Carolina Brewery Celebrates 20 Years

Carolina Brewery‘s craft beers have won numerous accolades nationally and statewide, and have been featured in international beer festivals, including the World Beer Championships. Founded in 1995 by owner Robert Poitras, the craft brewery model has been a pioneer for brewing in North Carolina. This year, they turn 20 and are celebrating brewery style with …

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Her Mother’s Daughter

As the seventh of Mildred “MamaDip” Council’s eight children, she grew up in the restaurant business, watching her mother make homemade cakes, but dabbled in clothing and jewelry sales as an adult. Then, it hit her: “Food – it’s what I’ve been around,” she says. “It’s my calling.” Today, in addition to helping her mother and siblings …

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