In a time when it's hard to come together, our editor in chief finds comfort in the printed word.
The Masters and the Man from Morganton
In 1954, Billy Joe Patton, an amateur golfer from North Carolina, qualified for the sport's most storied tournament. He almost won.
Meet the Maker: Joanne Blough
With the help of her trusty loom, Joanne Blough weaves thread into beautiful accessories in Morganton.
Iron & Artistry
In a shop outside of Morganton, a modern blacksmith and his wife turn elemental materials — metal and wood — into elegant works that can be found all over town, and beyond.
The Heart of Morganton
Merchants and their regulars in this Burke County town have banded together like family, uplifting and reinventing a community rich in nature, compassion, and creativity.
From Elizabeth Hudson: The Bigger Picture
Our editor in chief marvels at the awe-inspiring landscape of Linville Gorge as she climbs Shortoff Mountain.
4 Buffet Restaurants Serving Up Sunday Supper
You get what you get and you don’t fuss a bit. That’s the golden rule at a home-cooked Sunday supper. But at a buffet, the meal is all about choice — turnip or mustard greens? Fried chicken or ham? Mac ’n’ cheese or macaroni salad? — even if you choose a little of everything. These four restaurants know that on Sunday, a full plate is a full heart.
What drink pairs best with a North Carolina spring? “Plow-to-pint” craft beer made with fresh, local ingredients! Check out some of the seasonal offerings from five craft breweries across the state.
This Weekend in North Carolina: July 20-22
Your curated guide to events happening across the state this weekend, from the mountains to the coast.