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Readers’ Choice: The Best of Our State 2014

The results are in! See the winners of this year’s Readers’ Choice Awards.
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Arts & Culture

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In a Seaplane on the Chowan River

A father and his two young sons explore the sights, sounds, and sometimes tastes of North Carolina.
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Scott Murkin is Asheboro’s Quilting King

Today’s quilts — and their creators — look a little different from what you might expect.

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Depression-Era Denim, Worn But Never Wasted

During the Depression, nothing was wasted. Not even a family’s well-worn overalls.

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Made in N.C. Products Guide

Your shopping guide for products made right here in North Carolina.
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Barber Reddin Honeycutt is a Cut Above The Rest

With his razor-sharp craftsmanship, Reddin Honeycutt is the boss at Cat’s Barber Shop in Fayetteville.
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Tobacco Auction Maestro is a Master of a Lost Art

Without getting winded, seasoned auctioneer Chuck Jordan can sell 300,000 pounds of the golden leaf in 38 minutes flat.
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Wild Thing: Making a Career Out of Canyoneering

To turn canyoneering into a career means to trade cubicles for waterfalls, pens and staplers for ropes and chalk. It’s never a shabby day in the office.
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Field Trip

A father and his two young sons explore the sights, sounds, and sometimes tastes of North Carolina.
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Blowing Rock Snowman Creates Winter Magic

Even when there are no clouds, Steve Stanley, mountain manager of Appalachian Ski Mountain, makes so much snow that sometimes surrounding roads are coated with the stuff.

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The Wit and Wisdom of a Pinehurst Greens Reader

No one alive or dead has walked more steps on Pinehurst’s courses than caddie Willie McRae. He has carried bags for presidents and billionaires and celebrity athletes, and he’s learned a lot about golf and human nature.
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