When David Gaines was young, he didn’t envision taking over the family business, Gaines Jewelry. “I wanted nothing to do with the jewelry business,” says Gaines. “Because to me, working at my father’s business as a teenager, it was just cleaning counters and getting everyone lunch.” But after he graduated from high school, Gaines gained […]

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Alicia Gibbons, the third-generation owner of Donna’s Donuts, has always been a part of the local business. “Donna’s was the first place I went before they took me home from the hospital,” says Gibbons. “My parents and grandparents had to show me off.” The shop was originally under ownership outside Gibbon’s family, but a few […]

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