Liberty Leader Newspaper April 2019 Edition

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Town Of Liberty Mayor’s Spring Update Mayor’s Spring Update First, I would like to thank the Liberty Fire and surrounding departments for their prompt response to a structure fire on W. Moffitt Avenue. No one was injured and there was no damage to neighboring property. Please install smoke detectors in your homes! The Fire Department is working with the Red Cross and we hope to have some additional news regarding fire prevention. The Town Council unanimously decided to select the design for the "Need Based Design" for the new Liberty Police Department Facility costing approximately $1,320,000. It is not very often that a Town gets the chance to invest in a new building for a service as vital to a community as a police department. After several years of research, exploration and feasibility studies, the Council came to the conclusion that the most cost beneficial approach would be to construct a new facility on Town property adjacent to the existing Police Department. Preliminary plans and design specifications will be forthcoming. The Town is pursuing financing through the US Department of Agriculture Rural Development Community Facilities (USDA CF). The loan terms will be paid out over 40 year so that more of those who will benefit from the service will pay for the service. In addition, the annual payment will be much less pressure on the general fund spread out over a longer period of time with a USDA CF loan. The payment terms will be approximately $1.3-1.5 million borrowed for the PD facility at 4.25% interest for an approximate annual payment between $78,672 - $89,400 depending on bids and some other factors. There are no foreseen tax increases to fund this project. The Town has been awarded $100,000 in Golden LEAF funding to conduct a comprehensive study of the inflow and infiltration problems that have plagued

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the system for years. The goal of the study is to prioritize repairs, as well as to determine if Hurricane Florence contributed substantially to increased inflow and infiltration. A full report will be available for public consumption in September. The Town has also been awarded $2,000,000 from the State Water Infrastructure Authority (SWIA) to be administered by the NCDEQ Division of Water Infrastructure Community Development Block Grant for Infrastructure program. These funds will benefit the entire community by completely replacing and/or rehabilitating sewer collection lines and laterals from South Murphy Street to South Carolina Street and from W. Swannanoa Ave. to W. Kime Ave. An estimated 15,000 linear feet of line will be rehabilitated in the next 2 years under this program. Stay tuned for more information! The funding is awarded with the intention for the community to increase awareness of fair housing issues, increasing opportunity for low income individuals, and providing equal opportunity for all in Liberty. The funding will be on a reimbursement basis and we expect to start this summer with environmental and engineering studies. Construction will begin in late spring or early

summer 2020.

The NCDOT, in conjunction with the aforementioned CDBG project, will be delaying repaving of W. Swannanoa from city limits into downtown in order to save taxpayer and CDBG funds. They will move forward with repaving from city limits out to the Highway 421 interchange in the coming weeks. The Town is hosting the Construction Professionals Network Institute (CPNI), NCGrowth, Randolph Community College, Randolph EDC, Heart of NC Tourism Authority and several community leaders to contribute to a feasibility study of our existing downtown building stock. The goal of the study is to determine the feasibility of establishing an entrepreneurial incubator in downtown Liberty where people can come together to start and grow enterprises and increase the economic vitality and resilience of the Town of Liberty!! We are very excited for this project. If you are an entrepreneur who could have or thinks you would be able to benefit from this project, we want to hear from you. Please contact us at, email us at, or call us at 336-622-4276. Look forward to a full report later this summer.

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Volume 17 Issue 4 April 2019 The Liberty Leader Newspaper State High School Oratorical Contest Winner Mayor’s Spring Update- Continued from Page 1 David Bainbridge won the State High School Oratorical Contest of the American Legion Department of North Carolina in Greensboro, N.C. this weekend. This is the second year that David has competed in the Contest and was the Division winner last year. He went to Pinoak Christian Academy and plans to attend Parick Henry Law School in Virginia. David was sponsored by Liberty American Legion Post 81. He will go to Indianapolis, IN to compete with 55 other winners from across the United States. It is possible he could win a $18,000.00 Scholarship. We wish him all the luck in the world

