business worthwhile is being able to take an idea from a customer and create a finished product that goes far beyond what they could have envisioned their selves. The best days are when a customer picks up an order and can‘t put it down because they are so excited about how it looks. As far as a piece of advise would have to be do not compromise on what you think is right and moral. If you have to drop your standards of what you believe in, then you are involved in something that you are better of getting out of.‖ In conclusion to my interview with Jason, I asked if had a great memory from his carrier yet. Well Jason said, ―By best memories would be everything time we accomplish something new and different for us.‖ Well I guess they have a lot of great memories then. Make a point to give them a call.

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Who: The Small Town Main Street Staff, Sherry Adams and Lew Holloway What: Will present the Liberty Small Town Main Street Marketplace Report When: Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 5:30 p.m. Where: Town Hall Why: The Liberty Small Town Main Street Marketplace Report will be a culmination of data based on ESRI On-Line Business Analyst, consumer surveys provided by the community of Liberty, retail surveys provided by the downtown retailer and interviews. This report is an assessment of the current downtown marketplace complete with statistical information as well as observations and recommendations for the Small Town Main Street committee. This recommendations will serve as the basis for moving downtown Liberty forward toward their goal of a healthier downtown environment. Liberty was designated a NC Small Town Main Street community in July 2009 by the NC Department of Commerce. As part of the designation the town of Liberty receives up to two years of technical services from the Small Town Main Street (STMS) staff. The program follows the guidelines set by the National Main Street Center which was founded by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Those guidelines include the fourpoint approach to downtown revitalization which are: Organization, Promotion, Design and Economic Restructuring. There are over 50 designated NC Main Street towns and 28 Small Town Main Street communities. The public is invited to this community presentation on Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 5:30 p.m. at the Liberty Town Hall. The Marketplace Report presentation is expected to last no longer than and hour and a half. Please come out and support the efforts of the Liberty Small Town Main Street Committee.

Do Not Miss The Next Meeting Tuesday May 11th
Don’t Be The First On Your Block To Get One
Yes, it‘s that time of year again….Grass cutting! The Town of Liberty is no exception. As has been the case for several years (1998), Liberty residents are asked to adhere to the Town Ordinance 91-08 which states: Noxious Growth. (A) No person may cause, suffer or permit on premises under his or her control any growth of weeds, grasses, or other plants or bushes that becomes or threatens to become a fire hazard or a harboring place for rats, mice, snakes, or other vermin or otherwise poses a danger to the public health or safety. (B) Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the owner or other person in possession of every vacant lot shall keep mowed or cut down within 12 inches of the ground all weeds, grass or other noxious growth. (C) Weeds, grass, or other noxious growth which are not in conformity with this section are declared to be a nuisance and the Town may cause the same to be cut. In this event, the costs incurred by the Town shall be charged against the lot where the noxious growth was located, as well as the owner thereof, and collected as unpaid as valorem taxes. Penalty Section 91.99 States that (B) ….violation shall constitute a misdemeanor, punishable as provided in G.S. 14-4 (C) A violation ….shall also subject the offender to a civil penalty of $25.00. If the offender fails to pay this penalty within 15 calendar days after being cited for a violation, the penalty may be recovered by the Town in a civil action…(D) Each day that the violation continues…shall constitute a separate offense. I plain English, keeping your lawn mowed on a regular basis is inexpensive, in comparison. If you encounter this bright orange notice hanging on your door, DON‖T PANIC! That‘s your first notice of an infraction. Just get it taken care of right away and you will be fine, AND, your neighbors will be grateful!

Patterson Cottage Announces Open Houses
The Patterson Cottage Museum has announced its open house schedule for 2010. The cottage will be open from 12-3:00 on the second Saturday of each month from May through September. The dates are as follows: May 8; June 12; July 10 (Liberty‘s Fourth of July celebration—free bottled water); August 14; and September 11. The public is invited to visit the 1884 cottage and tour Liberty‘s only museum on these dates. Other tours can be arranged by calling Warren Dixon at 622.2731; Jane Bullard, 622-4444; Wade Shelton, 622-2538 or the Liberty Town Hall at 622-4276. The Patterson Cottage Committee will also gladly accept any donations to aid in the upkeep of the historic house. Items of historic nature or interest are also being accepted, either as donations or on loan. Many of the items currently in the museum were placed there in 1976 and the committee would like to be able to change some of the pieces from time to time or to include additional items to add interest to the cottage. The committee is also soliciting old pictures of the Liberty area to be included in an exhibit. All photographs will be copied and returned to the owners. Anyone wanting to donate or loan items to the museum may contact Warren Dixon or any of the committee members.

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Liberty School continues to collect boxtops for students to earn prizes. This school year ended up with almost $2000 collected. Beginning next school year this money will fund music, art, and physical education (gym). All students at the school will be able to see new supplies being provided by boxtops. This is a great program that is free, and everyone has to buy groceries. Over 300 grocery store items carry the Boxtop for Education labels. Please start saving now for next year!

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A meal of BBQ and chicken soup, and peach cobbler was prepared by Earl Morin and Perry Marbert. Meeting was opened by 15th District Commander Tommy Parham after the opening prayer, POW/MIA ceremony, and pledge of allegiance. The Commander did a roll call of Officers and a quorum was declared. The Commander reported that the Department Convention was June 10-12 at the North Raleigh Hilton. The delegates from Liberty Post 81 are Terrry Stutts, Tommy Parham, Ritchie York, & Cary McMasters. Terry Stutts moved to accept the delegates to the Convention. Seconded by Ritchie York………..Motion Carried Minutes read by Assist. Adjutant Ritchie York and a motion to accept the minutes as read by Terry Stutts and seconded by Jeff Cole……….Motion carried. The Commander covered the mailing, Legion College in July, Golf Tournament on May 15, 2010, 15th District meeting on May 16, 2010 at 1p in Liberty, Tar Heel Boy‘s State in June. The Commander appointed a selection committee for Legionnaire of the Year for Liberty American Legion Post 81. They are as follows; Harvey Burgess, Arlie Culp & Max Henry. We have two candidates for Tar Heel Boy‘s State this year; Nathaniel (Eli) Routh from Providence Grove High School & Dario Phetmixay from Eastern Randolph High School. Boy‘s State will be in June at Catawba College. The Eastern Randolph Baseball contribution was tabled until the May meeting and will be acted on at that time. Sick Call: L.T. Smith, Jeff Cole, Kristin Stutts, Elmer H. Stanley Family Next order of business was to elect Officers of the Post for the ensuing year 2010/2011. Commander….Tommy Parham 1st Vice Commander..Jeff Cole nd 2 Vice Commander Carl Sheffield Finance Officer..J.R. Beard Historian…Cary McMasters Sgt at Arms…Harvey Burgess Herbert Handley Chaplain..Henry Galary Adjutant…Cary McMasters Ass‘t. Adjutant…Ritchie York Athletic Officer.. Grady Lawson Ass‘t. Athletic Officer…Billy Heilig The Post Officers will be installed in May by our Division III Commander Randy Brown from High Point Post 87. Post Trustees Five Year Terms Henry Galary Chairman 2011 Ritchie B. York 2012 Harvey Burgess 2013 Billy Heilig 2014 Herbert Handley 2015 Blossum Ellis won the 50/50 and donated it back to the Post. With no further business and after the closing prayer and saluting the colors the meeting was closed in due form. Respectively, Ritchie York & Cary McMasters

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William Prather Post 8721 Veterans Of Foreign Wars of the United States The meeting was opened by Commander McMasters after saluting the colors, pledge of allegiance, and opening prayer. Welcome to all members present. A new member Ron Johnson was present for his first meeting. The general orders or mailing was covered by the Commander. The State Convention to be at the North Raleigh Hilton, June 17/19 2010. Post & District elections were covered for the ensuing year. A 10 th District meeting is to be held in Greensboro, Saturday April 24, 2010 at12 noon. Election of Officers for the District is on the agenda. A letter was read from State Adjutant Bruce Edwards on a FAKE VIETNAM VET and VFW in North Carolina. It seems this individual was getting funds from VFW Post in Union County and was a fraud. So if some are asking for money for anything and you do not know them have them checked out by Law enforcements officers. This individual was also a fugitive in another state. The local Law Officers caught up with him and other charges are pending. The Post is working on a Memorial for William Prather York to be placed in town. The project was suggested by Thomas Moore and is being considered by the Post Members. We hope we can get project underway and completed in the near future, but it will take a lot of time and effort. The Post elected 4th Annual Liberty American Legion Post 81 Officers for the comGolf Classic at ing year and will be installed in May 11, Sandy Creek Golf Club 2010 at our regular at 5454 Whites Chapel Rd., Staley, N.C. (off 49 S toward Ramseur from 421 in Liberty) the Reitzel Center. They are as follows; Saturday May 15, 2010 Commander …Cary Fundraiser for American Legion Programs McMasters Sr. Vice ComBring your own Teams mander..Arthur Coble $160.00 (4) per Team

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Jr. Vice Commander…James Gray Quartermaster…Terry Stutts Chaplain…Terry Stutts Three Year Trustee…..Thomas Moore Delegates to the District and State Convention Cary McMasters & Thomas Moore A financial report was given by Terry Stutts and he also told us the ―Buddy Poppies‖ had been ordered and should be here soon. With no further business and after saluting the colors, closing prayer the meeting was closed in due form. Respectively, Cary McMasters

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At The Well
At the center of the Village is a deep well of life-giving water where the townspeople meet. As they draw water their voices blend in the culture, society and wisdom that they share. Each month meet here at the well to hear those voices. It is spring. Winter was cold and long and gave way to the greatest pollen drop in twenty years. Even sinus suffering cannot dampen the joys of spring. Spring is springing a full month early. Strawberries herald spring and are ripe for the picking. Leaves have burst forth and shaded the severaltimes-mown lawn. I am ‗spring cleaning‘ and changing around the winter wardrobe for the spring clothes; careful to keep out the hoodie for the cool breezy days. The freshly washed curtains and blinds are pulled back to allow the cleansing light in. I sit on the porch with a cup of tea for a break. My mind takes me to a familiar place. It cycles constantly from, the clothes dryer that broke three months ago and still isn’t repaired to the vegetable garden, not yet planted in the wet soil. And then there is the woman from down the block who is in the nursing home now. She is lonely for her home. I told her I would visit. Here I am spending my time with deep -cleaning that could have waited and I should have reconciled my bank statement. The children come home from school in an hour. They want to go play in the creek behind the house. I feel pulled and in conflict all the time. Whatever I do, I could have been doing something else-maybe something more important. When my mind chatter slowed, I noticed some neighbors sitting on the patio two houses down. They saw me too, and waved me over. ‘Oh no, my mind said, now I’ll not get anything done’. Little did I know that I would get LOTS of things done. Someone hands me paper and pencil when I arrive. ―Make a list of worries, anxieties and concerns‖ they said. That should be easy, I thought, since that was exactly what I had been doing on my own porch. I listed the broken dryer, planting the vegetable garden, visiting my friend, reconciling my statement, and playing with the children in the creek. ―Line through the things you can do nothing about today‖ is the next thing I hear. Hummm…my mind is watching over my shoulder, ready to jump in with the helpless feeling of life out of control. I ignore the feeling and put a line through the broken dryer since no money was available for the repair today. I put a line through planting the garden since today the soil will not be dry. I feel lighter with those burdens lifted. And what I have done is line them through and let go of them. My mind was quiet, for once, not being able to dampen my mood by pointing out needless worries. ―Beside each item that is left, write an action item, just for today‖ was the next instruction. On my paper next to children I write, go to the creek to play for an hour. I thought of how we see tadpoles and turtles there. We learn about what poison ivy looks like and look for bird and squirrel nests. We laugh, learn and live together. And we get wet! Now, not only are my burdens lifted, but I feel excited and in control of my life. Next I write, we will bake cookies together and take them to the nursing home for our neighbor. What a small price to pay for peace of mind for me, for my children and for my neighbor. It is truly win/win. Next to reconcile statement I write, sit with children as they do homework and reconcile the statement as they work. That way I am with them and getting my chore done. One more listing was requested, ―List your needs, hopes and dreams, large and small.‖ This list is the most difficult for people. We tend not to know exactly what we

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need or want. What I notice is that when I follow my heart and get out of my mind, I move toward those hopes and dreams. I want my kids to grow up whole and happy. I want my neighbors to know I care for them. I want life to matter and not be a chore. ―Thank you for inviting me to share this time with you‖, I said as I left to meet the bus. If you like what you have read...drop us a line at [email protected] or from our website www.libertynewspaper.org. If you have a suggestion for the author of At The Well.

