THE LIBERTY LEADER by jianghongl


									                                                                                                                                                             Vol 5, Iss 9, 2009

                   THE LIBERTY LEADER
     A Community Paper—By The Community—And For The Community                                                                                                5 Years And Going
         Free Paper — Bringing the Liberty, Staley, Julian, Climax and Snow Camp Areas Together— Online At
Elections Just Down The Road—So                   Who Is Running? We Made It—Town Of Liberty Receives
FOR LIBERTY MAYOR:                                                                   Small Town Main Street Program Grant
• ALEXANDER, ERNEST LARRY                                                            A few years ago the Town Of Liberty council put together a special down-
   404 E STARMOUNT AVE PH (919) 218-9551 (336) 622-1016                              town revitalization committee to work towards reviving our community.
• PARKER, JIMMY SHERRILL                                                             Since that time we have had increased our July Celebration to a large event,
    325 E FRAZIER AVE P O BOX 446 PH(336) 622-3740 N                                                                                                                   Post your event
                                                                                     increased exposure to downtown and they applied last year for the Small
FOR LIBERTY COUNCIL:                                                                                                                                                  September
                                                                                     Town Main Street Grant. We came in to the final four for the western divi-
• CAVINESS, TERRY L                                                                  sion of NC and lost out to the other towns. The group decided to reapply for
                                                                                                                                                                      12-Prayer Bkfast
    512 N GREENBRIAR ST PO BOX 928 PH(336) 622-3850                                  the grant and on August 13, our Mayor John Stanley                               12-Brunswick Stw
•   KING-GAINES, JUSTIN SAMUEL                                                       received the official letter stating we had received the Mark Sept 29            12-Kiln Opening
     615 E SWANNANOA AVE PH (336) 622-4291 (919) 478-9060                            grant. The town chosen for the grants was Liberty                                13-Rainbow Tea
•   ISLEY, JEREMY                                                                    along with Robbins, La Grange, Selma, Waxhaw and                                 15-Snow Camp Mtg
     550 E HIGHFILL AVE PH PH(336) 622-9643 N                                                                                                                         19-Fall Harvest Day
                                                                                     Wilkesboro. Yipee!!!! You may now be saying to
•   NIXON, TYSON EUGENE                                                              your self, What is the Small Town Main Street Pro-                               19-Church Bazzar
    225 PINE VALLEY COURT P O BOX 1536 N PH (336) 209-1455                                                                                                            19/20-Special Show
                                                                                     gram? Good question. The Small Town Main Street
• WHATLEY, TRACY BEARD                                                                                                                                                19/20-Car Show
    654 LOGAN LANE P O BOX 372 PH (336) 622-2253 (336) 964-1655                         Program addresses the growing number of small,
FOR STALEY MAYOR:                                                                       rural towns that need downtown development as-                                21-26-School Raiser
• SCOTTON, KAREN R                                                                      sistance but are not likely, due to size or resource limitations, to pursue   23-Chamber Lunch
   548 W RAILROAD ST PO BOX 22 PH(336) 622-2054                                         the regular Main Street program. Selected communities receive on-site         23-Pumpkin Sale
FOR STALEY COMMISSIONER:                                                                technical assistance from the Small Town Main Street (STMS) staff             26-Brunswich Stew
• DEGAETANO, RICHARD LEWIS                                                              including: Organizational development, Market analysis, Business assis-       26-Liberty Show
   2436 GRAYFOX LANE PH(336) 622-0422 (336) 639-6270                                    tance, Promotions and Design. As in the regular Main Street program,          26-Alpaca Day
• JONES, MARLENE BRINKLEY                                                               no funds come with the designation. So what is the next steps. The            25-Antique Festival
   507 N MAIN ST PH(336) 622-7128 Y (336) 215-2224                                      group would like to schedule a KICK OFF meeting. Roger Davis, Lib-            26– Antique Festival
• LANGLEY-HANKINS, LORI LYNN                                                            erty Town Manager, has asked for Tuesday, September 29 for our towns          26– Car/Tractor Shw
    158 SHAW ST P O BOX 210 PH(336) 622-5138                                            kick off. The STMS will come to this meeting and would like for all           29-Grant Kickoff
• MARLEY, SARAH ELIZABETH                                                               local officials, citizens, organizations, business and more to be in atten-   October
   535 S STALEY ST P O BOX 4 PH(336) 622-2419                                                                                                                         1– The Issacs
                                                                                        dance. They will explain the program to us and what they hope to ac-
• ROLLINS, STEVE HOWARD SR                                                                                                                                            4– Farm Fest
    2422 GRAY FOX LANE PH (336) 382-8013                                                complish together with us. As well as begin the process of forming a
                                                                                        community based organization to help carry out the revitalization effort.     10– Spagetti Dinner
   548 COOPER ST P O BOX 72 PH(336) 622-2686                                            This is open to all citizens. They would like to see members currently on     24– Health Fair
                                                                                        the                    downtown revitalization committee, downtown
So Why Is It Important To Vote and For Who?                                                                           merchants, planning boards, civic groups,       Liberty Leader
As summer draws to a close, most local town folks are enjoying their last few days          September                   local and nearby residents. Make a point to
                                                                                                                                                                       Ph 404-9791
of relative leisure. School has started and life is getting back into a normal routine.                                 come out.
