There’s an old saying, “You can take the boy out of Texas, but you can’t take Texas out of the boy.” To a certain extent, this is true. I was born and raised a Texan, and a Texan I will always be. That being said, I’ve been gone for much longer than I was there now. And “home” for me is here in the Charlotte, North Carolina. It is where we raised our son and have had the happiest times of our lives. Professionally and personally there’s no definition of “home” that is not covered in full by the Carolinas. For Scotty McCreery, there’s only one home.
He may be a chart-topping hitmaker with five albums under his belt, but Scotty McCreery really loves his hometown. The singer and his wife Gabi still own a home close to the singer’s hometown of Garner, N.C., just five miles south of Raleigh. “I still love it so much. All my friends and my family are right there,” McCreery tells Taste of Country. “I think what makes Garner Garner is the people and the small-town feel. It’s getting bigger, but you can still go to Angie’s Restaurant and you’ll see all the folks I grew up going to church with, and playing ball with. It’s a trip down memory lane for me anytime I get to go back.” Now, he’s doubling down on his hometown connection in a partnership with US Cellular’s “Locally Grown, Locally Live” campaign, underscoring the bond he shares with the community that raised him.