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Events August 3rd Quarter Auction Pg.11 9th Fun Night Pg.8 16th Back Pack Bonanza Pg.22 16th Auction Benefit Pg.7 17th Free School Supplies Pg.9 17th Back To School Bash Pg.3 24th Free Hair Cuts Pg.9 24th Town Of Liberty News Congratulations to Town employee Adrian Abbott Billing Specialist for being recognized as an outstanding employee that goes above and beyond her outlined job duties at the July 15th Work Session. pg 19

Future Events September 14th Fishing tournament Pg.5

Deadline Next Issue August 30th

Release Date September 6th

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Telling God To Get Out Rerun of a great story that is a reminder ….. WHY DID GOD ALLOW 9/11 ?

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personalities would be warped and we might damage their self-esteem (Dr. Spock's son committed suicide). We said an expert should know what he's talking about. And we said OK.

September 11th, That Date shows up as 911, The Emergency Phone Number Do You Think GOD is Trying to Tell us Something?

Now we're asking ourselves why our children have no conscience, why they don't know right from wrong, and why it doesn't bother them to kill strangers, their classmates, and themselves.

Billy Graham's daughter was interviewed on the Early Show and Jane Clayson asked her "How could God let something like this happen?" (regarding the attacks on Sept. 11).

Probably, if we think about it long and hard enough, we can figure it out. I think it has a great deal to do with "WE REAP WHAT WE SOW."

Anne Graham gave an extremely profound and insightful response. She said "I believe God is deeply saddened by this, just as we are, but for years we've been telling God to get out of our schools, to get out of our government and to get out of our lives. And being the gentleman He is, I believe He has calmly backed out. How can we expect God to give us His blessing and His protection if we demand He leave us alone?" In light of recent events...terrorists attack, school shootings, etc. I think it started when Madeleine Murray O'Hare (she was murdered, her body found recently) complained she didn't want prayer in our schools, and we said OK. Then someone said you better not read the Bible in school ... the Bible says thou shalt not kill, thou shalt not steal, and love your neighbor as yourself. And we said OK. Then Dr. Benjamin Spock said we shouldn't spank our children when they misbehave because their little

Funny how simple it is for people to trash God and then wonder why the world's going to hell. Funny how we believe what the newspapers say, but question what the Bible says. Funny how you can send 'jokes' through e-mail and they spread like wildfire but when you start sending messages regarding the Lord, people think twice about sharing. Funny how lewd, crude, vulgar and obscene articles pass freely through cyberspace, but public discussion of God is suppressed in the school and workplace. Funny how when you forward this message, you will not send it to many on your address list because you're not sure what they believe, or what they WILL think of you for sending it. Funny how we can be more worried about what other people think of us than what God thinks of us. Pass it on if you think it has merit. If not then just discard it... no one, except you and GOD, will know you did. But, if you discard this thought process, don't sit back and complain about what bad shape the world is in!

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There’s a great deal more than sewer lines when it comes to the $2M Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) the town was awarded from the NC Division of Water Infrastructure. Staff is wrapping up a 2-day training session held in Salisbury. Throughout the process, we will be seeking public participation and comment!

JOIN THE LIBERTY ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR RANDOLPH COMMUNITY COLLEGE The purpose of the Liberty Advisory Committee is to assist Randolph Community College in establishing and maintaining up-to-date and relevant educational programs in Liberty. Changes in technology, business, industry, and government have increased the need for effective communication between education, the community, and industry. An advisory committee of interested, competent, and concerned citizens is the most productive and effective method for involving the community in education. It is a vital link between the community, businesses, industry and the college. The advisory committee’s role is advisory in nature. The committee’s function is to advise and assist in program planning, development, and evaluation. Each advisory committee will advise on the development, operation, and review of the program for which it is appointed. RESPONSIBILITIES OF MEMBERS Advisory committee members are expected to • Be knowledgeable of Randolph Community College and the respective program • Attend meetings and participate in committee discussions about how RCC can best serve the Liberty community. • Carefully consider problems that come before the advisory committee • Keep the advisory committee informed of new developments in business and industry • Participate in an annual review of the program • Identify business partners to support the program • Complete the RCC Employer Survey

