Dining

Snappy Lunch’s Famous Pork Chop Sandwich

It’s the only Mount Airy business ever mentioned during the eight-year run of The Andy Griffith Show. And it’s not only the show that endures. The celebrity-endorsed pork chop sandwich at Snappy Lunch has a storied résumé all its own.

Arts

American Tobacco Factory Revitalized

After falling into a state of disrepair, American Tobacco Factory has been revitalized as American Tobacco Campus, a center of culture in Durham.

Civil War Series

Sherman’s Final March

The Union lays waste to Fayetteville in its push through the Carolinas. (Volume 5, Part Two)

Arts

Imperial Tobacco Company Repurposed

A space that once housed Imperial Tobacco Company has transformed into a cultural center while still keeping many of its beautiful, original features.

February 2015

Quiz: Carolina Valentines

Countless dynamic duos have put love to the test on Tar Heel soil. Now love gets its chance to test you.

February 2015

Invisible Appalachia: Junaluska

Since before the Civil War, a historically African-American community has made its home at the edge of downtown Boone. It continues to this day: quiet, yet present, and persevering against the odds.

Arts & Culture

Scott Murkin is Asheboro’s Quilting King

Today’s quilts — and their creators — look a little different from what you might expect.