Tobacco barn photos show appreciation for farming history

By Monica Holland for The Fayetteville Observer—They used to be prominent, cropping up from the land like the yellowing leaves they’d housed across miles and miles of Carolina farm country. A monument to the charm of country life, tobacco barns have stood for everything from good, honest work to the trust and reliance of family … Continue reading Tobacco barn photos show appreciation for farming history

Old photographs reveal family history, bygone customs

Sanda Baucom Hight CONTRIBUTING COLUMNIST to the Wilson Times Recently, as I was looking for one particular photograph from our family’s collection, I learned lessons about history and customs of our past. I looked through photograph albums put together by family members years ago, as well as hundreds of individual pictures that have been saved … Continue reading Old photographs reveal family history, bygone customs