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Traveling North Carolina’s Swamps

Swamps keep their secret wonders hidden well. Under their murky black water, behind impenetrable tangles of vines, and among towering cypress draped in curtains of Spanish moss, adventure lurks.
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Blanketflower

This coastal plant is legend on one North Carolina island.
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An Essay On Rutherfordton, From A Native Daughter

Anyone who has ever lived in — and left — a small town knows what it’s like to return. In a step-by-step journey of memory, a writer recaptures her hometown and lets the groundswell of emotion remind her how much she loved it there.
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Dixie Drive-In in Lumberton

Hungry? Follow the crowd to this can’t-miss burger joint in Lumberton.
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Peach Student

In the Sandhills, summertime means peaches, and peaches mean school.
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Old Bridge Cookbook from Sunset Beach

A cookbook from Sunset Beach offers ideas for bright summer dishes.
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Peach Cream Pie Recipe

Try this peach cream pie recipe featured in the Old Bridge Cookbook from Sunset Beach.
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Spicy Shrimp

Try this spicy seafood dish featured in the Old Bridge Cookbook from Sunset Beach.

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Mustard Roasted Potatoes

Add a little Dijon to these roasted potatoes for a delicious treat featured in the Old Bridge Cookbook from Sunset Beach.
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Reggie’s Flower Shoppe in Lexington

Reggie Walser, Welcome’s best-known florist, has been arranging every kind of bloom since he was 3. And he’s not stopping anytime soon.
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