Two major movies filmed partly in North Carolina continue to excite fans years later.
Wake & Lake
Spend a postcard-perfect afternoon lounging on a dock or catching air behind a boat, and one question will surely cross your mind: How can I make lake life real life? Three generations of the Fields family have found the answer on Lake Gaston.
The 1940s: A Mighty Storm
A late summer hurricane slams the Outer Banks, leaving a path of destruction like nothing North Carolina’s coast has ever seen before.
From Elizabeth: The Perfect Scoop
Nothing lasts forever — not summer, not ice cream. All we can do is hold onto the memories.
The Round of Golf That Changed Greensboro
One afternoon in 1955, six black men played golf on a whites-only course. What happened next pushed Greensboro toward integration and turned a local dentist into a civil rights icon.
As the sun begins its leisurely dip into High Rock Lake, so do the lake dwellers of Lexington. On Thursday evenings, they tie their boats together for a floating block party.
When the United States needed a power source for nuclear weapons research, it turned to the mountains of North Carolina. The only thing that stood in the government’s way: the people living there.
The modest homes anchored in coves on Fontana Lake redefine what it means to live on the water. So when this singular community faced the real possibility of eviction, folks joined forces to keep afloat.
Modern Fish Camp
With his family’s new restaurant, Hello, Sailor, Chef Joe Kindred hopes to reclaim a cherished childhood on Lake Norman — one salt-and-pepper catfish and fried bologna sandwich at a time.