North Carolina’s state symbols make up a one-of-a-kind collection that tells our story. They include our native plants, the art we create, the crops we grow, and so much more.
Black History Month in North Carolina
Seven sites, sounds, and Black-owned businesses to explore in February.
Love Where You Live
Across North Carolina, expressions of love in red, pink, and rainbow — the colors of passion and unity — are everywhere.
8 Grown-Up North Carolina Field Trips
Maybe it’s been years since you last solved an algebra equation or wrote an essay, but learning never stops, no matter your age. Expand your knowledge on a “field trip” to these eight destinations across the state. And don’t worry — you won’t be graded!
Spinning Wheels at Wilson’s Whirligig Park
In North Carolina’s Coastal Plain, city skylines don’t require tall buildings — just revolving pieces of scrap metal and an otherworldly imagination.
7 Eastern Spots for Biscuits, Baked Goods, and Breakfast
A few favorite reasons to head out east: glazed croissants, fluffy doughnuts, and cheese biscuits.
A Tobacco Town Transformed: Wilson
A former tobacco salesman watches over the evolution of his family’s old marketplace into a modern living complex.
In a town once defined by trains and tobacco, the community honors both through colorful public spaces downtown.
Meet the Biscuit Women at Flo’s Kitchen in Wilson
For more than two decades, hungry folks from Wilson and beyond have started their day with a hearty breakfast from the drive-through at Flo’s Kitchen.