The Town of Liberty, with a $140,000 grant from the NC Department of Commerce will be investing in the enhancement of downtown W. Swannanoa Ave. between Fayetteville and Greensboro streets to convert overhead utility lines to underground and install decorative street lights. This project will work hand-in-hand with the projects that will be discussed as part of the CPNI. The rear entrance to Freedom Park (Dogwood Drive) has been repaired and is now open. The full cost of the project, just over $27,000 will be reimbursed by FEMA at 75% and NC Department of Public Safety at 25%. Our code enforcement officer, Brandon Emory with ACE has been a worthy investment and is making great progress with cleanup of abandoned cars, houses, and vacant lots. The new construction you see on the corner of S. Kirkman and W. Swannanoa is actually a new medical facility being constructed by private investors. The Randolph County Corporate and Municipal Wellness Program initiative in collaboration with the Town of Liberty Wellness Committee will be starting a daily walking program in Liberty. Our kick-off meeting is next week. We are very excited to begin this initiative. More details to follow.

L/R Edward Roberson, Davis Bainbridge,Cary McMasterts, & Ritchie York

I would like to sincerely thank the Town Council, Manager, Attorney, Department Heads, employees and community for the extra meetings, ideas,discussions and effort needed to help make all this possible. We are all one Liberty - one team. We all win together and lose together. Let's put our best efforts into winning together! In dedicated public service,

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Ms. Senior Randolph County Pageant seeks contestants

(March 27, 2019)– The search is on for contestants for the Ms. Senior Randolph County pageant. Hosted by the Randolph Senior Adults Association, women 60 years of age or older, currently living in Randolph County, are invited to learn more and compete for the title of Ms. Senior Randolph County. This year’s pageant will be held on Saturday, June 15 at the beautiful Sunset Theatre in Asheboro. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. The pageant begins at 3:00 p.m. “The pageant is an exciting event that brings together people in our community who genuinely want to shine and make a difference, which in turn raises thousands of dollars for programs and services for our county’s older residents,” said Mark Hensley, executive director. “We are pleased to host the pageant every year.” The Ms. Senior Randolph County Pageant began in 2007 as an annual event to honor women 60 years of age and older living in Randolph County who are celebrating the elegance of aging gracefully.

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“We want to stray from traditional idea of talent and really get people to share their passion,” says Faircloth. We all have a beautiful senior woman in our lives. Here’s her chance to shine! Deadline for entries The deadline for submitting applications to enter the Ms. Senior Randolph County Pageant is Friday, April 26 at 5:00 p.m. Applications are available at the Liberty Senior Center (128 S. Fayetteville Street) and online at Pageant Orientation will be held Friday, May 3 at 2:00 p.m. at The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Adult Resource & Education Center (347 W. Salisbury Street, Asheboro). Tickets go on sale May 1. Sponsorships are available at various levels, starting at $300. Sponsorship forms are available online at Supporting the Ms. Senior Randolph County Pageant serves as a way to honor Randolph’s senior women, to encourage them to stay active, to recognize their contribution to our local communities and to promote continued health and wellness for all seniors. To learn more, contact Jill Jackson, Marketing Director, at 336-625-3389 ext. 225 or e-mail

The reigning Ms. Senior Randolph County is Kaye Atwood of Asheboro. Former Queens include: Peggy Holt, 2007; Linda Sexton, 2008; Loretta Linebarrier, 2009; Doris Allred 2010; Sandra Reese, 2011; Judie McClelland, 2012; Susan Foster, 2013; Pat Moore, 2014 and BJ Moser, 2015; Joyia Clayton, 2016 and Sara Hudson, 2017.

Participating in the Ms. Senior Randolph pageant gives women the opportunity to challenge themselves, build self-confidence, meet new people, create lasting friendships, and promote active aging. The pageant also serves as a way to motivate and celebrate life, inner beauty, and the charm and wisdom of timeless aging.

