Archive for category: Art and Culture

The Holt brothers

The Holt brothers

by Samantha Thompson Hatem photographs by Tim Lytvinenko If there’s one thing football has taught brothers Torry and Terrence Holt, it’s how to be successful off the field. The former NFL players became local celebrities more than a decade ago at N.C. State. Today they’re using the principles that built […]

Beverly McIver: Giving voice to those who have none

Beverly McIver: Giving voice to those who have none

by Liza Roberts photographs by Lissa Gotwals If you didn’t know better, you might mistake Beverly McIver for a regular person. An unusually warm and friendly person, sure, and one with a reflexive generosity. But familiar. Partly, it’s her easy laugh and laid-back banter, which revolves around the well-being of […]

Through the eyes of stylish locals

Through the eyes of stylish locals

CHAPEL HILL Betty Kenan’s Chapel Hill is a place steeped in history and filled with culture. The longtime Triangle style setter and owner of refined women’s clothing boutique Fine Feathers, which she founded in 1976, shared some of her favorite spots in “the Southern Part of Heaven.” Sugarland bakery Julian’s […]

Two good dogs

Two good dogs

by Cat Warren Solo is a cadaver dog who  recently retired. For eight years, he and I occasionally worked with local law enforcement by helping to search for the missing and those presumed dead. A handsome red-and-black shepherd with a perpetual grin, Solo taught me how to be a search […]

The gifts of a teacher

The gifts of a teacher

by Settle Monroe I knew the summer before my junior year at Broughton High School that it would be a big year. All of the rising juniors knew it was important. School counselors pressed into us how we needed to concentrate on our grades and course selection this year more […]