Jeri Rowe

Rowe is a veteran journalist with three decades of experience in editing, reporting, storytellng and communication. He is currently the senior writer at High Point University.

Sports

Triangle’s Bouncing Bulldogs Learn More Than Just Jump Rope

The Triangle’s Bouncing Bulldogs, one of the best jump rope teams in the world, bring home plenty of trophies, but it’s the camaraderie and life lessons that members cherish most.

Dining

Snappy Lunch’s Famous Pork Chop Sandwich

It’s the only Mount Airy business ever mentioned during the eight-year run of The Andy Griffith Show. And it’s not only the show that endures. The celebrity-endorsed pork chop sandwich at Snappy Lunch has a storied résumé all its own.

Life

arcBARKS: Bakers for Barkers

Far more than mere ingredients go into a two-inch treat for pooches at arcBARKS, a Greensboro bakery.

Western

Is Bigfoot’s Backyard in the Uwharrie National Forest?

A fuzzy video of a furry beast with a sweet tooth has spawned an industry all its own in the Uwharries. Many in Montgomery County believe. Some worldwide believe. But do you?

Central

A Kid (Still) Needs Camp

YMCA camps — Camp Sea Gull (for boys), Camp Seafarer (for girls) and Camp Hanes (for both) — fill a new generation of campers with a season of memories.

Eastern

Always on Sunday: Visiting Oakdale Cemetery

Designed as a park to encourage visitation, Wilmington’s Oakdale Cemetery was the first cemetery in North Carolina to be part of a national Rural Garden Cemetery Movement, a place for family to celebrate the living as well as the dead.

Life

Bernie Harberts: The Mule Rider

Bored with sailing the open seas alone for five years, one man decided to cross his home state in a manner unlike any other. And then he kept on going.