Spinach and Feta Stuffed Pork

The odd weather of August has put me in the mood for fall. Well, actually I’m always ready for fall; I’m ready for soups, hot cider, pumpkins, jackets and comfort food. Even raking leaves is something I anticipate all year … Continued

Meet Leeth Davis: Artist, Pilot, Family Man

By David Hamrick GA: Leeth, let’s start with family, school, etc.- are you from Gastonia? Leeth: Born and raised in Gastonia, I went to Gaston Day pre-k -12th, Then to Lees McRae for college. I studied art and design there. … Continued

John Rowley Grows Carolina Lavender

By Ben Dungan Ask any kid what they want to be when they grow up, and you’ll hear a common set of responses – police officer, teacher, doctor and lawyer – just to name a few. What about a farmer? … Continued

Fruit of Summer

By Glenn Sawyer Here in the South we consider watermelon and peaches our fruits of summer. Now I’m a Southerner by choice not birth, so in other places the fruits of summer are different. As a boy growing up in … Continued

Chinese Lanterns!

Late last month, nearly a dozen artists made the 8,000-mile journey from Zigong in China’s Sichuan Province to Gaston County. They traded Southeast Asia’s humid 92-degree weather for ours, saved a day in their travels and got down to building … Continued

Rock Art Rocks!

By Ben Dungan Summer can be a polarizing season. Especially in the Carolinas. You either love the summer, or you hate it. Or you are like me – it changes by the day. I do love the long days and … Continued