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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.
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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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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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Prized Possessions

Don’t ask us to choose just one. Each of these North Carolina objects and artifacts contributes special significance to our state treasure chest.
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Mapping the State

A father and his two young sons explore the sights, sounds, and sometimes tastes of North Carolina.
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The Fabric of Elkin: The Chatham Manufacturing Company

Thanks to the Chatham Manufacturing Company, the history of Elkin is defined by a single cozy object: the Chatham blanket.

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The Union Takes Wilmington

Confederate troops fail to defend the vital port city. (Volume 5, Part 1)
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Passion Means Patience to Bakersville Glassblower

Richard Ritter, a glassblower in Bakersville, is a true talent and one of only 19 individuals to hold the honor as a North Carolina Living Treasure.

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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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Raise a Glass with These New Year’s Eve Cocktails

You’ve always got your traditional champagne on New Year’s Eve, but be sure to give one of these great cocktail recipes a go. Cheers to the new year!
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