Mildred the Bear loved Fig Newtons, orange soda, and long walks with her best friend Hugh Morton.
Whether they’re public or private, colleges or elementary schools, North Carolina’s educational institutions are some of the most noteworthy in the country.
A group of black women in Winston-Salem takes a stand to demand better wages and safer working conditions. The movement they start grows into a short-lived, but effective, labor union.
Ocracoke Island’s Boy Scout Troop 290 was the first — and only — mounted Boy Scout troop in the country.
When it comes to college basketball, minor league baseball, and professional football, North Carolina’s athletic achievements are well-known. Now, it’s time to serve up another side of our state’s sporting history — tennis.
A late summer hurricane slams the Outer Banks, leaving a path of destruction like nothing North Carolina’s coast has ever seen before.
One afternoon in 1955, six black men played golf on a whites-only course. What happened next pushed Greensboro toward integration and turned a local dentist into a civil rights icon.
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.