Southern Grace co-founder struck down by stroke

Southern Grace co-founder struck down by stroke

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Tragedy has struck Mount Pleasant’s Southern Grace Distilleries as the company’s co-founder, president and chief executive officer, Leanne Powell, had a massive stroke Saturday.

Powell has been unconscious since that time and remains on life support as of Thursday morning.

Her husband, Drew Arrowood, posted the news on his Facebook page late Wednesday after leading North Carolina’s Gov. Roy Cooper on a tour of the distillery at the former Mount Pleasant Prison. Cooper was in town for a prearranged private fund-raising dinner, of which Powell and Arrowood were among many hosts…

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