Rowan County Peace Poles

Peace Poles Unite Many in Rowan County

The symbol erected in parks throughout Rowan County is simple, its message clear and easy to understand no matter the language: May Peace Prevail On Earth.
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Arts & Culture

winston salem theater

Winston-Salem’s Theater Scene Headlines Spring

On numerous stages in multiple venues, an actor or audience, donor or director, is contributing to Camel City’s decades-deep identity as an arts hub. Here was born the nation’s first arts council and the state’s only arts conservatory; here a fledgling group of thespians spawned many more; here a local film fest became nationally recognized. At every level, Winston acts up.
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seed catalog

With Seed Catalogs, Anticipation for Spring Grows

Impatient for the state’s April 15 all-clear for planting? For seed devotees, the pleasures of growing begin long before that first green shoot.

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Producing a Longleaf Legacy in the Tar Heel State

Our storied pines are more than just pretty to look at: Historically, they produced the tar, pitch, and turpentine that made our state a key supplier of naval stores.
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Finding Writer’s Solitude at Weymouth Center

How writers find scene and setting in self-imposed solitude.

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Made in NC guide

Made in N.C. Products Guide

Your shopping guide for products made right here in North Carolina.
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spring playlist

Fresh, Southern Sounds: Spring Playlist

As the flowers blossom, birds are singing a different tune. Celebrate the start of spring with our playlist that features the latest music from North Carolina artists. All from forthcoming albums, these songs are just begging to be listened to with the windows rolled down.
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Blooms and Birdsong at Wing Haven Gardens

A gardener’s passion and imagination left a public legacy of urban green and serenity only minutes from Charlotte’s skyscrapers.
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Becoming Present at Timberlake Farm Earth Sanctuary

The life cycle of creation, grief, and renewal is reflected and maintained at Timberlake Farm, an earth sanctuary near Whitsett.
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In Praise of the Pink Dogwood Flower

Dogwoods’ blushing blooms win the we-try-harder competition in the spring landscape.

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state line

A Visit to the State Line

A father and his two young sons explore the sights, sounds, and sometimes tastes of North Carolina.
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