Christina Koch grew up in Jacksonville and went to school in the Triangle. She tells Our State how she made it to her current home, 254 miles above Earth.
Crystal Lake opened in 1925 and was a welcome reprieve from the summer heat — and only slightly dangerous.
In 1899, Erasmus Midgett saved 10 people from a shipwreck off the North Carolina coast — and started a family tradition.
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.