October PineStraw

Feature Stories

Story of a House

A Perfect Unmatch Historic cottage exudes comfort, harmony By Deborah Salomon   •   Photographs by John Gessner Just because “big” and “beautiful” start with the same letter doesn’t signify a [...]

Eternally Fall

A football odyssey for a father and his sons By Charles Marshall   •   Photographs by Joshua Stedman Growing up in North Carolina, my life unfolded along a well-worn path of I-85 between Atlanta [...]


Raising the roof and bringing down the house By Bland Simpson   •   Photograph by Tim Sayer Stephen Smith — teacher, journalist, poet, and the witty and imaginative inventor of the Bushnell Hamp [...]


Advice on Nighttime Caregiving Know the bulk of night will be sleepless and embrace it with the weariest part of yourself.   Nothing but bitter tea will do, steeped too long as you pour another [...]

Sunday, September 12

CABIN TOURS. 2 – 4 p.m. Come tour the Bryant House and McLendon Cabin and learn about the historical and cultural significance of these structures. There will be a second tour on Sept. 26. Bryant House, 3361 Mt. Carmel Road, Carthage. Info: (910) 692-2051 or moorehistory.com.


Saturday, September 25

BOOK EVENT. 12 – 1 p.m. Join us for an author event with Wiley Cash and his book When Ghosts Come Home. Free event. Registration required. The Country Bookshop, 140 N.W. Broad St., Southern Pines. Tickets and info: www.ticketmesandhills.com.


Sunday, September 26

SIP AND SAVOR. 1 – 5 p.m. Join in for an afternoon of wine tasting and small bites from local chefs. There will also be live music and a silent auction to benefit local charities. Sandy Woods Farm, 540 Sandy Woods Farm, Aberdeen. Info and tickets: www.ticketmesandhills.com.


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