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The Tobacco Wives

A girl finds her passion creating beautiful garments for elite local women. But in this fictional postwar tobacco town, the most glamorous echelon of society is not what it seems.

Jockey’s Ridge

There is no more recognizable natural feature on the Outer Banks than the largest living sand dune on the East Coast — but this coastal icon was almost lost to development in the 1970s.

90th Anniversary

Trunk Show

When the circus came to Louisburg in the early ’50s — proudly showing off its performers in a caravan through town — the elephants reigned on the parade.


Family Reunion

Catching Up in Cataloochee

A hundred years ago, families called this lush valley in Haywood County home. Today, their descendants return each August to celebrate their roots and reconnect with neighbors that could’ve been.

Where the Heart Is

Every year, alumni of the Masonic Home for Children at Oxford — the oldest orphanage in the state — return to Granville County to celebrate the place where they grew up.

Peace in the Uwharries

On one joy-filled Sunday every August, a quiet church comes to life. There, descendants of two African American families celebrate a shared heritage that dates to a 19th-century Randolph County community rooted in faith and bound by family ties.

We’ve Come This Far By Faith

For nearly two centuries, pilgrims have traveled from across the state to a 50-acre plot of land in Lincoln County for prayer and fellowship at what some say is the oldest camp meeting in the country.

Shall We Gather?

A Southern funeral brings us together in joy as well as sorrow, comforted by stories and memories, food and fellowship, laughter and tears — until we meet again.

The Power of Love in Denton

Over five days in Davidson County, ag enthusiasts show off antique tractors, combines, and mowers with pride. At the Southeast Old Threshers’ Reunion, memories of the farming life — and the beloved engines that have powered it — endure.