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Turning from Despair to Hope, Perquimans County Couple Move into Their New Home

Standing in the kitchen of her new home in Hertford, Rebecca Lyens recalled the day in 2013 that life took a turn toward despair for her and her husband, Mike..  She noticed that he was driving unsteadily. Having… Read More

Their Deeds Speak Louder than Words: A Pender County Family is Grateful for Their New Home

Tony Thurston is a working man whose deeds speak louder than his words.  At the dedication of his family’s new home in Hampstead on June 23, he struggled with his emotions before, almost bashfully, thanking the people of Cape… Read More

Against All Odds: Buncombe County Family Become First Time Homeowners

“I want my mistakes, actions, and achievements to show my boys that you can accomplish anything with hard work, no matter what background you come from” ~ From Dianna Lester’s application letter  Dianna Lester is living proof that… Read More

New home for the Hernandez family: Habitat for Humanity breaks ground on latest project

SARATOGA — Peace and quiet. That’s what future homeowner Julie Hernandez looks forward to when she and her family move into Wilson’s newest Habitat for Humanity house. “We were offered several lots for the house,” Hernandez said, “and… Read More

A Simple Ceremony Provides New Security for Montgomery County Family

The keys that were passed to Mechelle and Greg Goins on Saturday, June 10, were familiar ones that fit a familiar house. But the simple ceremony signaled a new security for the Goins family in a house they… Read More

Onslow SECU Challenge Brings 97th Home to Crystal Coast Habitat

  For Joy Mattocks, the road to home ownership was short but intense. On foot, her new Habitat for Humanity house will be a few doors down from the home she and her two children have shared with… Read More

An Act of God’s Grace – Lenoir County Couple Receive Keys to their New Home

    On Feb. 7, as they took the keys of their new Habitat for Humanity home in La Grange, Bobby and Regina McDonald were as comfortable together as any couple with a long and happy marriage. They… Read More


Couples meet in many ways: at work, online, through mutual friends. Rob and April, however, met laying bricks during an A Brush with Kindness repair project in Chapel Hill. “I remember it being a crazy hot day,” recalls… Read More

A Long Journey Coming to Completion – Wilmington Family Breaks Ground on their New Home

  The fog lifted just before 8 a.m. in Wilmington on Jan. 21, in time for Alicia Zenon and daughters Shaniah and Destiny Morris to wield golden shovels, breaking ground in a ceremony at a lot on Colwell… Read More

The Great American Dream – A Housewarming Celebration for Beulaville Family

For Wanda Weaver, the great American dream was driven by love for her elderly mother. At the dedication Nov. 19 of her Habitat for Humanity home in a tidy neighborhood in Beulaville on a brilliant autumn day, Weaver… Read More