Archives

rural acad feat

The Rural Academy Theater

Why would a band of performers traverse western North Carolina in a wagon? Because in entertainment, delivery matters.
Continue reading »

love letter feature

A Love Letter to North Carolina

Drew Perry has a crush on North Carolina, and he doesn’t care who knows it. To illustrate his ode to the Old North State, we sent artist Suzanne Cabrera to paint the scenes of some of the writer’s favorite memories.
Continue reading »

civil war feature

Sisters of Mercy

Nuns from the North travel south to nurse the sick and comfort the dying.
Continue reading »

rtp feature

A Man, a Plan, a Park: Founding the Research Triangle Park

Archie Davis, who helped found the Research Triangle Park, recognized in North Carolinians a desire to learn, to look ahead, to lead. Today, his vision continues to guide our world-famous research park.
Continue reading »

halftime feature

Halftime Heros

Whether their team is winning or losing, marching bands at historically black colleges keep the fans on their feet.
Continue reading »

mascot feature

A Guide to North Carolina’s College Mascots

The only way we could get this motley crew of birds, beasts, and men to pose together was to illustrate them. But the rivalries between these Division I good luck charms are good-natured — we think.
Continue reading »

sat spirit feat

Saturday Spirit

Food and football give us a reason to gather. But the essence of tailgating is something deeper.
Continue reading »

1415OurState_contestad_V01

#MyGameFace Contest – Begins September 1

It’s time to show your team spirit. Take a photo of your game face and share it with us to win tickets to the Carolina Hurricane’s season opener.
Continue reading »

heritage feature

Furniture Moves Forward

A new generation of Broyhill is putting his own stamp on the furniture industry.
Continue reading »

textiles feature

Textiles Keep Spinning

An innovative recycled yarn brings hope to a recovering industry.

Continue reading »