“It’s not a typical beauty pageant,” said Zoe Faircloth, director for Ms. Senior Randolph pageant. "The ideal queen leads an active and productive lifestyle while exemplifying dignity, maturity, and inner beauty and serves as a role model to enrich the lives of seniors and others in the community.”

To be eligible for the pageant, contestants must be 60 years of age or older on June 15, 2019, be a resident of Randolph County, and participate in all segments of the pageant. The winner will be determined by a panel of judges based on the results of the interview, talent presentation, and casual wear and evening gown competition. On the day of the pageant, the judges meet individually to interview each contestant to gain insight to her personality, poise and ability to communicate. The interview is one of the most important aspects of the pageant because it reflects how well the contestant can relate to the public about senior topics and interests.

Left to right: Linda Martindale, 2nd Runner-Up; Ruth Thornburg; Atwood; Deborah Ross-Little, Ms. Congeniality; Jean McFate, 1st Runner-Up and Emma Maness stand with Larry Reid, Master of Ceremonies. Photo by CGT Photography)

Each contestant also presents a casual look which highlights her individual style in a relaxed way and emphasizes personal tastes. She showcases her grace and poise during the evening gown competition and delivers her talent within a three-minute time limit. Through music, dance, drama, poetry, art, sewing, or other special skill, unique talent presentations demonstrate the diverse gifts of today’s senior women. “One of the first things women say is, ‘I have no talent,’” said Faircloth. Faircloth, along with a bevy of former queens, all say that’s not true; everyone has a talent they just may not realize it. Past contestants have danced, played the piano, recited monologues and poetry, performed comedic skits and a variety of other things.

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Liberty Chamber April 2019 Newsletter
 By: Teresa Bruchon Our Mission:
 The Liberty Chamber of Commerce strives to support and promote Liberty and its businesses. We encourage positive business relations, increase business contacts and generate business opportunities. We work in conjunction with the Town of Liberty, our Chamber members, and loyal citizens to make Liberty a great place to live, work and do business.

*Get Your Business Online with Google (GYBO): 
 Date: Tuesday May 14th
 Time: 9:00-12 noon ; Informational Session
 12:00-1:00 pm. lunch will be served
 1:00-3:00 pm Google My Business / Hands On Session 
 Location: The Liberty Town Hall Upcoming Chamber Events and Dates to remember: Wednesday May 22nd: Chamber Spring Informational Lunch
 Chamber Members, become informed; get a community update, and have a free lunch. Details will be forth coming, next month
 Saturday June 1st: Community Shredding Day 
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Celebrate with us as we recognize the milestones of the Liberty Chamber over the last 50 years! 
 The Liberty Chamber: Proud Past Strong Future 1969-2019 Come, find out, how we started, the purpose of the Chamber, how the Chamber plays a part in the community, and the future outlook of the Liberty Chamber of Commerce ….and of course, why it is important for your business to join the Chamber! Cheers to 50 Years!
 Liberty Chamber of Commerce 50th Anniversary Banquet
 Saturday April 13th, 2019
 at The Harvest House
 6282 Old Siler City Road Ramseur, NC 27316
 Doors Open at 6:00pm
 Dinner at 7:00pm 
 $1000 cash prize drawing
 Steak & Chicken dinner
 Beer/Wine included
 Commemorative glass
 Entertainment; Music & Dancing
 Silent Auction
 Let’s make Memories that will last another 50 years! Calling All Chamber Members! Current or former Chamber affiliates; The Liberty Chamber is seeking all who previously served on the Chamber Board, officers, or board members. We want to recognize you at the Banquet. Please take part in this anniversary event. Contact the Liberty Chamber (336) 622-4937 Tickets to the 50th Anniversary Banquet are on sale now. They are $50 each.They are selling quickly. Reserve yours before they sell out! Tickets are available for sale from any Chamber Board Member, at the Liberty Chamber office, Fidelity Bank, High Tech Collision, Liberty Advisors, Liberty Public Library, Nationwide, and Tropica Tan or at Randolph Communications in Asheboro. Business Workshops: 
 Provided by: Randolph Community College Small Business Center:
 The Liberty Chamber is helping to promote Business Workshops that have been arranged through the Liberty Redevelopment Committee. 
 Workshops are as follows: *Bridging the Gap: Generations in the Workplace
 Date: Thursday May 2nd
 Time: 9:00am-11:00am
 Location: The Liberty Town Hall

