Meet The Biscuit Woman at Flo’s Kitchen in Wilson

For more than two decades, hungry folks from Wilson and beyond have started their day with a hearty breakfast from the drive-through at Flo’s Kitchen.


Two Cultures Come Together on Ocracoke Island

On Ocracoke Island, where old-timers claim kin from Blackbeard’s day, a new community is taking shape. The two cultures may not speak the same native language, but they understand that the best way to weather change is together.


10 Things You Might Not Know About the Outer Banks

You’ve visited the Wright Brothers National Memorial and seen The Lost Colony, but whether this is your first or 15th trip to the Outer Banks, there’s always more to discover.


Knotts Island is One of the Coast’s Best-Kept Secrets

When coming straight from North Carolina’s mainland, the unincorporated community of Knotts Island is only accessible by ferry. Its remoteness is what locals love.


Music is Never Far Away in Downtown Shelby

Bluegrass and country music played prominent roles in this Foothills city’s past. Now, thanks to two legendary native sons, the signature sounds are taking center stage in its future.


Honoring the Waters that Provide Our Bounty

Surely the first feast came from the water. By net or line, hook or gig, the promise of a fresh catch lures us still, and sustains us always.


Tar River Draws Visitors to Rocky Mount’s Brew Hub

Rocky Mount’s shuttered textile mill is once again open for business — only this time for suds, not duds. Can craft brewing power this river town?