Tar Heel Traveler
The Tar Heel Traveler takes us to fascinating places across the state and into the lives of memorable characters.
At times, the Traveler will even tread onto controversial turf, putting a human face to heartfelt issues.
Look for thoughtful stories that are poignant, witty, interesting and inspiring, crafted with photography that is beautiful and compelling.
WRAL's Tar Heel Traveler is reporter Scott Mason.
Watch the Tar Heel Traveler Mondays through Thursdays at 5:55 p.m. on WRAL News.
Know any fascinating places and people across the state that you'd like to see featured on WRAL? Email the Tar Heel Traveler, Scott Mason.
Schoolkids Records is a Raleigh landmark that has stood for nearly 40 years on Hillsborough Street. It's an independent music store that has survived while others have gone under, and it's long been a part of Stephen Judge's life. He grew up at the store, worked there and now owns it. But he's facing a December deadline to move the store to make way for a new hotel.
Bubba Powers and Albert Atwell, treasure hunters from Louisburg, believe they've discovered $18,483 in riches buried during the Civil War.
Lubin Prevatt is a certified barbecue judge and longtime pork enthusiast. He was in Raleigh recently, judging the Wolfpack Club BBQ Bowl at NC State.