December 2012

A Forgotten Star

Kay Kyser once was the darling of Hollywood, but his name faded from radio charts after he returned to his North Carolina home.

Civil War Series

A Family’s War

Seven men from Alamance County fight under the same flag, not only as soldiers, but also as family.
(Volume 2, Part 12)

December 2012

The Story of Vicks VapoRub

We know it for its smell. We know it for its healing powers. Vicks VapoRub has been a household staple for a century, but the man who made it famous is still a mystery.

Civil War Series

The Civil War Series: Life in North Carolina

The war magnified the best and the worst of the human spirit. In each installment, author and historian Philip Gerard explores the nuance of the Civil War and its affect on life in North Carolina.

History

A Town of Champions

A paper mill and its workers helped build the town of Canton and paved the way for innovation.

Arts & Culture

Here She Is, Miss North Carolina

In 75 years, the Miss North Carolina Pageant has transformed from a swimsuit contest into a scholarship contest. Each woman who wears the crown makes us proud.

Civil War Series

Indivisible: Chang and Eng Bunker

Siamese twins Chang and Eng Bunker tour the world fascinating audiences. After a life in the limelight, they settle in Surry County and join their fortunes to those of the South. (Volume 2, Part 11)

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