In the ’60s, a professor and her students created a magazine for writers rooted in Southern soil.
North Carolina Should-Be Movie Posters
North Carolina’s history is filled with captivating characters: swashbuckling villains, legendary entrepreneurs, thrill-seeking explorers, great heroines. Which got us to thinking: Somebody ought to make a movie. Although these stories haven’t found their way to theaters (yet), here are a few of our casting picks for roles that suit the big screen.
A Place of Distinction: Woman’s College in Greensboro
Alice Irby’s academic journey symbolizes an era of liberation for thousands of like-minded women at Woman’s College in Greensboro.
A deep-sea diver trusted his instincts, moved to the bottom of a Blue Ridge valley, and launched a distillery. Now he's revolutionizing how whisky is made.
Tar Heel Town: Shelby
Music and barbecue share the stage in this Cleveland County town.
Dance All Night at the Asheville Ballroom
For dancers, numbers are second nature. On Friday nights at the Asheville Ballroom, the fun begins when one, two, three, four takes over.
How The Post Office Delivers Us The World
A mail carrier’s job is famously monotonous. But follow him — or her — around long enough, and understand the joy in a carrier’s day is bringing excitement to others.
The Cats at Burrus Market on Hatteras Island
Some things have been on Hatteras Island for a long time. Like Burrus Market, the oldest store on the island, and the cats that got here around the same time.
Topsail Beach Skating Rink
Lace up and step into a time machine, complete with 45-r.p.m. records and a disco ball.