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Asheboro Beer & Hymns

December 23, 2018  5pm - 6pm Four Saints Brewing Company 218 South Fayetteville St Asheboro, NC 27203 This year our 3rd annual Christmas carol sing-a-long [...]

Holiday Hulaballoo

Join us after hours for a special holiday celebration in honor of our community. Ring in the holidays with Christmas favorites by Liberty’s own, Oldskool, [...]

Movie Afternoon – 12/12/18

When their kingdom becomes trapped in perpetual winter, fearless Anna joins forces with mountaineer Kristoff and his reindeer sidekick to find Anna's sister, Snow Queen [...]

Holiday Open House in Seagrove, NC

Join the Seagrove Potters this season for their Annual Holiday Open House. You’re invited to celebrate the holiday season on a self guided pottery tour. [...]

Courier-Tribune

  • Judge denies N.C. GOP’s request to certify Harris win amid election fraud investigation
    RALEIGH — North Carolina’s investigation into election fraud by the Mark Harris campaign will continue, a judge ruled Tuesday.Harris is the Republican candidate who appeared to narrowly win an election for North Carolina’s 9th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in the 2018 elections. But the state has ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 01-22-2019
  • ‘Rest well knowing the Klan is awake!’ say KKK recruiting flyers
    The Ku Klux Klan chose a weekend honoring the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. to try recruiting new members in the Asheville area, reports TV station WSPA.Asheville Police said residents in West Asheville and the Montford area reported finding the flyers, the station says.Jarret Porter of Montford ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 01-22-2019
  • Normal is good, according to 2019 real estate outlook
    CHARLOTTE — What goes up must come down. But when it comes to real estate, that’s a good thing for the overall market climate.After years of unrealistic appreciation of home prices in the Carolinas, we will see the 2019 real estate market return to a level of normal that’s sustainable ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 01-22-2019
  • Lowe’s announces deal with NFL months after cutting NASCAR ties
    Lowe’s has announced a new sponsorship with the NFL.The multi-year deal, announced Tuesday morning, comes as the Mooresville home-improvement retailer is looking to give itself a competitive edge against its chief rival, Home Depot. Lowe’s is kicking off the partnership the week of the Super Bowl, which takes place next ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 01-22-2019
  • Public hearing Thursday on Siler City water treatment plant permit
    RALEIGH — The N.C. Division of Water Resources will host a public hearing to obtain community feedback on a draft wastewater discharge permit for the Siler City Wastewater Treatment Plant in Chatham County. The facility discharges treated industrial and domestic wastewater to Loves Creek, a nutrient-impaired waterway in the Cape ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 01-22-2019
  • GOP asks to be added to voter ID lawsuit
    RALEIGH — Republican legislative leaders say the NAACP deliberately omitted them from a federal lawsuit seeking to kill newly enacted voter ID legislation. They are asking the court to add them as defendants so they can fight to keep the law in place.Senate leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, and House Speaker ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 01-21-2019
  • Jury awards $7M to injured trooper
    NEW BERN — A jury awarded $7 million Friday to a North Carolina state trooper seriously injured in a Christmas Eve crash in 2014 when a Greyhound bus slammed into his SUV on Interstate 40.Trooper Chris Justice was investigating a fatal accident in Alamance County when the bus plowed into ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 01-19-2019
  • Report: Schools show bias in black suspensions
    RALEIGH — A civil-rights group is calling on North Carolinians to look at racial inequity in school discipline and student achievement at the same time they honor the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. this weekend.The Youth Justice Project of the Southern Coalition for Social Justice on Friday ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 01-19-2019
  • UNC defends against race admissions lawsuit
    CHAPEL HILL — A group suing UNC-Chapel Hill accuses the university of improperly using race to admit students, to the detriment of white and Asian-American applicants. But UNC defends its practices.On Friday, the university filed a motion for summary judgment, saying the plaintiffs hadn’t established sufficient grounds for their lawsuit ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 01-19-2019
  • N.C. House speaker invites Trump to give State of the Union in N.C.
    WASHINGTON — North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore invited President Donald Trump to give his State of the Union address at his state’s General Assembly chambers.The speaker sent a letter to the president Friday after Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested Wednesday Trump postpone the address until after the shutdown is over. ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 01-18-2019
  • Judge blocks Trump administration from processing permits for offshore seismic tests
    WASHINGTON — A federal judge in South Carolina on Friday blocked the Trump administration from processing seismic testing permits for offshore oil drilling, a setback for the administration’s efforts to assist energy companies during the partial government shutdown.U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel issued an injunction that stops the Interior Department ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 01-18-2019
  • Think your report card is wrong? You might be right
    North Carolina students may want to recheck their report cards after a glitch in a state computer program incorrectly calculated some grades in nearly every school district in the state and at many charter schools.Schools have been rechecking grades issued for the first quarter of the school year after potential ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 01-18-2019
  • Cape Hatteras National Seashore among parks vandalized during shutdown
    Cape Hatteras National Seashore on the Outer Banks is among the national parks being vandalized while park staff are on furlough during the partial government shutdown.The Outer Banks Preservation Association posted an alert about the ongoing damage Thursday on Facebook, warning that the National Park Service could deny the public ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 01-18-2019
  • After 6 homicides in 11 days, Durham officials call for ‘common-sense gun laws’ in N.C.
    Durham officials called on state legislators Thursday to put in place “common-sense gun laws” in the aftermath of a rash of homicides in the first weeks of 2019.Mayor Steve Schewel said it’s important to address the “root causes” of violence.“First of all, and I have to mention this, we have ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 01-17-2019
  • N.C. having trouble paying unemployment benefits to federal workers
    The state’s Department of Employment Security is in a pickle about how to handle furloughed federal employees applying for unemployment benefits.Nearly 800 people have applied for unemployment benefits relating to the federal shutdown, according to DES, but it’s unclear if they are eligible for those benefits because of state law. ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune LocalPublished on 01-17-2019
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Courier-Tribune Sports

