Each summer, families flock to an old-fashioned swimming hole on the South Yadkin River to watch a thousand tiny toy ducks hurtle through the rushes at Cooleemee Falls.
The Swimming Hole in Woodleaf
For centuries, this cool spot on the South Yadkin River has been the place to beat the heat.
Miller’s Restaurant: A Burger’s Best Friend
More than 60 years ago in Davie County, hamburger met pimento cheese. The rest is history.
The Invasion of the Underclad Undergrads
For a brief time in the 1970s, college students threw off their inhibitions — among other things — and ran free.
The Grape: Yadkin Valley
As the first vines began to grow in the Yadkin Valley, few people believed European wine grapes would make it in the clay loam of the foothills and Piedmont. A few pioneers took a chance, however, and a region’s farming heritage lives on.