Did a black woman from Mooresville create the image of President Roosevelt on the dime? A search for the truth reveals the facts that matter, and the facts that don’t.
A trained engineer with a love of farming found his calling in rolling green hills and a herd of white, French cows.
How a soldier rescued a Burmese python from a dinner table during the Vietnam War and brought it back to North Carolina.
Some fourth-graders helped introduce a bill to designate the strawberry as North Carolina’s official state fruit. Then the adults got involved.
In the 1950s and ’60s, the Dare Coast Pirates Jamboree brought dancing, fish fries, and elaborate costumes to the Outer Banks each spring — until things got a little too rowdy.
In the creeks and rivers of the Coastal Plain, shad are harbingers of spring. For the folks in one tiny town, their annual Shad Festival also heralds a renewed spirit of resilience.
Tap Hopper Tours started as a way to help beer lovers explore Greensboro. Then, its founders discovered something that brewers really needed.