In November of 2013, Ed Currie’s “Carolina Reaper” pepper was officially named the world’s hottest chilli pepper by Guinness Book of Records. Now, two plus years later, Currie hopes to turn that fame in fortune with a global business and Fortune 500 customers. He wants to grow, process and ship his peppers all from Fort Mill, South Carolina.
Monday will be like most other work days for Zach Yonce: Get up early and arrive at Yonce Motor & Tire Company on Cherry Road about 7 a.m. and be prepared to stay until 7 p.m. to get all the automotive work done – even though the official hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Every Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day mornings India Jones prepared the meal for her Oklahoma City family. While the holiday dinner cooked, India sat mesmerized in front her television, watching the Macy’s and Rose parades from start to finish.