Jolene Nolte, MA has written and edited articles and magazines about literature, religion, American history, interior design, sustainability, entertainment, and more. She also writes poetry and facilitates a creative writers’ workshop. Jolene recently earned a master’s degree in theology and the arts at Regent College.
COVID-19 sent churches online. That change might lead you to think it's never been easier to go to church, and that attendance might be up at NC churches. But church attendance across the board has actually dropped.
Lead designer Michael Stevenson said in an interview that the park is important for all North Carolinians. "I think it’s important for everybody in our state to understand our history and how we got to where we are, because we’re all in it together and we’re all going somewhere."
Freelancing wasn't immune to the COVID-19 downturn, but reports and individuals agree that freelancing has some particular advantages right now. What should you know from the numbers and the real freelancers navigating remote work?
Nidhi Kapur saw that the furniture business did not have the same ease of access of other industries. She formed Maiden Home as a direct response, and it's been what she calls "a growth story" ever since.
Raleigh nonprofit Designed for Joy (DFJ) gives vulnerable women dignified work. At Designed for Joy, women who come out of trafficking, homelessness, or the prison system are trained as artisans. They make high-quality leather bags, jewelry and home decor. Executive director and founder, Cary Heise, believes in second chances. “We really like to inspire other...
Fall, the season poet John Keats describes as a "season of mists and mellow fruitfulness," does not officially begin until later this month, but it's not too early to plan where - and even when - is best to see North Carolina's fall colors at its best.