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George D. Cockman Jr. Licensed Plumber Want to learn more? A kickoff Owner Free Estimates meeting will be held at First Baptist Church at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, COCKMAN’S PLUMBING August 16, with lunch provided. CO. Please RSVP to Kelly Heath at RCC at or Back Flow Certified 4894 Starmount Road Certified Pump Installer Liberty, NC 27298 336-633-0125 Water Heaters H (336)622-6187 by Wednesday, August 14 to attend! C (919)475-5825 Commercial/ Residential

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Services offeredSeptic tank pumping Grease trap maintenance On-site mortgage septic Inspections Sewage/Effluent pump replacement Brian Folwell

Credit cards Accepted. Serving the Triad area.

Aug.17,Sat. 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Back To school Bash Come for fun, games, crafts, lunch, and back to school supplies. Hickory Grove UMC 10068 Silk Hope Liberty Rd RSVP.text 336-447-9913

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Kayaking Trek Seven boy scouts and four leaders from Troop 508 in Ramseur recently set out on a kayak trek with BSA Pamlico Sea Base in Blounts Creek, North Carolina. Troop 508 kayaked over 55 miles along the Pamlico Sound and the Outer Banks. The trek included carrying all gear, food, and water needed for five days. The scouts paddled in the sound during the day and spent the nights camping on the beach, listening to the ocean waves and seeing the stars. The first day, the troop paddled from the city of Beaufort to Shackleford Banks and spent the night on the primitive island, their only companions were the wild horses that live there. The second day of paddling was the quickest and the most fun. There was a nice breeze so the scouts were able to unfold their umbrellas and use the umbrellas as a sail all the way to Cape Lookout. The scouts spent the day playing in the ocean, fishing, and visiting the Lighthouse. The third day was more difficult. The troop paddled more than 15 miles to get to the Great Island, fighting against the current at the beginning and then no current, no wind and very shallow water to paddle in. The total paddling time that day was over 7 hours. The next day was a journey to Long Point, with the scouts paddling over 17 miles in around 6 hours. Dinner that night was ravioli straight from the can, because the scouts were too tired to heat it up. At least it was warm from being in the kayak all day. The final day on Friday was a trek back across the sound to the mainland where the kayaks were loaded onto the trailers for our trip back to Pamlico Sea Base. The scouts learned to appreciate the simple things like “ice�. The kayak trek was a tough trip, but the scouts accomplished their goal together as a troop and gained experiences of a lifetime.

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Debbie’s Automotive Back to School Special Debbie’s Automotive Will Be Offering A Special For The Month Of August 420 S Greensboro St. Liberty Ph: 336-622-7885

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COMING APRIL 21st!!! Rocca's Bakery isdaily pleased partner with Homeland Extended & tonew Sunday hoursCreamery! with outRocca's Bakery is the only ice cream shop in Randolph County door seating, banana splits, hot fudge that makes ice cream desserts, milkshakes, banana brownie splits, sundaes and more with ice cream! sundaes, choc &Homeland caramelCreamery sundaes, milkshakes, 5

flavors of ice cream & homemade We have also introduced smoothies to Rocca'swaffle Bakery! cones!! We have lemonade and Wild Berry flavors! Rocca’s Bakery & Coffee shop is better than your “old fashioned” bakery! We feature cakes, pies, cookies, donuts, Italian & French pastries, breads, pasta, cupcakes, fresh brewed drip & hot/iced espresso coffee drinks, iced frappes, 5 flavors of ice cream, homemade waffle cones, jams, granola & so much more! INSIDE SEATING AVAILABLE!!

