A Marine’s Purpose

For nearly 30 years, Rich Daniels devoted himself to the country and the military. Now, in retirement, he’s able to turn his attention to artwork, rediscovering a childhood passion.

Red Clay Culture

In central North Carolina, red clay is the sod beneath our feet, the bed from which nourishment springs, a source of work and of art. And for those of us whose roots are planted here, it colors who we are.

Music Among Friends

Stop by Maness Pottery and Music Barn in Carthage on a Tuesday night, and you might think you’ve found a concert. But it’s really just a gathering of neighbors who enjoy bluegrass, good food, and each other’s company.