A retired city planner finds his calling photographing the barns and historic homes of Edgecombe County. His images preserve a fading landscape while helping us see it anew.
Ramblin’ Man: The Stream Less Traveled
Paddling down Swift Creek affords peerless views of flora and fauna — and multiple opportunities to carry your canoe over fallen trees.
Blackbeard’s BBQ & C-Food
Those in search of tasty treasure can find it hidden in the heart of eastern North Carolina’s barbecue belt.
Tarboro Tradition: Coolmore Plantation
Coolmore Plantation is both a mansion and a museum. But to Joe Spiers, who lives here with his wife, Janet, it is both a connection to his family’s history and a structure that symbolizes his own endurance and strength.
Fine Wine and World-Class Cuisine at On the Square in Tarboro
In an old building in a small town, a world-class culinary husband-and-wife team’s thriving restaurant with fine wine proves that Tarboro has a taste for quality.
Follow the Sound: African American Music Trail
Musical treasures dating back to segregation are there to be discovered in the far-reaching corners of eastern North Carolina. The newly conceived African American Music Trail will help you remember them.