More than a century ago, some called Statesville the liquor capital of the world. Then came Prohibition. Today, Southern Distilling Company is on a mission to prove that North Carolina spirits are more than just moonshine.
Out & About in Halifax County
On a trip to Halifax and Weldon in northeastern North Carolina, discover Revolutionary War history, splash and play in the Roanoke River, sip local spirits, and more.
Beyond Bluegrass in Wilkesboro
Sing a different tune in the foothills of the Brushy Mountains, where you’ll find hiking and mountain biking, apple orchards, famous festivals, and artisan craft trails.
Hidden Gems and Local Secrets: Welcome to the High Country
Just off the beaten path, you’ll find mountain scenery, shops, adventures, and restaurants worthy of being the main attraction.
6 Ways to Enjoy the Water in Halifax County
This summer, swim, fish, wake-surf, paddle, and explore the creeks, lakes, rivers, and rapids of Halifax County. Plus, a few favorite spots to grab a bite after your outdoor adventure.
Made in NC: Our Most Honorable Mentions of 2021
The 11 honorable mentions in our Made in NC Awards impressed our judges — and us! — with their incredible creativity, craftsmanship, and stories showcasing the best that North Carolina has to offer.
Made in NC: Our Most Honorable Mentions of 2020
From a sleek new take on a classic rocking chair to a stylish Blue Ridge Mountain scene in miniature, these incredible runners up are worthy of wonder.
Neighborhood: Winston-Salem’s West End
This neighborhood was designed in 1890 as a picturesque “streetcar suburb.” It feels much the same now as it did back then.
The ’Shine That Saved the Family Farm
Jeremy Norris is keeping his farm afloat by using an old family recipe to turn his corn into (legal) liquor.