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Small Town Skate Shop

Small Town Skate Shop

By Precious Downey | July 9, 2013

Addison Millhorn, 17, and Ariel Ries, 28, work during downtime as they wait for customers to arrive at Small Town Skate Shop, 229 E. Lincoln Highway, Monday afternoon. Millhorn gives skate lessons to patrons and helps the owner, Ries, with customers....

ReUseapalooza promotes environmentally-friendly ideas

By Jerene-Elise Nall | March 21, 2012

You’ve heard of the “3 R’s” - reduce, reuse, and recycle. But have you heard of ReUseapalooza? Friday will mark the beginning of the second annual ReUseapalooza. ReUseapalooza is a gathering of local artists, bands and organizations working to...

Small Town Skate Shop, 229 E. Lincoln Highway, uses Facebook as
a way to reach more customers.

Local business owners turn to social media to keep in touch with customers

By Dave Gong | October 17, 2011

An internet presence is essential for local businesses looking to market their products, said Holly Nicholson, social media specialist for university relations. "Almost everything can be done online now, and people are spending more and more of their...

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