Eastern

I Could See for Miles

Vistas in North Carolina range from mountaintops to coastal plains, but the best views are sometimes hidden places that are all your own — spots you can escape to, grow in, and dream about forever.

Eastern

Rose Hill

A strange superlative reflects the lifeblood of this eastern NC town.

Central

Midwood Smokehouse

For traditional N.C. barbecue, Charlotte isn’t your best bet. One man knows why, and he hopes to change that.

December 2013

Country Ham in Duplin County

In Duplin County, Westwater Country Ham dry cures an Eastern North Carolina classic.

December 2013

Making the Cut: North Carolina Christmas Trees

Fraser firs may be the big tree on campus at lots across the state, but on Down East cut-your-own farms, cedar, cypress, and pine are the trees that growers vote most likely to succeed.