Stories tagged: "006 LOCAL HISTORY"


Age ain't nothing but a number: Here are the stories behind the 10 oldest cities in North Carolina
Age Ain’t Nothing But a Number: The Stories Behind the 10 Oldest Cities in North Carolina

Some are best known for their rustic charm, while others have grown into thoroughly modern metropolises. Here’s a look at the 10 oldest towns and cities in North Carolina.

Photo courtesy of Josh Monahan
5 Things You Didn’t Know Were Made in North Carolina

Move over Krispy Kreme. It’s time to talk about Mt. Olive Pickles (and more!).

Richard Nixon subpoenaed by Rufus Edmisten, left, and Terry Lenzner, in 1973.
Fifty Years Ago Today, NC’s Rufus Edmisten Delivered the Nixon Subpoena

Fifty years ago today, on July 23, 1973, Rufus Edmisten became the first person in US history to deliver a subpoena against a sitting president.