An exhibit of photographs in Wilmington powerfully shows the not-too-distant past, and a city where people were segregated, but more similar than they realized.
The pilgrimage to a Pittsboro potter’s studio will change you. Step inside the kiln, tour the workshop, and leave with a new understanding of an old craft.
Carthage: where barbecue meets takeoffs, landings, and stories of skyborne bravery.
Like a message in a bottle, the notes inside the seaside mailbox at Bird Island contain the stories and secrets of those who seek a spiritual connection.
In 1890, tensions between native Ocracokers and marauding outsiders came to a head. At the center of the conflict? A small but valuable shellfish.
Moonshine once flowed through Wilkes, Davie, and Davidson counties, ferried by daring drivers in fast cars. Drive these narrow, winding roads for a taste of the area’s outlaw past.
Sure, there are faster ways to get where you’re going. But why pass up the opportunity to cross Hertford’s one-of-a-kind swing bridge?
An instrument that’s come to sound distinctly like the North Carolina mountains claims a long history in faraway lands.
Planted squarely between a river and an ocean, Wilmington’s relative isolation inspired a thriving artistic community.