After sitting empty for more than 20 years, a 19th-century home in Craven County was restored by a couple who kept poignant reminders of its storied past in place.
Book Review: Carolina Built
A formerly enslaved Edenton woman became a real estate mogul, breaking barriers and making a name for herself in North Carolina history. A modern-day novelist shares her story.
Remembering Philip Gerard
On November 7, 2022, our friend and longtime writer Philip Gerard passed away unexpectedly. In every story that he wrote for us, he helped us understand a little bit more about what it means to be a North Carolinian.
Let There Be Peace
During the Civil War, Christmas became a season of longing for soldiers and their loved ones waiting at home.
The Unshakable Sisters of New Bern
For most of the Civil War, three sisters lived on the third floor of their New Bern house, refusing to cross paths with the Union troops occupying the property.
Safe Passage on the Intracoastal Waterway
Commercial and recreational vessels cruise a watery highway of natural and dredged channels, with one face toward the land and the other toward the ocean.
The Sound of Old Salem
For 250 years, music has filled the cobblestone streets of the Old Salem historic district in Winston-Salem. This summer, the band that’s played everything from Moravian hymns and polkas to rock ’n’ roll covers celebrates its historic milestone with their community.
Quiz: The Most Wonderful Time
At these holiday events across North Carolina, our hearts will be glowing and we’ll be of good cheer. After all, it is — well, you know.
Tales from the Archives at Shaw University
Shaw University in Raleigh set the template for historically Black colleges and universities across the South — and helped establish the nation’s largest HBCU, North Carolina A&T State University.