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Meet The Most Patriotic Man in North Carolina

Americans love Old Glory. We proudly wave it, pledge our allegiance to it, and honor it as often as...

The Loray Mill Strike in Gastonia

Demands for higher pay and a 40-hour workweek ignite a furor in Gastonia in 1929.

Fresh, Fried, & Familiar: Fish Camps in Gaston County

In Gaston County on Friday night, if you’re not feasting on catfish, hush puppies, and slaw in a fish...

Hell and High Water

The flood of 1916 broke every record in the book. The death and destruction it caused in Western North...

Crossroads Cafe

In a community so small it lacks its own ZIP code, residents find identity at Byrum's.

Oyster Supper Spread

In Cherryville, a cookbook preserves history through families and food.

Spreading his Gospel

A Gaston County disc jockey works to revive beach music.

Belmont

In its textiles and deeply religious college, it is a town connected to the past. In its trendy downtown...

Now Playing: Drive-Ins in North Carolina

They faded away when the masses sought more comfortable confines inside air-conditioned movie theaters. But across North Carolina, six...