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Textiles Keep Spinning

An innovative recycled yarn brings hope to a recovering industry.

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Tobacco Soldiers On: The Story of the Tobacco Industry in North Carolina

Fifty years ago, the landmark surgeon general’s report on smoking and health shook the tobacco industry in North Carolina. Today, farmers and their fields are turning over new leaves.
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We Are What We Keep (and Forget)

A former “picker” discovers history, nostalgia, identity, and — oh yes — value in discarded objects and abandoned places.

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Carolina Collectors

These three collectors have something in common: they all turned to Jon Lambert to help uncover the value of their favorite items.
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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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What Say You

One writer holds forth on the quirks, charms, and cautions of the Southern spoken word.
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Who We {Say We} Are

Are you a typical North Carolinian? The Elon University Poll asks residents about their likes, dislikes, and opinions on all things N.C.

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Travel Ideas from Our Partners: September 2014

Don’t miss these great travel ideas and specials from our partners this September.
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Local Flavor Recipe Contest: Sweet Potatoes

Submit your sweet potato recipe for a chance to win up to a $500 shopping spree at Lowes Foods.
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Q&A with Taylor Mathis

Taylor Mathis, food photographer and the blogger behind Taylor Takes a Taste, attended 35 football tailgates in 16 states between 2010 and 2012, including nine games in North Carolina. With his newfound knowledge, he wrote the (cook)book on tailgating in the South.
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