Arts & Culture


Mill Town Memories

Mill town residents have not forgotten what textile work, and the life they built around it, meant to them.

The Origin of a Symbol: The Scotch Bonnet

Selecting a seashell symbolic of North Carolina was not an easy task, but an even bigger challenge may be...

North Carolina Is The Good Road State

The story of how our roads went from muddy wagon trails to the largest state-maintained highway system in the...

North Carolina Moonshine Gets a Modern Twist

Today’s distillers represent the latest in a long and storied history of North Carolina whiskey makers. Using the same...

Picking Season at Holden Brothers Farm

At the Holden Brothers Farm Market in Shallotte, visitors pick two of our favorite red fruits: Strawberries in the...

An Illuminating Personality: Pyrotechnician Jeff Hale

With a playful love of fireworks and a meticulous process, pyrotechnician Jeff Hale creates magic in the sky with...

Thunder Road

The heart-racing, thrill-seeking, breathtaking story of North Carolina’s favorite roller coaster.

Beach Ball: The Morehead City Marlins

College baseball players from across the country come to small Southern towns like Morehead City for a taste of...

To Be Rather Than to Seem

Even though our state motto is Latin, nothing is lost in translation.