Can you guess where we are talking about?
A New Section In The Liberty Leader. Each issue we will learn about some locations in our fine state. Our kids should not be the only ones learnApex, NC This month‘s Carolina Community is Apex in Southwestern Wake County. Incorporated in 1873. Apex received its name for not only being the highest point on the Chatham Railroad between Richmond and Jacksonville, Florida, but because in places along the main street, water which falls on one side of main street flows to the Neuse River and on the other side flows to the Cape Fear. Apex, the ―Peak of Good Living,‖ hosts an annual Peak Week Festival each May. The first Wake County tobacco auction market was established in Apex in 1905. Originally a railroad town, the Apex rail station was established to connect the North Carolina Railroad with the coal fields of Chatham County. With a population of just over 30,000, Apex maintains a smalltown feel. Its close proximity to Research Triangle Park is attracting hi-tech industry. Business North Carolina magazine named Apex the Best Small Town in North Carolina. Planners predict Apex‘s population will double in the next 8 to 10 years.

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Recipe Of The Month– Courtesy Of Helen Crutchfield

(The Recipe Come From The LIFT Program Provided By Loflin Funeral Home Of Liberty—Just another way they serve our great community)

6 Medium Apples, 5 Slices Bread, Sprinkle With Cinnamon Mix Following Together : 1-1/2 cup sugar, 1 stick margarine, 1 egg, 2 tablespoon self rising flour. Pour mixture over apples and bread, Bake at 325 degrees for one hour

Apple Cobber

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Health Corner May 2010 ―Anxiety Disorders‖

Anxiety disorders affect 25 million Americans and are the most common emotional disorder. The causes of anxiety disorders are unknown but it does run in families. Symptoms vary from a mild feeling of panic to physical illness. Someone suffering from an anxiety disorder is afflicted by a lot more than ―feeling nervous‖ and simply telling them to ―calm down‖ or ―stop worrying about it‖ is not going to help. These types of responses can actually make the persons anxiety level increase. If left untreated a person suffering with anxiety can gradually start to withdraw from day to day activities in an attempt to be isolated from the cause of the anxiety. Eventually this avoidance of people and/or activities leaves them with a feeling of depression. People troubled by anxiety have been known to abuse alcohol and drugs to alleviate the symptoms and reduce the feelings of doom and gloom. There are different types of anxiety disorder and the most common ones are listed below along with ways to help identify them. The first anxiety disorder is panic attacks. A person suffering from panic attacks feels overwhelmed and suffocated by fear. Panic attacks appear with both physical and psychological distress and a person afflicted with panic attacks needs to get treatment even though they may be embarrassed. If left untreated the individual can start developing what is known as anticipatory anxiety. This is when the individual goes into a panic attack simply by thinking of an upcoming event. The panic attacks can generate such a feeling of fear that they can also slip into avoidance where they stop participating in things they previously enjoyed. The third option if panic attacks are left untreated is for the individual to develop agoraphobia. This is an extreme case of avoidance whereby the person becomes fearful of crowds and any place where they feel that help or escape will not be possible. This can escalate to a point they eventually will not leave their own house. Symptoms of panic attacks are as follows: Pounding heart or chest pain, Sweating, trembling or shaking, Shortness of breath, sensation of choking, Nausea or abdominal pain, Dizziness or lightheadedness, Feeling unreal or disconnected, Fear of losing control, going ―crazy‖ or dying, Numbness, Sudden chills or hot flashes The treatment for panic attacks involves both medication and cognitive behavior therapy. Cognitive behavior therapy is where the person is taught to recognize the first symptoms of a panic attack and then to keep track of them in a diary so they can determine what triggers them. They are then taught relaxation and breathing techniques that, when employed at the very beginning of the panic attack, can help them to handle the reality of the situation and not get overwhelmed by the symptoms. According to the Mayo Clinic there may be some dietary changes that can help lessen the frequency and severity of panic attacks. These dietary changes are as follows:Eat small frequent meals as this will help maintain stable blood sugar levels., Increase carbohydrate intake as this increases serotonin in the brain. , Serotonin provides a calming effect. Whole grains are a good way to increase serotonin., Drink plenty of water to stay properly hydrated. , Limit or avoid alcohol, Limit or avoid caffeine, Be careful of food sensitivities as some food additives can cause biological reactions such as moodiness, Eat foods that contain tryptophan. Tryptophan produces a chemical that improves mood and is relaxing. Foods that contain tryptophan are: milk, bananas, oats, soy, poultry, cheese, nuts, peanut butter and sesame seeds. Some other common anxiety disorders are: Phobias: extreme fear of objects, situations or activities, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: upsetting irrational thoughts that keep recurring, such as constant hand washing., Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): survivors of severe or terrifying physical or emotional events where they have flash backs. Common events that cause PTSD are military combat, rape, natural disasters, physical abuse, etc. Generalized Anxiety Disorder: constant worry and feeling of helplessness with difficulty concentrating. Story By Lori Ann Cobb RN, FCN

FOR RENT In Downtown Liberty At Earth Visions Call 622-1844 Must see these two historic buildings. One year lease at $375.00 a month York Martin Road, Liberty Charlie's Soap 80 Wash Loads 122 W.Swannanoa Ave. Liberty, NC 27298 Powder is Only $9.99. Call 336-622-2442

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Stanley Home Products / Fuller Brush Locally Sold Contact Judy Butler Ph 622-2671 Home Care and Personal Care Products for you and your family. Stanley is best know for their cleaning products. Great Stocking Stuffer For All Your People On The List.

Stanley offers superior

401 S Carolina St—Liberty Home For Rent - 3 bedroom with hardwood floor Replacement windows—Listed on Asheboro housing Call 697-1869 —- $550 A Month

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For Rent Or For Sale 3 Bedroom House , Newly Remodeled, Fully Furnished, Air Conditioned, Large Deck, Private Country Setting , Sets on 3 Acres. Located In Staley Reduced—$79,900 Or Rent $600 A Month Call Doug At 669-4705

Kiln for Sale Large (23X28" interior)
cone 10 L&L Model B electric ceramic kiln that needs a new home. Has digital controller, pyrometer, shelves and some posts. Price of $325 is negotiable. Contact Derrick Sides 336-973-5066 or [email protected]

Siamese Kittens for sale. They will be available end of April,2010. They are Chocolate and Seal Points. I have 3 girls and 2 boys. Very loving animals and intelligent, they love people and sitting on your laps. Asking price $275.00I also have a male seal point that could be used for stud service , if anyone is interested please call. I live in the Liberty area. If interested please contact me: Diane 740-4473 or 622-9539

YARD SALE Yard Sale—Sat May 15 8am to Until 6023 Monnett Rd, Julian Various Items
What do you have to sale....post it here!!!!

FOR SALE– PONTOON BOAT 24ft with 100 HP engine
1995 Monarc— Sun Spa 240 w/ bathroom Call 622-5094

Grass Carp to control vegetation, 4 to 6‖ Channel catfish, beautiful Koi and Goldfish Call 336-498-5417

SERVICES
Cora Brown Will Keep children in home – any age Liberty area Phone 336-233-1058
Shiloh UMC Homework Helpers Every Tuesday Night from 6-8 pm Free homework help & tutoring Kindergarten - 6th Grade

Liberty Leader Newspaper Ph 336-404-9791 Fx 336-622-4298
PO Box 913 Liberty, NC 27298

Eggs are sold at the office of Staley Plumbing, Inc. 1041 Old Liberty Rd- Liberty,

Staley Farms — Liberty, NC Home 336-685-7072 Office 336-622-4903 ―A Roaming Chicken Is A Happy Chicken‖ Free Range Brown Chicken Eggs—$2.50 A Dozen Free Range Bantam Eggs (The Perfect Dieter’s Egg) - $1.00 A Dozen

We are looking for children/ families needing assistance with homework or tutoring. Private tutors can be very expensive and I am certain there is a need for a "free" service.

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Shiloh UMC—7394 Shiloh Rd, Liberty Ph 622-7421

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Liberty Leader Newspaper—Phone 336-404-9791 –Email [email protected] Locally Owned And Operated

Grays Chapel UMC 5056 NC Hwy 22 N Franklinville 336-824-2463 www.grayschapel.org Worship Celebration Sundays, 8:30am Traditional; 10:45am Contemporary Wed 6:00pm Meal, 7:00pm classes

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Special Memorial Day Service At Smithwood United Church
Smithwood United Church of Christ is having their Memorial Day Service on May 23rd, at 11:00. Lunch will be served following the Morning Worship Service. Special music will be provided in the afternoon by The Good News Quartet. If you have a photo of a loved one that you would like to have added to our Memorial Video, please contact Mary Humble at 522-3857 or Rev. Pickler at 622-2755.

First United Methodist Church Open Hearts .. Open Minds . . Open Doors 123 N. Fayetteville St, Liberty Ph 622-4682 E-mail: [email protected] Sunday Services: Prayer Time - 9:30 am; Sunday School - 10:00 ; Worship - 11:00 (including Children's Church) Everyone is welcome to come!

“Holding Forth the Words of Life”

Shady Grove Baptist Church

6809 Kimesville Rd—Liberty Pastor Paul Picker Ph 622-2755 Sunday School 10am Worship 11am

Smithwood United Church Of Christ

Sunday School …...10:00am Sunday Worship…..11:00am Wed Prayer Mtg….. 7:00pm Awana……… Sun. 4:20pm 6377 Old Staley Rd, Staley

Parsonage 622-4628 Church 622-2157

FREEDOM FAMILY CHURCH Free Cup Of Coffee
Any Sunday Morning 8:30 to 10:30 At FFC Coffee Bar Located At American Legion 510 N Greensboro St, Liberty Call 336-260-4516

PLEASANT UNION WESLEYAN CHURCH
2262 Pleasant Hill-Liberty Rd.

―Reach out, Share Christ’s Love!‖ Shiloh United Methodist Church
Rev David Garvin—Pastor 7394 Shiloh Road, Liberty Ph 622-7421 Sunday School 9:45 Worship 11:00am

Liberty, N.C. 27298 Ph. 336-622-2052 Pastor: Rev. Mark Klass Sunday School @ 10AM Worship @ 11AM
"Deliverance from sin is the greatest of all freedoms."