176 NC Hwy 49 N, Ramseur, NC (just 1 block from Hwy 64 intersection across from car wash) NEW SUMMER HOURS STARTING APRIL 21ST!!!

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Kenneth Johnson BBQ Plate and Auction Benefit

Friday August 16th Plates include BBQ, Baked Beans, Slaw, Dessert, and Drink $8.00 a Plate 11am to 7pm Auction at 7:15pm Staley Fire Department Delivery, Eat In, or Carry Out Kenneth Johnson is a member of Moon’s Chapel Baptist Church. On Friday May 3rd he was in a terrible automobile accident. He suffered lots of injuries including broken back, broken sternum, punctured and collapsed lung. Mr. Johnson was in the hospital a couple weeks, and is still recovering at home. The extent of his recovery is not known. We are holding a benefit to raise money to help cover medical expenses and cost of living while Mr. Johnson is out of work to recover.

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YE OLD COUNTRY KITCHEN 327 Drama Rd, Snow Camp Ph 336-376-6991

New Hours:

11 AM to 8 PM Wednesday through Friday 7 AM- 9 PM on Saturday (Breakfast Buffet on Saturday Mornings) 11 AM-8:30 PM on Sundays

The Bargain Shop RESTRUCTURING (taking a breather to better help our community)

Effective at 2 pm closing on 8/10/2019 – we will be operating on a revised schedule as follows: Open on the following Saturdays ONLY : August 24, 10 am – 2 pm September 7, 10 am – 2 pm September 14, 10 am – 2 pm October 5, 10 am – 2 pm October 12, 10 am – 2 pm

Millstone Catering Snow Camp, NC Private Parties Welcome Full Catering Service

Check Out Millstone Catering Facebook Here For Your Parties & Catering

Grand Re-Opening and Back to Regular Schedule: Thursday, October 31, 10 am – 2 pm; Friday, November 1, 10 am – 5 pm; Saturday, November 2, 10 am – 2 pm

Donations for the Bargain Shop still WELCOME! Dedicated Volunteers (both men & women) needed to keep this ministry effective! Contact: David Hobson (336) 202-9089 Debbie Coble (336) 255-0793 LAC Office (336) 622-8312

During restructuring, The Food Pantry Ministry (only) will continue at their regular days/hours for the Emergency Assistance Office. Ph 336-795-0054 / Cell 336-404-9791

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Car Show

Twins’ Lawn Maintenance Specializing in mowing, mulch & pressure washing Give us a call/email for free estimates! 919 –200-5294

Have fun and make a difference in someone’s life! SHILOH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IS HAVING A CAR SHOW AND EVERYBODY IS WELCOME TO COME AND SHOW OFF THEIR CAR, TRUCK, MOTORCYCLE, RACE CAR, ETC. We even have a kids division! So kids - decorate those bikes, go-carts, mini bikes, etc., and join us! We will be awarding 1st & 2nd place fan favorite trophies in five divisions (street legal cars, trucks, motorcycles, kids & wild card). Wild card is anything else with wheels, such as race cars, drag cars, fire trucks, or tractors. There will also be a Pastors Choice award! SUNDAY, AUGUST 4th, 2019 - 3:00 – 5:00 PM




There will be inflatables and sand art for the kids, as well as corn hole and drawings for everyone to enjoy! NO ADMISSION CHARGE! JUST COME HAVE FUN! Be sure to bring plenty of canned goods and nonperishable snacks, as you will use them to vote for your favorite vehicles. All food collected will be used in our food pantry to support our community. We also collect kid friendly foods for our Backpack Pals program which supports our local children. You may also purchase tickets to vote with and the money collected will be used to buy more food for our local food pantries and backpack pals program.

Cameron Care School Supplies Date: August 17th 2019 Time: 10:30am 0 1:00pm Where: Liberty, NC. @ Town Gazebo Direction : Corner of N. Greensboro Street and W. Swannanoa Ave.

