Market & Music, Yard Sales, Runs and Networking

Dixie III Restaurant is closing

It’s 10:50 AM and the Dixie III Restaurant at 715 E Dixie Drive is 10 minutes from opening. The staff rushes to prepare tables and dishes, meat ready to be cooked and the potatoes ready to be baked. However, this would be the last week of the morning rush for the well-known restaurant.

On August 29, the restaurant informed its customers via Facebook that it would close on September 9. The owners are grateful for the loyal customers who have sat in the orange booths with yellow tables for decades that they were open.

Many residents are saddened to hear the news and thank the owners for all the great meals and good times they’ve had.

Asheboro veteran gets new roof

On Monday, September 13, Mid Atlantic Roofing Systems, a locally based Owens Corning Platinum roofing company, will install a new roof for US Army veteran Christopher Dayton as part of the Owens Corning National Roof Deployment Project.

Through a partnership with Purple Heart Homes, Dayton was selected and approved as the recipient for the roof replacement. Construction will begin at 8 a.m. and finish around 2 p.m., at 2863 Cristy Circle.

For more information about the Roof Deployment Project, contact them at: [email protected].

Market & Music: Ace Party Band

Ace Party Band, a diverse group of talented musicians who have played music from all genres from Beach and Motown, Top 40s, Pop, Rock, Hip Hop, R&B, Country and Jazz Standards for the past 50 years at Commerce Square Park in downtown Randleman.

The event will take place on Saturday, September 18 from 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM. Live music starts at 7pm, the Biertuin starts at 6pm and food trucks arrive at 5pm

The city of Randleman invites residents to enjoy live music, food and drink. Visit For more information.

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Tour the Chef Ride & Run Party

On Saturday, September 18, residents of Trinity can participate in the Tour de Chef Ride & Run Feast. The event is a multi-distance charity ride, 5km or 10km run and walk from Poplar Ridge Friends Meeting on Hoover Hill Road, Trinity.

People can also participate virtually if they cannot attend. Registration includes custom Tour de Chef swag, chef-prepared food at the rest areas, and a three-course gourmet meal after the race.

During the events there is also kid and family friendly cycling, hiking, kids yoga, a chef and infant nutrition. Proceeds benefit Run 5 Feed 5, Chef and Child/Chefs Move to Schools, Love InDeed and Culinary Scholarships.

Visit For more information.

Randolph County Nonprofits Yard Sale Day

The first annual Randolph County Nonprofits Yard Sale Day will take place on Saturday, September 18. There will be several locations in the county that will have yard sales. The installation will take place at Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen at 831 E Pritchard St., in Asheboro.

The yard sale starts at 9:00 AM and ends at 3:00 PM. At 6:00 PM, all nonprofits will gather at the Franklinville location. They will have BBQ, chicken and hot dogs for sale. Other activities include Seniors Got Talent, games for children and adults, music and line dancing.

Everyone aged 50 and over is welcome to participate in the Seniors Got Talent. To participate as a non-profit or vendor call:

  • Helping seniors in need at (336) 736-1219
  • Community Hope Alliance at (336) 465-1431
  • Grace given at (336) 465-6432

Heart of NC Rockstar Connect Networking Event

On Wednesday, September 15 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM at Four Saints Brewing Company. The event will be in person or broadcast live. Powered by Rockstar Connect and hosted by Kimberly Patchen, the event aims to build high-quality connections.

This event is given to the community by the host as a benefit to bring people together safely. The hope is that each participant will leave with some new knowledge, a new connection or new opportunities to build a business while sustaining the venue through this challenging time.

Visit their landing page at for more details.

Petruce Jean-Charles is a reporter for the government watchdog. They are interested in what is going on in the community and are open to tips about people, companies and issues. Contact Petruce at [email protected] and follow @PetruceKetsia on Twitter.

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