Teachers don’t simply educate out of duty. Teachers educate out of love.
by Alan Hodge
For many North Carolinians in the mid-20th century, these beloved local TV and radio personalities seemed like part of the family.
We Live Here
by Katie King
This historic Wake County community is growing quickly, but it’s still the quaint railroad town of the past.
MG3 Farms’ hand-built hydroponic greenhouse offers a warm place for plants to flourish during winter’s freeze.
A cidery in Ashe County is growing more than just heirloom apples: It’s cultivating a community.
by Kaia Findlay
A historic home in Craven County was hand-tailored to house a custom clothing shop, where you’ll find your perfect fit.
by Lynn Wells
It’s OK to cheat a little: Pick up a precooked rotisserie chicken to get a head start on these quick and tasty weeknight suppers.
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For five days each in the spring and fall, High Point is famously home to The High Point Market — a furniture extravaganza. Year-round, though, the city abounds with unexpected finds. Come, take a closer look.
The sound of change is in the air along the North Carolina Coast: The lively music coming out of a black resort community called Seabreeze attracts white audiences eager for something new.
Where to find the biggest, cheesiest, and sweetest biscuits in North Carolina.
by Belle Boggs
Everybody knows Ray Wheeler as “The Cornbread Man.” But it takes generations of family to keep a centuries-old gristmill going strong.
by Sean Flynn
In an unassuming strip mall in Cary, an internationally acclaimed French baker transforms a little yeast, flour, and salt into delicious perfection. And he wants you to learn to do it, too. Really.
by Ronni Lundy
Bread’s best friend isn’t butter (unless you’re talking about the apple kind). That honor belongs to seasonal fruit picked fresh and preserved in all its smashed, jammed, and jellied glory.
Taste a variety of chocolates, catch a show, take home an elegant blossom, and share time with someone special during this sweet month.
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In Ocean Isle Beach, a downsized space makes room for an upsized life.
A modern-day maritime village: At the mouth of the Neuse River, a cozy waterfront community unites around boating, architectural beauty — and “docktails.”
At one couple’s dream vacation home on Lake Pinehurst, stunning backyard views — and fun — are par for the course.
Choose your own adventure at this chic, historic loft in downtown Asheville.
Some of the most sought-after homes in Highlands aren’t new mansions with a view. Instead, they’re drafty old log cabins built by a man whose artistry has long outlived him.
We’ve rounded up 25 of the dreamiest places to retire, relocate, and relax from the mountains to the coast.