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Historical reenactors gather at Greensboro Country Park for the annual reenactment of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse. 

The Koury Convention Center was packed with theatrical amateurs and professionals who were attending the Southeastern Theatre Conference on Thursday. Auditions, workshops and competitions were held across the center and will continue to run until Saturday.

Chillicothe veteran Marvin Bridenbaugh shares his experience traveling to Washington, D.C. on an Honor Flight based out of Columbus, OH.

Chillicothe veteran Paul Thurman also shares his experience about his trip to Washington, D.C. on Honor Flight Columbus.

A rally was held at the MillerCoors plant in Eden, North Carolina by employees and the Teamsters.

Visitors gathered in downtown Reidsville for the annual tree lighting, carol singing and other holiday festivities.

 

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Three girls that ride at Rising Phoenix Horse Farm in North Smithfield competed in and won ribbons at the Interscholastic Equestrian Association competition in Syracuse, N.Y. Catherine Cardon, 15, placed 4th in over fences in varsity novice, Brooke Deschamps, 14, placed 9th in future novice flat and Nina Rotondo, 12, placed 7th in future beginner flat. The girls and their trainer, Kris Thompson, spoke to the Breeze about being in the competition and showed off their horse riding skills Friday, May 11.

Sheep farmer Polly Hopkins along with family and friends gear up for a day of sheep shearing on their Chepachet, R.I., farm. A tradition started with her father, Hopkins and her family run the Maybe Tomorrow Farm where they raise sheep that are sheared twice a year for their wool.

Michael Lyons, owner of Michael Lyons Violins, works and lives in Foster, RI where he spends his days restoring and selling violins, violas, cellos and basses. Trained under master violinmaker Vincenzo Monacelli, Lyons has been perfecting his craft of restoring these stringed instruments since 1987.
North Smithfield Animal Shelter volunteer coordinator Nancy Vigneaux and volunteer Manny Hayes spoke to the Breeze about the shelters need for more volunteers and why they are volunteering their time to work in the shelter. Vigneaux told the Breeze the right participant will love animals, not mind cleaning up messes or taking animals for walks. Other volunteers are needed to help maintain the memorial garden and coordinate fundraising activities. Hayes shared his own personal story about finding the shelter and deciding to become a volunteer.