One of Wake Forest’s most successful football coaches is remembered for winning — and for his colorful personality.
Crystal Lake opened in 1925 and was a welcome reprieve from the summer heat — and only slightly dangerous.
The state’s first educational TV station delivers wisdom over the airwaves, from the classroom to viewers’ living rooms.
As the racism of the Jim Crow era comes to a head, the push for equality gains momentum. In North Carolina and across the South, the seeds of the civil rights movement take root.
In 1899, Erasmus Midgett saved 10 people from a shipwreck off the North Carolina coast — and started a family tradition.
Amid the rise of autos and airplanes, a Wilmington-based railroad company struggles to hold on, supported by passionate advocates until the last passenger train leaves the station.
How a soldier rescued a Burmese python from a dinner table during the Vietnam War and brought it back to North Carolina.
Kannapolis native Dale Earnhardt turned his racing talent into the stuff of legend.
High Point Market attracts furniture makers from around the world. But there’s a lot of local pride there, too. Every year, Conover-based LEE Industries connects local artisans, dealers, and retailers to celebrate furnishings that are proudly made here in North Carolina.