Concessions will be available, consisting of hot dogs, hamburgers, sodas, water, chips, ice cream, popcorn and more! Need more info? Call Dawn at 336-317-4017

This is an Annual drive and it will be at Liberty American Legion Post 81 604 South Greensboro Street

03 August 2019 from 9 til 12 Noon. If you can give please contact Linda Davis at 336-622-0306 or sign up on Line at,.. Please save the date and donate if you can and pass the information on to family & friends.......................Thanks

Cameron loved giving children pencils, pens, drawings, books, etc. to use for school Please stop by and bring your child out for FREE Supplies. First come, first serve until all items are gone. Ph 336-795-0054 / Cell 336-404-9791 Page 9 of 32

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You are invited to participate in the 7th Annual Craft Festival at JULIAN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (2105 NC 62 East, Julian) on August 10 on the grounds of the Julian UMC. No admission is charged, however a donation of non-perishable food for the Food Pantry is greatly appreciated. FREE HOT DOGS with all the trimmings, chips, and drinks will be available. This event is the church’s “thank you” to the community for the tremendous support given to the Food Pantry and other programs of the church. It’s to be a day of FUN so bring a smile, energy, and an expectation to buy some great gifts, fresh veggies, and baked goods.




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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

Praise With A Purpose Free Admission Gospel Explosion Labor Day Weekend Saturday August 31st @4pm

Full menu will be served during this event.

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

Dessert $2 Water $1

Catering Available

Community Area Ride Service

For More Info Contact Frankie Matthews 919-799-9647 Frante’ Matthes 919-799-7108

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If you love and miss the old school rectangle pizza, here’s the recipe: Half sheet pan and line with parchment paper. Crust: 2 ⅔ flour • ¾ cup powdered milk • 2 T sugar • 1 packet of quick rise • yeast 1 tsp salt • 1 ⅔ cup warm water • (105-110 degrees) 2 T vegetable oil • Filling: ½ pound ground chuck ½ tsp salt ½ tsp pepper 1 8oz block mozzarella cheese – grated yourself (To be authentic school pizza, you will have to use imitation mozzarella shreds.) Sauce (I make sauce the day before): 6oz can tomato paste • 1 cup water • ⅓ olive oil • 2 cloves garlic minced • 1 tsp salt • 1 tsp pepper • ½ tbsp dried oregano • ½ tbsp dried basil • ½ tsp dried rosemary crushed • Crust: Preheat oven to 475 degrees. Spray pan with Pam and lay 1. Parchment paper down (Pam makes it stick) In a large bowl – flour, powdered milk, sugar, yeast, salt – 2. whisk to blend Add oil to hot water (110-115 degrees) – pour into your 3. mixture Stir with a wooden spoon until batter forms – don’t worry 4. about lumps – you just want no dry spots Spread dough into pan using fingertips until it’s even. If 5. dough doesn’t want to cooperate, let rest 5 minutes and try again Bake just the crust for 8-10 minutes – remove from • oven and set aside. Brown meats until it resembles crumbles – set aside and 6. drain meat Get out the pizza sauce – to partially baked crust, assemble: 7. Sauce – spread all over crust • Sprinkle meats • Sprinkle cheese • Bake at 475 degrees for 8-10 minutes until cheese • melts and begins to brown Remove from oven – let stand 5 minutes • Cut in slices and serve! •

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Vee’s Place 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 fresh from scratch using real ingredients in the Vee’s Place kitchen. Vee’s Place offers a variety of cakes, pies, fudge, cookies and more! We rotate our in-store menu weekly. You can smell what we’re baking before you open the door, so come see what we are cooking up! Custom orders are always welcome. Please visit our website to see our full menu or place an order, or give us a call for more information. Location: 1518 Main Street Ramseur, North Carolina 27316 @veesplacebakery

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• Prevent buildup of moisture on surfaces and remove standing water to prevent mosquito (and other bug) breeding around the home.

