Article written by Shannon Rae Gentry, Focus on the Coast. Though the holiday season comes with a chill in the air, our hearts often remain warm with the nature of the season. No matter if we celebrate Christmas, Chanukah (Hanukkah), Kwanzaa, or simply celebrate our families and good fortunes, this
This month, December 2014, our Executive Director, Katrina Knight was featured in Salt Magazine. See the story here.
“I was a good kid. While in school, I made good grades. Until I began drinking and using drugs. At the time, it was the “cool” thing to do. My use first began affecting my grades and then I started getting into trouble.” This is how Terry starts his story.
Almost two years ago, I wasn’t working. I was a stay-at-home mom. I lived in a home with my future ex-husband and two teenage kids. The house was a 3 bedroom, 2-1/2 bath house on a cul-de-sac with a garage as well as a backyard and a deck. You never
Mike Johnson* was born in Fayetteville, NC and spent a lot of time with his dad in a family business installing floors and carpeting. Mike’s dad was a Navy man and served eight years at the end of the Korean War. Mike enlisted in the Navy himself so he “could