Despite the fact there are no national or state political ads running every where you         26th                                                                     Fx 622-4298
turn, politics currently seem to be getting little attention in our little town and ad-                                                                                       Email
joining ones, except from the few side street chatter sessions. My local paper is                                                                           
small just 3,000 copies and is only publish once a month, but I feel in issue is an
important voice for this community. I will be doing a bio on each candidate run-
ning for local offices next month. But I want the bio’s to be more than just age,                                                                                      Next Issue Of The
years in town, family structure, work history and you know what I mean. I want to                                                                                      Liberty
ask some serious questions. So what I want to do is put this back to the readers.                                                                                      Leader
Drop me an email (or letter in the mail) by the September 21st with that one ques-                                                                                     Oct 5
tion (or two) you would like to see your candidate to respond to. I will take a quick
survey of the most prominent questions that will reveal what our local voters are
focused on local issues. So this is your chance community, put all that energy in
the thoughts of the past years and current on what is good and bad, that question                                                                                       Happiness keeps
you wish you new the answer to on what your elected official will do for you while                                                                                        you Sweet,
sitting at the Town Hall meeting. Then in the October issue of the paper, I will do a                                                                                   Trials keep you
spread for Liberty and Staley on the candidates and there response to all the ques-                                                                                         Strong,
tions you ask. I will collect all your questions and then ask some of my valued                                                                                        Sorrows keep you
friends to help me pick the five best questions. But hey, once you read the ques-                                                                                           Human,
                                                                                                                                                                       Failures keep you
tions, do your part. That would be get out and VOTE. Even better before voting,
drop them a letter or a phone call. All the candidates contact information is above.
                                                                                                                                                                       Success keeps you
You can make a difference. This is your community and the person you allow in
the office by VOTING or NOT VOTING, well it is your choice. I have set up a                                                                                             But Only GOD
1    special email address for these questions                                                                                                   keeps you Going.
          Communities In Schools
        Read, volunteer, work with student or in a class room ,
                         donation or anything.
        Any North East Corner Of Randolph County Schools
                  Contact Robin Cox at 953-7412
    THE MISSION - To champion the connection of needed community re-
    sources with schools to help young people successfully learn, stay in
    school, and prepare for life. Communities In Schools believes all students
    deserve five basic resources:

    •    A one-on-one relationship with a caring adult
    •    A safe place to grow and learn
    •    A healthy start - a healthy future
    •    A marketable skill to use upon graduation
    •    A chance to give back to peers and community


         FARM FEST
               OCT 4
        Rising Meadows Farm & Goat Lady Dairy
            (NO ADMISSION CHARGE)            See Page 4 For More Info
    101 S. Fayetteville Street - Liberty, NC
             Phone 336-622-3844

       SMOKE FREE / ALCOHOL FREE                                                     There ’s hope there’s Angel Food Ministries
                                                                       Hunger is a very real problem in this nation – each year over five million
                                                                       Americans face life without adequate food. With today’s economic challenges,
                                  A Message Of Love                    many ordinary families have fallen on hard times and just need a little help to
                                  With Special Performance By          make ends meet while they get back
                                                                       on their feet.
                                  The Daytime Gospel Group
                                  Sat Sept 19—7pm                      That’s where Angel Food Minis-
                                  Sun Sept 20—4pm                      tries can make the difference.
                                                                       Angel Food is a nationwide pro-
                                  Tickets $7 (Children Under 6 Free)   gram offering low cost food relief
                                                                       to anyone in need.
