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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...

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...

Cooking With Glenn: 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...

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...

Original Songwriters Night

The experience available to both the listener and performer at Original Songwriters Night is unique and rewarding.

Southampton Racquet & Swim Club

We Recently met with Taylor Smith, owner of Southampton Racquet and Swim Club to tour their newly updated facility.

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Santa and the Little One

WORDS BY SHELTON FISHER Christmas Eve had fallen upon the Carolinas in the usual way. The McAdenville lights were still aglow and full of wonder...

Find Your Bliss This Christmas

WORDS BY BEN DUNGAN We all have a Christmas story in us. For one kid, it all started with a triple dog dare. And the...

Thumbprint Cookies

WORDS BY SHELBY WILSON Don’t you just love Christmas and Christmas goodies? I sure do! These are delicious short bread cookies filled with strawberry or apricot jam-or...

And then one day, you’re wearing a vest…

WORDS BY BEN DUNGAN It was a fall day, but an unseasonably warm fall day at that. The low wasn’t that low, and the high temperature...

Think Big – Shop Small. Shop Downtown Belmont!

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY (November 30) Downtown Belmont will be OPEN FOR BUSINESS for Small Business Saturday...