In Duplin County, Westwater Country Ham dry cures an Eastern North Carolina classic.
Erin Weston left North Carolina wide-eyed with an art history degree and a dream of making it in the Big Apple. When her plans fell through, she returned to the Triangle to create luxury wreaths that decorate homes across the state — especially at Christmas.
The rituals and customs of holidays past often dictate how we celebrate Yuletides of the present — for better or worse.
Fraser firs may be the big tree on campus at lots across the state, but on Down East cut-your-own farms, cedar, cypress, and pine are the trees that growers vote most likely to succeed.
Small-town holiday parades impart memories that last a lifetime — from the sound of marching bands to the sight of beauty queens atop hot rods to the unexpected treat that distinguishes one spectacle from the other.
Each of our community colleges has a place on this quilt, a handmade tribute to learning.
In God’s Acre, a Moravian graveyard in Winston-Salem, status and race are not factors for burial sites. The church’s postmortem rituals decree that in death, we are all equal.
A collection of short stories reveals the charms and complications of everyday life.
Those little wooden boxes aren’t birdhouses — they’re libraries, and one may be coming to a street near you.