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.
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.
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.
The Lost Colony, a play about North Carolina’s first English settlers, is in its 85th year. Can it be modernized to reflect a more contemporary perspective on race, history, art, and colonization? // Illustrations by Abraham Matias