A craftsman in Asheville combines music, art, and history to give cigar boxes unexpected new life.
Before he learned to play fiddle, the South’s most famous fiddler learned to play guitar. Charlie Daniels has never forgotten that moment, or the friend who taught him.
Because having two official state berries — the blueberry and the strawberry — means plenty of opportunities for hands-on experience.
“Only when it was gone did we realize what was lost.”
In the ’60s and ’70s, Williams Lake and Lake Artesia became weekend hotspots for teens looking to put on their shagging shoes and let loose.
Every generation makes its own beach memories. Summer in the ’60s was seafood and station wagons, bathing suits and board games. We didn’t realize then what those long, bright days would mean to us now – sunburns and all.
Sedan-size maps of centuries past weren’t as convenient as our smartphones’ GPS, but without them, we would have been lost.
David Childers performs in the Our State library.
Where the Catawba River flows through Lincoln and Catawba counties, an ancient art form thrives.