Category: People

When mom is boss

by Ann Brooke Raynal photographs by Eve Kakassy Hobgood Mothers. They read and sing to us, listen and advise, salve blisters and broken hearts. And so often mothers are the models for the ways in which we live and work. To celebrate…

Kupono Low: Mr. Railhawk

by Bill Krueger It is a familiar ritual after each Carolina RailHawks game at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary. Win or lose, fans scurry down to the first couple of rows of the stands to get autographs from the players,…

Lean local startups aren’t worrying about the money

by Zach Clayton Eight years ago, a little-known Silicon Valley entrepreneur named Steve Blank wrote an obscure book called The Four Steps to the Epiphany. Blank, a veteran of eight startups, outlined a ground-breaking argument: Writing business plans and raising…

Coach George Williams: Run to believe

by Andrew Kenney photographs by Geoff Wood Coach wears black athletic gear today. There’s a blue sky above his brick-red running track, a shadow on his face from his ball cap, and a ring with seven diamonds on his finger. He…

Sally Edwards

photograph by Travis Long “When I’m on a trail, I unplug completely. It sets my mind free. My imagination goes wild. And that’s what I try to create at Marbles, too: A place for kids’ imaginations to run wild.” –Sally Edwards,…

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