The Real Jugtown

Three towns claim the Jugtown title.


Carolina Camera

A legendary show returns to television.


Mother Earth Brewing

A Kinston brewery makes a new statement in an old space.


Pully’s Barbecue

For 40 years, a local restaurant served Kinston’s working community.

Civil War Series

Atrocity at Shelton Laurel

Revenge on the enemy is one thing. Murder of the innocent is another. Two colonels in the Confederate Army show no mercy in Madison County, conducting acts that outrage even their side’s most devoted leaders.
(Volume 2, Part 5)

April 2012

Baptism by Blood

Just 90 days after he passes his board exam, without any supervision, Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood performs perhaps the most difficult act in medicine. (Volume 2, Part 4)


North Carolina: The Golden State

Two centuries ago, a young boy’s accidental discovery in Cabarrus County led to the first gold rush in the United States. For 50 years, North Carolina led the nation in gold production and gave a young country a new kind of wealth.