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School of Fighting Arts to hold Grand Opening this Saturday!
The School of Fighting Arts located at 18168 S NC Hwy 109 in Denton (formerly Hall’s Dry Cleaning beside Rick’s Restaurant) will hold its grand opening ceremony on Saturday, February 28 from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The school will open on Monday, March 2.

Demonstrations and registration will take place at this time. Partners Aldo Di Puorto and Gene Tysinger will be on site to discuss class options. Join them in celebrating their grand opening.  Look for more details in next week’s edition of The Denton Orator or call 336-859-2007 or 336-848-7655.

11th Annual Harrison Park 5k Run set for April 18
This year, Town Commissioner Barbara Hogan and Denton Parks and Recreation will welcome runners to the eleventh annual 5K run in Harrison Park on Saturday, April 18, 2015.

Area runners interested in participating in the event can pre-register by filling out a race form online at or by picking one up at Denton Town Hall or The Denton Orator office located at 2 N. Main Street in Denton. A $15 pre-registration fee is required to participate in the race and will also include a T-shirt. Those who wish to register race day, will pay a $20 registration fee.

Registration on race day will begin at 7:30 a.m. and continue until 8:45 a.m. in Harrison Park. The run will begin at 9 a.m. on N. Main St. at Salisbury St. and will continue up N. Main toward Highway 109. For more information please call Denton Town Hall at 336- 859-4231 or Barbara Hogan at 859-4269.