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Homeowners “for real” in Pasquotank County

By Chris Day  This article is adapted from a story that originally appeared in The Daily Advance on Monday, March 4, 2019. It’s official: The Cowells now own a piece of the American Dream. “We’re homeowners for real,… Read More

Accomplishing Goals in Columbus County

By Grant Merritt. This article is adapted from one that originally appeared in The News Reporter on February 4, 2019. After learning about Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity from a former coworker who read about it in The… Read More

Opening Doors in Currituck County

On the first night in their new home, Brittani Salyers’s two daughters asked if they could all sleep together in their mother’s bed. They felt lonely and uneasy in the house, and needed the reassurance of a familiar… Read More

Refuge At Last in Franklin County

Andrei and Natalia Verenjac were at home on a sunny Sunday afternoon in May. Their four children were with them, along with about 20 friends. Home is an attractive new house on large lot on a pleasant wooded… Read More

Starting Over Again in Jones County

            When you walk through Linda Murphy-Hill’s door, you’re greeted with an infectious smile and a heartfelt hug. Linda’s the kind of person who lights up a room and puts everyone at ease. In the front office of… Read More

A Blessed Home in Cleveland County

By Casey White. This article originally appeared in the Shelby Star on April 14th, 2019 The phrase “God bless my home” is written on the frame of a brand new house on South Hampton Street. Though the words… Read More

Loving Gaston County family lifts woman, children up

GASTONIA, N.C. — On the front porch of a new Habitat for Humanity home in Gastonia, Joe Padilla Jr. stepped up with crisp military efficiency and attached an American flag to the house that his sister Linda De… Read More

‘Home’ Holds a Special Grace in Caswell County

YANCEYVILLE, N.C. — Mother’s Day was a family affair for Portia Smith. Her three young children were at home with her, as were her father and stepmother, aunts and friends. The word “home” holds a special grace for… Read More

Two Special Milestones in Wayne County

This story originally appeared in the Goldsboro News-Argus on Dec. 18, 2017 With each house that Habitat for Humanity of Goldsboro-Wayne builds, a family experiences a milestone. On a Thursday in December in 2017, Habitat for Humanity of… Read More

Diagnosis changes family’s financial dynamic in Henderson County

HENDERSON COUNTY, N.C. — Stephanie Jones and her husband David Parnell were doing fairly well as a young couple with a newborn boy. Mom and Dad each brought home a paycheck. That made for a happy life for… Read More