Across the state, tiny feet are on the move: North Carolina is alive with amphibian activity this time of year. On a rainy night, you just might spot a salamander scurrying toward its ancestral breeding pool.
When the South Freezes Over: Historic Winter Storms
Everything grinds to a halt when Mother Nature dumps snow and ice on North Carolina. Still, there’s something special about seeing glistening ice or a bright mound of snow piled high where it doesn’t seem to belong.
The 1960s: In the Spirit of Service
The Cherokee Boys Club transforms the lives of its members — and the community — with help from its manager. Although not a Cherokee by blood, his devotion earns him honorary status in the tribe.
A Little Bit of Asia in Appalachia
What’s it like to live in the most meditative homes in the North Carolina mountains? Come inside.
Papertown Proud in Canton
The rebirth of Canton has been different from that of other small mountain towns: While some have reinvented themselves as tourist destinations, Canton is focused on nurturing a close-knit community.
Quiz: How Much Do You Know About the Blue Ridge Parkway?
Nothing showcases our hazy mountains and fall foliage quite like this legendary road.
One of the Southernmost Maple Syrup Farmers
In Ashe County, a farming family transforms sap into sweet Appalachian maple syrup — and has turned threatened woodlands into a protected forest for future generations.