Pleasant Hill Christian Church 1712 Pleasant Hill Liberty Rd Liberty, NC 27298
Changing Lives, Worshipping the Lord, Building Relationships, and enjoying dynamic fellowship.

(336)376-3453

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Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church Pastor: Sam Shores
146 S. Fayetteville St., Liberty Church Office 622-7175

Sunday School 9:30 A.M. Worship 10:30 A.M.

Inviting ANYONE and EVERYONE to come and worship with us:
Sunday School – 9:45 am Sunday Worship – 10:45 am
worship 7:00 pm and 7:30 pm class begin

Edwards Grove Missionary Baptist Church 214 S. Foster St Liberty Pastor Rev. Arnold Barton 622-2544

119 S Fayetteville St, Liberty Pastor Tim Cheek Join us At “HIS PLACE’ every Sunday at 11:00am
Ph 336-633-9679 email [email protected]

Of Liberty

Snow Camp Baptist Church 8724 Snow Camp Rd Snow Camp Pastor Danny Wallace Ph 376-3237 S.S. 9:30am-/Worship 10:30-/Sunday Night 6pm-

First Baptist Church - Liberty
629 S. Fayetteville Street
Phone 336-622-4482
Sunday School 9:45 am Worship 11 am

Brian Harrington - Pastor

Www.libertyfbc.org

Wednesday Mid-week Bible Class-Praise and Thursday Noon Bible Study Class – 12:00-1:30 pm

Shiloh UMC Homework Helpers Every Tuesday Night from 6-8 pm Free homework help & tutoring Kindergarten - 6th Grade We are looking for children/ families needing assistance with homework or tutoring. Private tutors can be very expensive and I am certain there is a need for a "free" service.

Bethany United Methodist 6151 Troy Estate Rd. Liberty, N. C. 27298 Alex Miles - Pastor Ph: 336-643-3609 Worship Serv: 9:30 am Sunday School: 10:30 am

St. Stephen AME Church
705 S. Kirkman Street Liberty

Hickory Grove UMC PO Box 1814(10068 Silk Hope –Liberty Rd) Liberty Ph 622-1872 Pastor Ryan Gabriel Sunday School 10am Worship 11am
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Come Visit With Us!!!

Friendly Wesleyan Church 415 S Asheboro St Liberty, NC Phone 336-622-4718 Pastor Dan Everyone Is Welcomed

Family and Friend’s Day –May 16th 11:00 am – Come Join Us!!

Usher Board’s Anniversary May 23 @ 2:30 pm

All At St Stephen AME Ch.

JOB’S Soup Kitchen Every Saturday

Lewis Grove Holiness Church 434 S Allison St— Liberty Ph 336-622-4230

Need a warm meal, a friendly conversation? Stop by Edwards Grove Missionary Church and J.O.B. Soup Kitchen every Saturday from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Located at 214 S Foster Street, Liberty. Contact following for more information: Mary 622-2981 or Pastor Rev. Arnold Barton 622-2544

The PEARLS ministry will sponsor a PEARLS Tea on Saturday , May 22 @ 5:00 pm—speaker for the occasion will be former Mayor of Greensboro, Yvonne Johnson—we will have a fashion show, praise dancers, praise teams and good old fashion fellowship—Ladies are asked to wear hats and gloves but thi sis not a necessity—please come with or without—it is a FREE event!!!

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Faith sees the invisible, Believes the incredible And receives the impossible.

April Habitat Update

Greetings All, Please share this information with your congregations in the manner you deem appropriate. Thank you for your efforts during the past 18 months Habitat has been building in Liberty... Habitat home #3 work has been steady and deliberate during month of April. The work horses of the period have been the twenty odd Vo-Tec students and their able young teacher. These men have built the roof on the front porch, finished more interior blocking, and roofed the home..all in two hours for about three days per week. The 2nd. and 4th. Wednesday crew worked alongside these young men on their Wednesdays and have thoroughly enjoyed the company and enthusiasiam that teenagers provide. The Wednesday crew has painted Hardie board and soffit boards, built the side deck and steps, and nailed up electrical boxes throughout the home. Wednesday workers are from Asheboro Habitat, two Habitat supervisors, the recipient of the 3rd. Habitat home, First Methodist and Watermark Baptist churches. Meals were provided by an anonymous donor to a "sit down" lunch at Fiddler's Cove. If You can carry a board, paint or nail....we need you on the 2nd. or 4th. "Eastern Randolph High School's hard working Wednesday of Vo-Tec students prepare for another two hour stint May...presently (until on the Liberty Habitat Home #3." school is out), there will be no Saturday work at Liberty, but work is ongoing at two Asheboro homesites. Call Rodney Overcash at 953-2929 if you or your church or civic group...or as an individual, can work in any of these locations...more later...Tom Meacham, local Habitat volunteer

Mark Your Calendars—Paul Shepherd Memorial Blood Drive
The Paul Shepherd Memorial Blood Drive is scheduled for Saturday, August 28th. Yes, it is later this year. The goal is 140 units which is more than in previous years, but we can do it. Remember the number of units collected last year was l58,thanks to everyone. Don't stop donating elsewhere but for your information anyone doing the DRC (Double Red Cell) donation will be eligible to donate 8-28-2010 if you donate before May 8th. For WB(whole blood) donors you will be eligible to donate 828-2010 if you donate before July 3rd. I hope this information is helpful or call me 336-685-9592 or email me @ [email protected] . ----- Blood Drive. Helen Shepherd

Liberty School Teachers and Staff Goes Green For Earth Day
Several of the teachers and staff at Liberty Elem School wanted to show their support for Earth Day in April. They all wore their special shirts that Teacher Sherri Martin obtained for them to wear. I asked Sherri how all this came about. She stated, ―Last year I got something in the

mail about Earth Day shirts. I thought it would be a great way for the faculty to work together and help out. I put the sign up sheet out and got a good response. The funny thing was how all of the students couldn't figure out how we all had the same shirt! This year the response was even better. Lisa Brower even ordered shirts for her girl scout troop.‖ Well it takes each of us to make a little difference in 9 this world. Great job guys.

DRAFT of Minutes of the Meeting of The Liberty Town Council April 26 To Order ;The Mayor called the meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance followed by the invocation, given by Council Member Pike Johnson. Minutes :Council Member Pike Johnson made a motion to approve the minutes of the March meeting. Council Member James Lee Humble seconded the motion which passed unanimously. Mayor Parker recognized Tyler Jones with Boy Scouts Troop 301of Julian, North Carolina. Tyler is attending the Council meeting as part of a requirement for a Merit Badge. National Day of Prayer Proclamation :Council Member Terry Caviness made a motion to approve the National Day of Prayer Proclamation. Council Member Shane Isley seconded the motion, which passed unanimously. Temporary Closing of Streets :Council Member Terry Caviness made a motion to temporarily close West Swannanoa Avenue at the intersection of North Greensboro Street to the intersection of North Fayetteville Street and Depot Street on May 16, 2010 for several Grand Openings. Council Member James Lee Humble seconded the motion, which passed unanimously. Council Member James Lee Humble made a motion to temporarily close South Asheboro Street at the intersection of West Swannanoa Avenue to the intersection of West Raleigh Avenue on May 26, 2010 for Randolph Telephone Customer Appreciation Day. Council Member Pike Johnson seconded the motion, which passed unanimously. Voluntary Annexation Council Member Shane Isley made a motion to direct the Town Clerk, Bridget Langley, to investigate the sufficiency of the property identified as Parcel Number 8726549358 and 8726641306, due to a petition requesting annexation into The Town of Liberty. Council Member Terry Caviness seconded the motion, which passed unanimously. Resolution – Alcoholic Beverage Control System :Council Member Terry Caviness made a motion that The Town of Liberty maintain and control the current Alcoholic Beverage Control system currently in place, and strongly oppose any efforts to privatize the sale of said Alcohol or changes to the ABC system. Council Member James Lee Humble seconded the motion, which passed unanimously. Town Manager’s Report :Public Works has the opportunity to sale the 2008 F250 Super Duty Truck that only gets eight (8) miles to the gallon. It currently has nine thousand five hundred (9,500) miles and Bob Vaughn, Public Works Director has received an offer of nineteen thousand ($19,000.00) dollars. The money could be put towards a new V6 Ford Ranger for a cost of fourteen thousand, eight hundred fifty dollars ($14,850.00) leaving a balance of four thousand, one hundred fifty dollars ($4, 150.00). The old 1991 Ranger could then be sold to the highest bidder. Council Member Terry Caviness made a motion to sell the 2008 F250 Super Duty Truck. Council Member James Lee Humble seconded the motion, which passed unanimously. Council Member Terry Caviness made a motion to purchase a new V6 Ford Ranger. Council Member James Lee Humble seconded the motion, which passed unanimously. The Economic Development Committee had their meeting April 22, 2010 here at Town Hall. Council Members, Terry Caviness, Pike Johnson, Tyson Nixon and Mayor Jim Parker all attended. The development of a new stand alone CVS store was turned down by the properties committee and the reasons they stated were for ―economic‖ reasons. Citizen Comments :Dr. Sykes is requesting the Recycling Center change days of operation to Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday to stager the fill up of the bins. Recently, the residents that try to drop off recyclables on Saturday are met with full bins. Dr Sykes has also requested that they deliver additional bins and to add glass as a recyclable item. The Convenience Site is owned and managed by Randolph County and the Town Manager Town Of Liberty will bring this information to their attention. Message From Our Mayor Dr. Karam also has a Junior Olympic swimming pool he Dear Neighbor, would like The Town of Liberty to lease for the residents to use. The pool would require special permits and upkeep. On behalf of the Liberty Town Council, I am pleased to extend to you an The Town Manager, Roger Davis will check into the reofficial welcome to our community. quirement process for The Town of Liberty to manage a Many of you already know your community pool. Adjourn neighbors in the town, and I feel sure you will want to join them in talking an interest in a wide variety of community activities and civic events that Liberty has to offer. I encourage you to take an interest in your town government. The Town Council holds regular meetings in the Town Administration Building (Council Chambers) on the fourth Monday of each month. The council meetings are, of course, open to the public and we welcome your attendance and input. If there is any service that any member of the Town Council or Town Staff can render to help, please let us know. Again, welcome to the finest and friendliest Little Town in America. Sincerely, Jim S Parker Mayor Of Liberty Check Back Each Issue For A Message From Your Mayor

So What Does The LAC Food Pantry Need?

Our LAC Food Pantry has for some time been continuously blessed by the support of individuals, churches, and other organizations in our greater community. A great "thank-you" goes to so many for their continual, generous donations of funds and food items. In response to a request at the 4/13/2010 LAC meeting, the staff checked the LAC Food Pantry and came up with this list. I feel like it may be too long, but at the same time, I fear that something may be left out. We thank David Hobson, Pastor of Rocky River Friends meeting for getting this information to the readers. Items continuously needed: Canned Fruits (Regular and Low/No Sugar), Peanut Butter, Crackers (Unsalted Tops or Whole Wheat), Canned Leafy Greens (Spinach, Collards, Turnip, Mixed Greens) , Spaghetti Sauce and Pasta, Pork and Beans, Instant Potatoes, Condensed Tomato and Chicken Noodle Soups (Regular and Reduced Sodium), Chunky/Hearty Soups (Low Sodium, if available), Cream of Mushroom/ Cream of Chicken Soups (Regular and Reduced Sodium), Canned Salmon, Chicken, Turkey, Ham, Chicken, Beef, and Vegetable Broths, Hamburger/Poultry Helpers, Liberty Assoc Of Churches Boxed Cereals, FOOD BANK NEEDS Items currently in low supply: Canned Meats (tuna, chicken, Grits, Jelly, turkey and salmon), low sugar Yams/Sweet Potatoes, canned fruit, rice, dry beans, Mixed Vegetables (Regular and Low Salt), spaghetti sauce and pasta. Canned Diced TomaYour Gifts To toes (Regular and Low The Liberty AsSalt), Whole Wheat sociation Of Spaghetti and other whole wheat pastas, Churches FOOD "Lite" MayoPANTRY are naise/Miracle Whip very welcome. "Low Calorie Salad Folks in our comDressing", Cooking Oil, Crisco, munity are in etc., Jello, Powdered need. Milk, "Long Shelf Life" Milk, Sugar

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Doesn't it seem strange that many Democrats and Republicans are willing to lavish all kinds of social benefits on areas they should not but don't support our troops, and are even threatening to defund them? Make sure you thank a military when you see them. Also let you elected officials how you fill. Let your voice be heard.

