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The Keepers of the Mother Vine

On Roanoke Island, in the care of a vigilant couple, a piece of our history still grows.
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Sailing the Sea in a Shad

The state historical boat blends beauty and utility.

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Myths, Legends, and Folklore

Readers beware: demon dogs and maritime mysteries ahead.
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Full Service

My mother turns in to Steve’s BP at Friendly Center in Greensboro, but instead of pulling in at the self-service pumps, where I normally go, she eases in beside the full-service station and waits. Tommy, one of the service technicians,
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Mountain Roads

Grab your camera and cruise down some of our favorite roads in the mountains for taking in the fall leaves.
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Carolina Classic: Tailgating

Tailgating is tradition in North Carolina. Explore how fans across the state show their team spirit through food, travel, and community.
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Out and About: October 2014

Whether you’re looking for art, music, or food, there is plenty to do this month in
North Carolina.
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Travel Ideas From Our Partners: September 2014

Lost Hollow Opens October 18 National Conference September 25, 2014, in the beautiful mountains of Hendersonville, N.C. Featuring national and regional presenters on topics relevant to aging in place, successful retirement, and so much more … Calling All Groovers & Shakers
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Mountain Must-Reads

Whether you’re planning a visit to western North Carolina this fall and need a book for the road, or you don’t have time for a road trip but wish you did, immerse yourself in these Appalachian classics, recommended by the people who know best — booksellers from two of our favorite mountain bookstores.
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Bull City Ciderworks

Risk, passion and North Carolina apples; these three ingredients are essential to the success of Durham’s Bull City Ciderworks.
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