I covered Farm Aid 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. “Willie Nelson, Neil Young and John Mellencamp organized the first Farm Aid concert in 1985 to raise awareness about the loss of family farms and to raise funds to keep farm families on their land. Dave Matthews joined the Farm Aid Board of Directors in 2001. Farm […]
Located next to High Point University, the High Point Museum gives an inside look into the city’s rich history. High Point Museum Community Relations Director, Teresa Loflin provided an insightful tour in the museum. Thank you Teresa for the tour.
The Director of the Matthews Heritage Museum, Barbara Taylor provided an insightful tour of the museum. Thank you Barbara for the tour. The Matthews Heritage Museum’s website: http://www.matthewsheritagemuseum.org
I traveled to Mooreville, North Carolina to visit Richard’s Coffee Shop and Military Museum. Vietnam Veteran, Roy gave me an tour of the coffee shop and museum. Thank you Roy and David for the tour.
I stopped at one of North Carolina’s most iconic truck stops. Bill’s Truck Stop, located in Linwood, North Carolina off I-85 was built in 1968 and is family owned. The owner, Sherry gave me an insightful tour into all the amenities it has to offer. One of the amenities that truckers enjoy is the food. […]
I interviewed Mr. Bill Drake, “Wild Bill” about his acting career in western movies and TV shows. He was an actor in “Bonanza” and Gunsmoke” After he left Hollywood and moved back to his native state of North Carolina, he created a wild west town for filming. Five movies were filmed on location at Shadowhawk […]
Fort Fisher was one of the most important supply lines for the Confederates during the Civil War. I spoke to Assistant Site Manager, John Moseley about the history of Fort Fisher. “Until the last few months of the Civil War, Ft. Fisher kept North Carolina’s port of Wilmington open to blockade runners supplying necessary goods to […]
Raleigh Dishcrawl Ambassador, Lauri Arntsen, invited me to participate in July’s “Raleigh Dishcrawl.” Dishcrawl is a fun filled evening event where participants try local cuisines from three different restaurants. We ate at Sitti, Gravy and Sono. Thank you Lauri for inviting me! The food was delicious!
Historian Tom Hanchett provided an in-depth tour of the “From Cottonfields to Skyscrapers” exhibit at the Levine Museum of the New South. Thank you Tom, Sally and Crystal for the tour!
I traveled to Asheville, North Carolina to visit one of North Carolina’s most beautiful and famous hotels. The Omni Grove Park Inn is turning 101 years old. Many United States Presidents have stayed at the Grove Park Inn. I spoke to Director of Public Relations & Community Outreach, Tracey Johnston-Crum. Thank you Tracey for the […]