Recent Profiles

Charlene Dougherty Works Hard to Keep Ballroom Dance Viable

By Angela Nicholas | November 19, 2021

Dancing was never a part of her early life, but today — just shy of 65 — Charlene Dougherty cannot imagine life without it. Her love is for ballroom dancing, […]

Woody Ford Focuses on Achievement in His Philanthropic Work

By Angela Nicholas | September 8, 2021

For a quarter of a century, Woody Ford has volunteered with the United Way of Horry County, South Carolina. That sounds like a very long time, but Woody — who […]

Ruby Morgan Recalls Life Experiences Over Last 100 Years

By Angela Nicholas | June 17, 2021

The second child of 13 born to Narvie Washington Ward and Lula Azalee Ashe Ward, Ruby Virginia Morgan spent most of her childhood helping her mother raise the younger children […]

Scott Slater Serves to Support Children in Need

By Emma Claire Everett | April 28, 2021

As a “sucker for volunteering,” Scott Slater demonstrates the qualities necessary to be an effective leader of service in his community. Scott acts as chairman of the board for Heroes […]

Love of Mountains Sparks Gary Wade’s Dedication to Park’s Preservation

By Angela Nicholas | March 18, 2021

When Gary Wade’s dad traded a 1950 Ford for a piece of land along a riverfront, he probably had no idea that his son would eventually become so inspired by […]

Adelia Gram Is Taking A Bite Out Of Shelters, One Dog At A Time

By Emma Claire Everett | February 19, 2021

Adelia Gram’s kind heart drives her passion for bettering the lives of all creatures. As the founder of Gram Rescue Ranch (GRR) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Adelia’s love of dogs […]