In all aspects of North Carolina life, from faith and politics to pop culture and literature, iconic couples and their love have helped shape our state’s identity.
Livin’ on a Prayer at Gotham’s Deli
In Smithfield, a family has blessed North Carolina’s Coastal Plain with a welcoming New York-style deli.
I-95 Road Trip: The Story of Bright Leaf Hot Dogs
Red hot dogs? It’s a North Carolina thing. Our favorite franks are those fire-engine red Bright Leaf dogs made from a secret recipe at a sprawling factory in Smithfield.
I-95 Road Trip: 17 Can’t-Miss Stops
Travelers use I-95 to get to their destinations quickly. But scattered between Roanoke Rapids and Lumberton are plenty of reasons to take a break from the interstate.
Tapping a Beat: Double Barley Brewing in Smithfield
Bold beer, local food, and regional music have earned a loyal following at this Johnston County brewery.
Smithfield’s Hills of Snow Serves Summer by the Spoonful
It may be summer, but the weather forecast in Smithfield is calling for snow.
Bright Leaf Brand
In eastern N.C., we like our hot dogs red.