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.
Winter winds uncover a trove of arrowheads in the Hardaway archaeological site from North Carolina’s earliest residents.
A Winston-Salem bus company — at one point the largest black-owned transportation company in the world — became a community touchstone whose story lives on today.
As North Carolina’s unofficial photographer, Hugh Morton captured memorable scenes from the mountains to the coast.
An exhibit of photographs in Wilmington powerfully shows the not-too-distant past, and a city where people were segregated, but more similar than they realized.
In Henderson County, volunteer sleuths are trying to identify some 75,000 photographs spanning a century of everyday life in western 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.
For more than half a century, a photographer from Lexington documented the lives of local people, collecting ordinary moments to create an extraordinary legacy.
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.