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.
At the ceremony where North Carolinians become Americans, the tears are joyful, the smiles are wide, and the journey is only beginning.
Our trees may still be stripped, our fields and farms still frozen, but take heart: Our landscape shimmers beneath the radiance of a full Carolina moon.
Winter winds uncover a trove of arrowheads in the Hardaway archaeological site from North Carolina’s earliest residents.