Finding purpose through service with Jackie Cole

“I’m a native of Alamance County,” said Jackie Cole, Program Director of the North Carolina Therapeutic Riding Center and  Chair of the Board of Directors of the Lutheran Retirement Ministries (Twin Lakes). “I was born and raised here and was taught to be involved in...

Getting Social with Michelle Mills

While you might think county government is an occasionally dry topic for social media, Michelle Mills sees it exactly the opposite. As Alamance County’s Public Information Officer, a role she took on at the end of 2016, Michelle is charged with making government...

Conducting the Band with Linda Barron

As noted by someone who knows her well, Linda Barron “wakes up every day with the gusto of a John Philips Souza march.” There is perhaps no more fitting tribute to a woman who has been a one-woman-band in every sense of the phrase since she arrived in Burlington...

Becky Mock: Raising her voice for Equality and Justice

“Once upon a time, a woman was walking beside a river and saw a drowning woman being washed downstream. She rushed to pull her to shore just before she went over the waterfall. The next day there were two women in the river and she saved them both. The day after,...