This article profiles a North Carolina Stable owner and her lifelong obsession with horses. Danielle Veasy, owner and founder of Southern Oaks in Moore County, North Carolina has spent her entire life working, riding, and raising horses.
This article profiles arcBARKS bakery in Greensboro, North Carolina. A program to help special needs adults learn life skills, it has taken off and become a successful path for special needs adults post-high school.
From Nash County, North Carolina orphan to a diamond empire, Ann Bailey has had unwavering determination to last her throughout the years. Ann and her husband Clyde opened Bailey's Discount Jewelry in Rocky Mount, North Carolina in 1948. Now the jewelry chain has five stores in North Carolina and eight Pandora stores in four states.
Thanks to the State Library of North Carolina"s (Raleigh) extensive digital preservation project, more than 90,000 document and artifacts--including the entire back catalog of issues of Our State Magazine--are digitally available, free online.
From Barbie dolls and G.I. Joes to the east coast's largest Shirley Temple collection, The Spencer Doll and Toy Museum is presented in memory of Amy Morris, a native of Rowan County, North Carolina, whose nearly 300 doll collection inspired the museum.
Chronicled is Wilmington’s Fort Fisher on December 24th, 1864, and January 13th, 1865. Key players in the battles hinting the Confederacy’s end: Union Generals Sherman and Grant; Confederate Generals Lamb, Whiting, and Bragg. Factors contributing to the outcome were General Whiting’s garrison outnumbered 6 to 1 during the second assault and General Bragg’s belief in Fort Fisher’s invulnerability.
Opened in 1883, it fulfilled customers’ needs from the cradle to the grave…literally. Mast General Store’s location in Valle Crusis almost lives up to the store’s slogan from that time: “if you can’t buy it here, you don’t need it,” indicated in the accompanied photo. As for the general store nuance of yesteryear, that can be perceived in the chicken coop door on the floor (deterrent for dishonest chicken barterers) and a five cent cup of coffee.