Stephanie Swepson-Twitty in the Sewing Department of Eagle Market Street Block-by-Block Industries

MED Week update: Social and economic improvement, one block at a time

Stephanie Swepson-Twitty, president and CEO of Eagle Market Street Development Corporation, was a 30-year veteran of “banking, finance and retail” when she switched gears and went to work for the nonprofit she now directs as an AmeriCorps intern. “I served them two years as an intern,” she said. “And then one thing led to another, […]

Love makes a family

Time was, the term “nuclear family” brought to mind mommy, daddy and the proverbial 2.5 kids. Of course, in reality, families come in many different configurations, a fact borne out in a photography exhibition hosted at UNCA. All in the family: Photo from the Love Makes a Family exhibit. From left to right, Michael Elsasser […]