North Carolina is a state of many peculiarities that make you scratch your head and trail off into hard thought. Why is there a bump in NC/Va border? Why isn’t Wake Forest University located in the town of Wake Forest? “The Curious Carolinian” explores NC topics you’ve always wondered about but never had answers for.
Western North Carolina is at its most stunning when autumn arrives and the leaves burst into color. Before you head out leaf-peeping this fall, check in weekly to see what colors our experts are seeing at 22 of our favorite mountain spots.
We’ve picked a bushel of North Carolina apples in every form — from pies to pottery to cider — to enjoy from the first perfect, blue-sky day of October through chilly Halloween. That’s one for each day of the month!