Rowan County Peace Poles

Peace Poles Unite Many in Rowan County

The symbol erected in parks throughout Rowan County is simple, its message clear and easy to understand no matter the language: May Peace Prevail On Earth.
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Arts & Culture

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Inside The Silence at Belmont Abbey College

Solitude and prayer, historic tradition and modern education, blend beautifully at a campus where monks and students practice the habit of doing good.
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BRÖÖ Takes Beer “Saloon to Salon” with Shampoo

An Asheville couple taps into the local creative industry with a beer shampoo line, BRÖÖ. What other beauty company bottles shampoo in a six-pack?
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NoDa Is Charlotte’s Island of Interesting

NoDa, Charlotte’s historic arts neighborhood, reflects the ever-changing New South right now — no telling what it’ll be tomorrow.
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R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. Revamped

The factory that originally housed the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. has gotten new life as the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter.
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Revolution Mill Reimagined

If you think industrial, antique, and ornate are three styles that can’t live in harmony, you haven’t been to Revolution Mill in Greensboro.
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Roxboro Cotton Mill Remodeled

It wasn’t designed to awe or to be beautiful. It was designed to function. But in its new incarnation, the Roxboro Cotton Mill does, and is, just that.
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American Tobacco Factory Revitalized

After falling into a state of disrepair, American Tobacco Factory has been revitalized as American Tobacco Campus, a center of culture in Durham.
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African American Quilt Circle Stitches Narratives

Members of a Durham quilting circle know that preserving the act of quilting is as important as preserving the quilts themselves.

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Imperial Tobacco Company Repurposed

A space that once housed Imperial Tobacco Company has transformed into a cultural center while still keeping many of its beautiful, original features.
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In a Seaplane on the Chowan River

A father and his two young sons explore the sights, sounds, and sometimes tastes of North Carolina.
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