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March’s Our State Travel Partners

N.C. travel ideas from our partners
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Starring: Daniel Wallace

What it was like for a North Carolina author to star in a movie based on his own book.

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Hollywood East

A Wilmington resident’s take on living amongst the stars
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Under One Roof

A family reunion at the beach is a five-step process. To pull it off requires ample planning, a little patience, and, more often than not, a lot of air freshener.
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Our Ava

Ava Gardner lit the world on fire with her breathtaking beauty and fiery spirit. She was raised as a farmer’s daughter near Smithfield. She transformed herself into a Hollywood starlet, a crooner’s wife, and a legacy. The world will never forget her. And we will never stop remembering — she was ours.

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Beasley's Chicken and Honey with Roasted beets, in Raleigh, NC.

New-School Fried Chicken

Used to be you ate fried chicken all by itself. Sauce? Don’t need it. Knife and fork? I’ve got hands. Fries? No, thank you, I prefer chicken skin. Things are different now.
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Troutman Homecoming

The Troutman family tree has deep roots in Iredell County — as well as 11 generations’ worth of branches. For more than a century, the family has celebrated its lineage with a birthday party that brings Troutmans here from down the road and across the country.

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Little Pigs BBQ

Peggy Swicegood says her husband, Joe, is the face of this restaurant. For 50 years, he’s shared a smile and said hello.
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Party on the Line

Telephone operators once helped connect folks across the state before “If you’d like to make a call … ” became standard.
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Duck

Explore this beautiful Outer Banks beach town, whose name is inspired by that bird of a different feather.
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