Category: Food

Dr. John Shelton Reed examines the history and culture of barbecue

Pittsboro, NC – Few things spark an argument as quickly in this state as the mere mention of barbecue. Eastern or western. Tomato or no tomato. Rub or no rub. Does grilling even count? And that doesn’t even touch some…

Tim Lowe on Lowes Foods expansion into Pittsboro

By Gene Galin Pittsboro, NC – In a move aimed at providing fresh products and supporting local communities, Lowes Foods, a grocery store chain with a long-standing presence in North Carolina, has recently expanded its operations to Pittsboro. The decision…

CORA: Feeding the community and fostering hope

By Gene Galin Pittsboro, NC – For over 34 years, CORA has been serving individuals and families facing hunger in Chatham County. With its flagship operations in Pittsboro, CORA offers a range of programs and services to address the food…

Liquor business in NC should be private

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – North Carolina governments shouldn’t be in the liquor business. Two recent stories illustrate this story well. One was written by my Carolina Journal colleague John Trump. The North Carolina Alcohol Beverage Control Commission has…