• The Oriole Mill

    The Oriole Mill: Bringing new life to a dying industry

    January 2015 • Current Edition, Featured Capitalists

    Located on the edge of a quiet, suburban neighborhood in Hendersonville, North Carolina, across the street from a Boys & Girls Club, is a low-slung red brick building. From the outside, it looks like any industrial edifice. At first glance, you might guess it’s a warehouse or plant. In fact, originally constructed after World War ...

  • Angela Newnam, founder and owner of Knock out!

    Knock Out Undergarments: The Unmentionable Business

    January 2015 • Current Edition, Featured Capitalists

    Most people, when they hear the phrase “Don’t get your panties in a wad,” think relax, calm down (the Brits prefer “knickers in a twist”). But when Angela Newnam, president and CEO of Angle Enterprises, LLC, hears the phrase she thinks “opportunity.” The full article continues below. Click to open in fullscreen…...

  • Goose Kearse of Misty Mountain Threadworks

    Misty Mountain Threadworks

    January 2015 • Current Edition, Featured Capitalists

    Goose Kearse believes rock climbing is a wonderful metaphor for life. It’s challenging and rewarding, with the ultimate objective being to get to the top and not get killed. You come to terms with fear; it’s a response that keeps you safe, but it can be debilitating. He says you have to question what’s real ...

  • Deltec Homes

    Deltec Homes: From Vision to Vanguard

    January 2015 • Current Edition, Featured Capitalists

    In the beginning there was Bucky Fuller.  That would be Richard Buckminster Fuller (1895 – 1983), “futuristic” architect, engineer, and inventor, who, among his other accomplishments, developed the “geodesic dome” building design. The dome (usually a half-dome when used in building) is made up of lattice-like overlapping circles across the hemisphere’s surface, creating a network ...

  • Georgetown County

    A Mid-Winter Retreat to Georgetown County

    January 2015 • Current Edition, Leisure & Libation

    Around mid to late January the romance of early season snow and hot drinks around warm fireplaces begins to fade. It is replaced by gray, sunless skies, bone chilling cold and depression. The fortunate few, with extra time and money, catch planes for warmer climates, but what about us working stiffs with limited time and ...


Written by John Kerr

It takes a bold wine to stand up to Old Man Winter

January 2015

Baby, it’s cold outside. With temperatures plummeting towards their low of the year, it’s time to hunker down. You’ve got to leave the house sometime and...

Capital Adventurist

The Intracoastal Waterway - Photo by Austin Bond Photography

Weekend Excursions in Georgetown County

January 2015

The South Carolina Coast conjures up images of beaches with grassy dunes, pungent marshes, remnants of the old world plantations, and shrimp boats lumbering...

Friars in the Forest

Friars in the Forest

October 2014