Linney’s Mill

Union Grove NC Not for download or reuse. This photograph is mine and copyrighted. Linney’s Mill is a family business, one of the few fully operational and producing mills in existence in North Carolina. You can watch as it works producing corn meal with water-wheel-powered grinding stones, [now] for about 65 years. William’s father, W.L. Linney, built a dam and…

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Hardening WordPress Security on a DigitalOcean Ubuntu Server Droplet

This is my third entry in my WordPress security series. The $ in the code blocks represents the command line prompt. Ctrl+C will clear page logs when they hide the command line prompt. Use arrow keys in nano editor to move through file. Ubuntu 18.04 LTS at the time of this writing. Update all installed software Install a Digital Ocean…

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Second George Sibley Tyson Store

Waxhaw NC Not for download or reuse. This photograph is mine and copyrighted. One-story brick commercial building constructed in two stages; the western half of the building was built in 1916, and the nearly identical eastern half was added c. 1927. Both sections display large angled display windows topped by multi-pane transoms, recessed double-leaf entrances and a modestly corbeled cornice…

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