                          Chad And Kristi Show
                          September 12                                   Order Deadline (Firm)          If you or someone you know needs help –
                                                                                                                      Angel Food is here for you.
                          September 19                                         Sept 14th
                          Show Begins 7:30pm                                 Pick Day (Firm)
                                                                                                              Staley Baptist Church
                                                                        Sept 19 (9am to 10:30am)
                                                                                                        A Place To Believe, Belong and to Be loved
                                                                                                        440 West Railroad St, Staley NC, 27355
                          A Special Gospel Show                                                                    336-622-2965
                          The Messengers Three                                                    
                          With Local Aprille Miller                                           
                          Sat Sept 26—7:30pm

              Stephen Freeman with Live Bank Echoes of a Legend
              October 3—7:30pm
              Advance Ticket $30 (At Door $35)
              Dinner & Show $45
                           The Malpass Brothers
                           October—17 Showtime 7:30pm
                           Show Only $20 Advance ($22 At Door)
                           Dinner & Show $35                             Harvest International Ministry
                           Reservation For Dinner By Thursday Noon                                  Welcomes You To
                                                                         Discover the Plan, Purpose and Destiny
Beginner Line Dance Classes                                                       God Has For Your Ife
Every Friday from 7am to 8:30pm                                                        Sundays 10:30 a.m.
                                                                                        Pastor James English Jr.
Cost $6 Per Person—Each Class                                             (Graduate of World Harvest Bible College, ordained & li-
     You Can Do This!!!!!!!                                                           censed by Pastor Rod Parsley)

     Instructor Jerry Allison                                                             The Liberty Showcase
                                                                           101 Fayetteville St, Liberty, NC 27298 Office 336-622-6810
    Designed For Beginners
The Language of the Spirit                                                            LETTER TO THE EDITOR
          Music is one of the most magical forces in this world. It is a   Hi Kevin,
truly unique art. It has always touched me some where deep inside.             The seventh annual Farm Fest has changed
Some of my earliest memories are of                                        this year! And when I look at the thermometer
dancing around my home in Maine,                                           outside today I
singing along with John                                                    remember why.
Mellencamp with a little white                                             We are joining
t-shirt on. I was supposed to be                                           with Goat Lady
napping, but there was some-                                               Dairy and having
thing about the music that woke me                                         our Fall events on
up, drew me from bed and made me dance.
                                                                           Sunday, October
That same thing happens to me still today.
                                                                           4th.    Farm Fest,
          It's generally known that listening to music when feeling
                                                                           a Celebration of
sad or dissatisfied lifts the spirit. Music can also reduce stress, help
those with depression and provide relaxation. There is even an ex-         the Fiber Arts and Good Living, will
panding field of therapy called music therapy which uses music for         have sheep, llamas, alpacas, angora goats and
healing. Music can relax your muscles, and reduce your breathing           angora rabbits along with Fiber Artists and other
rate, both of which are directly related to stress and so contribute ef-   Fine Artisans. There will be about 25 vendors
fectively to its reduction. Music can also motivate your body to pro-      here to demonstrate their crafts and sell their
duce serotonin, elevating your mood. Music can alter your brain wave       wares. There will be Sheep Dog Demonstrations
pattern and so elevate your mood even after you stop listening to it,      at 11:30am and 2:00pm. A variety of musical
and it can motivate and inspire you.                                       offerings and of course Food - We will serve
          Music often makes a moment, as well. Think about a movie         lunch from 11am to1pm. Several lamb offerings,
without a soundtrack. Think of a party without a dance mix. Think of       hot dogs, plus middle eastern fare will be topped
a birthday without the birthday song, Christmas without “Jingle            off with homemade Cocoanut cake. Ice cream
Bells.” It also can define a whole era. What would the sixties be with-    from Homeland Creamery , beverages and other
out “Like A Rolling Stone”? The turn of the century without “Maple         homemade goodies will be available all day.
Leaf Rag”? How could you think of the eighties and not remember            Farm Fest is from 11am to 5pm Open Farm at
dancing to “Like a Prayer,” or “Thriller”? Music is essential to the       Goat Lady Dairy is from 1 - 5pm. There will be
creation of a mood and the impact it has on humans. Music is an art
like none other.
                                                                           goats, turkeys, chickens, cows and pigs to see as
                                                                           well as the organic garden. Vendors will be sell-
                                                                                                                                    Downtown Liberty
          Music can also bring you back to a different time. Whenever      ing beef, pork, chicken, goat and ostrich meat.
