The Charlotte Curling Association has been around for about two years. It formed during the last Winter Olympic games. Currently, there are about 60 members, the majority of them are transplants to North Carolina, hailing from the northern states and Canada.
Brenton Bersin grew up in Charlotte, was a high school football standout, then became a star at Wofford College in Spartanburg, SC. He made the Panthers training camp team (which also practices at Wofford), and he's fighting against long odds to make it on the final 53-man roster.
I interviewed Ashley Judd while she was in Charlotte campaigning for Obama. We talked about her activism, her duties as a delegate in the upcoming DNC convention, and her grandmother, who was a city commissioner back in Ashland, Kentucky.
Know Thy Farmer Profiling 30+ Alabama farmers and artisans who work with Birmingham's The Market at Pepper Place.
Authentic Us Podcast
Click to Hear the Podcast Authentic Us is a sound-rich, storytelling platform that explores our culture through food, art, music, land, literature and characters. The nationally-distributed platform first launched in the Spring of 2013 as Authentic South.