Nature

Venus Flytrap, Native to Green Swamp

The delicate plant may be deadly to some insects, but its future is so imperiled that collecting the herbaceous hunter in the wild is a felony in North Carolina.

Nature

Nature Essay: Meet Sassafras

Get acquainted with the scent, flavor, and legend of the shrub that thinks it’s a tree.

Arts

Capturing Carolina on a Canvas

A North Carolina artist — and acclaimed author — invites us to join him to paint his favorite scene, en plein air.

Life

Photo Essay: Collecting Carolina

We North Carolinians are seekers of sentiments and preservers of the past, and the Liberty Antiques Festival makes sure we find those treasures.

Nature

Ramblin’ Man: Where Beginning Meets End

The fall line between the Piedmont and Coastal Plain is a geologic marvel that has shaped the lives of North Carolinians for centuries. So why has it been relegated to trivia question status?