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)

History

The Peanut Man

Remembering a fixture of Raleigh’s Capitol Square.

Arts

Painting History

Late in his life, one man turned his love for ships into a career.

History

The Lord of the Forest: the American Chestnut

The American chestnut ruled our forests for centuries, but a killer blight made up of microscopic spores needed only 50 years to wipe the giant from the face of North America. But we still have buildings made from it, and we still have people pulling for it. An organization based in Asheville wants to bring it back from memory and make the chestnut stand tall again.

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