Monthly Archives: May 2018

When Dreams and Life Come Full Circle

Story by Meredith Bernard As often is the case, our lives tend to have a way of coming full circle. People, places and events wrap up and tie our stories together, even when we don’t realize it’s happening. As a child growing up enjoying the shores and waters of Hyco Lake, Janna Smith had no way of knowing how the ...

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Sue the Builder

Sue Gates Puts Farm-Gained Knowledge to Use as Homebuilder By Phyliss Boatwright Over the past two decades, many in and around Person County have had to transition from farming and textiles into other careers. Sue Gates of Rougemont used skills she learned on the farm to become a contractor in the home building industry. After graduating from NC State University, ...

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