The Stokes Light
The Stokes Light, or sometimes referred to as The Pactolus Light, is in Pitt County between Greenville and Washington, North Carolina, in a crossroads town named Stokes, North Carolina. The way I first heard the story is that over a hundred years ago along a train track a railway worker was walking with his lantern on or…
Southern Spirits: Five Chilling Tales of the Old North State!
Come. Sit. Enjoy five spooky tales from where the land touches the sky to the Queen City. Each a place of rich history and chilling paranormal activity that you can visit this Halloween season.
A Western Hunt
There is no better representative of the American West to me than the Pronghorn Antelope. Its the first animal that comes to my mind when I think of the Western states. The journey to hunt Pronghorn began in 2010 when my professor my professional mentor, colleague, friend and father figure Grady Stilley and I were discussing hunting when the…
Spaghetti: The Scotland County Mummy
When People think of Mummies they think of Egypt or even Peru, but they certainly don’t think of a small town in Eastern North Carolina, but for sixty one years there was a mummy in the town of Laurinburg. In those years man took flight , the world went to war not once, but twice, the first boot prints were left on moon, the Korean conflict and the United States involvement in Vietnam began and ended along with a lot of other historical events and during all that time a small unknown Italian man stood silently in the corner of a funeral home watching it all, the Scotland County mummy…
Bald Head Island
Living in North Carolina my entire life, I am not sure how I spent a lifetime, no more than two hours away from Bald Head Island, and never managed to discover this amazing treasure. It is truly one of North Carolina’s best-kept secrets. It has a look about it that makes you feel you are on an…
Five Facts About North Carolina BBQ
Pulled, Chopped, Whole Hog, Pork Shoulders, Vinegar, or Ketchup Based Sauce, In North Carolina BBQ is King, and these are Five Facts You Need to Know!
Tsali Pass: You owe it to the Mountain- Pt.2
“So, when he finally was able to come back, he was… different from how he had been before. Then, he had to find out that we had actually lost…” “We lost? But we’re Americans!” “…And that his brothers hadn’t made it home.
She’s Hard to Live With
The Core Sound of North Carolina is a lagoon located between the mainland of Carteret County and Core Banks, and she is as deadly as she is beautiful. One cold December day the Sound reminded local Casey Arthur just how hard her icy grip can be.