Carolina People

A Career of Innovative Service

A Career of Innovative Service

CEO Randy Brecheisen retires this month after 33 years with Piedmont Electric.

Roger’s Wish

Roger’s Wish

Carefree and sometimes homeless in Bladen County, Roger’s wish was to help others

Yes’m, it’s been quite a year

Yes’m, it’s been quite a year

It’s a tossup. Which moment was more nerve-wrecking for me this past year?

Regina is always there

Regina is always there

For Nell Nolle, the right person at the right time

How my Mama cared for two families

How my Mama cared for two families

Her young brother and sister from the orphanage, and her own four children

Model Man

Model Man

Belhaven’s Jimmy Courson and his model ships show real strength and determination

No small feet

No small feet

Freaker USA brings sock manufacturing back to North Carolina

RJ’s Hot Dog Dayz

RJ’s Hot Dog Dayz

A short-lived safe haven in the Rocky Mount Amtrak Station.

Buddy Melvin’s Treehouse

Buddy Melvin’s Treehouse

17 years, 16 rooms, 12,000 square feet “for the fellas to hang out.”