Over the past 100 years, North Carolina authors — scholars and chefs, photographers and naturalists — have found a place to celebrate their communities and tell their stories at UNC Press. These are the titles that helped shape the people’s press.
100 Years of the People’s Press
The University of North Carolina Press began in 1922 with a mission to publish books that help people understand the South. One century and thousands of publications later, it’s still educating, engaging, and inspiring readers.
The 1980s: Michael Jordan Changes the Game
Before he was the greatest of all time, Michael Jordan was an athletic kid from Wilmington. In 1981, he heads to Chapel Hill to hone the skills and competitive spirit that launch him to superstardom.
Love Where You Live
Across North Carolina, expressions of love in red, pink, and rainbow — the colors of passion and unity — are everywhere.
Torry and Terrence Holt grew up playing football in Gibsonville. Within a few short years, they were stars in the NFL. Today, they spend the holidays together with family and friends in Raleigh, looking back on lives lived with integrity.
The Dreams That Linger
A century has passed since Latta University closed its doors, and generations have come and gone from the Raleigh neighborhood where it once stood. In North Carolina, history is all around us — even when evidence of the past has all but vanished.
“The Greatest Homecoming on Earth” at NC A&T
You don’t just walk into “The Greatest Homecoming on Earth” at North Carolina A&T State University. You step into it. You glide and you dance and you bring your best game.
A Guide to College Town Breweries Across North Carolina
There’s no shortage of wonderful things to be found in autumn, but one of the best is the return of college football. With the season reaching full-swing, you might be heading back to your alma mater to catch a game, see old friends, or wax nostalgic for years gone by. Here’s a list of some of the best college town breweries our state has to offer.
For a Chapel Hill Native, Being a Tar Heel is Timeless
The mother of all college towns has an allure that lasts, no matter how many years — or miles — go by.