The Fox Squirrel is Both Exotic and Familiar

Eastern fox squirrels may be related to the critter at your feeder, but a Technicolor fur coat distinguishes them from their suburban kin.


Team Physician Tim Taft Helps UNC Football Program Go Long

You won’t find him on any team roster, but Dr. Tim Taft has been a fixture of UNC football for decades as medical pioneer who helps players heal better and faster.


Snip, Clip, Curl: Remembering The Classic Barbershop

Once mainstays of Main Street, barbershops and beauty parlors still exist, if you know where to look. Remember the gossip, those giant hair dryers,
and that unmistakable scent? Take a seat, and be taken back.


Traveling Musical Trails

The Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina preserves the songs and sounds of the western part of our state.


Family Ties: February Book Picks

From Fred Chappell’s humorous look at the life of a boy growing up in the 1940s, to Wiley Cash’s harrowing tale of a father who will do anything to keep his children safe and by his side, four novels speak to the importance of family, and the trials of coming of age.


Making Amends With Our Red Fox

Sly? Yes. Reclusive? Definitely. But a carpetbagger? Hardly.