For more than half a century, a photographer from Lexington documented the lives of local people, collecting ordinary moments to create an extraordinary legacy.
Eight years after the emergency landing of US Airways Flight 1549 on New York’s Hudson River, a Charlotte passenger reflects on the events of January 15, 2009 and how the “miracle” is sealed in North Carolina’s aviation history.
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The last train left the station in 1986, but this former Confederate headquarters was the first stop in Burgaw’s revitalization.
The 50 rhyming, chiming bells of Duke Chapel’s grand carillon have rung out over the university for more than 80 years.
Finding a buried Native American artifact in the Cape Fear River brings history home — but not for long.
North Carolina suffragettes went head to head with a state legislature that opposed the 19th Amendment. In the end, the suffragettes’ fight helped ensure a victory for women.
No place in North Carolina stirs the imagination quite like the Outer Banks. Remote, untamed, and mystifying, our state’s stretch of barrier islands is rich with lore that’s been preserved through generations.
In 1969, something strange happened in Halifax County: Millions of birds darkened the skies over Scotland Neck, descended on the town — and stayed.