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Pearls of Hope 

By Eren Simpson Photo courtesy of Marissa Joy Kaplan Photography What started as a weekly women’s bible study among friends has evolved into a nonprofit organization that’s expanding its reach beyond the members’ living rooms. In 2013, Katrina McCain and her friends were all attending different churches when they all felt the need for female fellowship opportunities.…

Queendom Come: the Whitney Austin Collection

By Jimese Orange In early 2016, Whitney Austin Kelly took a leap of faith, coupled with a master plan to take her artistic talent from a hobby to being a full-time artist and gallery owner. Today, the Whitney Austin Collection Galleria of Art is poised to be a crown jewel of the Queen City art scene.…

The Festive Life: Your Guide to Outdoor Fun

By Jimese Orange   As springtime brings longer days with lots of sunshine, a festive life is here for the taking. There’s no shortage of outdoor entertainment going on just about every weekend throughout the spring, summer and fall. You might not be able to do them all, but this list will help you get started.…