History – Milton

Christmas in the Square

One Up on the Triad and the Triangle Story by Norwood Walker Christmas time arrives at the mall even before Halloween can make an appearance and don’t even think about finding any trace of Thanksgiving.  Christmas music begins to appear earlier and earlier and even the Hallmark Channel pushes Christmas movies as early as July.  It is enough to make ...

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New Vibes Helping Small Town Thrive

Story and photography by Meredith Bernard When Alex Sharpe and Anthony Hearn first decided to combine their love for arts, food and decorating by going into business together fifteen years ago, they didn’t know how big their potential for growth was. What began as a small gift shop in Wentworth, NC, eventually grew to serving coffee and cheesecake, followed by ...

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