The Important Role of Farmers & Teachers

The Important Role of Farmers & Teachers

Some occupations have a much greater degree of importance for the overall well-being and advancement of a civilized world. Certainly, physicians and law enforcement are critical roles for a healthy, civilized society, but there are two jobs that may be the most...
NC’s Community Colleges

NC’s Community Colleges

This week, I spent time learning about NC’s Community College System and specifically about Wilkes Community College – Ashe Campus (WCC – Ashe Campus). In writing this post, I thought it was important to get student, instructor, and administration’s perspectives. In...
On The Road With Ben

On The Road With Ben

I would like to invite you to come along with me on a journey as I travel around Alleghany, Ashe, and Watauga Counties to talk with folks about their concerns, issues, needs, day-to-day reality of life’s ups and down, hopes, dreams, and vision of where we are, where...