A Crazy Buggy Summer: Tips for Dealing With Home Insect Invasions StatePoint) Spotting more bugs than usual around the house? While a pest problem can cause embarrassment and concern, this summer you can take comfort in the fact that not only are you not alone, there are new ways of dealing with insects that can help you manage the problem without harsh chemicals. “A warm winter and a humid, wet spring set the stage for insect populations to thrive this summer, and that is what people are experiencing right now,” says Dr. Josh Benoit, an entomologist at the University of Cincinnati Department of Biological Sciences. Seconding this sentiment is the National Pest Management Association, which early on, projected that termites, cockroaches, ants, mosquitoes and other insects would thrive in regions nationwide this season. Finding a roach in the home ranked number one in terms of “Grossness,” beating out cleaning the toilet, cleaning the gutters and removing hair from the shower drain, in a recent survey conducted by Zevo, a maker of bug killer sprays and traps that are safe for use around people and pets when used as directed. But beyond the “ew” factor, households will want to manage pest problems for health and safety reasons. “Cockroaches and filth flies can serve as mechanical vectors for diseases,” points out Dr. Benoit. “And ticks, mosquitoes, and kissing bugs can transmit pathogens that cause diseases.” So, what are some smart, safe ways to prevent bug infestations and manage existing ones? Consider these tips to keep bugs in check this summer and beyond: • Keep food sealed and stored properly. Get rid of crumbs around the kitchen or anywhere else you eat around the house. Regularly sweeping and wiping down counters can help.

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Sunday, August 25, 4-6 pm, the Snow Camp Outdoor Theatre

is hosting the Hindsight Bluegrass Band at the Sizemore Pavilion. The concert is free. This is part of the Theatre's Summer Concert Series. The goal of the series is to twofold: to bring people to the theatre to visit the exhibits on the theatre's campus while enjoying good music as part of a larger campaign to renovate and rejuvenate the impact of the theatre in our area. Come and explore log homes, old Quaker meeting buildings, a "colored" schoolhouse, the old Snow Camp Post office, old stores and plenty of antique farm equipment. Donations to the theatre are encouraged.Â

2019 Volunteer Appreciation Dinner for 100 Man Project, Inc. The 2019 Volunteer Appreciation Dinner was held on April 30th at the Liberty Fire Department. There was delicious catered meal serving about fifty volunteers and guest present. The 100 Man Project can only operate with these wonderful volunteers donating their time to drive for our CARS program or volunteer for one of the other projects. Thank you to each of you for volunteering your time and talent to assist us. A tribute was given for the loss of one of our drivers, Mr. Pete Mastro, who passed away last month. He and his wife were a very dependable and willing couple to assist us in the CARS program. We are so appreciative to all our volunteers who assist us each month. A big THANK YOU to the Liberty Leader for publishing our articles for free each month. You are so appreciated.

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Six RCC students earn SECU scholarships Six Randolph Community College students recently received $500 scholarships thanks to the State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU). The recipients were Kaylee Moore (Paramedic Program), Angela Carter (Basic Law Enforcement Training Program), Ethan Garner (BLET), Stephen Grooms (BLET), Nicholas Ingold (BLET), and Brady White (BLET). “This scholarship is truly a blessing for students,” said Regina Brewer, RCC’s Director of Public Safety Programs. “Without it, some would not be able to register for the careers they want to go into.” The SECU Foundation Continuing Education Scholarship Program is designed to remove financial barriers for students seeking to gain new and/or upgrade current job-related skills. Preference will be given to students with limited or no access to financial aid from other programs. Brewer said the funds must be used for students enrolled in short-term training programs 96 hours or more that lead to a state-regulated or industry-recognized credential, such as emergency medical services (EMS), basic law enforcement training (BLET), nursing assistant, machining, welding, HVAC, and electrical. The funds will be awarded once the student(s) earns their certificate(s) to reimburse payments made for registration fees, book costs, certification fees, and course supplies. Recipients must be a U.S. citizen and a North Carolina resident living in the College’s service area. The student must also be in one of the following target groups: unemployment insurance claimants, unemployed or underemployed adults, members of the North Carolina National Guard, or military veterans and spouses. Underemployed is defined as individuals earning 200 percent below the federal poverty level. Directors, employees and family members of an employee of the State Employees’ Credit Union or SECU Foundation are not eligible. Scholarship applications are available in the Continuing Education and Industrial Center office at 413 Industrial Park Avenue. For more information, contact the Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division at 336-633-0268. For a list of RCC’s Continuing Education classes, visit

