Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Lincolnton’s Newest Claim to Fame

Our friend Richie recently told Marty that Lincolnton has the distinction of becoming home to the largest Bojangles in the world! For those of you unfamiliar with Bojangles, it is a chicken and biscuit fast food restaurant – the South’s answer to KFC.

Up until now, I am pretty sure that Lincolnton’s biggest claim to fame was being home to the historic site of the Battle of Ramsours Mill – an important battle during the Revolutionary War during which the Whigs (the Patriots) defeated the Tories (the Brits) and which many say was a turning point in the war.

So now I guess in addition to being home to an important event of great historical significance, we will also be home to a 2-story Bojangles serving up chicken and biscuits to the masses.

And if that ain’t country, I’ll kiss your…