A Fading Way of Life: A Farmer’s Daughter Captures Warren County Farming Through Woodcut Prints
A Fading Way of Life: A Farmer’s Daughter Captures Warren County Farming Through Woodcut Prints

  I come from a family of farmers. I have heard stories from family of waking up before school to top tobacco or racing against the hot summer days to move metal irrigation pipes before they burned their hands. I’m sure parents and grandparents all over Warren County tell these kinds of stories. As a [...]

MARCH MADNESS!: #warrencountyLOVE for NC Central
MARCH MADNESS!: #warrencountyLOVE for NC Central

It’s March Madness, and true to its name, everyone is all revved up. At #warrencountyLOVE, we just wanted to take a moment to say how proud we are and send some love out to Warren County native, Warren County High School alum, and former coach of WCHS basketball- John Moseley- NC Central‘s associate head basketball coach. [...]

Fun History Behind the Norlina Hotel
Fun History Behind the Norlina Hotel

Recently, we saw a video from WRAL’s Tar Heel Traveler segment with Scott Mason that aired in March of 2010 about the Norlina Hotel in Warren County’s Norlina, NC. Just goes to show that places right here in Warren County that we’ve seen our whole lives, and have even visited, are rich with history long [...]

Black History Month: Warren County
Black History Month: Warren County

In honor of February’s Black History Month, #warrencountyLOVE is paying tribute by focusing on #WarrenCountyBlackHistory. Digging into our county’s rich history, here are some cool things we’ve found: Ella Baker (1903-1986) Raised in Littleton, NC, Ella Baker was the national director of the Young Negroes Cooperative League (Harlem, NY). She later worked with the NAACP, [...]

Warren County in the NFL
Warren County in the NFL

Since today is Super Bowl Sunday (Super Bowl XLVIII), #warrencountyLOVE decided to celebrate Warren County’s ties to the NFL: Corey Terry and Randy Jordan.     Corey Terry, a graduate of Warren County High School, played for the Jacksonville Jaguars in 1999 and the New Orleans Saints in 2000. His alma mater was the University [...]

Ghostly Spirits of Warren County, North Carolina & Beyond- excerpts from Arlene S. Bice, local author
Ghostly Spirits of Warren County, North Carolina & Beyond- excerpts from Arlene S. Bice, local author

The following are excerpts from local author, Arlene S. Bice, who contacted #warrencountyLOVE to share with the community pieces of county lore from Ghostly Spirits of Warren County, North Carolina & Beyond . Children’s Tea Party: The Putnam Story (Warren Plains) The ghost children in the Putnam household told Alice to invite me to tea. “Delighted,” I [...]

Connection Leads to Strength and Action: How One Teacher’s Journey Across the United States is Inspiring His Work in Warren County
Connection Leads to Strength and Action: How One Teacher’s Journey Across the United States is Inspiring His Work in Warren County

An Adventure for Warren County I’m lucky enough to get to teach at WCHS. This summer a friend, Jack Rodenfels, and I decided to take advantage of the summer by getting lost on an adventure, recharging, and using the trip to raise money for the WCHS band program. The bike ride taught us several life lessons [...]

Rounding Up the Last Few Months (And Learning How to Work This Project)
Rounding Up the Last Few Months (And Learning How to Work This Project)

As we enter into November, the #warrencountylove project content managers wanted to do a roundup of the goings-on of the  #warrencountylove project over these last few months. Hopefully, this post will serve as a way to show you the steam behind #warrencountylove as of late, and also reiterate how the project is intended to work (for [...]

Buck Spring Plantation and Nathaniel Macon
Buck Spring Plantation and Nathaniel Macon

  North of Vaughan, North Carolina is the former home and the internment site of North Carolina Congressman and Senator, Nathaniel Macon (1758-1837). Nathaniel, son of “Warren County pioneer”*, Gideon Macon, represented North Carolina in the House of Representatives from 1791-1815 (Speaker of the House, 1801-1807). He served in the US Senate from 1815-1828 (three [...]

Warren County’s Farm to School Effort
Warren County’s Farm to School Effort

October is National Farm to School Month. Did you know that? How about this: did you know that as of June 2013, Warren County has three “Good Agricultural Practices” (GAP) certified farmers that are working with a local nonprofit, Working Landscapes, to service Warren County Schools with locally grown cabbage and collards? And it’s not [...]