I'm talking about our troops!

May 16—1pm to 5:30pm Shiloh UMC

Blood Drive

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Go Green...Pure Water...High Tech...Where? Liberty

NEW BUSINESS OPENING IN LIBERTY!

Pure Water Technology of the Piedmont Triad, Inc. Susan & Tommy Staley are the owners of this great new business that has located in Liberty. So who is dynamic husband and wife team that started a new business in our great community. Susan Staley President of Pure Water Technology has 15 years experience providing health-care, most recently with Moses Cone Health Systems. In 2000 Moses Cone an employer of 7,000 honored Susan with the award of "Nurse Excellence" an award she truly appreciates. She has also been nominated twice for top 100 nurse in the state of North Carolina. Pure Water Technology's Vice President Tommy Staley worked in motor-sports marketing for 16 years. Tommy has extensive experience in marketing. His company TSI produced and managed a show on QVC named "For-Race-Fans-Only" with offices within QVC's corporate headquarters in West Chester, PA since 1993. Tommy has worked with many NASCAR personalities along with NHRA, WWF, PBR and including movie industry corporations. So what is this couples great hobbies when they are not spreading the good news about pure water? Well they all involve water and that would be going to the beach, boating & fishing. The couple loves their business but loves their family even more. They have daughters Ashley & Lindsey. Ashley’s married to Charlie Collicutt, HOURS Guilford County’s Thursday 9—1 Deputy Director of Friday 9—5 the Board of ElecSaturday 9—1 tions. Ashley & Charlie have one son, Conner. Ashley has extensive sells experience and plans on working in the family (Thrift store operated by the business. Lindsey Liberty Association of Churches) 125 S. Greensboro Staley our youngest daughter is a 2010 Street, Downtown Liberty graduate from "Florida State University". Lindsey holds majors Best Value in Town! in Political Science and Foreign Affairs. Your dollars spent here help She intends to work your neighbors in need in the family business

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while searching for employment, possibly in Washington DC. Lindsey hopes to work with the FBI or an US Embassy abroad, (hopefully she'll stay close to home). So I asked them what lead them to start this new company? Below is their story. As Mark Twain once said ―Whiskey Is For Drinking And Water Is For Fighting‖ and there's going to be a lot of fighting before this is thing is over. Actually the thing that sparked our attention about this company was how Green the product they offer actually was. Through extensive research we found that employee drinking water in many cases is far less par but acceptable. Municipal water treatment facilities standards set by the EPA for drinking water allows certain levels of contamination which consist of pharmaceuticals, pesticides, herbicides, industrial chemicals, radon, lead and arsenic to name a few. If water treatment facilities were required to remove everything from your drinking water below the acceptable levels your water would be too costly. Our company Pure Water Technology is one of 170 National Dealer’s we are a business to business operation. PWT places what's referred to as "Point-of-Use" water dispensers into businesses, being offices or manufacturing facilities. What sets our water dispensers apart from others is they’re bottle-less, meaning they do not have the normal 5-gallon jug on top which also have some dirty little secrets people don't realize. We are considered a green company because we eliminate the petroleum it takes to manufacture the 5-gallon jugs which also eliminates throwing plastics into land-fields along with eliminating all the fuel it takes to have all of the 5-gallon jugs delivered on a weekly or monthly basis. Our systems remove all contaminates from your drinking water. There are other filtration systems in the market place, however they normally contain one charcoal filter which does not complete purify the drinking water. Pure Water Technology's dispensers pull all contaminates out of drinking water through their MultiFilter process along with "Reverse Osmosis" which is the highest form of purification there is. PHSI the manufacture of our exclusive dispensers also offers their proprietary process of "Auto-Tank-Sanitization™" this process holds US patents and only a Pure Water Technology Dealer can offer. In 2008 & 2009 Inc. Magazine ranked PHSI and Pure Water Technology as the nation’s fastest growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy, America’s independent minded entrepreneurs. Our business focus is replacing existing 5-gallon dispensers along with any new businesses. If your company is tired of dealing with all the hassles with those bulky 5-gallon jugs give Pure Water Technology a call @ 336-622-3114 and we'll come out to your business and spend only 15 minutes of your time. Please visit our web-site @ www.purewatertechofnc.com . Note: Pure Water Technology has an 11 county exclusive territory. They could have opened the business in many other towns but selected Liberty. Both Susan and Tommy consider this their hometown. As a final note, I ask them the question I always love to ask, and yes, that would be ―What makes your day?‖ There reply is, ―When I have a potential customer who already understands what the "Reverse Osmosis" process actually is and knows the benefits they will be receiving. Also we would like to give special thanks to the Liberty Leader for giving us an opportunity to tell our story. ― So give them a call and join the many other happy customers in and around Liberty that have already started enjoying their new service. I found out about this great company from Jennifer Hodges of Allstate Insurance in Liberty. They recently Susan & Tommy Staley, Pure Water Technology of the Piedmont Triad, Inc., P.O. Box 505, Liberty, NC 27298 www.purewatertechofnc.com P: 336-622-3114 e-mail: [email protected]

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The meeting was held on Tuesday 27 April 2010 at the Asheboro American Legion Post 45 at 7:00p.m. The meeting was opened by Commander Lucky Luckado after saluting the colors, pledge of allegiance, and opening prayer. The Commander welcomed all that were present. The first order of business was the Memorial Day Service at the Old Court House. The Service will be Sunday afternoon 30 May 2010 at 2:00 p.m. The speaker for the day will be a Local Veteran Judge Rob Wilkins from Asheboro. The Commander said that all aspects for the service were coming together nicely. The Veterans Day parade for November 11, 2010 was mention and a new form is available with a rain date this fall. The Commander mentioned that several new entrees were in the parade last year and hopefully they will be back this year. Randolph County Honor Guard Commander Hal Winslow reported that the Honor Guard now had eighty members. He also said that they still could use more members and that it would not cost them anything to join. He said that their year started December 01, 2009 and they have performed 225 military funerals in 145 days. The Honor Guard does an outstanding job serving our surrounding communities. The Veterans Council nominated the following Officers and will take nominations from the floor in June for any positions not filled. The are as follows; Commander …Rob Wilkins, Vice Commander…Lucky Luckado, Treasurer…Bill Beason, Secretary… Sue Luck, Chaplain…Lee Bowden. Sick Call:Rick…Townson. The next Randolph County Veterans Council meeting will be Tuesday 29 June 2010 at 7:00p.m. at the American Legion Post 45 in Asheboro. All Veterans Service Organizations and their Post delegates are encouraged to attend this very important meeting. With no further business and after saluting the colors and closing prayer the meeting was closed in due form. Submitted by, Cary A. McMasters

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Randolph Community College Academic Honors Awards Announced
Randolph Community College will hold its first Student Academic Honors Awards Ceremony at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 29, at Rushwood Park Wesleyan Church at 1810 Old Farmer Road, Asheboro. Two types of awards will be presented. "Today's community college students are not the second-string players in higher education, but are truly some of the brightest scholars found anywhere," said RCC President Robert S. Shackelford of the new awards. "Our students who transfer to four-year universities statistically out-perform the native students of those universities during their junior and senior years. In this Student Awards Ceremony, we will celebrate our students* most notable academic successes. Their success is our passion, so this ceremony is only a natural expression of our pride in their accomplishments." The Academic Award is based on the highest GPA in the degree and diploma program of study. Students must have been enrolled in two of the last four terms, have completed at least 40 credit hours in a degree program or 10 credit hours in a diploma program, and have a program GPA of 3.5 or higher. All 4.0 students are recognized. Academic Awards will be presented to the following: Franklinville: James M. Morton, Automotive Systems Technology. Liberty: Joe W. Swaim, Early Childhood Education; Cortina T. Black, Early Childhood Education-Diploma; Kimberly S. Deaton, Healthcare Management Technology. Pleasant Garden: Patricia A. Wilkerson, Cosmetology. Randleman: Keasha L. Rice, Associate in Arts-Diploma; Mark T. Anderson, Autobody Repair. Ramseur: Apryl D. Freeman, Associate in Arts; Elizabeth M. Sands, Associate in Arts; Jerry L. Sands, Business Administration Pre-Major; Salena J. Parks, Early Childhood EducationDiploma; Catherine A. Reeder, Office Systems Technology. Staley: Tonya J. Wofford, Business Administration.
(The above is only the list of local communities that graduated....more graduated from other areas)

Aging Is Beautiful
Twelve beautiful senior contestants will be meeting their sponsors in the fourth annual Senior Ms Randolph County Pageant at the ―Meet Your Sponsor Day.‖ ―Meet Your Sponsor Day‖ is a time where local businesses have a change to meet and get acquainted with their contestant they are sponsoring in the Randolph County Pageant. A reception will be held at the North Pointe of Asheboro, 1195 Pineview Street from 2:00 – 4:00 pm on Tuesday, May 4, 2010. Sponsors and contestants will be available to do interviews during the reception. For more information please contact Donna Dickens at 6263590(office), 3021225(cell) or Kaffy Kivett at 6225844(office), 9644970(cell).

The Curriculum Award goes to a student in each degree and diploma program who is both outstanding in his/her academic achievement and has potential for success in the particular field he/she has chose n. To be eligible, the students must have been enrolled in two of the last four terms, have completed at least 40 credit hours in a degree program or 10credit hours in a diploma program, have a program GPA of 3.0 or higher, have demonstrated expertise in their field of study, and have participated in departmental, campus and community activities that promote the College. Curriculum Awards will be presented to thefollowing: Liberty: Joe W. Swaim, Early Childhood Education. Pleasant Garden: Benjamin C. Kirkman, Autobody Repair. Randleman: Keasha L. Rice, Associate in Arts-Diploma; Linda M. Call, Criminal Justice Technology; Matthew T. Stephenson, Industrial Systems Technology. Ramseur: Stephen C. Kleisner, Accounting; Charleen B. Holt, Business AdminPre-Major.

Firefighter Cadet School Begins at RCC June 21
Randolph Community College will host a Firefighter Cadet Program this summer. The program will run from June 21 through August 25, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Classes will be held at the College's Emergency Services Training Center, located on Old Cedar Falls Road in Asheboro. This challenging program will prepare a student to become a Level II firefighter certified by the North Carolina Office of State Fire Marshal. In order for a student to successfully complete each course, they must be present at least 80 percent of the class time and pass each written test with at least a score of 70. The registration fee for this program is $175, unless the student is fee exempt. For more information or to register for the Firefighter Cadet Program, contact Ken Fields at 336-633-0219, [email protected], or Darlene Gilliland at 336-633-0221, [email protected].

