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Christmas Parade

Curbside Christmas

Small-town holiday parades impart memories that last a lifetime — from the sound of marching bands to the sight of beauty queens atop hot rods to the unexpected treat that distinguishes one spectacle from the other.
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David Moore

A City, Beneath

A professor, determined to unearth a 16th-century culture buried in Morganton’s foothills, discovers the first Spanish fort in the interior United States.
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Community College Quilt

Stitches and Squares

Each of our community colleges has a place on this quilt, a handmade tribute to learning.
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God's Acre

In the Communion of the Saints: The Salem Moravian Graveyard

In God’s Acre, a Moravian graveyard in Winston-Salem, status and race are not factors for burial sites. The church’s postmortem rituals decree that in death, we are all equal.
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Bobcat and Other Stories by Rebecca Lee

Bobcat and Other Stories by Rebecca Lee

A collection of short stories reveals the charms and complications of everyday life.
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Little Free Library

Take a Book, Leave a Book: Little Free Libraries

Those little wooden boxes aren’t birdhouses — they’re libraries, and one may be coming to a street near you.
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Christmas Tree

Oh, (State) Christmas Tree!

A Fraser fir, always and only. Folks who’d stoop to taking home something like a Scotch pine? Amateurs.
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Denton

Denton

This Piedmont town feels like home, whether you’re from here or not.
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Elizabeth Hudson

What You Can’t See

Our State‘s Editor in Chief Elizabeth Hudson reflects on the real gifts at Christmas in her December 2013 column.
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Scents of the Season

Scents of the Season

Remembering the blessing of North Carolina’s fragrant holiday foods.
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