Diane Summerville

Diane Summerville is a former editor of Our State magazine and writer for the News & Record. She now owns New Day Transitions Senior Move Management in Greensboro.

January 2011

The Mountain Doctor

As soon as he arrived in Balsam Grove, Dr. Gaine Cannon knew he could make a difference in the isolated community desperate for medical care.


Shirley Smith’s Pound Cake

It’s a good bet that all the recipes in the McLeansville Baptist Church Ladies’ latest cookbook are delicious. But one comes with an especially sweet story.

June 2010

Ready to Ride

Bikes line up for fun and a good cause with the Scoot-n-Hoot Poker Run in Iredell County.


Beyond the Rush

In our cities, wilderness tends to take its last stand along the rivers. A Durham river guide devotes his days to helping others experience the serenity still found along the Triangle’s urban waterways.

Arts & Culture

Music on Main Street

The traveling exhibit features interactive kiosks displaying, for example, instruments, vintage sheet music, images of performers, and program bills.