June PineStraw

Feature Stories

Reflections at 40

Four decades of photos, art and fun By David Kiner What do you feel and visualize when you hear the words solitude, neglect, passion, joy, surprise or isolation? Do you think you could capture [...]

The Great Unknown

What surprises lurk in Pinehurst’s next U.S. Open? By Jim Moriarty Feature Photo Caption: Jason Gore on the fourth tee in the third round of the 2005 U.S. Open. A U.S. Open is guaranteed to [...]

It Takes A Village

Geneva McRae, Demus Taylor and Taylortown By Bill Case Having been gone so long she couldn’t remember when she left, Geneva McRae decided it was time to come home to Taylortown — the African [...]

Pretty as a Picture

Hospitality in gracious surroundings By Deborah Salomon Photographs by John Gessner The Country Club of North Carolina residential enclave reads like an architectural history of North Carolina, [...]

Poem June 2023

this I know for sure We are the breath the skin the muscles the heart the hands the unmeasurable bones whispering across the Atlantic Ocean. We are the bellies of Middle Passage ships. We are the [...]

Back to the Future

Revitalizing West Southern Pines By Ann Petersen Feature Photo caption: West Southern Pines Rosenwald School, 1925 Blanchie Carter Discovery Park today Photograph by John gessner The land tells [...]

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