A literary tour of Durham’s Hayti district uncovers the creative expression of dozens of African-American authors during the Jim Crow era.
Growing Hollyhocks, An Old-Fashioned Favorite
A North Carolina classic, hollyhocks add height, color, and drama to your garden.
Regularly mistaken for a bakery, Mother Murphy’s in Greensboro has been churning out delicious and intriguing aromas for more than half a century.
Textiles to Technology
A scientific facility unlike anything else in the world, the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis masterminds a new future for the former mill town.
Meet Bus Hubbard, The Tree Surgeon at UNC Chapel Hill
For more than 50 years, Bus Hubbard has helped shape the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, branch by branch.
History Lessons from Stokes County teacher Eric Marshall
Stokes County teacher Eric Marshall takes his fifth graders into battle and proves that history doesn’t have to be dull.
Graham Flour Mill Remains as Revolutionary War Vestige
Under layers of flour dust lies the tumultuous history of Lindley’s Mill, which stood as an impartial witness to the struggle for American independence that divided many North Carolina families.
One man’s hobby grew into a haven for serious music collectors and a bright spot for many who just want to plug into their past.
A Literary Community: Purple Crow Books
Owner Sharon Wheeler has reason to believe in Purple Crow Books’ success. She opened the store in a town populated by acclaimed writers and devoted readers.