Category: Our Town

Our Town: The Usual: Wheel Chix

“Our purpose is to make women feel comfortable and confident, and have more fun, and be fit, and have a group of women to support them.” –Chris Newport, president, Wheel Chix cycling club by Jessie Ammons photograph by Madeline Gray…

Our Town Spotlight: Project CATCH

CATCHing on Supporting vital work for homeless children by Jessie Ammons photographs by Juli Leonard “There are misconceptions about what homelessness is,” says Traci Farmer, a local artist and hairdresser who serves on the board of the nonprofit Project CATCH….

Our Town: Shop Local: Red and White Shop

“There’s a whole bunch of folks who like N.C. State.” –Mario Ciardella, owner, Red and White Shop   by Jessie Ammons photograph by Travis Long Mario Ciardella’s priorities aren’t black and white; they’re red and white. “We try to have…

Our Town: The Usual: Neuse River Valley Model Railroad Club

“There are so many facets of model railroading: There’s scenery and color and paint and electronics and computers…” –John Ragan, president, Neuse River Valley Model Railroad Club   by Jessie Ammons photograph by Christer Berg Many mornings of the week find…

Givers: PAVE Southeast Raleigh Charter School

“I will not waste this day” PAVE Southeast Raleigh Charter builds scholars, community by Hampton Williams Hofer photographs courtesy Spencer Menzel Every morning, each of the 230 children at PAVE, Southeast Raleigh’s first charter school, is greeted at the door…

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