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Patterson Cottage Receives Unique Donations The Patterson Cottage Museum has received some unique donations r e c e n t l y. L o n g t i m e supporter Jack Garner has come up with a one of a kind item from the 1940’s that even Google has never heard of. Actually, Jack donated two of them. In the early 1940’s America had just come out of the Great Depression. No one threw anything of the slightest use away, people did the best with what they had, which was often little. Jack’s parents, Maize and Robert M. Garner, Sr. lived between two Coward families. On one side was Ometa Coward, whose husband John Wesley had just passed away in late 1941. On the other was William Preston Coward and his wife Robena Ward Coward, Ometa’s sister. William Preston Coward was a foreman in the machine room at Liberty Chair. No one quite knows who thought of the idea first but William Preston Coward began bringing worn out sanding belts home from Liberty Chair. They were cloth strips, seven and a half feet long and around seven inches wide. The three women would boil the belts in big wash pots until the glue and grit came off. Jack says it made a terrible mess and probably smelled bad, too. But what the women had left was soft, white strips of cloth, similar in material to a sheet. They then sewed the strips together, mostly by hand, creating a six foot wide bedspread. Jack says the Coward family may still have one or two of these in their possession that was passed down through the family. But if they aren’t familiar with the story, they may have discarded them by now. What is for sure is that the Patterson Cottage has two of them now. They could be the only two left in existence. It’s an idea that could have only come out of the Great Depression. Another unique donation came from Rhonda Murray of Liberty Hardware. Rhonda donated the Jim Crow era door that served as the “Colored” entrance to Dr. Walter Neal’s dental office upstairs above the hardware store. Dr. Neal passed away in 1964 at the age of 49 and the office was never used again. Rhonda also donated two 1956 and 1957 daily dentist logs from Dr. Neal’s office, funeral fans from Foushee Hardware, which was first opened in 1929 and several other items. Mel Nunn donated his grandfather Jim Nunn’s cross cut saw. Joe Morgan of the Liberty Artisan Gallery donated an Indian celt, axe and tools plus an extremely rare Clovis point, the oldest Indian point in the America’s, dating from 10,000 to 13,000 years old. Steva Allgood donated a tricycle pedal horse made of wood and metal, age unknown. Two rabbit traps were donated by Jack Garner. Bob and Joel Herndon donated a Coke bottle they pulled out of Kimesville Lake embossed J.M. Coble Bottling Works, Burlington, N.C. An earthenware “dirt dish” pie plate was donated by Barbara Cummings. The plate was given to Barbara’s mother Erma Jones by Hettie Stroud. Hettie, born in 1883, was the wife of Cornelius Stroud. The two ran a grocery store in Liberty and were neighbors of the Jones’. The Patterson Cottage would like to thank all these and other donors who have generously given items to the museum. If you have anything you think would be suitable for the Patterson Cottage Museum, please call Warren Dixon at 336-622-2731.

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Gray’s Chapel Lions Install Hand Rails at Cottage The Gray’s Chapel Lion’s Club Ramp Builders recently installed much needed hand rails at the front and back steps of the 1884 Patterson Cottage. The rails had been needed for safety concerns for quite some time. Universal Forest Products donated the lumber and the Lions donated their labor. The Patterson Cottage wishes to thank both for their generosity. Shown in the photo, L-R: Terry Brown, Bill Heilig, Gary Davis, Charlie Barker and Glenn Coley. Not shown is Art Jordan.

