Jimmy Tomlin

Tomlin has been a features writer and columnist for the High Point Enterprise since 1990. His writing has won numerous state, regional, and national awards.


The Toymaker’s Elves

In the 1960s, the Belk department store windows in Thomasville were a Christmas wonderland. Today, a real-life Geppetto brings the wonder of festive shop windows back to life.


Follow the Barn Quilts

Like your grandmother’s narrative needlework, the growing patchwork of creative designs on rural outbuildings across the state tells a larger story.


Elsewhere on 10th in North Wilkesboro

A Wilkes County native returned to her hometown with a vision that was new for the area. Now, her restaurant harvests inspiration from local farms and gardens.


Preserving Piedmont’s Legacy

Charles Quarles has been collecting Piedmont Airlines memorabilia since he was a child and is always on the lookout for a rare find.

Arts & Culture

The Return of the Mummy at Iredell Museums

The 3,000-year-old woman who once captivated generations of Statesville children — and helped launch the city’s first cultural arts center more than a half-century ago — has returned to claim the cultural spotlight and, in the process, revitalize the downtown museum she calls home.