Leaks don’t stand a chance: RCC offering new plumbing course Want to learn how to fix that leaky faucet or take it a step further and patch pipes for a career? Randolph Community College is offering a new “Plumbing I (Introduction to Plumbing)” course this fall. The course (#70770) introduces students to the basics of plumbing. Topics include the safe use of tools, the various components of the plumbing system, and the skills needed for the plumbing industry. OSHA 10, with an emphasis on confined space and ladder safety, also will be included in the course. The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-4 p.m., Aug. 20-Nov. 26, in room 122 of the Administration/ Education Center on the Asheboro Campus. The OSHA 10 portion will take place from 4:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, and Thursday, Aug. 22. The cost of the course is $180.55 plus $8 for the OSHA 10 Card. There are two required textbooks — “Residential Construction Academy: Plumbing, 2nd Edition” and “Workbook for Joyce’s Residential Construction Academy: Plumbing, 2E.” Both can be purchased through the RCC Campus Store for approximately $235. For information or to register, call 336-633-0268.

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RCC offering welding, pharmacy tech hybrid courses Randolph Community College is offering welding courses and a class that helps students prepare for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE), starting in August. The “MIG 1” welding course will take place on the Asheboro Campus from Aug. 12-Dec. 4. The class (#69319) will meet from 5-9 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays. The cost is $240.55. The course introduces metal arc welding and flux core arc welding processes. Topics include equipment setup and fillet and groove welds with emphasis on application of GMAW and FCAW electrodes on carbon steel plate. Upon completion, students should be able to perform fillet welds on carbon steel with prescribed electrodes in the flat, horizontal, and overhead positions. This class prepares students to obtain an ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) Welding Certificate (additional fee required). In addition, three “Basic Welding” courses will be offered for fall at the Welding Center located at RCC’s Archdale Center at 110 Park Avenue. The Basic Welding courses are designed to teach basic gas metal arc welding safety, fundamentals, and techniques. The Basic Welding class is a prerequisite to the Continuing Education MIG 1 class. The cost of each class is $110.55. The first section (#69040) is Aug. 17-Sept. 14 with a second section (#69041) Sept. 28-Oct. 19 and a third section (#69042) Nov. 2-23. All of the sections are Saturdays from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Call 336-328-1750 for more information or to register for the welding classes. Randolph County residents looking for training as pharmacy technicians have an opportunity to register for a hybrid Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division course, beginning Aug. 13 at RCC. Hybrid courses combine online learning with on-campus classes. The 200-hour “Pharmacy Technician Hybrid” course is a PTCB-Recognized Education/Training Program for pharmacy technician students pursuing their PTCB Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) credential. The class covers medical terminology, identifying drugs by generic and brand names, interpreting prescriptions, calculating dosages, professional organizations, introductory pharmacy law, etc. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic supervised dispensing techniques in a variety of pharmacy settings and be prepared for the PTCB national certification examination. The course requires successful completion of an entrance exam assessing basic math. The class (#69119) runs from Aug. 13-Nov. 26, and meets online and every Tuesday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in Room 117 of the Administration/Education Center on the Asheboro Campus. Tuition is $180, plus the cost of a textbooks which can be purchased in RCC Campus Store for approximately $300. Students should call RCC at 336-633-0268 for more information and to register.

