Artist Spotlight: Walter Johnson

by Terry Watson | May 10th, 2014
Artist Spotlight: Walter Johnson

He is still in the process of becoming who he is. He is still finding out there are things about himself that have not changed, but some that are still in motion to change. Walter Johnson is a passionate, caring, adventurous and creative Christian who Ioves God, family, friends and people in general. He is […]

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50 Years of Love

by Tonya Dixon | May 10th, 2014
50 Years of Love

Fifty years ago, Jeannie and Robert Stockham went on their first date. When they returned home they were engaged. It was a warm day in March 1963. The pair rode out; not too far; somewhere near Jones Beach in New York. The details are a bit fuzzy, but the results of their date will forever […]

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Roslyn Mattocks and Bag Ladies

by Terry Watson | March 13th, 2014
Roslyn Mattocks and Bag Ladies

Most people would have thrown in the towel along time ago. Why not? Life would have been so much easier. No challenges or troubles. Forget about the cares of others and embark on a selfish plight to nowhere. However, Roslyn Mattocks of Jacksonville, North Carolina isn’t like most people. She has a heart the size […]

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ISM Beats

by Terry Watson | November 13th, 2013
ISM Beats

He has an ear for music and hopes to share his signature productions with the world one day. Ishmael Sadiq Montaque is also know as ISM Beats. He describes himself as a go getter, entrepreneur, and being very social. It is also safe to say that he is a young music protege that is quietly […]

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Sorena Hayes

by Terry Watson | November 13th, 2013
Sorena Hayes

Sorena Hayes of Greensboro is the co-founder of Ujima Flow, an organized group whose sole purpose is to uplift the youth and their surrounding communities. Ujima Flow also raises funds to assist in the college education of local high school students. Hayes says she believes that starting with the youth is pivotal in helping to […]

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Javetta Milton

Kalyn Hoyle | September 11th, 2013
Javetta Milton

Javetta Milton, 32, was born and raised in Greensboro and currently resides in McLeansville, North Carolina. In high school, Milton served as captain of the flag squad, was a member of honors vocal ensemble, and helped start Page’s gospel choir, she graduated in 1999. Currently, Milton is Ms. Black Burlington USA, runner-up for Ms. Black […]

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Artisic Aspirations

by Terry Watson | September 11th, 2013
Artisic Aspirations

Spray Paint Art is an art form using spray paint, traditionally on posterboard, but can be done on any non-porous material, such as wood, metal, glass, ceramic or plastic. For Tyreik Summers, he prefers a canvas to convey his message that is full of artistic explorations. It differs from graffiti art in that graffiti is […]

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Shayla Thompson

by Terry Watson | May 7th, 2013
Shayla Thompson

She’s a woman that’s big on talent but not on titles. Life itself means a whole lot more to the spunky and extremely gifted southern girl from Hickory, N.C. She holds two degrees, one in Theatre and the other in Elementary Education, but Shayla Thompson’s passion is acting and everything it has to offer. Her […]

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Miss Black Triad USA

by Terry Watson | May 7th, 2013
Miss Black Triad USA

LaVonne D. Rosbor is a first generation college graduate, seasoned professional who loves Christ, children and the Dallas Cowboys. A native North Carolinian, she was raised in Greensboro, N.C. and is the daughter of Mr. William and Diana Rochelle. She is a graduate of Walter H. Page High School and proud parent of Tyler J. […]

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Kotur Kutz Hair Salon

by Terry Watson | May 7th, 2013
Kotur Kutz Hair Salon

It is a vision that most stylists share, to own and manage their very own salon. For many, it gives them independence and validates their existence in a profession that is forever changing. Tamica Fuller was fortunate to experience ownership when she opened Kotur Kutz Hair Salon nearly three years ago. All she had was […]

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