Who we are.
Barber, Owner of Plush Kutz barbershop, Hickory City Council Member
“It speaks a lot about this city. About this county. About how race doesn't matter, how welcoming we are, how diverse this city and this county are, and how we're moving forward. It makes me feel good about the future..."Read More
George & Soraya Place
George: Cooperative Extension Director; Soraya: Spanish Instructor and Outreach Specialist
“Then we applied to the Peace Corps again, and we went to Panama for 3 years…”Read More
Day Program Manager, Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina
"These jobs come with a lot of challenges, but every day it’s rewarded."Read More