In 1864, a blockade runner ran aground on the coast of North Carolina. For decades, it sat within sight of shore, rusting, until finally disappearing beneath the waves. Now, it’s reappeared — and may prove to be the most significant shipwreck found in our waters in years.
The hot sauce’s name might be an homage to The Lone Star State, but Texas Pete has always been a Winston-Salem staple.
Jennette’s Pier has been built up and knocked down numerous times throughout the years, yet it steadfastly still stands today as a social hub for all on the Outer Banks.
More than 80 years ago, fierce winds whipped flames through the town of Wrightsville Beach, forever changing the look of this oceanside community.
Before prom queens came May Queens, and at North Carolina women’s colleges, May Day celebrations captivated audiences statewide.
In 1971, a group of college students marched to protect a Gaston County treasure from strip-mining. Forty-five years later, some of them reunited to march again.
Born on March 31, 1913, Etta Baker might not be a common household name across America, but her music’s influence continues to shape generations of musicians across genres. We’re celebrating her birthday this week by revisiting her legacy.
The Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts in Winston-Salem celebrates the tools and trades that pioneers brought with them to North Carolina’s backcountry.
Bursting with energy, just like his paintings, Dan Nance uses his talent to relate the tales of colonial North Carolina.