At the height of its success, Biltmore Industries’ woolen homespun had fans around the world. Yet its story is woven deeply into the fabric of Asheville.
Sometimes, discovery awaits in the most unexpected places — like a shopping-center storefront in Kernersville.
From Dixie Cups to heirloom china, Crock-Pot to pot roast: In the South, the distinction between supper and dinner dictates when, where, and what we eat.
Our senior writer/editor put more than 8,000 miles on his car on trips around North Carolina last year. Here are eight curious sights he found on the way to somewhere else.
Editor in Chief Elizabeth Hudson writes about her mother’s love of working with her hands — crocheting, embroidering, and cross-stitching memories to last a lifetime.
The Lost Colony is one of our nation’s oldest and most fascinating mysteries. Long after its disappearance, groups of dedicated researchers are still pursuing the facts.
North Carolina is known for its higher education, a legacy that was cemented with the laying of the first brick at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
On Ocracoke Island, where old-timers claim kin from Blackbeard’s day, a new community is taking shape. The two cultures may not speak the same native language, but they understand that the best way to weather change is together.
In Cary, a special club caters to people who are new in town and looking for friends — but it never kicks them out. No matter how long they’ve lived here.