I hear the song “Lua,” by Bright Eyes, I’m brought right back to           And of course Cheese! Bring your cooler!
eighth grade. It can bring you back to a time, place, remind you of a      There is no admission charge for either of
person, and rekindle a long lost memory. Music is like a scent, or a       these events. Please leave your pets at home!!
location, or even an object—it can recreate scenes that you never                           Ann at Rising Meadow
knew you’d remember.
          A song can make me cry. It can make me laugh, it can make
me angry. I love music. Nothing expresses the human spirit and soul
quite like a song. Music has been an intrinsic and core part of my life.     Y’ALL Come Back Café
I play no instruments, I don’t write songs. I am just a appreciator of         119 S Fayetteville St—Downtown Liberty
music. Music makes a mood and can change a mood. It tells a story
better than written words at times. So next time you’re stressed out,                336-622-2984
next time you’re sad, next time you want to go back to 1954, next             ——————————————————————————————————————————-
time you’re ready for a little break, sit down and take in a good song.     Mon to Fri 6am to 2pm, Sat 6am to 11am, Closed Sunday
It’s always done the trick for me.                                           —————————————————————————————-
                                                                             (A Place Where Friends Gather To Eat)
--Aryn Leighton
                                                                              Daily Specials Everyday
                                                                                       Seniors Receive Free
                                                                                        Drink With Meal                                     Food Drive
                                                                                                                                     For Liberty Assoc Of Churches
                                        Over 30 Years Experience
                                                                                       Kids Menu                                               Food Bank
                                           Bud Sneed                                                                                  Liberty Showcase Is Running
                                               Owner                                                                                       A Food Drive Now
                                          Licensed * Insured                                      Y’All Come                                To Until Dec 31
                                               Bonded                                                                               Bring Buy Your Canned or Boxed
                                                                                                  Back Cafe
                                                                                                                                                   Food To Liberty
                                                                                                                                                     Help Make
                                                                                                                                                    A Difference
                                                                                                                                                 In Your Community

   LOST & FOUND/ WANTED                                  FOR SALE                                        FOR SALE                                      WANTED
Lost Wallet: Found at Liberty School dur-                                                                                                 WANTED old saw blades any condition.
ing the fall of 2007. Call with correct de-
                                                            TOP SOIL FOR SALE                                 Charlie's Soap              Cross cut two man, Large circular saws.
                                                                  Liberty Area                                       At Earth Visions.    Look in that barn or storage building. Call
scription to claim. 622-2253
                                                            Call Steve Crutchfield at                         (Food Lion Shopping Cntr)   336-447-0304
                                                             622-3393 For Pricing                             Charlie's Soap 80 Wash
Wanted : Old Chicken Feeders (Round or                                                                         Loads Powder is Only                 YARD SALES
Trough Type) and Old Wagon Wheels                                                                             $9.99. The best for less.      MULTI FAMILY YARD SALE
Reasonable Price Paid Call 784-4628                                                                                                            FRI, 9/25 AND SAT, 9/26
                                                                                                 Stanley Home Products / Fuller Brush               730 UNTIL 2:00
                                                                                                           Locally Sold
                                                                                                                                            4847 NC HWY 49 N/ ACROSS
    Alpaca Farm Day                                                                                Contact Judy & Jimmy Butler
                                                                                                                                               FROM FREEMAN FORD
                       Saturday, Sept 26                                                                   Ph 622-2671
                                                                                                     Stanley offers superior                  MISC HOUSHOLD ITEMS,
                     11:00 am – 3:00 pm                                                                                                         TOOLS, TV STANDS
                 At CharMar Alpaca Farm                                                       Home Care and Personal Care Products
                                                                                                                                            CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS,
              3846 Randolph Church Road                                                                                                                  ETC
                       Liberty NC 27298                                                     For Sale
                                                                                            15 Red Hens $85
       Admission is free!                                                                   Call 622-3530 Ask For RD
     Featuring Animals & Displays by:
               CharMar Alpacas
           Happy Hills Alpaca Farm                                                                        SERVICES
           Trailridge Alpaca Farm                                                              Care Giver and Housekeeper Available
           Rippling Winds Alpacas                                                                In Liberty and Surrounding Area
               Events include:                                                                 Contact Margaret Jenkins at 622-2794
Spinning Demonstration, Educational Tent                                                        References Available Upon Request
with hands on activities including a felting
project, story time tent, alpaca cookie deco-                                    Be Cautious
 rating, face painting, Moonwalk (weather       About Giving Info to Census Workers
 permitting), sheep dog demonstration, in-      With the U.S. Census process beginning, the Better Business
  formation on bees & honey production,         Bureau (BBB) advises people to be cooperative, but cautious, so
 unique alpaca products, honey and crafts       as not to become a victim of fraud or identity theft. The first
 for sale Hickory Grove United Methodist        phase of the 2010 U.S. Census is under way as workers have
              Youth Fundraiser                  begun verifying the addresses of households across the country.
