Community, Constructive Survival, and Fried Chicken

Posted by on Sep 30, 2018

Community, Constructive Survival, and Fried Chicken

Legacies are made more visible when we take time to listen. We open our eyes, ears, our minds and we feel the energy of a life story. A life cannot be known in all of its facets in one story, and yet if we open our minds to William Blake’s famous thought “to see a world in a grain of sand,” we might sense in a blink the fullness of  life in its golden, organic determination. Along with the High on the Hog nods to local writer and foodie, Randall Kenan, Saxapahaw, and our own popular pork loin sandwich, the...

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We’re Open Labor Day!

Posted by on Sep 3, 2018

We’re Open Labor Day!

Store hours: 6:30am-9pm Kitchen opens @ 8...

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“What If You Could Change the World by Eating Chocolate?”

Posted by on Jul 23, 2018

“What If You Could Change the World by Eating Chocolate?”

Dan Friedman, founder (with his son Alex) and proprietor, of Special Treats in Chapel Hill’s Timberlyne Shopping Center, is a giver. When interviewed recently by Layla Khoury-Hanold for Indy Week, he was asked what it means to him to be able to help other people with disabilities, both through his shop and by supporting likeminded businesses. His answer? “It’s been one of those things when you do something to help other people in the community, and it ends up helping you.” Clearly we humans are not all moved to...

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How does our History Register?

Posted by on May 30, 2018

How does our History Register?

When John Newlin and his sons started construction of the cotton mill here in Saxapahaw in 1844, the mill used water from the Haw River to drive its machinery. The slaves that dug the millrace (the channel to direct the mill-wheel current) were freed by Newlin, along with their families, in 1850, and taken to Ohio, then a “Free State.” The Saxapahaw Mill operated for almost 150 years until Dixie Yarns, owners from 1978 to 1995, closed its doors in 1994. In 1998 the Mill was added to the National...

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Looking for Line Cooks! Potential Leadership Opportunity

Posted by on May 4, 2018

Looking for Line Cooks! Potential Leadership Opportunity

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