Bluegrass and country music played prominent roles in this Foothills city’s past. Now, thanks to two legendary native sons, the signature sounds are taking center stage in its future.
Rocky Mount’s shuttered textile mill is once again open for business — only this time for suds, not duds. Can craft brewing power this river town?
Let the artistic spirit of this Ashe County town draw you in and wrap you up.
Jamie and Sara Jane Davis are young now, but they plan to grow old working their land in the North Carolina foothills.
After the death of her husband, Frances Huber reinvented their farm, and her life.
High in Ashe County, Ron and Suzanne Joyner are bringing back hundreds of varieties of forgotten fruit.
Here, scrap metal becomes fanciful whirligigs, and tobacco leaves — once the foundation of this eastern North Carolina city — become functional artwork.
A former hunting lodge at Lake Mattamuskeet symbolizes Hyde County’s heyday — and maybe its future.
Charlotte’s radio powerhouse, WBT, has come a long way from its chicken-coop roots. Today, it remains a reliable companion for loyal listeners.