 For More Information Call 336-622-1792         Eventually, more than 140,000 U.S. Census workers will count
                                                every person in the United States and will gather information
                                                about every person living at each address including name, age,                                                                          "
    Vendor Space Available                      gender, race, and other relevant data. The big question is - how
 Liberty’s Arts & Antiques Mall                 do you tell the difference between a U.S. Census worker and a
                                                con artist? BBB offers the following advice:
   Call For Info 336-622-2442                   ** If a U.S. Census worker knocks on your door, they will have a
                                                badge, a handheld device, a Census Bureau canvas bag, and a
                                                confidentiality notice. Ask to see their identification and their
                                                badge before answering their questions. However, you should
                                                never invite anyone you don’t know into your home.
                                                ** Census workers are currently only knocking on doors to verify
                                                address information. Do
                                                not give your Social Se-
                                                curity number, credit                                                   Best Friends Come In All Shapes And Sizes. Why not
                                                card or banking informa-                                                   tell your friends how much you enjoy them!!!!
                                                tion to anyone, even if
                                                they claim they need it                                                 “Don't choose your friends by social groups. Friends
   Liberty Leader Newspaper                     for the U.S. Census.                                                    come in all different shapes, sizes, personalities, and
               PO Box 913                       While the Census Bureau
                                                                                                                                          classes." By Emi
            Liberty, NC 27298                   might ask for basic financial information, such as a salary range,
         Ph 336-404-9791                        it will not ask for Social Security, bank account, or credit card
                                                numbers nor will employees solicit donations.
         Fx 336-622-4298                        Eventually, Census workers may contact you by telephone, mail,
  Email—               or in person at home. However, they will not contact you by
                                                Email, so be on the lookout for Email scams impersonating the
                                                Census. Never click on a link or open any attachments in an
   Advertise Here                               Email that are supposedly from the U.S. Census Bureau.
                                                For more advice on avoiding identity theft and fraud, visit
  Call 336-404-9791                             _ ( .

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    CHINA HOUSE                                                                                         Dine In
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                       Chinese Restaurant                                                                                      Fresh and Healthy
              252 W Swannanoa Ave (Liberty Plaza) Liberty, NC                                                                      Sun—Thur 10:30am to 10:00pm
                         Ph 336-622-1518—Fx 336-622-1668                                                                            Fri—Sat 10:30am to 11:00pm
Liberty Rotary Youth Leadership Sponsor
The Liberty Rotary Club sponsored a local youth to the summer Youth Lead-
ership Conference that was held in Raleigh. This years sponsor was local, Ana
                                                                                                                      Candy Brooks Dance Studio
Martinz. Ana is a junior of Providence Grove High School. Ana gave the                                                                527 Hoover St—Asheboro
members of the club and update and a great big thank you for allowing her to                                            (Classes Held At Liberty Elem.
