#MyGameFace Photo Contest

It’s time to show your team spirit. Take a photo of your game face and share it with us to win tickets to the Carolina Hurricane’s season opener.
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Arts & Culture

Ed Macomber

Full-Time Painter

A man in New Bern closes his art-supply store and finds success when he starts painting for a living.
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Meredith Slane Michener

The Tiniest Homes

After building a dollhouse with her grandchildren, a High Point woman decided to continue the craft — and created dozens of intricate, miniature homes.
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Papadaddy's Book for New Fathers by Clyde Edgerton

Papadaddy’s Book for New Fathers: Advice to Dads of All Ages by Clyde Edgerton

Famed novelist Clyde Edgerton gives advice for new fathers, young and old.
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Piedmont Swing Dance Society

The Return of Swing

Twice a month, a group of friends gather in the Piedmont and relive the glory days of the jitterbug and swing dance.
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Encyclopedia of North Carolina

One Thing Leads to Another

Pick a word, any word. And dive down into the rabbit hole of regional knowledge. For card-carrying Carolinians, the definitive Encyclopedia of North Carolina tells you all you need to know about our great state.
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Shout Bands Charlotte

How the Spirit Moves You

Shout bands gave the Charlotte African-American community something of its own in the early 20th century. Colorful parades. Mass baptisms. And a haunting, beautiful sound that transcended race and time, and still moves people today.
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Our State's Summer Reading List presented by Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

Summer Reading List from McIntyre’s Books

To kick off our Summer Reading List, enjoy these recommendations from McIntyre’s Books in Fearrington Village.
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Gardening Tips for Early Summer: June 2013

Horticulture expert Toby Bost offers his gardening tips for early summer.
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Organic Gardening and Pest Control

Here are seven ways organic gardeners can manage pests without using chemicals.
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How to Prevent Bagworms

Bagworm eggs hatch near the end of May or the first week in June. Find out how to prevent bagworms from destroying your landscape.
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