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Obituaries
STALEY — Frances S. Bowden, 83 , died May 3, 2010 The funeral service will be held on Thursday at 2 p.m., Olivers Chapel A.M.E Zion Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. STALEY — Mr. James Wallace Duncan, Sr., 70, of Staley passed away on Thursday, April 8, 2010 at Moore Regional Hospital. A funeral service will held on Sunday, April 11, 2010 at 2 p.m. at Fellowship Baptist Church in Siler City, officiated by the Rev. Eddie Ellison. Burial will follow at Taylor Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery in Jackson Springs, N.C. Jim severed with the Greensboro Fire Department as captain for 36 years. Mr. Duncan was preceded in death by his parents Thomas and Mary Vanstory Duncan and one sister. Mr. Duncan is survived by his wife of 48 years, Pat Duncan; one daughter Sandra D. Gibson (Randy) of Winston Salem; one son James W. Duncan, Jr. (Stacy) of Greensboro; two grandchildren, Jason Hinson and Jessica Cheatham; one great granddaughter Makenzie Cheatham; two sisters, Linda Simmons of Florida, and Debbie Everhart of Lexington; other family members include Tim and David Beck; one niece and three nephews. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 until 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 10, 2010. Loflin Funeral Home of Liberty has the honor of serving the Duncan Family. JULIAN — Mr. Lawrence Eugene Flinchum, 81, passed away on Thursday, April 22, 2010 at Moses Cone Hospital. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 24, at Bethlehem United Methodist Church. Mr. Flinchum was born on September 1, 1928 in Surry County. He retired as a salesman for North State Milling Co. after 35 years of service. After his retirement, he was a self-employed real estate agent with Flinchum Realty until his death, and was a member of NCAR-NARGRRA. He was dedicated to his family, loved his work and enjoyed spending time at his home place in Pilot Mountain. He was preceded in death by parents, Eugene and Hattie Denny Flinchum, and grandchild, Tracy Flinchum. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Selma Elaine Flinchum; sons, Eugene Flinchum and wife Vickie, Jerry Flinchum and wife Lyn; daughters, Judy Rees and husband Bob, Sandra Kiger and husband Dean; brother Carl Flinchum and wife Jean; sisters, Betty Flinchum, Edith Ward, JoAnn Trudick and husband Nick, Dorothy Wade; grandchildren, Wendi Martin, Dawn Ingold, Laurie Rees, Allison Rees, Will Rees, Shanda Draughn, Justin Flinchum, Chelsea Kiger, Brandon Kiger; great-grandchildren, Thomas Bonney, Mary Laurin Bonney, Taylor Martin, Brittany Ingold, Courtney Ingold, Alex Graham, Brooks Flinchum, and Brooklyn Draughn. The family will receive friends in the fellowship hall following the service on Saturday. Memorial contributions may be made to The American Heart Association , 202 Centreport Dr., Suite 100, Greensboro, NC 27409. LIBERTY — Inez Smith Hunt, 83, died Monday, May 3, 2010. Funeral Services, 2 p.m. Friday, Loflin Funeral Home Chapel, Ramseur. Arrangements by Loflin Funeral Home, Ramseu STALEY — Howard "Pop" Jones, 80, died Saturday, April 24, 2010. Graveside services, 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 28, 2010, Moon's Chapel Baptist Church, Siler City. Arrangements by Loflin Funeral Home, Ramseur. LIBERTY — Hiltord "Winkie" Patterson departed this life on Thursday, April 15, 2010. Funeral will be held 3 p.m., Sunday, April 18, 2010 at Rock Creek AME Church, Snow Camp. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery. 14 LIBERTY — Elmer Hosey Stanley, 88, died Sunday, April 4, 2010 at Universal Health Care in Ramseur. Funeral Services, 1 p.m., Thursday, Holly's Chapel Pentecostal Holiness Church, Ramseur. Burial, Gilmore Memorial Park, Julian. STALEY — Mrs. Margaret Louise Dunlap Wright, 82, passed away Monday, May 03, 2010. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 5th at 2 p.m. at Shady Grove Baptist Church in Staley; burial will follow in the church cemetery. Loflin Funeral Home of Liberty has the honor of serving The Wright Family.

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but the large part was the fellowship. This is like a brotherhood, they love to talk to fellow car Even with forecast of rain in the forecast several owners. Randolph Telephone was tractor and car collectors brought their vintage items on hand to give out the balloons out for the public to see and take their chance to win that all the kids love, you can see prizes. This year there was a few less cars than in the the children of local dentist Chip year past, but the public showed up in groves. A spe- Butler’s kids while they parade cial thanks goes out to one that has made this show around the tractors with their balbecome so great. He puts countless hours in behind loons bouncing in the air. The the scene from getting the word out to car clubs, to show would not be complete with posting flyers all over the county, to helping put the the tractor show. Their numbers large signs up, to helping park cars the day of the are starting to catch up with the show, to the actually judging of the cars and this year, cars. The Mid State Tractor Heriwas the MC for the awards. This person would be tage Club is the force behind this none other than Ron Johnson of Franklinville, that is part of the show. They likewise owner of Ron Johnson Enterprises, that provides the give away trophies. In the fall we area with great health and life insurance and more. have the Concerned Bikers of With Ron’s help we have added several new things to Randolph County that display the show. Last year we started to give away four new their motorcycles. This is just awards, entry for farthest and closest to youngest and another of the great activities the oldest entry. This year, Ron brought another new chamber provides in the commuitem to the show. That would be gift bags for all ennity. I look forward to the next big tries that was filled full of goodies. In that bag was event. Once again we had a few another great gift. That would be dash plaques. This new vehicles provided by Local years had local , Larry Cheek’s vintage vehicle as the Freeman Ford of Liberty. Be on art work and the dash plaque noted the 6th annual Car Show. This will be given out also at the Fall Show which will be held on September 25. As in years past, George Walls brought his concession trailer with all his great food to feed the crowds from breakfast to lunch. I would also like to thank Bill Roach for being a strong part of the car show. The Chamber has saw the strength in Ron Johnson and now he serves as a board member of the Chamber Board. I had the pleasure to meet several of the car and truck owners. We had several repeats and a few new ones. What impressed me the most was what they came out for. Yes a small portion was to show off their great vehicle, Budding New Freelance Photographer, Tyler Brock, son of Pastor Travis Brock Of Sandy Creek Baptist Church of Liberty gave us his favorite images from the Chamber Car Show.

Thank You To This Years Sponsors: Liberty NAPA Auto Parts Debbies Auto & 4 Wheel Drive Liberty Hardware & General Store Jeremy Albright Landscaping NAPA Auto Parts Of Ramseur Drapers Auto Repair Liberty Auto Parts, Inc. Ron Johnson Enterprises Inc. Bessemer Tire Services Liberty Oil Co. Liberty Leader Newspaper

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One year olds are very busy. They keep a very busy schedule of getting into things around the house in an effort to learn more about the world surrounding them. One mother, a participant in the Parents as Teachers program, learned this first-hand, as her youngest child became quite a challenge, getting into everything and crying more frequently. The child was also identified as having a potential communication delay. After discovering how much her toddler loves singing and dancing, the mother began singing "The Itsy Bitsy Spider" to her young son to redirect him when he begins to cry. He immediately begins to smile and start the hand motions to accompany the song. "I didn't know singing was helping him to learn new words and get ready for school. He's begun to say 'spider' as we sing together," says the mother of her son, whose speech was very limited prior to this point. She now realizes the importance of reading and singing to her children. "I know now that's one simple thing I can do to help my children for the future."

$20,000 Raised at 2010 Gala for the Children
FREE Wine Tasting & Spring Shopping Bazaar
Sunday May 23rd 2:00pm to 5:00pm Angelia's Pizza located at 5315A Liberty Road, Greensboro, 336-674-0060, will be hosting a FREE Wine Tasting and Spring Shopping Bazaar. This is a community event and there is no charge for setting up a table and selling your wares. Do you have crafts you make, jewelery to sell, or do you sell at home parties?? Come set up a table. Please call ahead to let us know if you will be participating. First come first serve. We will only allow one from each company to sell. (I.E. 1 Pampered Chef, 1 Partylite,etc) but will not limit the "Homemade" sellers unless space becomes and issue. Anyone want to play some music that day?? Come support your local businesses and craftsman!!

Partnership Launches Dolly Parton Imagination Library

More than 100 children in the Randleman area will be receiving their own library of books as part of the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. The program provides children with one ageappropriate book per month from ages 0-5. The long-term goal is to make the program available throughout Randolph County. A video about the Dolly Parton Imagination Library is available for viewing by organizations, churches, and community groups. If you are interested in presenting this video, contact Elizabeth Glessner at 629-2128 ext. 12. Anyone wanting to be a sponsor ($30 per child per year) can mail a check, payable to the Randolph County Partnership for Children, to the Partnership at 349 Sunset Ave., Asheboro, NC 27203. Why not be part of this great program and make a difference in a child’s life.

The Randolph County Partnership for Children hosted the 2010 Gala for the Children on Saturday, April 10, at the farm of Kyle and Pattie Petty in Trinity. The event was a huge success, drawing more than 250 attendees from across Randolph County and beyond and raising $20,000 toward the Partnership's endowment, the Children's Future Fund. The Partnership extends a special thank you to the following sponsors for helping to make this year's gala a success: Fiddling Cow Sponsors: Commonwealth Hosiery Mills, Malt-O-Meal, Strutting Duck Sponsors: Carolina Bank, Technimark LLC, Sliding Sheep Sponsors: Bank of the Carolinas, Chris & Stacy Griffin, Community One, Dr. James & Laura Wilson, Dr. James & Carol Rich, Elbert & Rose Lassiter, Gene & Pat Holder, High Point Veterinary Hospital, Hon. Jimmy & Pam Hill, Kaplan Early Learning Company, Liberty Advisors LLC, Lynne Qualls, Randolph Bank, RMA Pediatrics, The Timken Company, Wachovia Bank. A special thank you also to Natty Greene's Brewing Company, Silver Eagle LLC, Cindy Ingold, Rhonda Lester, and to all who so generously donated to this event. Save the date for next year's Gala for Spring has arrived and time to get your yards ready. Do you need a the Children—April 9 at the little help around the yard? Or how about a complete makeover? farm of Kyle and Pattie Petty! Well no job is too small for Wade Hardin Landscapes offering:

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Care Seat Clinic

Safe Kids Randolph County will be offering a FREE car seat clinic on May 26, 2010. This event will be held at Wal-Mart, 1021 High Point Street, Randleman, NC from 10 am- 3 pm. Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians will be available to inspect child safety seats for proper installation and use. If you have any questions regarding this car seat clinic, please call Shea Cox, Safe Kids Randolph Coordinator at (336) 318-6198. 18

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lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us" Ralph Waldo Emerson

