— The case against sweet tea.
— Using hammer and chisel to reveal the USS Monitor.
— Blue Ridge Parkway: magnet for suicides?
— Earl Scruggs back on stage in Shelby.
— Why General Stoneman went raiding in a buggy.
— Spanish stone stackers restoring ancestors’ work on Blue Ridge Parkway.
— Hank Williams Jr. revives Popcorn Sutton‘s moonshine recipe.
— “If we submit now to Lincoln’s election, your homes will be visited by one of the most fearful and horrible butcheries that has cursed the face of the globe.” Another installment in the New York Times’ superb “Disunion” series.
— Lively audio reminiscences about widespread panic provoked by underground newspaper at East Mecklenburg High in 1968.
— The creator of the new Greensboro sit-in mural at the UNC School of Government has less conventional works in his portfolio, e.g., “Black People Love Pork Because Africa is Shaped Like a Pork Chop.”
— How North Carolina swiped rescued the Blue Ridge Parkway from Tennessee.