Jennette’s Pier has been built up and knocked down numerous times throughout the years, yet it steadfastly still stands today as a social hub for all on the Outer Banks.
Want a ring? A watch? A necklace? The Schiffman brothers will sell them to you. Want a chuckle? Try listening to the stories from a fourth-generation jewelry store that’s still doing some serious business.
Once a stagecoach stop, Washburn’s General Store in Rutherford County is where the locals eat lunch and orders come in from around the world, although some stuff just isn’t for sale.
This impressive list includes dozens of families, and their service shops, stores, factories, and farms that’ve made it to the third generation — and beyond.
Furniture-making is still a family tradition — and big business — throughout the state.
On centuries-old North Carolina farms, family history is as fertile as the soil.
When family ties are tested by military service, the Blue Star Mothers of North Carolina boost spirits and offer support to those overseas and close to home.
Briggs Hardware is entwined with the history of North Carolina’s capital city. Now, six generations in, the store is taking on new meaning, and a new challenge, in a familiar place.
More than 80 years ago, fierce winds whipped flames through the town of Wrightsville Beach, forever changing the look of this oceanside community.