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.
Like the local plant that inspired its name, Flytrap Brewing is rooted in southeastern North Carolina, proudly reflecting the culture of Wilmington.
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.
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.
A sprig might get you kissed, but watch out: There’s more to this plucky plant than meets the eye.
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.
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.
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?
Finding waterfront hospitality and a home away from home on Hatteras Island.