From the Chatham News + Record, by Ben Rappaport

SILER CITY — Sue and Rich Szary have become staples in the downtown Siler City community. Their retail business, Twin Birch & Teasel, has sold handmade products, offered fiber weaving classes and made the storefront a space for local artists to collaborate and create together for the last 12 years.

“It’s about experiences,” Sue Szary said. “We’re really enablers in this community and we like it that way.”

The fabric filled brick-and-mortar store for Twin Birch is about more than just selling products, it’s about the community. That’s the case for many of the local businesses in and around Siler City — owners know their customers and the customers trust them. It seems simple enough, but Szary said it’s part of the character of the small town.

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