With a talent — and a repertoire — that spans opera to gospel, bluegrass to blues, a native songbird cherishes her North Carolina identity as she hits the big gigs, and the big time.
Just as his career as an award-winning journalist was taking off, cancer threatened to take it all away.
Solitude and prayer, historic tradition and modern education, blend beautifully at a campus where monks and students practice the habit of doing good.
No one alive or dead has walked more steps on Pinehurst’s courses than caddie Willie McRae. He has carried bags for presidents and billionaires and celebrity athletes, and he’s learned a lot about golf and human nature.
A Nash County orphan at 8, a widow in her 30s, Ann Bailey decided early on that hard work was the best remedy for hardship. With unflagging determination and the help of her family, she built a sparkling empire from scratch.
Records — you know, the big, round, black discs that introduced you to Nat King Cole and Kenny Rogers and The Beatles — are still spinning at Charlotte’s Lunchbox Records.
Food and football give us a reason to gather. But the essence of tailgating is something deeper.
Americans love Old Glory. We proudly wave it, pledge our allegiance to it, and honor it as often as possible. But no one loves our flag more than John Andringa.
When it came time to pick a state dog, the Plott family knew there was only one canine in the hunt.