#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


Here She Is

In 75 years, the Miss North Carolina Pageant has transformed from a swimsuit contest into a scholarship contest. Each woman who wears the crown makes us proud.
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What Winter Brings

The camellia blooms at a time when other plants sleep. And for a club in Wilmington, those blooms are all they need to get them through the season.
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Cinnamon Fern

No, it doesn’t produce a spice, but this old-timey plant is full of character.
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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

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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