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Liberty Chamber of Commerce Monthly Newsletter written by: Executive Director; Amanda Pabst

The Liberty Chamber of Commerce would like to thank everyone who came out for the Celebrate Liberty Festival! With three stages, delicious food vendors, kids zone, street vendors and more, the festival was once again a huge success! As always the fireworks display was a perfect way to end the nights festivities! On behalf of the Liberty Redevelopment Committee, the Liberty Chamber would like to thank all of the volunteers, sponsors, and town employees that made the festival happen. Without the generous support of our town, our businesses, and our volunteers a festival like this would not be possible!

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Fall Taste of the Town Dinner Tuesday September 24th @ 5:30 Location: American Legion Post #81, Liberty Doors will be open at 5:30 for social hour followed by dinner and updates from the Chamber, Town, and our Special Guest! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to network with your fellow business owners, get important updates from our Chamber President and Town Manager, and learn something new from our special guest!

Grow your business with Facebook and Instagram!! The Liberty Chamber is proud to announce that we will be hosting classes in conjunction with Randolph County College Small Business Center. Our first class will be held this October 2019. Come learn how to maximize your social media presence to grow your business. Learn how to use facebook and instagram from a business prospective to gain clients, testimonials, and build your reputation! This is one class you don’t want to miss!! Stay turned for time, location and registration details! As always, thank you for your continued involvement, investment, and dedication to the Liberty Chamber of Commerce. - - (336) 6224937 (O) - (336) 500- 3252 (M)

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Liberty Redevelopment Committee The Liberty Redevelopment Committee would like to thank all of the people who supported us financially and all of the people who gave us their time and expertise. Thank you to all of our wonderful Vendors, Stage and Sound crews and the great bands who played music to entertain us throughout the event and also the Liberty Library for hosting the KidZone. Ending the evening with a grand showing of fireworks by Skylights Fireworks. All of your help is what makes this a wonderful event for Liberty to offer! We also want to thank all of you who came out on such a hot day. Next year we will try to turn the temperature down a bit. Celebrate Liberty Festival Sponsors: Platinum Sponsors Heart of NC (Randolph County Tourism) Andrew Sykes DDS & Janice Gold Sponsors Universal Forest Products, Inc. Randolph Communications Silver Sponsors Liberty Tire & Auto
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The Test Every Kid Needs Before Going Back to School

Preparing for the New School Year

(StatePoint) Before schedules get too hectic, experts say that parents should prioritize a visit to the eye doctor this back-to-school season.“An annual comprehensive eye exam is essential for optimal wellness, as well as ensuring your child reaches his or her full academic potential,” says Dr. Jennifer Wademan, VSP network eye doctor.The incidence of visual impairment in preschool children is expected to increase 26 percent over the next 45 years, affecting almost 220,000 children, according to a recent study by the USC Gayle and Edward Roski Eye Institute. What’s more, kids have more demand on their eyes and vision than ever before due to the increased use of digital devices.

(StatePoint) Teachers, students and families busy prepping for the year ahead all know that having the right supplies in and out of the classroom can help pave the way for a successful back-to-school season. With that in mind, consider these ideas to hit the ground running:

To help ensure a smooth transition back-to-school, consider the following tips and insights: Get a Comprehensive Eye Exam While 76 percent of parents said sight is the most important sense, only 50 percent take their kids for an annual eye exam, according to a recent survey conducted by YouGov and VSP Vision Care, with many parents under the incorrect impression that the vision screening conducted by the school nurse or at the pediatrician’s office is sufficient. Although many schools offer abbreviated vision screenings throughout the year, they can miss up to 80 percent of vision problems, including serious conditions like amblyopia (lazy eye), which can lead to vision loss if not treated. An annual comprehensive eye exam is the best way to detect vision problems, as well as other conditions related to the eyes that can affect overall health and wellness. “How a child’s brain processes visual information is complex, and a screening alone isn’t a substitute for a comprehensive exam, nor is it the most reliable way to track a child’s eye health,” says Dr. Wademan. “A comprehensive eye exam with an eye doctor however, evaluates multiple aspects of vision, including the close-up skills essential for reading, tracking and focusing.”

