Tires squealing. Bottles breaking. Rowdy chatter. A half-century ago this month, the 7-Eleven in the Route 62 plaza attracted the wrong element at all hours of the night. Neighbors complained. The town finally ordered the place to shut down at 11 p.m. Meanwhile, the 7-Eleven in Pinehurst also grappled with icky teenagers.
Let’s move on to more wholesome youngsters: