All Time Transportation

by Terry Watson | August 5th, 2011
All Time Transportation

James and Deborah dated for two years before getting married. Now 11 years later, as they serve God as deacons and ushers at their home church of Mount Peace Baptist Church in Raleigh, they also strive to live a life that will exalt God and lead others to finding Christ. Quoting their pastor, Dr. James […]

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Blessings Discount Hair Salon

by Terry Watson | August 5th, 2011
Blessings Discount Hair Salon

Earline Kirby of Raleigh has owned and operated Blessings Discount Hair Salon for the past three years. She has over 20 years experience as a hair stylist and accredits her success to her faith in God and remaining focused on what He has promised her. Kirby moved Raleigh in 1988 from Chapel Hill, N.C. She […]

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Helping Hand Mission

by Terry Watson | August 6th, 2011
Helping Hand Mission

The Helping Hand Mission, Inc. opened its doors in the winter of 1972. The Helping Hand Mission Inc. assists families on a one-on-one basis with food, clothing, furniture, and shelter. An article in a local newspaper printed a story of a homeless man who was found frozen to death in downtown Durham due to the […]

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Harris Barber College

by Terry Watson | August 6th, 2011
Harris Barber College

Samuel Harris, a native of Franklin County North Carolina, started Harris Barber College in 1930 in the back of a barbershop located on 124 East Hargett Street, next to what is now the Hamlin Drug Store in downtown Raleigh. Later, the college moved to East Cabarrus Street between Blount and Bloodworth Street. Mr Harris, a […]

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Greg Coats

by Terry Watson | May 6th, 2011
Greg Coats

He has photographed many notable individuals. President Barack Obama, Gospel artists Yolanda Adams, Bebe & Cece Winans, Vickie Winans, Marvin Sapp, radio personality Tom Joyner, General Colin Powell and more. Yet, Greg L. Coats, Sr. of Raleigh says his passion for photography is enhanced with each and every assignment and subject. Born in Washington, NC […]

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People Helping People of NC, Inc

by Terry Watson | May 5th, 2011
People Helping People of NC, Inc

In just a wing and a prayer, Justine Wiggins of Durham says her company, People Helping People of NC, Inc. was birthed. She says she was granted a vision to form a company that would change the face of mental health services in the Durham community. Through service and dedication, PHP of NC, Inc. is […]

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Lamont Blaylock – Licensed Professional Barber

by Terry Watson | May 5th, 2011
Lamont Blaylock – Licensed Professional Barber

With well over 20 years of experience under his belt as a licensed professional barber, Lamont Blaylock of Raleigh says he believes in the importance of being a father figure in his community. He says that he is a man of great integrity and a role model of high morals. “I picked up my first […]

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Playground Studios

by Terry Watson | May 5th, 2011
Playground Studios

Chaka Harley describes himself as a multi-talented creative professional and entrepreneur. He’s a music producer who also writes, composes, arranges and engineers. Totaling 20 years, he has recorded, written and performed music professionally. Still, he says music is his gift and he remains inspired by his ability to create and enjoy it. Now, he helps […]

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World of Flowers

by Alana Allen | May 5th, 2011
World of Flowers

For twenty seven years World of Flowers has been a family owned and operated florist. Husband and wife, Thomas and Judy Edwards established their business in June 1984 in Durham, N.C. and run it with their son Dwayne. In addition to owning a flourishing business, Thomas and Judy have been happily married for 42 years. […]

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Hope For Hair

by Terry Watson | May 5th, 2011
Hope For Hair

Tangie Warren is a native of Hertford, NC. From a very early age, she dreamed of being a hairstylist and salon owner. That dream and the love of hair care was imparted in her by the memories that she has of her mother as she provided hair care services to all the neighborhood children. The […]

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