attend. Ana stated, “ This was a great experience and I feel so thankful to be
selected to go. On of my biggest challenge was a rope course. With me being                                                         School
terrified of heights , well all I can say it showed. This showed me a thing in
leadership to use the support and help in others to get you along the path that
                                                                                                                      Every Wednesday On Stage In Cafe-
is hard. Being Humble is a key in leadership. Another great event was our                                                            teria)
group had to build a tower out of drinking straws and to win we had to have
the highest, but time limit was set. Here you have to work together and put a
person in charge to eliminate chaos. Another challenge was we were told we                                                  Classes For All Ages And All Styles
were stranded in the desert and to list in order the items in our bag of supplies                                            Call For More Info 336-625-3234
of importance. You will have to think things through and not go on impulse. I
missed one of the most important items and now looking back seeing how
crucial an item it was. That item was a mirror.. I thought it was not a major
                                                                                                                      Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Tumbling
item, but now see I can use it to signal people. At the end of the week we had
                                       private time to reflect on what we learned                                    Graduating Class of 1955—Nathanael
                                       during our week in Artwork. “ The club          Greene High School
                                       members as Ana questions and she re-            The 1955 Graduating Class of Nathanael Greene High School held their get together Saturday
                                       sponded with so much excitement. I asked        August 1st at Best Foods in Siler City. A great meal and fellowship was had by all. Those pre-
                                       Ana if she had any special comments to          sent were Elizabeth Heuser & husband Terry from Chicago, Ill, Sandra Weaton and husband Bud
                                       share. She said, “I would defiantly recom-      from Florida, Gleen Shaw from Gastonia, NC, Max Clapp and whife Joan from Liberty, Dan
                                       mend this to any one. The most important        Garret and wife Nancy, Nancy Routh and husband Wayne of Liberty, Ellen Linberry of Liberty,
                                       thing I learned was that leadership is not
                                                                                       Elizabeth Jones and husband Bill from Lynn Wood Lake, Clayton Ingold, Lucille Byrly and hus-
                                       just taking charge and leading, but to work
                                       together.” Well the club was glad this lady                                                                                                band
                                       represented the Liberty community and the                                                                                                  David
                                       club. This is just one of many activities the                                                                                              from
                                       Liberty Rotary does to give back to the

Friends of the Library to host
romance novelist Tracey Marley
 Franklinville resident Tracey Marley, author of the forthcom-
 ing novel Promise for Tomorrow, will appear for a book talk
 and signing at 7 p.m. Thursday, September 10, at the Ashe-
 boro library.       The program, sponsored by the Friends of
 the library, is free and the public is invited. Set in Greensboro,
 Promise for Tomorrow is the first novel in the Heritage House
 series of romances, and will be released on September 8 by
                          Tate Publishing and Enterprises. Mar-
                          ley is a wife, mom and graphic designer                              Vestals Florist & Garden Center
                          whose creative spirit allows her to en-                                2272 Old US 421 N                                      Siler City, NC 27344
                          joy a life of service through drama, sto-                       Your Full Service Florist                                     Call For Our Great
                          rytelling and channeling the gospel into                        • Live to Silk Flowers                                         Pricing For Your
                          pages of Christian fiction. Tracey is a                         • Gift Baskets                                               Funeral Home Needs
                          graphic artist. This young lady lives in                        • Balloons
                          Franklinville, just down the road,                              • All your needs                                              We Service Funeral
                          where she calls home with her husband                           • Do Not Forget Our                                           Home In Siler City,
                          and young daughter and son. This is her                                                                                      Liberty and Ramseur
                          first book to be published. This is a                            Phone 919-742-3222
                          Christian novel. Make a point to pick
                          up a book and even better visit her at
5                         the Friends of The Library.
                                                                                           Dorothy & Albert Vestal Appreciates Your Business
The Triad Meat Company                                                                                            Greensboro. Families knew           N.C. Hunters for the Hungry
                                                                                                                  they could count on getting         Needs Your Help
Where Freshness Meets Quality                                                                                     fresh cut beef, pork, or poultry Triad Meat Company is now the Guilford County drop
As I have always said, our community has so many                                                                  while they waited. Or buy a
well kept secrets and that is my goal is to uncover                                                                                                   off station for the N.C. Hunters for the Hungry. And I'd
                                                                                                                  side of beef for their freezer. like to take this opportunity to invite you all to partici-
them one at a time to my readers. Our next great                                                                  In the late 80's the company
secret has local ties to the Liberty and Staley area. I                                                                                               pate in this cost effective program that will help reduce
                                                                                                                  became Ann's Triad Meats.           hunger in the triad area. We have a budget to pay for 45
have been friends with Don and Marion Stevens for                                                                 While operating the fresh           deer to be processed into ground venison and then de-
several years. You may recognize Marion as the                                                                    market, Triad Meats serviced lieverd to food shelters through out the triad area. We
smiling teller at BB&T. Well last year Don shared a                     Meet The Friendly Staff                   restaurants from one end of         have so far delieverd 536 lbs to Greensboro Urban
story with me where he was working with his son at                                                                the Piedmont to the other.          Ministry, 65 to Salvation Armys Center of Hope, 190
a meat market in Greensboro and the great outreach they provided                 Today, Triad Meat Company is committed, more than ever, lbs have gone to the Coat in Archdale, 200 lbs to Pleas-
through a group effort of Triad Meat and local hunters. That is to pro- to providing the Greensboro area with the best of both                        ant Garden Baptist Church's W.E. Program, 75 lbs. to
