By: Kali Newlen-Burden  |  Photos by: J. Sinclair BUILDING THE BUSINESS ICON Custom Builders transforms homes and leads by example – focusing on superior quality and creating positive working relationships that have turned into friendships with clients, subcontractors and trade partners. Owner and President Chuck Hicks shared how ICON got its name: “What it says […]

Dr. Gary Chapman Celebrating 50 Years of Ministry at Calvary Baptist

In his senior year of high school, Dr. Gary Chapman, native of China Grove, NC, felt a calling on his life to enter the ministry. Little did he know the way God would use him not only at Calvary Baptist for the past 50 years, but across the world. In 1971, Dr. Chapman came to […]

Anna Martin: Mindset Coach, Heartset Woman

Spend a few minutes on the Mommy In Charge blog and it will become apparent that Anna Martin is a woman of faith and resilience. When faced with some of the most difficult challenges a new mom can encounter, she found joy in small victories and persevered. During her first pregnancy, Anna and her husband, […]

Take Me Out to the Ballgame… PLEEEEEEEEEEASE!!!

It has been a long fourteen months. Sacrifices have been made and precautions taken, and finally, now, we’re starting to see significant progress towards expanding vaccinations. Thanks to this unified effort, life is gradually making its way back slowly towards a sense of normalcy. I know we’re all grateful to see that. It hasn’t been […]

Youngest Farmer at the Market

It all started in Spring 2020, when 10-year-old Nevaeh’s mom encouraged her to try growing produce to pass the crazy times we were experiencing as a nation. It only took a few weeks to find that growing these fresh flavors was a newly discovered passion. Fast forward into the Summer and you may have noticed […]

Safety Around Water (SAW)

Take a second to reflect back on your childhood, especially during the summertime. Is there a better time of the year than summers, when you’re a kid? There’s no school, the days are longer, it’s warmer outside, and there’s so much more to do. You’d play at the park with your friends, maybe you were […]

ProStone Granite & Cabinetry

For years, granite has been the go-to choice for kitchen counters, and more recently, quartz has taken the top spot. Whether a homeowner chooses granite or quartz, or even marble, these natural stone countertops lend themselves to beautiful, durable and lasting décor that continues to bring a great return on investment. Homeowners, as well as […]

How to Make Sure Your Kids are Ready to Leave the Nest

One day you turn around and realize with disbelief that your child is almost ready to leave the nest and go out into the big world on his/her own. That day is bittersweet. If you’re watching all this and you see before you someone who is prepared to go, and filled with independence and excitement […]

Which Exciting Camp Will Your Child Love?

Whether your child enjoys exploration, art, sports, or serving others, FCDS Summer Enrichment has plenty of activities to let him or her discover new passions, create masterpieces, make friends, and take learning to the next level. Our experienced instructors and excellent facilities will ensure a memorable summer experience for your child. FCDS Summer Enrichment offers […]

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