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.
Lake Norman’s original purpose was to provide fresh water and flood control for the region. More than fifty years later, the lake has transformed into a statewide destination, and the story of what lies beneath its waters continues to fascinate.
The Troutman Chair factory outside of Statesville has made some of the best rockers anywhere since 1924 — long before becoming a Charlotte airport staple. And because little has changed, they’re better than ever.