Holly Padgett Parker of Raleigh, N.C., is a Galax native and the city was her home for 27 years. “I miss it every single day,” she says.
Let’s talk a little bit about dialect and colloquialisms.
A few years ago, I was offered a hostess position at a very ritzy restaurant in downtown Raleigh, N.C. The owner and my company had done some business together and the owner was so impressed with my demeanor and professionalism that he asked me to come to work on a part-time basis and train potential hostesses about customer service and attitude.
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