Fresh From The Furniture Market

WRITTEN BY NAN BRIDGEMAN I have returned from the spring furniture market and my mind is brimming with fresh ideas. When I go to market, I am just like you…. trying to buy what I think is wonderful and stay … Continued

Grandmother Wilson’s Pecan Pie

By David Hamrick Some of our favorite recipes are favorites because they taste great, or because they are easy, and sometime because of where they come from. This month’s recipe is all three, and it came from my grandmother Wilson. … Continued

One Man’s Legacy

By David Hamrick Most of us don’t think a lot about leaving a legacy, if we think about it at all. But one former Gastonia resident continues to touch the lives of many Gaston County residents on a daily basis. … Continued

Cooking With Glenn: Tortilla Soup

By Glenn Sawyer I was on the Blue Ridge Parkway the other day just to soak in the change in season. As we drove from Blowing Rock to Asheville the beginnings of Mother Nature’s artistry we appearing across the canvas … 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