Elizabeth Blevins is the owner/publisher of hopemills.net.  She’s a member of the N.C. Press Association and the U.S. Press Association. She’s been a staff/contributing writer for four regional publications, including Up & Coming Weekly, as well as an international magazine. Her writing has been featured in more than 23 national publications and her award winning photography has been featured in two exhibits and eleven publications.  She’s been blogging since 2005 and has been active in Hope Mills politics since 2011 when she joined the Zoning Board.