Dec 20, 2018 • 27M
S2 Bonus: Deck Your Halls With Rauch Balls
A podcast that goes the distance to reveal hard-to-find stories across North Carolina. Join journalist Jeremy Markovich as he travels across the state to uncover remote places, lost artifacts, overlooked people, and forgotten stories.
In this special holiday episode, host Jeremy Markovich meets the man from Gastonia who became the world's largest manufacturer of Christmas ornaments and used his power to make North Carolina more tolerant of all religions.
This story was adapted from: "The Unlikely Ornament King of Gastonia" which appeared in Our State's December 2016 issue.
Like this show? Tell us how to improve it by taking this survey.
Music in this episode:
"Dad, Get Up" by Peter Lamb and the Wolves (Raleigh)
Additional Music: Blue Dot Sessions, U.S. Marine Band
Special Thanks: The Rauch Family, Jack Betts, Don Walser, Kimberly Simpson, Alexis Castanos, and Todd Dulaney.