Cotton by Zach Frailey

National Poetry Month

In honor of this wordsmith’s holiday, here are a list of events you should attend this month.
Continue reading »

Arts & Culture


One Bead at a Time

At 80 years old, Eric Ennis creates artwork on fine fabrics with skills he’s practiced for decades.
Continue reading »

Margo MacIntyre Coker Arboretum

From This Seat

Inside Coker Arboretum in Chapel Hill, you can observe native plants sharing soil with plants from around the world.
Continue reading »

Virginia Creeper

Virginia Creeper

One, two, three, four, five — allow this plant to thrive.
Continue reading »

Mill Worker Statue Carboro's Carr Mill Mall

Lyrical North Carolina

The splendor of this state has nurtured many poets and encouraged them to put pen to paper. The richness of that tradition inspires one such writer to take note.
Continue reading »

A Case for Solomon

A Case for Solomon by Tal McThenia and Margaret Dunbar Cutright

In this story based on real-life events, two families fight to prove the identity of a missing boy.
Continue reading »

david childers 700 web

The Music of David Childers

Web Exclusive: Bob Crawford, bassist for The Avett Brothers, and David Childers talk about making music in this mini-documentary.
Continue reading »

aaron burdett - web 700

Aaron Burdett: Carolina Songs Winner

Presenting the winner of Our State’s first-ever singer/songwriter competition – Aaron Burdett.
Continue reading »


Winter Beauty in the Landscape

If you know a few tricks, winter gardens can be just as exciting as a garden full of tulips.
Continue reading »

gardening for newsletter

15 Tips for a Beautiful Garden

Don’t miss Toby’s tips and advice on maintaining your garden.
Continue reading »

raised bed garden

Raised-Bed Gardens Increase Yields

Start planning or building your raised beds now to enjoy this planting season.
Continue reading »