Seagrove: Crafting North Carolina Traditions
Come to the Clay
Photography by Stacey Haines and Whitebox Weddings
Set within a 15-mile radius that includes Randolph, Moore, and Montgomery counties, America’s largest community of working potters heeds a calling to the land.
Art in the Valley by Diane Silcox-Jarrett
Stecoah’s roots run deep in an 83-year-old school-turned-arts center.
Love Story by Allison Perkins
One woman’s passion for the stage continues to shape Cape Fear Regional Theatre into a community gem that nurtures talent and engages audiences.
Banking on Art by Molly Harrison
Tyrrell County Artist Tom Kilian has a simple vision: For Inner Banks artists to make a living where they live.
Everybody’s Art by Janet C. Pittard
Everybody’s a critic. And rightfully so, if you’re talking about public art. It belongs to you.
Creative Comeback by Jeri Rowe
In Montgomery County, STARworks is building the framework to support central North Carolina’s creative comeback.
Welcome to Our State
Time Traveling in Seagrove by Elizabeth Hudson
Our State Quiz
North Carolina Patriots by Alan Hodge
North Carolinians were in the thick of the political and military struggle for our nation’s independence. Pledge allegiance to the correct answers to this month’s quiz on Tar Heel patriots.
Tar Heel Treasures
Special Invite by Kathy Grant Westbrook
Native North Carolinians Ava Lavinia Gardner and James Baxter Hunt Jr. made names for themselves in very different ways.
Tar Heel Literature
The Order of Things by Lynne Hinton
A Son of the Game: A Story of Golf, Going Home, and Sharing Life’s Lessons by James Dodson
Watering the Sahara: Recollections of Paul Green from 1894 to 1937 by James R. Spence
Winston-Salem Revisited, Then and Now by Molly Grogan Rawls
Vintage Outer Banks: Shifting Sands and Bygone Beaches by Sarah Downing
The Big Fun Guide to Tar Heel Country by Erin Donoghue
Tar Heel Humor
In Praise of the Arts by Daniel Wallace
Tar Heel Towns
Hertford by Molly Harrison
Colonial history, a beautiful river, and friendly people tie together this town in northeastern North Carolina.
Tar Heel History
The Art of Talk by Chrys Bullard
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill aims to create a portrait of North Carolina and the South through oral histories of leaders and everyday folk.
Tar Heel People
Through the Lens by Jimmy Tomlin
Photographer Max Tharpe changed lives just by capturing the world the way he saw it.
Natural Impressions by Lori K. Tate
Black Mountain artist Jay Pfeil leaves her mark on the world with beautiful prints of local plants.
Tar Heel Gardening
On the Right Path by L.A. Jackson
Boost your garden’s appeal with five different path materials.
Tar Heel Tastes
Sugar Rush by Kathy Grant Westbrook
Britt’s Donut Shop keeps the line out the door for glazed donuts on the boardwalk of Carolina Beach.
Sweet Corn by Charlotte Fekete
As the first ears come down from the stalk, consider these fresh ways to prepare nature’s gold.
Tar Heel Images
Recycled Smile by Jimmy Vazquez of Sylva
Old frying pans and retired snow chains find new life in a Jackson County homeowner’s creative expression.