The Man and Plan Behind
Research Triangle Park

Archie Davis, who helped found the Research Triangle Park, recognized in North Carolinians a desire to learn, to look ahead, to lead. Today, his vision continues to guide our world-famous research park.


At HBCUs, Band Members Are Halftime Heros

Whether their team is winning or losing, marching bands at historically black colleges keep the fans on their feet.


A Guide to North Carolina’s College Mascots

The only way we could get this motley crew of birds, beasts, and men to pose together was to illustrate them. But the rivalries between these Division I good luck charms are good-natured — we think.


The Story of the Tobacco Industry in
North Carolina

Fifty years ago, the landmark surgeon general’s report on smoking and health shook the tobacco industry in North Carolina. Today, farmers and their fields are turning over new leaves.


Carolina Collectors

These three collectors have something in common: they all turned to Jon Lambert to help uncover the value of their favorite items.