On a cold March day in 1781, a quiet backcountry farming community in Guilford County became the site of a pivotal battle in the American Revolution. Today, the bravery of the soldiers who fought for our country’s independence is honored with a powerful reenactment.
At the height of its success, Biltmore Industries’ woolen homespun had fans around the world. Yet its story is woven deeply into the fabric of Asheville.
The Lost Colony is one of our nation’s oldest and most fascinating mysteries. Long after its disappearance, groups of dedicated researchers are still pursuing the facts.
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.