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.
North Carolina’s longest footpath runs 1,175 miles, from Clingmans Dome to the Outer Banks. Here are nine spots along the way that you need to see.
In 1958, a group of college students in Greensboro built a modern home from scratch.
For more than 40 years, the Mountains-to-Sea Trail has stretched nearly 1,200 miles across North Carolina. But for the passionate advocates who work to move the path off of roadways and into woods and fields — a fraction of a mile at a time — improving the trail is an ongoing journey.
Searching for proof in Rutherford County.
An audience at a high school in Rocky Mount got an early preview of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s iconic words, “I have a dream.” A long-lost audiotape of that 1962 speech casts new light on the meaning of his famous phrase then — and now.
In the mid-20th century a Greensboro nightclub attracted national acts. Today, it’s the stuff of legend.