vide meat to the hungry. You can read more of this in the side article. worlds. You still can come in the "Fresh Meat Market" and Alamance Presbytrain Church's Angel Food Minstry,
Well, I paid his son, Darren Stevens, a visit this past month and fell in get your order cut fresh. Or if you are on the go, call ahead 60 lbs to needy families in the Stokesdale area, and 100
love with this great place. So what is this Triad Meat? Triad Meat               and it will be waiting on you. We still service over 40 local lbs to Grace Community. How Can You Help:
Company has an extremely knowledgeable staff that brings more than               restaurants.” Wow, some history. So to get to know this               Successful hunters that fill their tag now have a unique
one hundred years of experience to the cutting block. They are inspected great guy, Darren, we set down to talk. Darren started out at opportunity to return to their heritage as food providers
daily by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and have written Sanitation          Southern Foods for seven years and then went to work as an and give back to their community to help the less fortu-
Operating Procedures and HACCP programs. No Chemicals, no pre-                   inspector for NC Dept Of Ag for another seven years and              nate. Just drop off any unwanted deer (skinned and
servatives, and no antibiotics. Just all natural, 100% beef, pork, and           then had opportunity to establish this business. He shares           gutted) at Triad Meat Company and we will process
poultry at fair, affordable prices. Triad Meat Company accepts most ma- this business between two other people. One splits the day                    it and get it to the relief agencies (at no cost) that serve
jor credit cards, check, cash, and ebt. “Don't trust your family's dinner to     up with him. Darren work part of the day and his wonderful the hungry people of the triad. The Goal: 50 Deer.
just any grocer. Come to the experts. Come to the name you know and              wife Sally “Field” Stevens the other half. Oh yes the third          (Thats an estimated 2000 lbs. or 7000 meals.) Total
you can trust. Come to Triad Meat Company.”, is the motto Darren                 person. He is a workaholic… and was a pleasure to learn              Pounds Donated To Date: As of 1-19-08 1226 lbs.
believes in. They are open Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm              that it was no other than our Lord. Darren gives his success (est. 4413 meals) We'd like to thank all the participat-
and Saturday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and are located on Randle-                                           to the Lord and always trying to walk the ing volunteers and hunters in their support of this great
man Rd and this side of Greensboro. Darren shared some his-                                          path God wants. You may have noticed             program.
tory of Triad Meat with me. He said, “Nearly 40 years ago, a                                         that I put Field in the name of his wife.
"Fresh Meat Market" named A & W Meats was opened in                                                  You see A & W Meats was her moms
                                                                                                     business, Ann. There before a car acci-
                                                                                                     dent, Ann (mom) work side by side with
                                                                                                     her two daughters, Sally and Brandy. I
                                                                                                     know her mom loves the fact she is still in
                                                                                                     the business. The Stevens has kept this a
                                                                                                     family ran and operated business. I
                                                                                                     asked Darren was there any tips to
                                                                                                                                                                           Hot Dogs 2 For $1
                                                                                                     share. He said, “Two...the first always                                 Burgers 2 For $2
                                                                                                     trust in the Lord and second is to be honest and treat
                                                                                                     your customers right.” Wow again...great advice. You
                                                                                                     may have noticed I said they were inspected by the
                                                                                                     government daily. That is because they do fresh meat
                                                                                                                                                                             YE OLD
                                                                       Official Drop Off Location
                                                                                                     cutting her. You see, the chicken for example, is fresh
                                                                                                     ice packed chicken, it is cut right in the store. Just as
                                                                        Triad Meat Company
                                                                        3023 Randleman Rd
                                                                                                     there pork and other meats are. Now so much of the
                                                                                                     grocery story meats are packed with preservatives and
                                                                       Greensboro, NC 27406 additives...not the meat at Triad Meat. Everyone in our                                     New Hours
                                                                      Call 275-5671 or 274-6033 area knows it is getting close to Pig                                               Wed,Thu,Friday
                                                                                                                              Picking Season. NEW HOURS                          11 to 2:30 4:30 to 8:30
                                                                                                                              So if you are                                          Sat 11 to 8:30
                                                                                                                              looking for fresh hams and shoul-                    Sun 11:30 to 8:30
                                                                                                                              ders, give them a call. Got a
                                                                                                                              church outing and need case of                  Daily Buffet & Full Menu Items
                                                                                                                              burgers or hotdogs, give them a                           Kids Menu
                                                                                                                              call. They store is full service                 Wed & Sun—Country Buffet
                                                                                                                              store, not only will you find                     Thur-Country/Italian Buffet
                                                                                                                              meats, you have seafood, dairy                Fri & Sat-Country/Seafood Buffet
                                                                                                                              products, boxed and bottle goods.             Wed thru Sat– Country Lunch Buffet
                                                                                                                              Why not stop in and visit them
                                                                                                                              the next you go to Greensboro or               Come See Us!
