Before he was the greatest of all time, Michael Jordan was an athletic kid from Wilmington. In 1981, he heads to Chapel Hill to hone the skills and competitive spirit that launch him to superstardom.
The 1980s: The Decade of Local Heroes
After a period of radical change, North Carolinians enter the 1980s with renewed energy and optimism. The time is right for men and women of passion and talent to step up and make their mark on our state.
Oh, the Places We’ve Been
When a writer’s oldest daughter heads to college, a flood of memories from their travels around North Carolina causes him to reflect — and to write a letter so they’ll never forget.
The State of North Carolina’s HBCUs
For 155 years, our state’s historically Black colleges and universities have produced activists, scientists, educators, and artists. From the Greensboro Four at NC A&T State University, who advanced a civil rights movement, to NC Central University alumnus André Leon Talley, a former Vogue editor, some of the nation’s brightest leaders have been molded in North Carolina.
A Guide to College Town Breweries Across North Carolina
There’s no shortage of wonderful things to be found in autumn, but one of the best is the return of college football. With the season reaching full-swing, you might be heading back to your alma mater to catch a game, see old friends, or wax nostalgic for years gone by. Here’s a list of some of the best college town breweries our state has to offer.