Searching for proof in Rutherford County.
Old, forgotten farm buildings hold stories and beg to be explored.
The sound of change is in the air along the North Carolina Coast: The lively music coming out of a black resort community called Seabreeze attracts white audiences eager for something new.
By 1950, The war that defined the previous decade is just a painful memory. The boys have long since come home, and people are moving fast and optimistically toward a bright future.
An audience at a high school in Rocky Mount got an early preview of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s iconic words, “I have a dream.” A long-lost audiotape of that 1962 speech casts new light on the meaning of his famous phrase then — and now.
In the mid-20th century a Greensboro nightclub attracted national acts. Today, it’s the stuff of legend.
Winston-Salem’s first and only Moravian star maker Julius Lineback crafted a holiday tradition.
While the staff at the state Museum of History creates a new exhibit about our childhood obsessions, North Carolinians reflect on the kids they were, the adults they’ve become, and the toys that shaped them.