No place in North Carolina stirs the imagination quite like the Outer Banks. Remote, untamed, and mystifying, our state’s stretch of barrier islands is rich with lore that’s been preserved through generations.
In 1969, something strange happened in Halifax County: Millions of birds darkened the skies over Scotland Neck, descended on the town — and stayed.
Getting to Portsmouth Island from Ocracoke has never been easy, but one family has made it possible for the past 40 years. Will the next generation continue the tradition? Time will tell.
One man’s refusal to watch the demise of a historic local landmark resulted in the restoration of a clapboard jewel in Pitt County’s crown.
Generations of women have crossed the threshold of Keystone Camp in Brevard. This year, the oldest private summer camp in the Southeast marks its centennial.
It’s long been believed that the American flag left on the moon in 1969 was woven in a small Foothills town. Yet as time goes on, a mystery deepens.
It’s long been closed, but if you walk by the familiar storefront in downtown Greensboro, memories of the pharmacy’s beloved soda fountain come flooding back.
Why a 300-pound soda dispenser holds an exalted place at the Pinehurst library.
For decades, thousands have gathered at Grandfather Mountain to lift their hearts and voices.