When the United States needed a power source for nuclear weapons research, it turned to the mountains of North Carolina. The only thing that stood in the government’s way: the people living there.
These two lake legends are almost too far-fetched to be true — almost.
When polio strikes children in the Piedmont, doctors, nurses, and volunteers rise to the occasion to build an emergency quarantine hospital.
In 1970, hippies took over Love Valley for a rock ’n‘ roll weekend.
It was root, root, root for whichever team could end the stalemate at this record-breaking game.
In July 1933, just months after the Tarboro pool opened, the town council hired an industrial refrigeration company to design and install a cooling unit for their new pool.
North Carolina remembers its most fearsome pirate — and one who tried his best, bless his heart.
At a rural crossroads in Halifax County, black farmers chart a new destiny for their families through the Tillery resettlement program.
What began as a would-be surfer’s dream more than a century ago has become a reality for wave riders up and down the North Carolina coast. It’s a history written on the water by generations of surfers with a shared passion.