Sarah Perry

Perry is a senior editor at Pace Communications. Her stories have appeared in Spirit Magazine, Our State, The Washington Post, The Dallas Morning News, and The New Individualist Magazine . She is graduate of Morehead State University and the University of North Texas.

Eastern

The Simplest Flying Machine

John Harris learned to fly in the 1970s with a piece of nylon. And still today, whether he’s holding a kite string in his hands on the Nags Head beach or strapping a hang glider to his back on Jockey’s Ridge, he enjoys knowing that the only thing keeping the contraption aloft is the breeze beneath him.

Uncategorized

The Dixie Diva Interview

Listen to excerpts of associate editor Sarah Perry’s interview with Victoria Livengood.

Dining

North Carolina Roadside Eats

Take our favorite roadside diners, drive-ins, and dairy bars featured in our March 2013 issue on the road with you with this downloadable checklist.

Central

Pittsboro

In a town where everyone seems to have big ideas, the success of a local currency shows the value in working together to make them happen.

Eastern

Where Sand Meets Sky: Jockey’s Ridge

The Outer Banks’ Jockey’s Ridge, the East Coast’s largest sand dune, is a force of nature that never stops changing and never ceases to envelop those in its path.

Western

How One Hickory Man Preserved an 1800s Ghost Town

We remember who came before us and what they did and where they lived. We respect our past, and we preserve it. We recognize those who spend their time restoring our heritage. In Hickory, a man builds a village.

September 2012

The Power of Gertrude

She befriended presidents and first ladies, traveled the world, and led the campaign to reconstruct Tryon Palace. She was Gertrude S. Carraway. In 20th-century North Carolina, she created her legacy.

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