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.

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.

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.

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