Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Indy Week Vol. 32 Issue 38, September 2015
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Goat Lady Dairy in Randolph County began as a hobby farm in 1984 when founder Ginnie Tate purchased 42 acres of land. Since that time, the diary has become an award-winning goat cheese producer and it continues to influence North Carolina's artisan cheese market. Current owner Steve Tate looks toward the future of the company and is doing all in his power to insure sustainability.
The North Carolina legislature recently passed the state budget after a 3-month discussion of the budget's components. The author highlights the biggest issues with the budget, which include topics such as regressive taxation, education, light rail projects, the environment, and Planned Parenthood funding.
Developer, James Goodnight, purchased a building in Raleigh for renovation, but did not plan to begin construction on the building until 2016. N.C. State School of Design student, Shelley Smith, contacted Goodnight and is now leasing the space as an art studio and exhibition area until construction begins. Smith hopes that this example of using free space will become a trend in the Raleigh area, for it is a great opportunity for local artists.