Tombstones at Greenwood Cemetery in New Bern

Hallowed Grounds

Beneath canopies of Spanish moss or wide-open skies, our ancestors rest peacefully, their graves marked by ornate monuments, worn stone markers, or sometimes nothing at all. In cemeteries across the state, we honor those who came before us.

The Cherokee Way

In a land that has remained mostly unchanged for thousands of years, Cherokee culture continues to evolve. With renewed energy, citizens of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are shaping their own narrative.

Joy Rides

Across North Carolina — in neighborhoods and on city streets, along beaches and through mountain forests — cyclists of every skill level find plenty of places to pedal.

Fruit Full

From our fertile soils bursts a colorful bounty. With hard work and a tender touch, farmers across the state provide us with the sweet taste of summer.

Plant Joy

Members of garden clubs across the state know that the secret to a beautiful backyard is hard work, patience, and a passion for plants.