Retired Shows

The Excursion: Central Georgia State Park Excursion

Host David Zelski embarks on a central Georgia State Park Excursion. Challenges await in the Richard B. Russell State Park for golf, a stop at Fort Yargo State Park for a historical tour and mountain biking, kayaking at the Chattahoochee River State Park (with a calf rescue!), and tree climbing at the Panola Mountain State Park. Will David complete his challenges or will his crew reap the reward? All in this episode of The Excursion!

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Making. Living. Better: Jessica Lopez

When Jessica Lopez followed her faith to Puerto Rico after finishing high school, a two-month personal mission turned into a four-year cultural immersion. Inspired by the diversity and exuberance of the Puerto Rican people, she came back to Catawba County and immediately began sharing what she’d learned. From helping local Spanish-speaking students bridge the academic…

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Making. Living. Better: Austin Pearce

Known as the energetic and resourceful director of the Hickory Soup Kitchen, Austin shares some lesser known parts of his story. Learn about what fuels Austin’s passion for Catawba County and the people he’s met along the way on this episode of Making. Living. Better.

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StreetCircleDrive: CouncilmanWilliamsShells

Hickory City Councilman David Williams joins the podcast to discuss his passion and vision for Hickory. As an added bonus… find which of our hosts totaled a bench at Shell’s BBQ on this edition of StreetCircleDrive!

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Making Living Better: Jennifer Rowan

How strong is Catawba County’s draw? Just ask Jennifer Rowan and her husband, who fell in love with the Town of Maiden and bought a house there on their first day visiting from southern California.

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Making Living Better: Patrick Broos

Listen in as host Hal Row learns about the many things – mountain biking with his boys, walking his dogs, his famous college-campus barista wife – that make Catawba County feel like the best reward of all for journeyman Patrick Broos.

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Making Living Better: Anna Price

Guest Anna Price talks about her deep roots in Catawba County.

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Making Living Better: Justus Rowe

Guest Justus Rowe discusses creating a homestead lifestyle.

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Making Living Better: Asia “Mae” Magness

Not every woman gets confused with her grandma, but 31-year-old Asia “Mae” Magness does. Owner of Mae’s Bakery in downtown Maiden, she has reimagined recipes from her two grandmothers so well that people think her Mamaw made them. This mother of three has earned a loyal following thanks to a supportive family, a heart for…

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