  • Doctors offer free eye exams to NFL refs who blew call in Saints-Rams game
    After a blown call cost the New Orleans Saints a spot in the Super Bowl, eye doctors in Louisiana and Texas are offering to give free eye exams to NFL referees.The Los Angeles Rams will face the New England Patriots after referees working Sunday's game failed to call pass interference. The Rams ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 01-22-2019
  • Krzyzewski, Capel on opposite benches; Jones probably won’t play
    It’s not unusual to have Mike Krzyzewski and Jeff Capel coaching in the same arena. Just not like this. They’ll be on opposite benches for tonight’s game at Petersen Events Center. "It will probably be weird, especially with Coach," Capel said Monday. "It’s a man who means so much in my life, and ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 01-21-2019
  • Panthers will play in London
    CHARLOTTE — The Carolina Panthers and Houston Texans will play games in London during the 2019 season, leaving the Green Bay Packers as the only NFL team that will have not played in the United Kingdom.The Panthers will face a NFC South rival, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and the Texans ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 01-21-2019
  • Tennessee moves to No. 1 in AP poll, Duke drops to No. 2
    Top-ranked Duke went down early in the week. No. 2 Michigan and No. 4 Virginia, the last of Division I's unbeaten teams, both fell over the weekend. In all, six top-10 teams lost. Tennessee kept rolling amid chaos across the AP Top 25. The Vols are the new No. 1 in The ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 01-21-2019
  • Serena beats No. 1 Halep to move into Open quarterfinals
    MELBOURNE, Australia  -As Serena Williams made her way out to the Australian Open's main court during pre-match introductions, the voice booming over the stadium's speakers implored spectators to welcome "the world's No. 1 player - from Romania, Simona Halep." Oops. Williams, wearing headphones, quickly pivoted and retreated back into the tunnel she'd ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 01-21-2019
  • Randolph Sports Council Banquet Jan. 28
    The Randolph Sports Council will be holding its annual winter banquet next Monday, Jan. 28, at Snyder Farms. The meeting is not scheduled for tonight.Please let anyone know who may be interested.We apologize for the mistake in Sunday's paper.   ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 01-21-2019
  • Freshmen lead Duke past Virginia
    DURHAM — No. 1 Duke played its first game without injured point guard Tre Jones.Zion Williamson and RJ Barrett made sure the Blue Devils kept winning anyway.The two freshmen combined for 57 points, scoring every Duke point but three over the final eight minutes, as the Blue Devils beat No. ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 01-20-2019
  • UNC nabs road win at Miami
    CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Sometimes it takes a big loss like the one North Carolina suffered last week to Louisville to wake a team up.In UNC’s game on Saturday against Miami, the Tar Heels appeared wide awake. The Tar Heels shot 55 percent from the floor, its first time shooting ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 01-20-2019
  • Wolfpack bounce back, win at Notre Dame
    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Some games stay with you, like a gas-station hot dog.There isn’t enough antacid for the cure, only time and another game.Notre Dame proved to be the remedy for N.C. State on Saturday. The Wolfpack got a season-high 23 points from C.J. Bryce in a 77-73 road ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 01-20-2019
  • Local Roundup: Hester to speak at Randolph Sports Council Winter Banquet
    SOPHIA — The Randolph Sports Council (RSC) Winter Banquet will be held on Monday at Snyder Farms Restaurant beginning at 6:30 p.m.The RSC will honor sportsmanship winners from each of the seven public high schools in Randolph County.The speaker will be Barton College head football coach Chip Hester.The return of ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 01-20-2019
  • Hornets week ahead: Charlotte visits Memphis and Milwaukee this week
    THIS WEEK’S GAMES:Wednesday - at Memphis, 8 p.m.Friday - at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m. MARQUEE MATCHUP:Saturday at Milwaukee - The third of four games this season against the Bucks. The first two have two of the most exciting games of the season - both played in Charlotte; Milwaukee won 113-112 on opening night ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 01-20-2019
  • Wood’s death marks end of an era
    After an extraordinary life that included nearly seven decades in the NASCAR garage, Glen Wood died on Friday at age 93.People in the sports media world often overuse the phrase "end of an era" to describe someone’s death or retirement. But for NASCAR, the death of Glen Wood is truly ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 01-20-2019
  • RHS boys hold off ER for PAC win
    RAMSEUR – After an incredible back-and-forth fourth quarter, the Randleman High School varsity boys basketball team earned a 59-55 win on Friday night at Eastern Randolph.Two free throws by RHS’ Nate Green with 8 seconds left sealed the win for the Tigers.The fourth quarter featured six lead changes; the final ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 01-19-2019
  • Local Roundup: SWR, WHS girls drop league battles
    SILER CITY - The Wheatmore High School varsity girls basketball team had a strong first half against Jordan-Matthews in PAC action Friday night. A strong first half and a disastrous second half.J-M scored just 12 points in the first half but regrouped to record a 47-43 league win over the ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 01-19-2019
  • RHS girls rally in second half to nip ER
    RAMSEUR — The Randleman High School varsity girls basketball team didn’t necessarily play their best on Friday night at Eastern Randolph. But they kept battling for all 32 minutes and found a way to a 35-34 victory.The Tigers, who trailed by as many as eight in the defensive battle, hit ... read more
    Source: Courier Tribune – SportsPublished on 01-19-2019
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