Cover Story January 2021

January 2021 The Onley Community Health Center is a low-slung brick building with a green awning and roof, tucked just off U.S. 13 on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. The center is one of five operated by Eastern Shore Rural Health System Inc. for roughly 31,000 patients...

Cover Story October 2020

October 2020       Digging in the Dirt The peanut business in Virginia is all it’s cracked up to be, and more Chris Parker is checking to see if there is money underground. He leans over a small plant and brushes aside its lush, feather-like leaves. Reaching under it,...

Cover Story September 2020

September 2020       Stable of Hopes and Dreams At a Maryland therapeutic riding center, breakthroughs come one gait at a time What really lifts Kimberly Hopkins’ spirits is when she thinks about a young woman who spoke her first words astride a well-mannered quarter...

Cover Story June 2020 -3

June 2020 The Tuskegee Airman Baugh fought two fronts: the Nazis and segregation Fame came late in life to Howard L. Baugh Sr. It took half-a-century after World War II ended before Baugh and his fellow fighter pilots in the Tuskegee Airmen became well-known, thanks...

Cover Story June 2020

June 2020 Youth played a key, unsung role, memorial historian explains They weren’t old enough to go into battle, much less get a driver’s license or register to vote. But 75 years after World War II ended, the young members of Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts across the...

Cover Story May 2020

May 2020 Every Barn Could Use a Quilt Eye-catching painted patterns brighten outbuildings and benefit bookworms. There is Double Aster, Star of the Show and Carpenter’s Wheel. Mary’s Flower, Autumn Cross and Appalachian Bull. Anvil, Laced Star and Crowned Mule. And, of...