The captain of the Yadkin Stars is a fearless and loyal leader. But throughout his tenure and journey north as a prisoner of war, William Henry Asbury Speer remains haunted by a weary ambivalence toward the cause and this unwinnable war. (Volume 1, Part 5) Continue reading »
The Willis Richardson Players in Wilmington take the stage at Thalian Hall twice a year. Sometimes, they put on a rousing musical, while other shows drive home a drama’s heartfelt message. Continue reading »
When he was a boy growing up in Sugar Grove, Robert Dotson took up flatfooting. He made his home in the same High Country community, and became a master of an art form that requires his feet stay close to the ground. Continue reading »
He toured the country as an actor, but when John Demers fell ill, he realized he had everything he needed in Apex, and created “The Rusty Bucket Kids,” an educational TV show set right at home. Continue reading »
From May until October, Danny Galloway spends five days a week on his boat following shrimp. It’s a tough, often unrewarding trade. But it’s the only life this Varnamtown native has ever known. Continue reading »
Wilmington wood turner Jeffrey Davies can take a piece of wood and make it into something special. His ability to transform things is also evident in the lives of the troubled teens he helps become productive citizens. Continue reading »
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