Piedmont

Durham's Bakery District

Durham’s Bakery District

Where to find the city’s best breads, pies, and doughnuts.
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Jennifer Watlington

Sending a Message

When Jennifer Watlington couldn’t find greeting cards for veterans in her hometown, Reidsville, she created her own.
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Purple Heart

For Their Service and Sacrifice

Wounded veterans share a common bond. At dinners held across North Carolina honoring Purple Heart recipients, they share even more. They share their stories.
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Hunnicutts Biscuits

Memaw’s Biscuits at the N.C. State Fair

Forget those deep-fried sideshows, these scratch-made biscuits are the State Fair’s main attraction.
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Speedy's Barbecue

Speedy’s Barbecue

In Lexington, the city’s namesake-style barbecue — pork shoulder meat dipped in a tomato-based sauce — draws devotees to this former drive-in.
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Dorton Arena

The Big Chip

Every year thousands of people at the North Carolina State Fair walk by Dorton Arena, not realizing the building is one of the state’s most ambitious — and historically significant — pieces of architecture.
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Morrisville

Morrisville

Meet the people of one of North Carolina’s fastest-growing small towns.
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Ghost Tours

Ghost Walk by Lantern Light

Old South Tour Company’s iconic belle leads Southport visitors to smart and spooky haunts.
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Bucket Brothers

Music Deep Down

For two young brothers who got their start tapping rhythms on household items, music comes naturally.
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Andy Thompson

Coca-Cola’s Ghostpainter

Andy Thompson applies fresh coats of paint to fading murals around the state.
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