Did Someone Say Music In Downtown Liberty? New Music And Art Store Opens Up

Sandy Woosley has just opened Woosley Photography a studio and gallery in downtown Liberty. This has been a long time dream come true and she would not have opened anywhere else. Since she moved to Liberty 3 years ago she has wanted to contribute to the downtown revitalization. Not only is she a new business owner she has a fulltime job, is fulltime mom and is an avid volunteer in the Liberty community. Hidden behind Sandy’s wonderfully giving and soft spoken personality is a woman who has a passion for photography going back for years. She has taken photography courses to improve on her natural skills and great eye NU-BLU Set to Perform Life In Downtown Liberty for creative shots. You may have encountered Sandy at a community New Single Release, To Preformed And On Sale function or school event, lens posed, snapping away trying to get ―that “Spin on a Red Brick Floor” from Upcoming CD ―shot. . When you see her work it is evident that she gets it. She has National touring bluegrass artists, Nu-Blu will perform at the ―Life to Downtaken all the photos this year for the PTO dances at Liberty elementary th town Liberty‖ celebration on May 16 2010. The festival takes place at W. where her son Jarod 9 goes to school and if you were lucky enough to Swannanoa Avenue and begins at 1p.m.. Nu-Blu includes band members: Daniel Routh on guitar, lead have your child in a class Sandy volunteered in, you got a collection of and harmony vocals; Carolyn Routh on bass and lead vocals; Kendall Gales on mandolin; Levi Austin photos from her of your child’s whole year. She also photographed the on banjo. Nu-Blu recently announced the May 4, 2010 release of their upcoming new album, local t ball and baseball teams for the past 2 years. This is just how gen―NIGHTS.” Last October, the band signed with Pinecastle Records and when the label recently anerous she is with her talent and how much she loves what she does. Peonounced its closing, the group decided to continue with the release due to overwhelming fan requests for ple started asking Sandy if she had a studio and would she photograph their new music. By mixing original and traditional material along with incorporating songs from other their family or pet or what have you. So she thought now was that perfect genres, like the new single release, “Spin on a Red Brick Floor” (Nanci Griffith), the band has been time to make her dream a reality. Her nature shots reveal such detail; able to create a unique and hard driving blend of music that gives the listener a diverse music experience, they bring out the beauty that ordinarily gets overlooked. Nature and life while still staying within the realms of bluegrass. Daniel and Carolyn Routh, the husband and wife team shots are not all she does; she has a passion for photographing people that head up Nu-Blu, co-wrote two original songs on the album, ―In and Out of Love,‖ and ―How Do I especially children. Her unconventional approach for getting children to Move On,‖ with Daniel also co-writing ―My Sweet Carolyn‖ with Nu-Blu band member Levi Austin. show their personalities in a comfortable setting will make her a huge hit. “Nights”, the title track was penned by award-winning singer-songwriter, longtime friend of the band, She not only has a studio that you can bring your family ( including your Donna Hughes (Rounder). Other featured tracks include: ―Lonesome Mountain‖ and ―Try to Catch the pet ) to right in Liberty but she would love to come to your home and get Wind” (written by Mark „Brink‟ Brinkman); ―Old Black Suit‖ (written by Larry Shell and Kim Wilpictures of her subject matter in their liams); ―I Won’t Be Around‖ (written by Greg Luck); ―River of Love‖ (written by Otha Young and Juice Newton); plus many more that will certainly become fan favorites. The CD was produced by Caro- natural environment, or meet you at a local park or favorite family hangout, lyn Routh and Greg Luck and recorded at Red to get shots that really show who you Squared Audio (Siler City, NC) with additional are. No more posed shot with tracks at Riverside Audio (Mt. Gilead, NC). strained smiles. Stop by her gallery “NIGHTS” was mastered by Daniel Routh, and check out her collection of phoAmericana Mastering, and engineered by tography art for your home or busiDaniel Routh and Levi Austin. For more ness, matted prints and cards. She is information on Nu-Blu, please visit their brand hoping to make her gallery available new website at www.nu-blu.com. The album is to young artists to use as a outlet to available free to radio stations via show their works to the community. www.AirPlayDirect.com and will soon be Sandy doesn’t need luck she has available for sale at CD Baby and many other great talent and a natural eye, once sites. See you at the event on May 16th. Downtown Liberty Is Growing people find out about Woosley PhoCome Visit All The New Places tography it will become a great draw 19 for downtown
Photo compliments of Sandy Woosley at Woosley Photography Photo compliments of Sandy Woosley at Woosley Photography

Masten and Edi Smith are a creative couple who have recently opened Masten’s Music and Art right in downtown Liberty. This is a natural progression for both of them artistically. Edi is an artist and has had a company called Murals and More where she painted custom murals and such. She does all kinds of creative things; hand painted furniture, paintings, murals, custom signs and plaques. She used to sell her custom plaques and banners at arts and crafts festivals around the region with her sister Bea Johnson. You will find many of these in their shop. Masten comes from a family of musicians and just so happens, music store owners. His father owns Grandpa’s Music and Grandpa’s Uke Joint, both located at the Florida coast. His brother Kirby Smith, co-owner of Smith Whitley, has had a music shop in High Point for over 30 years. Masten has been surrounded by a deep love and appreciation for music all of his life. He has been playing guitar and mandolin from a very young age, in fact he and his brothers used to perform together at their fathers store. Masten has played with fellow musicians in several band s over the years and more recently can be found hangin’ with friends ―pickin‖ in his leisure time. Not that there is much of that to go around at the Smiths these days, with their new music store in Liberty, 2 active kids, and Masten’s fulltime job …WOW a busy bunch. Everyone pitches in at the store, Edi happily hanging out at Masten’s Music & Art during the week days working the store and enjoying the Bluegrass on the stereo, Masten joining her evenings and weekends. They have recently added a private studio for individual lessons, taught by local musicians, and have plans to add another one this summer. This is the kind of place the Smith’s hope people will be able to picture themselves sitting around listening to people jam, chat, laugh and generally commune while learning about music and hopefully buying something. Liberty could benefit from a place that has supplies for local musicians and provides an outlet for them to play and commune. It would be great to see this little shop turn into a gathering place during their soon to come scheduled jam sessions. These sessions will not just be for musicians but for everyone to enjoy. So if you are a musician, know a musician, just beginning or have ever thought about playing and instrument, like art, or need something new to liven up your living space, come check out Masten’s Music & Art you might find that you make a new friend, sign up for guitar lessons and get a great plaque for you wall that says something like;‖ WELCOME Photo compliments of Sandy Woosley at Woosley Photography excuse the mess but we live here‖.

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Liberty Rotary Annual Breakfast
Well as in years past, this was no different. The Liberty Rotary Club pulled of another great breakfast. The group pulled up with sleepy eyes at 5:30 this Saturday morning, May 1. They all rolled their sleeves up and by 7:00, the trays were filled with great goodies. From pancakes created by Chip Bulter and Tyson Nixon, the crisp bacon by Bob Cromer, well the list goes on… eggs, sausage, toast, grits and beverages. The cost was a modest $5 for all you can eat. The monies went to support the Local Boy Scout Troop that the Rotary has help fund for years. From the laughter and fun in the kitchen to the tables of fellow family and friends enjoying a great meal, this showed to be a great event. I think this is why Liberty is so unique, for when it is for something to better the community, everyone comes out of the wood work to pitch in.

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GENFEST 2010 AT THE HIGH POINT PUBLIC LIBRARY.

It’s All About Heritage; It’s All Up to You!

When you live in a particular region all your life, you tend to take its unique qualities for granted. But it is the business of the folks who work at the Heritage Research Center (formerly the North Carolina CollecSat May 15 - 10sm to 4pm tion) of the High Point Public Library to collect and Heritage Research Center preserve fragments of memory about this storied Pied- 1st Floor High Point Public Libray mont in which we all live--like the old ballad written 901 N Main St, High Point about a dastardly fellow who abandoned his aged and ailing mother at the High Point Depot in the 1920’s or the legend of the Witch of Inverness, who supposedly haunted the garden of the old Mann house, later Tate Park. ―Unfortunately, the history that we have in our heads—the history born of our own experiences and the stories handed down to us—tends not be written in Come out for a fun-filled day and the opporbooks,‖ says Larry Cates of the HRC. ―But it is tunity to speak with experts about the heriworthwhile, and it deserves to be remembered.‖ tage, culture, and genealogy of our region. GENFEST, an annual Piedmont local and family his- Over forty individuals and institutions will be represented. Bring your questions, heirtory fair, sponsored by the Heritage Research Center, looms, photographs, and documents to is partly aimed at helping people understand the value share. Learn about local genealogical and of their stories about local individuals, families and historical societies, purchase heritagecommunities. ―In an event like this,‖ says Cates, ―we related publications, and register to win door can introduce the public to folks who’ve been doing prizes. You’ll encounter experts in the this kind of work for a long time. They have plenty of heritage of High Point, Archdale-Trinity, ideas to share about how to research these memories Jamestown, Greensboro, Walkertown, further and how to preserve them, as well.‖ Actually, Guilford, Randolph, Davidson, Forsyth and this is the third year that GenFest has taken place. Mecklenburg Counties, Revolutionary and Civil War ancestry, the history of North The last time it occurred was in 2007, but it had to be Carolina’s Quakers, African-American suspended while the High Point Public Library was heritage, scrapbooking, photo preservation, undergoing renovation and expansion. This year’s metal detecting, and historical publication revival of the fair will be bigger and better than ever and more. Free and open to all comers. No with over forty individuals and organizations repre- registration is required. sented. It will be held Saturday, May 15th, on the first floor of the Library (at 901 North Main Street) between 10 am and 4 pm. Everyone is welcome and no pre-registration is required, but the folks from the Heritage Research Center suggest that you stop by the welcome table on your way in, get a map of the layout, and sign up to be in the running for some great door prizes—one to be given every half hour. After that, just stroll around the tables and talk with representatives from all of these great groups. You’ll find experts on African-American history in both High Point and Greensboro. You’ll meet historians of local communities like Greensboro, Kernersville, High Point, Jamestown, Archdale, Trinity and Walkertown and specialists in Quaker history. You’ll meet authors of local history books and have opportunities to purchase signed copies. You’ll encounter experts in photo preservation and scrapbooking. You’ll be able to talk to people who have worked for decades with family history in Guilford, Mecklenburg, Forsyth, Randolph and Davidson Counties. Do you have a military ancestor you want to find out more about? Just talk to the folks from Daughters or Sons of the American Revolution or the Sons of Confederate Veterans. Do you wonder what metal detecting can teach you about the daily lives of our great great grandparents or what really happened at the Battle of Alamance? Then, speak with the guys from the Old North State Detectorists. Do you have a dead end in your family research that you just can’t get past? Ask one of the many genealogical societies or genealogical librarians present. Do you wonder how you might publish something you’ve written about your community? Why not stop by the table of one the many published authors in attendance and ask their advice? ―One of the best things about this kind of gathering,‖ says Cates, ―is the power of coincidence. You’ll start talking to someone and you’ll suddenly realize, hey, our ancestors attended the same church or you and I lived in the same neighborhood. Or better still, we’ve been working on the same topic for years, and if only we’d been in touch before!‖ GENFEST is really about building community. It is about increasing our knowledge of the past by sharing with one another. You are warmly invited to attend. If you have questions, contact the Heritage Research Center at (336) 883-3637

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Liberty, NC - On April 28, 2010 the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Vice Unit conducted a search of a residence located at 6345 Goldfield Rd. in Liberty. During the search officers seized approximately 186 grams of marijuana, 13 dosages Give the gift of love, of methadone, drug paraGive a enduring gift phernalia, a small amount with Life Insurance! of non-taxpaid liquor and Call Ray Coggin for a $1,260.00 US Currency. free life insurance As a result, two individureview! als have been charged, however at the time of 336-622-5555 this release they are still 336-707-7145 wanted. Or call to set up an Approximate Street Value appointment and of drugs seized is approxi- visit him at his office mately $760.00. located at 122 North Fayetteville St. Liberty (located across from United Methodist Church)

