The Oakwood Inn Bed & Breakfast will see its last guest on June 1, according to owner Doris Jurkiewicz. Business has plummeted since local homeowners began renting out rooms on the Airbnb service, she said.
Thousands of car buffs have attended the Goodguys inaugural North Carolina Nationals at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh to see classic cars, hot rods and other vehicles. But on Sunday, spectators can become passengers on runs through the auotocross course for a donation to the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer.
As volunteer coordinator for the Museums of Fuquay-Varina, Shirley Simmons has led an impressive expansion of the museum’s holdings over the past six years, including the addition and restoration of several historic buildings and a growing collection of artifacts.
Despite the cloudy skies, more than 3,000 people – some with children and some with dogs – stood in a line that wrapped around the parking lot early Thursday morning to get a glimpse at the inside of North Carolina’s first Cabela’s outdoors megastore.