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The Eastern Randolph High School FFA Alumni

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Friends of the Patterson Cottage Museum President Judy Hernandez announced recently that fund raising for a museum to be built beside the Patterson Cottage had neared $100,000. The Friends, a non-profit organization formed to support the Patterson Cottage and to eventually build a museum to house the artifacts in the cottage, received permission from the Liberty Town Council in December to build a museum on Town property beside the cottage. Since then, the group has been conducting fund raising focused mainly on former Liberty residents now living elsewhere. “We’ve been pleasantly surprised by the response of former Liberty residents,” said Hernandez. For instance, she said, one former Liberty native had pledged $10,000 toward the project. “Dr. Steven Desautels, of Sandy, UT, who has never set foot in Liberty, sent a check for $2,500,” she noted. Desautels’ mother, the former Carol Gregg, grew up in Liberty and is the granddaughter of dentist J.D. Gregg and great granddaughter of Dr. G.A. Foster of Foster’s Liver Kick fame. “We’ve also had four donations of $5,000 each from Liberty residents and pledges of $10,000 and $2500 from area residents.” Hernandez said that the goal for the museum was between $300,000 and $500,000, depending on how large the building is. The group wants to safely and securely house the artifacts in the Patterson Cottage and leave the cottage furnished as a period house. The Friends would also like to add a meeting room and kitchen to the museum and make it a community gathering place. If you would like to donate toward the museum or make a pledge, write to Friends of the Patterson Cottage Museum, PO Box 1605, Liberty NC 27298 or see Hernandez, Warren Dixon or Tommy Meacham. Friends’ membership is as follows: Teen, $10; Individual, $25; Family, $40; Civic Group, $50; Business, $100 but the group welcomes any size donation. The group will sponsor a fund raising dinner on Saturday May 11 at the Legion Hut from 5-7. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased from any member of the Friends or the Patterson Cottage Committee. More information will be forthcoming. The Friends will also hold their annual spring yard sale on Saturday, April 27, 7.00 a.m. in front of the Patterson Cottage. This is the same day as the Liberty Antques Festival. Once again Liberty collector Jack Garner has donated many items to the sale, including stereoscope slides, coin collections, pin cushion dolls, vintage Life Magazines, Royal Doulton and many other collectables and antiques. There will also be books, framed prints and photos (some of Liberty in the early 1900’s), glassware, area pottery, including a Bob Armfield face jug, advertising items, miscellaneous household items and furniture, including a glassed china cabinet, matching side board, side table and empire style chest. All proceeds go to the Patterson Cottage.

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We used to go by Smith's Grocery to get produce and meat. He had boiled ham, sausage, canned meats and vegetables. Arthur wore a distinctive cap. It was located on the corner of Fairview Cemetery entrance and W. Swannonoa Ave. Picture is from a Liberty High School yearbook.

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Courtesy Patterson Museum Carol Desautels sent this photo of downtown Liberty looking east. We're guessing since it was with the water tower photos and identical in size that it's around 1928. Notice how muddy Swannanoa is and the guy tip toeing across the street.

Gwen Taylor - Owner / Preparer 728 S Greensboro St, Liberty Ph 336-622-5722 Ph 336-795-0054 / Cell 336-404-9791

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COMMUNITY AREA RIDE SERVICE (C.A.R.S.) A local non-profit organization based in Liberty. We offer transportation for residents of Liberty or Staley or folks that have a 622-Telephone exchange to medical facilities, social services or nursing homes.

