Sara Pequeño

Sara Pequeño is the summer 2017 digital intern at Our State. She grew up in the famous small town of Mount Airy and studies journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her favorite part about writing is getting to talk to people about their passions.

History

The Pardoning of Slow Poke the Possum

Slow Poke the possum had quite the summer in 1970; he won a beauty contest, made headlines, and was pardoned from becoming Governor Bob Scott’s next meal.

History

The Story of Texas Pete

The hot sauce’s name might be an homage to The Lone Star State, but Texas Pete has always been a Winston-Salem staple.

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