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Shredded French Dip Sandwiches

These hearty Crock-Pot French dip sandwiches from For the Children are an easy meal for any night of the...

Moments of Despair by David Silkenat

Read an excerpt from Moments of Despair, where writer David Silkenat explores the affects of suicide, divorce, and debt...

Lake Lure

The magnetic mountain town’s beauty pulls people in and then holds on.

In the Celtic Tradition

Inspired by the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, Trip Rogers and Tom Eure team up as the Thistledown Tinkers, producing...

Backseat Blues

All in all, my memories consist of a series of painful, embarrassing moments I almost wish I could forget.

The Town: Murphy

Although it is closer to the state capitals of five other states than it is to its own, the...

The Town: Manteo

The first settlement was lost. But in the 400 years since a colony vanished, just about everybody who’s moved...

The Grape: Yadkin Valley

As the first vines began to grow in the Yadkin Valley, few people believed European wine grapes would make...

The Grape: Duplin Winery

Using the thick-skinned muscadines that thrive in the heat of their eastern North Carolina homeland, one gritty family built...