Category: People

Around Town with… Irv Coats of Reader’s Corner

Irv Coats turned a love of reading into a lifelong career with his beloved store on Hillsborough Street. Writing and photographs by Addie Ladner “Anything you need for your head and soul you can find in a good book,” says…

5 Questions With… Lindsay Wrege, 321 Coffee

Lindsay Wrege is a superstar student—she’s a junior at N.C. State, a Park scholar and the founder of 321 Coffee, a coffee shop run by individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. She also spoke at our last WINi event, a…

Meet 103-year-old Marvin Creamer

At 103, local sailor recalls his journeys around the world by Miranda Evon | photography by S.P. Murray   When Marvin Creamer was five years old, his father had him stand at the Southwest corner of their barn in Vineland,…

Meet Kenny Krause, Celebrity Pumpkin Carver

Kenny Krause can’t draw. Put a canvas in front of him, and he couldn’t paint a masterpiece. He has no musical talent, nor any skills in woodworking or clay. But every Halloween, 56-year-old Krause intricately carves a pumpkin so spectacular…

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