Still Standing

he documentary “Still Standing” takes a close look at the North Carolina textile industry. From Weaverville to Lumberton, a handful of NC’s finest entrepreneurs kept their companies going through the worst industry downturn the state had ever seen. A fascinating look at what courage, faith, and innovation can lead to when facing long odds.

WUNC -The Real Mayberry: Mount Airy, NC

Many know Mayberry as the idyllic town that was home to the fictional Andy Griffith show.

A new film highlights the characters of the true Mayberry: Mount Airy, North Carolina. Filmmaker Bill Hayes, a Mount Airy native, captured the characters and places that make Mount Airy a representation of “Hometown USA.”

Nester Hosiery

How one textile company, making “Farm to Feet” socks, has survived and thrived when most manufacturers are going overseas.

When much of America’s manufacturing went overseas, Nester Hosiery made the decision to keep their business in America. Not only that, but they also chose to use only American made materials. These famous socks are truly “Farm To Feet”.