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9 N.C. Chocolatiers We Love (Cross Our Hearts)

Whether your chocolate is traditional milk or exotic and chili-infused, there's something for everyone in North Carolina's chocolate box. Now the question stands: Which one are you going to get?

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A Ray of Light at Currituck Lighthouse

For 10 years, Meghan Agresto has lived 40 steps from the 140-year-old Currituck Beach Lighthouse, making certain its light never fails.

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Snow Dazed: Snow Days in North Carolina

On bread, milk, and North Carolina’s complicated relationship with winter weather.

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Greensboro Day Trip

Join Our State as we embark on a one-of-a-kind culture and history tour through Greensboro on February 21, 2015.

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Travel

Raleigh’s Furry Forecaster: Sir Walter Wally

In a world of Punxsutawney Phils and Wiarton Willies, North Carolina’s famed groundhog holds his own.
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Food

The Five-Star Gas Station: Saxapahaw General Store

A little bit old, a little bit new, the Saxapahaw General Store has something for everyone.
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Arts & Culture

Wild Thing: Making a Career Out of Canyoneering

To turn canyoneering into a career means to trade cubicles for waterfalls, pens and staplers for ropes and chalk. It’s never a shabby day in the office.
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Arts & Culture

The Weatherman of Ashe County: Joe Mullis

A Creston resident reads the world around him — rather than charts and graphs — to forecast the winter.

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Arts & Culture

Beauty Is In the Eye…

When I was in the Fourth grade, a nurse came into our classroom at Farmer School and taped an eye chart with lots of letter E’s to the chalkboard. One at a time, each student got up from his desk,
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Arts & Culture

Mapping the State

A father and his two young sons explore the sights, sounds, and sometimes tastes of North Carolina.
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Food

The Triangle’s TerraVita Bolsters Healthy Appetites

Colleen Minton founded TerraVita, a weekend event every autumn that showcases and offers local food, drink, and ways to prepare them that aren’t only good for your health, but good for the land, too.

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Brindley Beach Giveaway

Promotions

Outer Banks Vacation Getaway

Enter for a chance to win a seven night stay on The Outer Banks!
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Food

Hatteras Fig and Whiskey Cake

Enjoy your figs at the dessert table this holiday season with a slice of this decadent cake.
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