Call Dispatcher At 336-622-5774 Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Community Area Ride Service

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The Day Death Was Defeated By: Andy Clapp A great portion of our lives is spent thinking about and dealing with death. It is an unfortunate truth, but one that touches every person who has drawn a breath. We deal with the loss of those who are close to us, family members and friends. We hear of death on television and on the radio as reports are given about murders in our towns and cities. Then, we deal with it on a personal level, the looming question as to what it will be like when our time draws near and our days on earth are coming to a close. As a young person, I feared death. The very thought of what might happen, how it would be, and how it would take place filled my mind far too often. My life knew the sting of death early as family members and friends passed, forcing me to deal with the reality, unable to avoid those questions. In high school, multiple friends were taken from this world at young ages and with each one, that truth that death would come one day. As the disciples and followers of Jesus awoke on resurrection morning, death had been a reality they had dealt with since the cross. In agony, they heard Jesus cry out. They had witnessed His beaten and bloodied body as it hung on display for all to see. When the spear was shoved into His side, the blood and water flowed out and then, His lifeless body was taken down from the cross. They had seen the sky turn black in the middle of the day and felt the ground as it quaked beneath them. He was gone. He was buried, a stone was placed in front of the tomb, and a seal was set, as were guards, to ensure that He stayed in that tomb. On Resurrection morning, everything changed. Traveling to the tomb, anticipating His body to still be lying as it was placed a few days earlier, the women had the spices to place on the body. As they walked, they even spoke of how they might get the stone moved to get inside. But what they hadn’t factored was that death was defeated and God had already rolled that stone away. Luke wrote that they saw two men standing by the tomb. They asked, “Why are you looking for the living among the dead?” (Luke 24:5 HCSB) The question amazed the women, as this place, this tomb, was the very definition of death. Chiseled into the stone of a hillside, the place was meant to be a denotation of death, the resting place of one who was no longer amongst the living. Now, these men in dazzling clothes said that they were searching for the living in this place of death. They further clarified, “He is not here, but He has been resurrected!” (Luke 24:6 HCSB) There was nothing more to fear. The grieving of the previous days gave way to a joy of new life and the fear of death was defeated by Jesus’ victory over the tomb. As they ran back and reported to the others what had happened, Peter and John ran to see for themselves. They found the tomb empty and were amazed that death no longer was the end; it was now the beginning. Death lost its grip when Jesus overcame the grave. He is alive and we share in that victory, we share in that joy! As Lacey Strum sang, “Death has died, love has won, Jesus Christ has overcome, He is risen from the dead.”

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The Ramseur / Eastern Randolph Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting welcoming Vee's Old Fashioned Bakery located at 1518 Main Street Ramseur, N.C. Vee's Old-Fashioned Bakery is a part-time bakery where delicious treats are lovingly crafted in small batches; just like Grandmother used to make. Each item is made from scratch using fresh, real ingredients. Inspired by the recipes used by Miss Vee?s mother - back when ingredients were measured in pinches or smidges - Vee's Place offers a variety of baked goods and casseroles made fresh daily.

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Home For Sale 665 Logan Lane, Liberty, NC Price $144,900.00 3 BR/2BA new construction home situated on partially wooded lot in quiet neighborhood near park. The house has an open floor plan with 1456 sq ft of living space. The home features vaulted ceilings in a spacious living area, with a split bedroom floor plan. The kitchen contains recessed lighting, plenty of cabinet and pantry space, all major appliances and beautiful countertops. Hardwood/laminate flooring throughout most of the house, with carpet in bedrooms. Exterior of house features vinyl siding, brick foundation, front porch, rear deck and a concrete drive.

April 20th 8am-4pm Cut-A-Thon ToRaise Money For GPCC’s Walk For Life Greensboro Pregnancy Care Center (GPCC) is a place where women can goo for pregnancy testing, STD testing, and treatment, ultrasounds, counseling and more. It takes about $1200 to provide those services to one woman. So that they can choose life for their baby. Amanda’s Salon is having a whole day April 20th where all money from hair cuts that day will be donated to GPCC. Please call or text 336-207-7422 to make an appointment

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Hooked on giving back to others

