Category: Our Town

OUR TOWN: Shop Local: A Signature Welcome

  “A welcome basket, no matter how simple, is a really thoughtful start.” –Emily Slater, co-founder, A Signature Welcome by Jessie Ammons photograph by Lauren Jonas Photography Planning a wedding is no small feat these days. After her own 2013…

OUR TOWN: The Usual: Raleigh Garden Club

“We are an organization of doers.” –Joyce Moses, president, Raleigh Garden Club by Jessie Ammons photograph by Travis Long Raleigh Garden Club members take their mission seriously. You can find them planting wildflowers along roads and public greenways, volunteering at…

Our Town: Spotlight: Topsail Island Skating Rink

text and photographs by Julie Williams Dixon Go around. Again and again. That’s what you do at a skating rink. At the Topsail Beach Skating Rink, locals and vacationers have been circling the wooden floor on sticky summer nights since…

Our Town: The Usual: The Triangle Troglodytes

“There’s usually more than one way to get through something.” –Ken Walsh, Triangle Troglodytes vice-chair by Jessie Ammons photograph by Travis Long When can we go underground again? asks the Triangle Troglodytes tagline. The answer? “About every other month or…

Our Town: On Duty: Adrienne Cole, Raleigh Chamber of Commerce

“I’m honored to be the first woman to hold the position. I’m excited to do the work that I love in a community I’m passionate about.” –Adrienne Cole Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce president and CEO   by Jessie Ammons…

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