A donut or cannoli will no longer be a hop, skip and a jump away for people in downtown Waynesville.
Whitman’s Bakery closed its doors this month, ending a 66-year run as a beloved hometown bakery. Whitman’s was a mainstay on Main Street for decades, churning out homemade bread, cookies, pies, cakes, pastries — and, of course, donuts. It had been passed down through three generations of the same family until five years ago, when it was sold to new owners from Arizona, Margie and Roger Eckert.
The Eckerts are walking away from the business this week after deciding not to renew their lease on the building.Read the full article
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