Peace in the Uwharries

On one joy-filled Sunday every August, a quiet church comes to life. There, descendants of two African American families celebrate a shared heritage that dates to a 19th-century Randolph County community rooted in faith and bound by family ties.

7 Scenic Drives to Take in the Piedmont

Spend a day driving on a beautiful North Carolina byway through rolling farmland and foothills, past vineyards and rock formations, and into a remote forest — and find out the best places to stop for food, fun, and stunning views along the way.