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The Story of Chicken Pie

Think of the Moravians, and what foods come to mind? Sugar cake and spice cookies, no doubt. But what about a savory chicken pie? Where to taste the tradition in Winston-Salem.

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Kings Restaurant in Kinston

Where hush puppies and barbecue have been united forever in one sandwich — the Pig in a Puppy.
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The Rural Academy Theater

Why would a band of performers traverse western North Carolina in a wagon? Because in entertainment, delivery matters.
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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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Sisters of Mercy

Nuns from the North travel south to nurse the sick and comfort the dying. (Volume 4, Part 9)
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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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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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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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Saturday Spirit

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