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Blowing Rock Snowman Creates Winter Magic

Even when there are no clouds, Steve Stanley, mountain manager of Appalachian Ski Mountain, makes so much snow that sometimes surrounding roads are coated with the stuff.

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The Wit and Wisdom of a Pinehurst Greens Reader

No one alive or dead has walked more steps on Pinehurst’s courses than caddie Willie McRae. He has carried bags for presidents and billionaires and celebrity athletes, and he’s learned a lot about golf and human nature.

Greensboro Day Trip

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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Where to Take the Polar Plunge in North Carolina

The colder, the better. We compiled a list of places where you can swim the winter waters.

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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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Arts & Culture

Joyride: A Sled Ride with Grandpa

A coastal snowfall, an iconic sled, and a gruff grandpa conspire for a final adventure down the dunes.
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Learn and Live Weekend: Highlands

Events

Learn & Live Weekend: Highlands

Explore Highlands with Our State at Old Edwards Inn & Spa March 13 – 15, 2015.
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Food

Cranberry Bourbon Martini

The balanced sweet and smoky flavors of this cranberry bourbon martini are sure to bring some added cheer to your next holiday gathering.
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