New York and Florida top the list in numbers of people who move to Mecklenburg County, home to Charlotte. Image: John Chesser
Dec 05, 2014, John Chesser
The Uwharrie National Forest contains the Birkhead Wilderness Area, protected under The N.C. Wilderness Act of 1964. Photo: Dan Harvey
Dec 15, 2014, Ruth Ann Grissom
Nature's notebook
St. Johns Forest subdivision on N.C. 84 in Union County touts the county's low taxes and "good schools." Photo: Nancy Pierce
 Mason Haber, assistant pProfessor in the UNC Charlotte Department of Psychology
Dec 10, 2014, Ashley Clark
Institute for Social Capital
CMS elementary school assistant principal with a student. Photo Nancy Pierce
Nov 19, 2014, Amy Hawn Nelson, Lauren Zachary
Homes along Ideal Way in Charlotte. Photo: Nancy Pierce
Nov 11, 2014, Laura Simmons, Ashley Clark

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Photo gallery: A road runs through it Photo: Nancy Pierce
U.S. 21 offers a window into the way the road, like the region, has reinvented itself over time.. See more photos here..