History

A Look Back at the Coldest Day Ever in North Carolina

Record-breaking temperatures swept across much of the eastern United States in the winter of 1985, but nowhere was quite as frigid as Mount Mitchell.

History

Photographer H. Lee Waters Focused on the Familiar

For more than half a century, a photographer from Lexington documented the lives of local people, collecting ordinary moments to create an extraordinary legacy.

History

Revisiting North Carolina’s Ties to the Miracle on Hudson

Eight years after the emergency landing of US Airways Flight 1549 on New York’s Hudson River, a Charlotte passenger reflects on the events of January 15, 2009 and how the “miracle” is sealed in North Carolina’s aviation history.

History

Ramblin’ Man: Uncovering a Temporary Treasure

Finding a buried Native American artifact in the Cape Fear River brings history home — but not for long.