                                                                                                                              better yet, make a special trip.
                                                                                                                              Bring your cooler along and drive
                                                                                                                              back with freshest meat. Tell
                                                                                                                              Darren and Sally hey.

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                                                  Julian Lions
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                                                   Stew Sale
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                                                  Sat—Sept 12
                                                                                                         Phone 622-3120
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                                                                                                  Fall Fashion Arrived
                                                                                               (Special End Of Summer Sale)
                                                                                                    Come Visit With Us
                                                                                                  Special Savings All Month Long
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                                                 Your Invited To Kiln Opening & Open House
                                                 The Armfield Family would like to invite you to a kiln opening/open house on
                                                 Saturday September 12th between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. We have the most ex-
                                                 tensive selection of pottery seen here in a number of years. Wood fired pots fea-
                                                 ture pieces in salt, slip, and alkaline glazes. Shapes include chickens, snake jugs,
                                                 face jugs, dragon jugs, puzzle jugs, and many colored glazed earthenware pots
                                                 like Bob turned at Seagrove Pottery. Oakland Pottery is located at 1501Hwy 22
                                                 South between Ramseur and Coleridge.
                                                 Multiple Store Under One Roof But Still A Cozy Spot
FOOD LION SHOPPING CENTER                        I was not sure how to even title this story, but I finally decided on the one above. This business is like many
                                                 others in our great community, a well kept secret. I want to start shining some lights on the great places we
            BESIDE H & R BLOCK                   have. This story is on T.C. Communications that has it home in the Food Lion Shopping Center in Liberty.
    “FOR ALL YOUR SHIPPING, COPYING, FAXING, &   Well the name give a lot to what this store is all about, Communications. That is one of there key service.
               BILL PAYMENT NEEDS”               Now how about the T.C.? Well that will be the initials of the
                                                 owner, Terry Combs. For numerous years Terry has made his
•    NC EDUCATION LOTTERY TICKETS                livelihood in our fair town. His slogan is “For All Your Ship-
                                                 ping, Copying, Faxing and Bill Payment Needs.” I mentioned
•    UPS AUTHORIZED SHIPPING OUTLET              in the title of this story, Multiple Stores Under One Roof. Well        FOOD LION SHOPPING CENTER
•    FEDEX AUTHORIZED SHIP CENTER                that is exactly what they have. Got that business item or that
                                                                                                                        REGISTER TO WIN A ONE-HOUR
                                                 perfect gift you want to arrive on time. You can ship from this
•    69Ë MONEY ORDERS                            one location with UPS or FEDEX. How great to drop off your             MASSAGE FOR $2 PER TICKET!
•    MONEYGRAM SERVICES                          item and leave. The professional staff makes sure your package          COURTESY OF EARTH VISIONS
                                                 gets picked up and shipped off. Got that financial need such as
•    FAX SERVICE                                 a money orders or a moneygram, they have you covered. Do                    ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT:
•    COPIES                                      not have a fax machine or copier at home, well they have you
                                                 covered there also. Need to get that payment in quick, well they
•    PROGRESS ENERGY PAYMENTS                    have you covered there also. Need to pickup a wireless phone
•    CHECKFREE PAYMENTS                          and do not want to fight the rush and crowds of the bigger cities.
                                                 Well they have you covered there also. Now T.C. Communica-
•    VERIZON PAYMENTS                            tions is an official VERIZON dealer. Well lets not forget the
•    PREPAID PHONE MINUTES                       other craze, the Lottery, they got you covered there also as an
                    (MOST CARRIERS)              official NC Education Lottery location. Well the best of all I
WIRELESS PHONE CONTACTS            TRANSFER      saved to last. The part of their name is Communication. Well
                                                 that is the part they exceed at the most. From the friendly staff
                                                 you will not want to leave and look forward to visiting the next          DRAWING TO BE HELD SEPT 23rd
 7                                               time soon.                                                                  (you need not be present to win)

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