Illustration of Shad Fish and a number 1 trophy

Best in Shad

When a beloved catch returns to North Carolina’s fresh waters to spawn, residents of a Pitt County town set their sights — and lines — on an annual spring celebration.

B’s Barbecue

There are no telephones or take-out menus at B's. What there is, though, is plenty of whole-hog barbecue, cooked to tender perfection.