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American Legion Auxiliary Post 81 Trip To District 15 Meeting

On Sunday, April 18th, 4 members of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 81, attended a District 15 meeting in Lexington. After several wrong turns due to complete lack of directions, we finally made it to Lexington Post 8 where the Auxiliary was hosting the event (We will not discuss who was driving to this event ... we will allow you to guess - 1st 3 don't count). We were served a delightful lunch of grilled chicken, potato salad, cole slaw, green beans, rolls and desert. Members attending were Jeane Stutts, Sue Morin, Patty Whitt, and Helen Shephard. We were regaled with the accomplishments of all the units in attendance. We had the opportunity to meet current and past officers of Division 3 and District 15 and to discuss the future needs and direction of the Auxiliary. The Liberty Auxiliary was recognized for being the first unit in the state to reach 100% membership goal. There was a drawing for several door prizes and it goes without saying that our President, Jeane won a door prize. Once the meeting was adjorned, we had a totally uneventful trip back to Liberty. Many thanks to everyone who attended and to Post 8 Auxiliary for an interesting and informative meeting. Story By Patty Whitt (In God We Trust)

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This year's tractor drive began and conclude at the P & W Country Cooking Restaurant located at:1313 NC 62 East - Climax, NC 27233 Registration began at 7:00am - Drive began at 9:00amEntry Fee: $30 per Tractor (Includes Ride, T-Shirt & Meal) This year they were offering a limited seat wagon ride. .This year ride will also be traveling on Hwy 49-A which is know as "The Road with 99 Curves". We hope everyone can come enjoy the fun of the great outdoors and provide your support. The proceeds from this event will go toward the Randolph Country FFA Scholarship Fund. What a great time in our great country setting. See you at next years event. Want to become a member of the MSTHA? The Mid State Tractor Heritage Association is an active organization with members from all across Central North Carolina. We are looking for individuals or families to be a part of the Mid State Tractor Heritage Association. If you cannot be an active member but plan on coming to our events, just let us know that you want to be added to our mailing list or e-mail list so we can inform you of our upcoming events. We host different events throughout the year and also travel to other tractor and agriculture events throughout the state. We want to preserve the history of agriculture and would love to have your help! If you are interested in donating and/or would like to join us; we meet every third Monday night a 6:30pm at the Asheboro Friends Meeting Kids Club Building at 230 E Kivett Street Asheboro, NC. We look forward to seeing you soon.

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Do you love to read? Do you love to talk about what you’ve read? 4th Thursday at 6:30 P.M. Join us to discuss this month’s selection. Light refreshments will be served May 27 The Help by Kathryn Stockett Jun 24 Half Broke Horses by Jeanette Walls Stop by the Library for a copy. Call 622-4605 for information

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Bunny Rags is a new business operated buy Liberty resident Amber Currin. Amber moved here from Greensboro eight years ago in an effort to live a simpler, slower lifestyle. She has two daughters the youngest who is three and the oldest seven that goes to Liberty Elementary. Bunny Rags emerged from a search to find her youngest a nightgown like one of her big sisters’. Deep into the search, she found herself perplexed at the options available. She was only finding polyester and ―satin‖ like nightgowns not at all what she had envisioned her 3 year old snuggled up asleep in at night. She kept wondering why nobody seemed to be offering soft, comfy nightgowns in the cotton jersey fabric that makes us all feel so great. The big question: ―Why can’t someone just make nightgowns for kids that feel as good as my favorite tee shirt?‖ And so she made her own from a few tee shirts she had lying around. This made her youngest so very happy and comfortable that she never wanted to take it off and it became a dress by day, nightgown by night. Amber is an environmental loving, compulsive recycling, always trying to reduce waste kind of person. As the wheels of her brain started turning, she started salvaging the stilluseable parts of gently-used adult and children’s tee-shirts, mixing and matching them in often surprising ways to create this line of dresses that are unique and great fun to wear. There’s very little that’s more comfortable than a perfectly-worn jersey tee, giving an old item a new life makes Amber feel good about what she’s creating. And you can feel good putting them on your little ones, too! After the playing around with the original Bunny Rags dresses, she started working with another idea that’s been around for ages. She remembered stories her mom told her about dresses she and a friend would make using the cloth from used flour and feed sacks, already imprinted with floral patterns, which saved them money on fabric costs. Repurposing was often done out of necessity in those days. Nowadays we’ve begun to once again revisit these ideals, and pay attention to the amount waste we create. In keeping with her desire to reuse and recycle in everyday life, this next design was a natural progression from the original Bunny Rags designs. Inspired by those flour sack dresses of her mom’s generation, she calls these new dresses ―Bunny Sax‖. Bunny Sax are made of new fabrics but with those ideals of repurposing kept in mind. Amber would like to make a line of these in vintage prints that reflect their roots. Look for theses hopefully coming soon. If the beginning to this company is any indication of the creative realm of its founder then we are in for a great selection that we can all feel good about. Amber likes keeping things small and local for now. Her dresses are available exclusively at Awesome Finds and Masten’s Music and Art, both in Liberty. She will also create a custom Bunny Rag for you from sentimental items that you may want to give new life to in the form of a one of a kind dress that feels good to your little ones body and to your mind. You can contact Amber at 336-505-7075 or to find out more about Bunny Rags go to : www.bunnyrags.com

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fast. Students on the bus said the event was scary. The driver of the school bus that wrecked Thursday afterMarty Trotter, Assistant Superintendent of Operations for noon, 4/30 was cited by Highway Patrol. Melanie Whicker, Randolph County Schools, said 54 students were on board 45, was cited for exceeding safe speed in a curve. Trooper when the accident happened. He said 15 students and the Greg Ingram said Highway Patrol does not plan to file any driver were transported charges. Randolph County Assistant Superintendent Marty to Randolph Hospital in Trotter says that Whicker is suspended from driving a bus Asheboro. They were all until the citation is resolved in court. Several students were injured after the school bus driven by Whicker veered off the treated and released road and went down a small embankment. The accident hap- within a few hours. "School buses are still pened near the intersection of Walker Store Road and Old safe. I know the children Liberty Road, east of Randleman, around 2:45 Thursday afternoon.Trooper Ingram said the bus was heading south on on this particular bus Old Liberty Road when the driver said she swerved to avoid a probably don't think so at this point, but they are," car that drifted into her lane. The swerve caused the bus to said Trotter. go off the road, hit a bridge and continue down the embankment. The bus was #23 from Gray's Chapel ES. A witness told investigators that the car had already crossed the bridge and the bus was coming down the hill too

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On display from May 1 to May 15, enjoy the artwork of students from our own Randolph County school, NERMS. Under the direction of art teacher Elaine Kerns, eleven expressions of color and design are featured from our young people. Also during the month of May, drop by Liberty Public Library to see work from the students and faculty of the Central Carolina Community Colleges’ Sculpture Program. You will see ceramic and metal arts created in a variety of ways, from turning clay on the potter’s wheel to welding metals together and casting liquid metal. In CCCC’s Sculpture Program, students may work toward a two-year degree or take shorter diploma or certificate courses. For further information about the CCCC program, call 919 742-4156 20

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Why Do We Find It So Hard to Forgive?

One reason we resist forgiving is that we don't really understand what forgiveness is or how it works. We think we do, but we don't. Most of us assume that if we forgive our offenders, they are let off the hook — scot-free — and get to go about their merry ways while we unfairly suffer from their actions. We also may think that we have to be friendly with them again, or go back to the old relationBy Rose Sweet ship. While God commands us to forgive others, he never told us to keep trusting those who violated our trust or even to like being around those who hurt us. The first step to understanding forgiveness is learning what it is and isn't. The next step is giving yourself permission to forgive and forget, letting go of the bitterness while remembering very clearly your rights to healthy boundaries. Granting Forgiveness Forgiveness is not letting the offender off the hook. We can and should still hold others accountable for their actions or lack of actions. Forgiveness is returning to God the right to take care of justice. By refusing to transfer the right to exact punishment or revenge, we are telling God we don't trust him to take care of matters. Forgiveness is not letting the offense recur again and again. We don't have to tolerate, nor should we keep ourselves open to, lack of respect or any form of abuse. Forgiveness does not mean we have to revert to being the victim. Forgiving is not saying, "What you did was okay, so go ahead and walk all over me." Nor is it playing the martyr, enjoying the performance of forgiving people because it perpetuates our victim role. Forgiveness is not the same as reconciling. We can forgive someone even if we never can get along with him again. Forgiveness is a process, not an event. It might take some time to work through our emotional problems before we can truly forgive. As soon as we can, we should decide to forgive, but it probably is not going to happen right after a tragic divorce. That's okay. We have to forgive every time. If we find ourselves constantly forgiving, though, we might need to take a look at the dance we are doing with the other person that sets us up to be continually hurt, attacked, or abused. Forgetting does not mean denying reality or ignoring repeated offenses. Some people are obnoxious, mean-spirited, apathetic, or unreliable. They never will change. We need to change the way we respond to them and quit expecting them to be different. Forgiveness is not based on others' actions but on our attitude. People will continue to hurt us through life. We either can look outward at them or stay stuck and angry, or we can begin to keep our minds on our loving relationship with God, knowing and trusting in what is good. If they don't repent, we still have to forgive. Even if they never ask, we need to forgive. We should memorize and repeat over and over: Forgiveness is about our attitude, not their action. We don't always have to tell them we have forgiven them. Self-righteously announcing our gracious forgiveness to someone who has not asked to be forgiven may be a manipulation to make them feel guilty. It also is a form of pride. Withholding forgiveness is a refusal to let go of perceived power. We can feel powerful when the offender is in need of forgiveness and only we can give it. We may fear going back to being powerless if we forgive. We might have to forgive more than the divorce. Post-divorce problems related to money, the kids, and schedules might result in the need to forgive again and to seek forgiveness ourselves. We might forgive too quickly to avoid pain or to manipulate the situation. Forgiveness releases pain and frees us from focusing on the other person. Too often when we're in the midst of the turmoil after a divorce, we desperately look for a quick fix to make it all go away. Some women want to "hurry up" and forgive so the pain will end, or so they can get along with the other person. We have to be careful not to simply cover our wounds and retard the healing process. We might be pressured into false forgiveness before we are ready. When we feel obligated or we forgive just so others will still like us, accept us, or not think badly of us, it's not true forgiveness — it's a performance to avoid rejection. Give yourself permission to do it right. Maybe all you can offer today is, "I want to forgive you, but right now I'm struggling emotionally. I promise I will work on it." Forgiveness does not mean forgetting. It's normal for memories to be triggered in the future. When thoughts of past hurts occur, it's what we do with them that counts. When we find ourselves focusing on a past offense, we can learn to say, "Thank you, God, for this reminder of how important forgiveness is." Forgiveness starts with a mental decision. The emotional part of forgiveness is finally being able to let go of the resentment. Emotional healing may or may not follow quickly after we forgive.

4th Annual Hospice Garden Gala Set for May 15th
Ticket Prices Reduced / Now Available for Purchase! Hospice of Randolph County will host its 4th Annual Garden Gala benefit on Saturday, May 15. The Garden Gala features exclusive tours of five local gardens. The event gives guests the opportunity to admire the handiwork of other local gardeners, receive tips from gardening professionals and gather ideas for their own gardens. Each garden will feature a variety of gardening displays such as - trees, shrubs, flowers, plants and waterfall gardens. The following individuals and businesses have graciously agreed to showcase their gardens this year on the tour: John & Karen Bloxsom of Denton Nancy Lou Keissler of Asheboro Bill & Kim Loflin of Asheboro Steve & Tammy Pugh of Asheboro Tom’s Creek Nursery of Denton Two ticket options will be available again this year. Also, prices for tickets have been drastically reduced to make the event more affordable. Guests will have the option of selecting the 'Residential Gardens' ticket ($25) or the 'Master Gardener' ticket ($50).



