Megan Weitzel and Molly Schrader will open Retro, a blowout bar offering shampoo and blow-dry services along with beer, wine and champagne, at 155 E. Pennsylvania Ave., bringing a big-city trend to Southern Pines.
Patrick O'Donnell, owner of two other businesses in downtown Southern Pines, is trying his hand at New York-style pizza with So Pies, located at 130 W. New Hampshire Ave. opening by the end of February.
Language arts teacher Lisa Elliott had her head shaved by hairstylist Nichole Jenkins during an after-school event at Crains Creek Middle School May 3. Elliott promised students she would shave her head if they helped her raise money to participate in the Disney Half Marathon, which raises funds for St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. Students and the school community held Elliott to her promise and helped her raise more than $4,000. Enlarge