As North Carolina’s unofficial photographer, Hugh Morton captured memorable scenes from the mountains to the coast.
Homes for Bluebirds
Eastern bluebirds, once almost vanished from our state, thrive with the help of friendly (human) neighbors.
From her picking style to her unlikely path to fame, the folk music heroine from Carrboro always did things her own way.
The History of Tomato Clubs
The early roots of 4-H and home demonstration can be traced to tomatoes.
Farm-Fresh Cuisine: N.C. State Farmers Market
A trio of Raleigh restaurants on the grounds of the State Farmers Market offer entrees that are short on fancy but full of flavor.
Peak Pints: Beer in Western N.C.
Mountain breweries create beers that reflect their surroundings and the seasons.
Kinston’s Tiny Town
Housed in an unlikely place, a miniature train set-up matches the state’s landscape exactly.
An Eclectic Mix in Belhaven
This eastern town along the Pungo River catches an eclectic mix of travelers. Each one adds another line to the curious story of this place.
Traveling By Trail: The Mountains-to-Sea Trail
The Mountains-to-Sea Trail might not have the cachet of the Appalachian Trail, and is even partly theoretical, but for hikers looking for a more varied path, it’s right up their alley.