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A Love Letter to North Carolina

Drew Perry has a crush on North Carolina, and he doesn’t care who knows it. To illustrate his ode to the Old North State, we sent artist Suzanne Cabrera to paint the scenes of some of the writer’s favorite memories.

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#MyGameFace Photo Contest

It’s time to show your team spirit. Take a photo of your game face and share it with us to win tickets to the Carolina Hurricane's season opener.

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What Part Of North Carolina Fits You?

Are you like your neighbor? Our State and the Elon Poll asked people across the state about their likes, dislikes, and opinions on all things N.C. The results tell us which counties people with similar answers tend to live.

Take the quiz below to see what county is home to folks like you.

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Remembering Wrightsville: A Coastal History Weekend

Join Our State at the Blockade Runner Hotel in Wrightsville Beach October 24-26, 2014.

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Sponsored

15 Events You Shouldn’t Miss This Fall in
Winston-Salem

Savor the season with autumn hikes, spooky tours, seasonal cuisine, and more in Winston-Salem. Check out these events this fall and enter to win a weekend getaway.
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Food

New Flavor: How Hops are Growing in NC

Hop farms aren’t what we would call typical in NC, but they are beginning to take root. Plus, we share 6 beers featuring North Carolina grown hops.
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Travel

An Ode to the College Town: Davidson

More than points on a map, college towns are safe havens for intellectual curiosity. They’re the treasured places where we pause to think, grow, and learn.
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History

A Man, a Plan, a Park: Founding the Research Triangle Park

Archie Davis, who helped found the Research Triangle Park, recognized in North Carolinians a desire to learn, to look ahead, to lead. Today, his vision continues to guide our world-famous research park.
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Arts & Culture

Halftime Heros

Whether their team is winning or losing, marching bands at historically black colleges keep the fans on their feet.
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Arts & Culture

A Guide to North Carolina’s College Mascots

The only way we could get this motley crew of birds, beasts, and men to pose together was to illustrate them. But the rivalries between these Division I good luck charms are good-natured — we think.
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Arts & Culture

Saturday Spirit

Food and football give us a reason to gather. But the essence of tailgating is something deeper.
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History

Wright Proud: The Wright Brothers’ Legacy in N.C.

How 2 men, 12 seconds, and 1 monument changed North Carolina forever.

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Events

Asheville Day Trip

Join Our State for a one-of-a-kind tasting tour of Asheville on October 18, 2014.
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