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Oakboro, NC


A small church located in Oakboro.


A house that is in need of a little attention.


Well? It does have potential.

Maybe a mile or two of concrete drainage pip made by Hanson Pipe & Precast in Oakboro.

I went to their homepage on the web and then I learned that there is much more to yarn than I ever thought. They make so much and in so many colors. Another fine company hidden here in Oakboro.
Tuscarora Yarn

Just another side of Oakboro. Don't let these couple photo's give you the idea that this whole town is like this, because it isn't. It's one fine small town just east of Charlotte with lot's of fine people.

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