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Beloved Asheboro eatery orders final meals

Beloved Asheboro eatery orders final meals

After serving for decades, Dixie III to close doors ASHEBORO – On a recent afternoon at Dixie III, Mark Davidson was so busy he had to put off accepting a phone call until he could catch up on a few tasks. That included making cornbread. As owner of the long-time Asheboro diner, there have been countless items on Davidson’s to-do lists. That will suddenly cease this month when the family-owned eatery closes its doors after 39 years at the same location. “It’s definitely bittersweet,” Davidson said. “We’ve been doing this all our lives. We’re just ready to retire.” Davidson, 65,…
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Bojangles enters chicken sandwich wars

Bojangles enters chicken sandwich wars

CHARLOTTE – Bojangles announced an all-new, hand-breaded chicken sandwich this week. The N.C.-based purveyor of fried chicken already had a fried chicken sandwich but had not elevated its menu to compete in the hand-breaded sandwich competition that includes Chick-fil-A, Popeyes, McDonald’s, Burger King, KFC, Hardee’s and Wendy’s. "Bojangles knows a thing or two about delicious, perfectly flavored chicken served right, so who better to give fans a chicken sandwich that is sure to please,” said Chef Marshall Scarborough, vice president of menu and culinary innovation for Bojangles. “Our team had a blast perfecting this sandwich, and we can’t wait for…
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