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Ramseur Area Civitan Awareness

If you have a desire to volunteer for community service, meet new people for fellowship and friendship, check out Ramseur Area Civitans.  Its members help where the needs arise, from collecting food for Ramseur Food Pantry, to volunteering at local community events, supporting area schools’ special needs classes, school reading incentive program, Boys and Girl […]

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Father’s Day

Twenty two years ago, my life changed dramatically. An early morning phone call from the hospital charge nurse on an otherwise lovely April morning brought the words, “your father passed away a few moments ago”. I remember telling her, “he’s not my father, he’s my daddy”. There is a difference between the two. A father […]

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The Price of Freedom is High

This Memorial Day, we remember those who have given the ultimate sacrifice so we, as Americans can enjoy that freedom. Today, many aspects of our Freedom are being chipped away at every day. Let us never forget the sacrifices of the brave men and women of past wars and conflicts who have given us the […]

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Ramseur Dry Cleaners

A FAMILY TRADITION Friendly and reliable service is a trademark for many businesses in Randolph County. The folks around Ramseur have depended on the Mace family for dry cleaning services for almost nine decades and their family-run business spans three generations.  Ramseur Dry Cleaners is one of the oldest continually operated, family-run business in Randolph […]

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Ramseur Community Museum

The first Ramseur Museum was in the former post office building which had been placed behind the Ramseur Library in 1970. As the nation’s Bicentennial approached, most towns found a project to help the local areas celebrate this historic occasion. The building still had post office boxes and items from the town’s first post office. […]

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McAlisters, Asheboro, The Lost Colony, Grandfather Mountain, What Do They Have In Common?

The “Outlander” Series has captured the hearts and imaginations of millions and fueled interest in Scottish History and intrigue.  However, if you have roots in Randolph County you don’t have to travel through the stones……..look no further than your own backyard.  I first attended “The Grandfather Mountain Highland Games” in 2006.  The Clan McAlister Society […]