A seafood processing company — and its modest restaurant nearby — has been a family-owned mainstay in Beaufort County for more than half a century. Folks don’t come here for fancy cocktails or waterfront views — they come for the catch of the day and the friendly small-town feel.
Beyond Biscuits in New Bern
For the owner of The Country Biscuit, welcoming diners is the fulfillment of a decades-long dream. And diners’ dreams come true when they try the glazed biscuit doughnut holes.
The Recipe Keeper of Eastern North Carolina
In Lenoir County, one woman has made it her life’s work to rescue the region’s rich food traditions from obscurity — including some of her own family’s recipes.
Beaufort’s Eden by the Sea
The stately Queen Anne on Queen Street is more than just a bed and breakfast. It’s a garden paradise where visitors forge lasting friendships — sometimes with the innkeepers themselves.
A Neighborhood Awakening in New Bern
Five years ago, a couple moved to New Bern with a vision: open a coffee shop and change one little corner of the world.
The Gentle Giant from Swannanoa
Ernest Grant is exploding stereotypes in the medical world, not only as the first Black man to serve as president of the American Nursing Association — but also as the first man, period.
Herds of steel horses and other beasts — with tails, manes, trunks, and humps of silver and rust — have overtaken the sidewalks and vacant lots in Greenville.
The Artist Painting Portraits of Greatness in Greenville
Richard D. Wilson Jr. creates glimpses of the past to help children see better futures for themselves.