Great Smoky Mountains National Park has seen a boom in visitors—14 million last year alone. It’s put a strain on the resources in and around the park’s 500,000 acres.
In George Masa’s Wild Vision, Brent Martin explores the artistry and adversity of a photographer who made a life capturing western North Carolina’s most challenging landscapes.
North Carolina’s third-largest city, Greensboro, once had a thriving newspaper in the News & Record. What’s left after years of media-conglomerate cuts is a shell of the paper’s former self.
After years of acrimonious debate, the United Methodist Church has started to rupture. One church—with members ranging from 'flaming progressive to dang near fundamentalist'—tries to reconcile an increasingly unavoidable divide. // Photos by Julia Wall
Sandy Smith—MAGA champion, culture warrior, conspiracy theorist, alleged domestic abuser—could become the first Republican to represent northeastern North Carolina in Congress in 140 years. Her own party isn’t sure what to do with her.