Members of the Crochet Club at the Liberty Senior Center are embracing people undergoing chemotherapy treatment for cancer and babies who are born prematurely, not with hugs but with headwear the group is crocheting. Led by instructor Sandy Velsor, the six-member team is making “preemie hats” and “chemo hats,” which the club will donate to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Brenner’s Children Hospital. So far the group has made 102 hats – in all shapes, sizes and colors. Some of the members are experienced crocheters while others are picking up hooks for the first time. No matter what their skill level, members are finding this activity both gratifying and relaxing. Club members are Linda Fortune, Pat Hutcherson, Sandy Clark, Sharon Isom, Kathy White and Velsor, who’s been crocheting for more than 30 years. Kaffy Reynolds, director of the Liberty Senior Center, also joins in on the fun. “My granddaughter was the one who told me about the need for preemie hats,” said club member Hutcherson. “My great grandson, Maddox, was born prematurely and had to undergo several surgeries at Brenner’s. He’s doing great now, but this project is inspired by personal experience.” Velsor shared the same sentiment when talking about those undergoing chemotherapy treatment, including a couple she knows well. “This is a small way to provide sparkle and shine, as well as a little warmth, to their day,” she added. In addition to the preemie hats and chemo hats, the club has also crocheted hats and scarves for the military through the “Operation Gratitude” program, using yarns in a variety of earth colors, greens, browns and camo shades. The items were shipped to California and then distributed to members of the military. The group, which meets weekly, keeps their focus centered on projects that allow them to give back to others in the community, but they don’t lose sight of the social interaction that comes with being a part of the club. “We sit here and talk and laugh,” said Reynolds. “It’s a great social opportunity.” For Fortune, crocheting with friends is a stress-reliever. “It gets my mind of off things.” Fortune, who labels herself as a beginner, talked about her very first crochet project. “It was supposed to be a blue hat for myself,” she shared. “It got a little too ruffly, so it didn’t look like a hat, but I still think it’s pretty for a doily or something,” she said with a laugh. In fact, the group is made up of a variety of talent. “Sandy is very patient with you no matter what level you are,” she said. “We also share patterns and techniques with each other.” “Crocheting makes the mind work,” quipped Velsor. “Everyone learns from one another.” For Hutcherson, crocheting is also a way to share her talent with her loved ones. During her first year of crocheting she made a hat and a scarf for all of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The following year she decided to crochet ornaments for everyone for Christmas. For those who’ve received crocheted items from loved ones you’ll likely agree that the value is in the love and care that goes into making them. “My kids have started boxes with the ornaments I’ve made for the children and grandchildren, she smiled. “They will get the boxes when they grow up.” Sound like fun? The club is always happy to have new members join the group! Members are passionate about serving the community through this craft. They meet every Tuesday at 12:00 p.m. at the Liberty Senior Center. There is no cost to attend. Come as you are. Don’t crochet, but you still want to help? The club is always accepting donations of yarn.

114 W. Swannanoa Ave. Space on second floor starts at $150.00

About the Randolph Senior Adults Association: The Randolph Senior Adults A s s o c i a t i o n ( R S A A ) , a n o n p r o fi t organization, is the community’s lead organization for adults age 50 and over. RSAA is a United Way agency. For more information, visit:

Houses and Apartments for rent Made with love. Members of the Liberty Senior Center Crochet Club are pictured with a portion of the preemie hats and chemo hats they made for Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Brenner’s Children’s Hospital. Left to right: Linda Fortune, Pat Hutcherson, Kaffy Reynolds and Sandy Velsor. (Contributed photo)

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Easter Egg Hunt Saturday April 20th 10am - 12pm

Come Out And Enjoy Food, Fun, & Fellowship! Holly’s Chapel 7991 Ferguson Rd, Ramseur

Easter Egg Hunt April 14th 3pm - 5pm First Baptist Church 659 S Fayetteville St, Liberty, NC.

