Category: Our Town

Game Plan: Fred Crisp

  by Jessie Ammons photograph by Travis Long Fred Crisp knows life lessons can be learned through sports. That’s one reason he became a coach for his church’s co-ed recreational basketball league almost a decade ago. “Our whole emphasis is on…

Off Duty: Dr. Philip Griffin

by Mimi Montgomery photograph by Travis Long Dr. Philip Griffin has always had a good ear: The longtime musician plays the guitar, bass guitar, and drums – and as a true child of the ’90s, his musical tastes lean toward rock…

Shop Local: Paintbar

“I wanted to give a better service and still keep it affordable. Catherine felt the same way but she always brought her style and her retail experience and her fashion experience.” – Heather Brewer, co-founder, Paintbar by Mimi Montgomery photograph by Travis…

The Usual: Helping Hand Mission marching band

“To share the joy of music with others is a privilege.” –Sylvia Wiggins, director, Helping Hand Mission marching band (far left, front row) by Jessie Ammons photograph by Travis Long Sylvia Wiggins has always had a penchant for band music. But as a…

Game Plan: Tim Giuliani

“At the end of the day, a good job is key to people’s quality of life.”–Tim Giuliani, Raleigh’s new Chamber of Commerce president by Mimi Montgomery photograph by Travis Long Not many kids want to be a chamber of commerce president when…

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