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• Ground Control: Parents can keep everyone organized by creating a central location where plans are recorded, notes are written, to-do lists are made and paperwork is organized. Whether it’s in the mud room or kitchen, be sure to select a highly-trafficked location accessible to family members of all heights to reference and update. A wall calendar, paper organizer and chalkboard are Don’t Wait for Complaints Among those parents who do not bring their children to the eye doctor annually, just a few of the items to consider including in this space. 72 percent of moms and 48 percent of dads said they would be motivated to do so if their child complains of discomfort or changes in vision. Don’t wait for that • Get Creative: Learning to play an instrument is a great idea for any student, first complaint! Certain changes to eyesight can happen gradually, and children as it can jump-start creativity, help students learn to focus and problem solve, and has even been associated may not realize that their vision is impaired. with higher test scores. Check out instruments designed to assist in Dr. Wademan points out that catching problems early is important: “When a child’s visual system is not given a clear and focused image, and if his the learning process, such as the or her eyes are not working together, the child could fail to ever achieve normal portable Casio LK-265 Keyboard, which has the potential to open up visual acuity,” she says. “These patients end up struggling to see well in a whole world of music with its 400 adulthood, even with contacts or glasses.” tones and 150 built-in rhythms, including the all-new Dance Music To find an eye doctor near you, visit Mode. Touch-sensitive keys Remember, vision and learning are directly connected, as approximately 80 feature a lighting system to make percent of what a child learns is presented visually. For success in the learning fun, offering a great classroom, the sports field and more, start the school year right with a introduction to music-making. comprehensive eye exam.

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Thank you to Liberty Rotary for supporting backpack food distribution two times this summer at Liberty elementary. Many children will benefit through your generosity.

Rotary Installation Banquet 2019. Thank you Chip Butler for serving as President of our Rotary Club this past year.Congratulations to Shirley Pabst who will be serving as our 2019-2020 Club President!
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Letter To The Editor:

Hi Kevin, I've been reading all of the kind comments and offers of prayers for us and our beloved cat after our very scary accident on the night of July 4th in Brunswick Co. We are very grateful that God chose to bless us and our family in this way. When we look at the accident report and the pictures, we are astonished that our injuries weren't worse or even fatal. God is revealing to us daily just how amazing and faithful He is.

On another happy note, our resilient kitty Chloe has adjusted to being back home and is enjoying her new-found fame. We suspect that she has been contemplating hiring a publicity agent, but we are afraid to ask. To clear up some confusion, we believe that Chloe remained in the car the entire time. She was in a pet carrier, but it was damaged during the accident and she went into what she perceived as a safe spot (under the seat). She travels with us frequently and is used to being alone in the car for a few minutes at a time, knowing we will come right back. Our accident happened around 9:45 at night. We don't know when the car was towed to the tow yard 20+ miles away, but the tow truck driver discovered a cat in our car the next morning. She was turned over to local law enforcement, transferred to the local animal shelter, and through our extended family members making phone calls and posting on social media, our sweet cat was reunited with our son and daughter-in-law later that afternoon. She appears to be fine and we believe the ordeal is but a distant memory for her. Again, we have been so encouraged by the outpouring of love shown to us by our community. Chatham and Randolph Counties have been home to my family for generations and Barry has been here for over 37 years. Brunswick County law enforcement and EMS were very quick to come to our rescue and their consideration of us and attention to our injuries was beyond measure. But there's "no place like home" and we have been reminded once again why we continue to make our home here in the best place in the world. With a grateful heart, Dacia Hayes

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6215-B Highway 64 E , Ramseur Most Insurance Plans Accepted/ Medicare Part D & NC Medicaid

Open M-F 9a-6p Sat 9a-1p Drive - Thru Available Ph 336-795-0054 / Cell 336-404-9791

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