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Volume 17 Issue 4 April 2019 Liberty Leader Newspaper Kegs, Air Compressors, HondaThe Generator, R/R Jack, Cast Iron Wash Pot, Chicken Coop, Tillers, Pressure Washer, Edger, JD Gun Safe, Wind Mill, Dinner Bell, Hay Rake, Silver Coin, Traps, .22 Remington, Misc. Pottery, Scaffolding, Wood Splitter, Wrought Iron Fence, Drill Press, Lathe, Corn Planter, Horse Buggy, Backpack Blower, John Boat, Chain Saws, Mower, Fire Box, Household Items, Log Chains, Misc. Advertisement (Signs, Thermometers, Traffic, Tins, & MUCH, MUCH MORE!!! (at the intersection of Hwy 421 & Hwy 64) Furniture: 919-742-2013 Hoosier Cabinet, Oak Ice Box, Oak Server, Step Back Cupboard, Farm Table, Pierced Tin Cabinet Wood ~ Over 175 + Vendors Cook Stove, Wood File Cabinet, Corner Cabinets Cedar Chest, Refrigerator, Quilt Cabinet, Rockers, ~ 30,000 sq. ft. Chest of Drawers, Hutch, Desk, Porch Table, Buffet, Chairs, Swing, Coffee Table, End Tables, Misc. ~ Plenty of Parking Cabinets, Wood Benches, Display Cabinets, 2 Leather Chairs, 2 Leather Stools & MUCH, OPEN 7MUCH Days MORE!!! Mon-Sat 10 am-6 pm, Sunday 1 pm-6 pm

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Coble’s Cruise In Be Part Of The First Show Shopping Center With Liberty Family Pharmacy Old 421 N ( 400 N Greensboro St) Liberty , NC 27298 Phone 336-669-4075

Shaw Accounting Service

Tax, Bookkeeping, Payroll, General Business Services Shaw Accounting is open to help businesses and individuals with their tax and accounting needs, including payroll, bookkeeping, sales taxes, corporate and individual income taxes.

Monday-Friday from 9-5 . Other times by appointment. We look forward to helping you!

Cars, Trucks, Bikes, Anything

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Special Performance By Local Band “OLDSKOOL BAND”

Call Beverly at 336-312-8757 Beverly Meredith (CPA,MBA)

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Liberty Event Center 123 S. Greensboro St, Liberty Restaurant Open Thur & Fri 5pm to 8pm 1 Meat 2 Veg $8 2 Meat 2 Veg $10 Bread-Drink

Southern Gospel (Terry Budwine) April 11th At 6:30pm 501 South Band (Keith Slusher) April 26th At 7:30pm The Carolina 5 Band April 27th At 6pm - 9pm Keith Bartell (Mowtown) May 3rd At 6pm - 9pm Merge (Old School R & B) May 10th At 8pm - 10pm

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We are currently seeking a self-motivated Insurance Sales Producer! Great training program, great team atmosphere and dedicated support staff in place. Salary plus commission. No insurance experience required, prior sales experience preferred. This position is for inside & outside sales. To apply, please send resumes to

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Ramseur Community Locally Owned & Operated


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Ramseur Community

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Thursdays@ 10:30 AM

April 4- Giggle, Giggle, Quack April 11- It’s Raining, It’s Pouring with Jack and Jill (Randolph County Creek Week April 6-13, 2019) April 18- Here Comes Peter Cottontail April 25- Caterpillar Shoes

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Many areas of NC have been experiencing a Seller’s Market and what that means is there are really no other homes on the market that compete or there are not that many on the market that can compete with your home. >>What that means for a Seller? You have a better opportunity to list your home for more than you might think, however that doesn’t mean you can get hundred’s of thousands for a home that’s not worth hundred’s of thousands! The way to find out what your home is worth today is to CALL. Keep in mind… the market may change in 2020… it is an ELECTION Year!

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Liberty & the Triad!

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NC License since 2004

Local Wrestler This is Aj Bowden, he is a wrestler with the CWF-Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Federation.He lives in Liberty.Aj is a 2013 graduate from Providence Grove High School.The wrestling matches are every Saturday night.Most of them are in Gibsonville,NC.The wrestlers are from different areas of the country. It really is great entertainment.All of the wrestlers are awesome.Please check it out.

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