The new 'Residential Gardens Tour' ticket includes tours of five residential gardens where guests can admire the handiwork of local gardeners, receive gardening tips from local Master Gardeners, view gardening demonstrations and purchase items from vendors. Residential garden tours will take place between 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. The 'Master Gardener Tour' ticket includes admission to the dinner and auction finale event as well as the five residential garden tours. The finale event begins at 6:00 p.m. and will be held at Magnolia on Worth in Asheboro. At the final event guests will enjoy dinner, beverages and a live auction of garden-related items.



Tickets are now available for purchase online at www.hospiceofrandolph.org, by phone at (336) 672-9300 or one of the following locations: Burge Flower Shop in Asheboro, Everhart Farms Produce in Asheboro, Whitaker Farms Garden Center in Franklinville and at Hospice of Randolph County in Asheboro. For more information, please contact Kathy Wright (336) 672-9300 or by email at [email protected]. All proceeds from this event will support the care provided to patients served by Hospice of Randolph County.

*Narcotics Violation*
Ramseur, NC - On April 28, 2010 the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Vice Unit, along with Ramseur Police Department, conducted a search of a residence located at 7238 Jordan Rd. in Ramseur. During the search officers seized approximately 4 grams of crack cocaine, drug paraphernalia and a small amount of US Currency. As a result, one individual has been charged with items found. Another individual at the residence was arrested for a Failure to Appear for driving charges. Approximate Street Value of drugs seized is approximately $800.00.

Is Your Kid Ready?
Liberty Early Childhood Center Pre-K Family Night Thursday May 13th at 6:30 in the Liberty School Cafeteria. Topic is Kindergarten Readiness: Is your Child Ready? For more information please call: Jennifer Beasley at 622-8282.

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HISTORY OF BETHANY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (Part One)

Bethany Methodist Episcopal Church was organized in 1834. The church was in the High Point District of North Carolina Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church—South. On August 1, 1837, John Balfour Troy gave the land on which the church was built, one and one-half miles west of Liberty, North Carolina. Actually, Mr. Troy sold the land to Bethany for the sum of one dollar, but he asked to be compensated for the amount that had been expended by him in the erection of a house of worship on this property. Secondly, the Trustees of Bethany had to agree to finish the house of worship according to the rules and Discipline of the General Conference. Both John Troy and his wife, Nancy Lane Troy, were active members in the church and were principal factors in the establishment of the church. The church was small and plain in design. The front door of the old church was on the east side, and there was another door on the south side near the pulpit. There was a schoolhouse just south of the church, near the spring that was the water supply for the old church and the school. When the schoolhouse burned down, classes were held in the church. The Reverend Thaddeus Lebbeus Troy and his wife Jane Troy were teachers at the school and for the classes that were held in the church. Reverend Troy was a philanthropist and also one of the ministers of the old church. There is a ―story‖ about the location of the church. The old church was not on the exact spot our church is today. It seems that the Troy and Kirkman families started the church. The Troys wanted the church built at the upper end of the tract of land, and the Kirknians wanted the church built at the lower end where the cemetery is located. The Troys evidently won out, if there is anything to the story, because our present church is also built at the upper end and the cemetery is behind. If you walk through the cemetery today, you will see the Troys are buried at the upper end and the Kirkmans are buried at the lower end. In addition to the Troys and Kirkmans, some of the members of the old church were Mr. and Mrs. Luther S. Routh, Mr. and Mrs. Gurden F. Butler, Mi. P. C. Kivett, Mrs. Dosie Burgess, Mr. Alfred Kimrey, Mr. Alfred Troy, and Mrs. Mary Jane Kivett. Messrs. Jim McAdams and John Lane were two of the superintendents of the old church and served for 21 or 22 years. Some of the ministers of the old church were the Reverends John Tillet, James R. Scroggs, James DeLayette Carpenter, Maxwell Humphrey Hoyle, Pinkney L Groome, Eves, Thaddeus Lebbeus Troy, Melvin Chafin Field, Jeremiah F. Craven, and Bob Grettor. A Reverend Wrenn acted as substitute. The Bethany Trustees in 1837 were George Brown, Archibald Ferguson, James Hutton, Thomas Kirkman, Robert Kirkman, Edwin Miller, John Miller, John Balfour Troy, and Leonard P. Wren. In 1890, the North Carolina Conference was divided to add the Western North Carolina Conference. Bethany at that time went into the Western Conference and is now in the Greensboro District. The old church was torn down in the very early 1 900s. Only bits of information are available about our present church. The one-room structure was built in 1901, but not in the same spot as the old church. The Reverend Barber was pastor when the new church was built. He was also instrumental in the building of Liberty and Randolph churches around this same time. Reverend Bob Grettor preached the first sermon in the present church. Mrs. Mary Jane Kivett (who died in 1954) told that her husband was one of several who helped haul the lumber to build the new church. She thought it came from near Ramseur from a Mr. Hinshaw. It is told that Mr. Thad Kimrey, when just a boy, was 25 hauling sills for the new church. Night was ap-

proaching and he had no one to help him unload, so he Circuit. This parsonage was used until 1975, when Bethhitched his horses to the sills and let them pull off the any left the Circuit and the parsonage was sold. In 1960, sills. In 1971, Mr. Tom Kimrey (Thad’s brother), of High two Sunday School classes purchased new pews for the Point, said he helped to put the rafters on Bethany sanctuary. Some of the old slatted pews are now in the Church in 1901. Mrs. J. Cleve Williams (Nora Pickett) basement. The rest of the slatted pews were sold to Cool told that when she was a little girl, she carried lunch to Springs Baptist Church. Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Williams her dad while he was helping with work on the church. donated the lectern in the pulpit in 1969. In 1970, Mr. J. The first record of infant baptisms was in 1904 for the Cleve Williams had John Henry Kivett build the brick daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Kivett: Fleta Kivett columns at the end of the walkway in front of the church Lane and Maude Kivett McMasters, both now deceased. in memory of his wife, Nora. There was a clock in the Mrs. Hassie Lineberry Kivett remembered that one of the church that was donated by Mr. Walt Thomas. The clock, Messrs. Kirkman regularly came to visit them. She which was broken and not in use, was sold at auction at shared that her Dad (Mr. Rue Lineberry) said you could one of Bethany’s fall festivals. Mr. John Henry Kivett always tell when it was time to pay the preacher because purchased the clock. The clock in the sanctuary now was Mr. Kirkman would come around collecting from the placed there by Linville, Louise, and Mark Allied in church members. The preacher was paid with whatever 1979, in memory of their son and brother, Warren Hal the members could give, whether it was money or food. Alired, who died November 1978. There have been nuOthers remember when Riley Shoe would tie up his merous improvements to the church building in recent buggy in front of the church, where it remained until years. All pews have been upholstered, and carpet was time to go back home. Four classrooms for Sunday added. A new well was drilled (the church’s third) School were added to the church in 1926. (This area is and a new pump was added. In 1998, all windows were now used as part of the sanctuary.) The Reverend Joe replaced, new outside doors were installed, and canopies Brendall was pastor at that time. The church was heated were added over the entrance doors. Stained glass winby wood heaters. Danner Ferguson, Jr., remembers going dows that were added to the sanctuary and vestibule were early on worship days to start the fires to heat up the dedicated on April 18, 1999. sanctuary and the Sunday School rooms. He also remem- Check Back Next Month As We Continue To Look At bers lighting the oil lamps for night services. In 1938, The History Of This Historical Church. electricity replaced the oil lamps in the church. In the mid1950s, a heating system was installed to replace the wood heater that was in the front of the church, a well was drilled, restrooms were added, the basement to the church was dug, five more classrooms were added at the sides and back of the church, the pulpit area was made larger, and cast iron railings were added to the side of the front steps. Danner Ferguson, Sr., planted shrubbery along the walk and around the church. Bethany United Methodist Church Also in 1950, the interior of Bethany church was remodeled and the church was underpinned. The Reverend Ernest Fitzgerald was the pastor then. The vestibule and steeple were added in 1951 when the Reverend K. W. Bedenbaugh was pastor. Cement steps and walkMay16,2010. way were then added. The estimated value of Sunday school will be 10:00 am the church building in 1952 was $6,200. Church service will be 11:00 am In late 1 950s, after the basement and classrooms were added, steel reinforcements were Afterward we will have a covered dish dinner. required to prevent a collapse from the weight ofthe flat roof. The flat roof was later "Come one, come all for a great service and fellowcovered with an A roof. On September 10, ship" Please bring a covered dish if possible, but 1950, Bethany and the three other churches on the Liberty Circuit (Randolph, Staley, and more importantly we would like to see you again !! Whites Chapel) dedicated the parsonage of the

Special Service

Saturday, May 22, 2010 1:00 - 8:00 pm Eastern Randolph Football Stadium Admission = $5.00 Competition for all AMATEUR MUSICIANS --- Groups or Individuals --Cash Prizes Registration 1:00 - 3:00 pm

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Some Triad kids saddled up for their own Kentucky Derby of sorts Saturday, May 1. Kopper Top Life Learning Center in Liberty hosted Derby Day. Kids got the chance to ride horses and take hayrides. The day provides not only provides a chance for them to dream of being at the Kentucky Derby but puts the spotlight right back on the local therapeutic riding center. Derby Day helps raise money for the center. You can find out
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tapped to take over the helms of Eastern Randolph and Southwestern Randolph high schools for the 2010-11 school year. Stephanie Bridges, presently principal of Southeastern Randolph Middle School, has been chosen Eastern Randolph’s principal. Dr. Brian Toth, now principal of Farmer Elementary School, has been selected Southwestern Randolph’s prin438 N Greensboro St—Liberty cipal. Both appointments are effective Ph 336-622-3240 July 1. The two principalships were approved by the Randolph County More Beds—Better Bulbs Board of Education Friday afternoon Means Less Waiting following a half-hour closed session on Most Shine For Your Time personnel at a special called meeting to New 15 Min Stand Up Bed name individuals to both positions. Both ERHS Principal Brandon Scruggs Largest Number Beds (7 Beds) and SWRHS Principal Dr. Chris Vecchione are leaving the county school New Monthly Special system at the end $30 A Month of this school year Unlimited Tanning to pursue other Any Bed opportunities.
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That store would be Liberty Outpost—FedEx Office which is located at 436 N Greensboro St in Liberty (In the Family Dollar Shopping Center). With the closing of TC Communication, a whole was created on a much needed service. That service would be a store that allowed for business and personal business needs. We now have a Federal Express Store where you can ship items ground or express. Even better, they offer the full packing services with all your needs from boxes, tubes, tapes, packing material and more. Need that black and white or color paper copy? Well here is all the things you need in one place. Need to send or receive a fax? Need email service? Well look no further. While you wait get yourself a bag of fresh popped popcorn. Every wanted to get that last minute shirt monogrammed, or towel set with personal monogramming for that unique gift, or say a logo or picture on that perfect shirt or bag? Well look no further. As you can see from the pictures, all you need is under one roof. Be on the lookout, money grams and NC Lottery coming very soon.

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