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Designer by the Sea: Tara Grinna

Tara Grinna, Tara Grinna Designer Swimwear Tell us a little about yourself. I was born in Virginia in the 1960s. I trained and showed horses throughout my childhood and teen years which kept me very busy. My family tells me that I used a small child’s singer sewing machine to make bikinis for my cousins […]

Preserving the Past: Dr. Gary McKeel & J. Harold Cunningham

Dr. Gary McKeel & J. Harold Cunningham, Rosewood Manor House, Marion, South Carolina Tell us a little about yourself. Dr. Gary W. McKeel is a physician and has practiced in Greensboro, North Carolina, for 35 years. J. Harold Cunningham is a home furnishings designer and travels the world developing products for retailers across the country. […]

Lasting Love: Luanne Pigford

Luanne Pigford, The Pink Cabana Tell us a little about yourself. I was born in Wilmington, but grew up in Palm Beach, Florida, where my father was a tailor – probably where I inherited my love of clothes! My husband, Kirk, and I have been married for 28 years – our parents were friends, and […]

Living Her Dream: Tilghman Smith

Tilghman Smith, Studio 77 Tell us a little about yourself. I moved to Myrtle Beach when I was in the 2nd grade and attended St. Andrew Catholic School and graduated from Coastal Academy. Everyone asks me about my name – I was named after my grandmother’s best friend. Now there are two more Tilghmans! After […]