Why would a band of performers traverse western North Carolina in a wagon? Because in entertainment, delivery matters.
It’s easy to take for granted the gifts of electric heat and light, but it wasn’t so long ago that much of our state lay in darkness. Our thanks to the linemen who faced — and continue to face — sleepless nights, dizzying heights, and the constant peril of electrocution to give us power through the simple act of flipping a switch.
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.