Almost anyone who's researched a historic house in Wilmington knows that librarian Beverly Tetterton is the woman to call. Tetterton's encyclopedia knowledge of the area's architecture, and the struggles of its preservation movement, is now available in book form. She sat down with WHQR's Megan Williams to talk about the work, "Wilmington: Lost But Not Forgotten."
By Megan V. Williams
Librarian Beverly Tetterton on Wilmington's Preservation History
Tonight is the final Fourth Friday Gallery Night of the year in downtown Wilmington. Fourteen participating galleries will stay open late to introduce the public to their latest exhibitions. Watercolorist Robert Gera is among those featured artists. WHQR's Arts Reporter Megan Williams went to the Wilmington Gallery to ask Gera why he chooses to paint in black-and-white...
On Thanksgiving, families and friends gather to celebrate their blessings with the most basic of luxuries: a big meal. But in the state of North Carolina, 14 percent of the population is considered "food insecure." And at the same time, a large amount of the produce grown in our state never makes it to stores - odd-sized or blemished fruits and vegetables are often just left to rot. Connecting those two realities are gleaning networks: nonprofits which collect and distribute produce which would otherwise go to waste, a process which often starts out in the fields.
More than a dozen woman traveled to the New World aboard the Mayflower. Commentator Nan Graham says in 1690 these desperate housewives had remarkable names like Fear, Constance, Remember and Humility, and had lives as amazing as their names.
By Nan Graham
1690 Desperate Housewives
Nan Graham is our life-long southerner with a new website at www.nangraham.com.