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#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

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Camellias

Toby Bost shares tips for planting and growing this signature Southern plant.
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Seeking The Perfect Pecan

No matter how you pronounce it, the pecan is a southern treat.
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American Persimmons

A few reasons why you should have one of these in your garden.
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18 Tips For A Beautiful Lawn & Garden

Read Toby’s advice for keeping up your outdoor space this season.
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Thankful Thoughts

Share what you’re thankful for this year’s thankful thoughts collection.
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UNC Press Reading List

Enjoy a recommended reading list of books from UNC Press Director John Sherer.
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Listen: Sweet Potato Pie Song

Hear a delightful ode to North Carolina’s state vegetable, the sweet potato, performed by the band Sweet Potato Pie.
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Carolina Songs Top 20 Playlist

Check out which songs made it to the Top 20!
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Soil map showing the diversity of dirt in North Carolina.

The Foundation of Everything

Perplexed by the useless mound of red clay piled in his backyard, a writer calls in a soil scientist and uncovers the truth about the complex layers lying beneath our feet.
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Labyrinth at Cleveland Regional Medical Center in Shelby, North Carolina.

The Right Path

A labyrinth garden outside a hospital in Shelby gives people space to twist and turn and think.
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