Category: Our Town

Game Plan: Junior Master Gardeners

“In March we finally start getting more daylight. We’ll be planning our spring planting and getting outside more.” –Jason Botts, coordinator of the Wake County Junior Master Gardeners by Jessie Ammons photograph by Travis Long It’s 6:30 p.m. on a Thursday evening…

The Usual: Stonewall Sports League

“You go from having teammates to having friends and then you go from having friends to having family.” –Richard Flenory, community outreach director of Stonewall Sports League and avid kickball player by Jessie Ammons photograph by Travis Long Spring conjures a friendly…

Shop Local: Burke Brothers Hardware

“When you walk in … if we don’t know you, we get to know you.” –Jeff Hastings, co-owner of Burke Brothers Hardware by Jessie Ammons photograph by Travis Long Near the State Fairgrounds on Hillsborough Street, Burke Brothers Hardware stands out for…

Off Duty: A+ Introductions

“The people who are single (in the Triangle) are really good quality people. They are smart; they are successful, educated people; they have good jobs. I like to think I’m helping them screen through all the foolishness.” –Angela Kelley, owner,…

The Usual: Solo Sisters

“It seems only children attract other only children.” -Sally Creech, founder of the Solo Sisters group (in the front row, second from the right) by Liza Roberts photograph by Christer Berg “Sally started it,” says Kay Schoellhorn, laughing as she welcomes…

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