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What Say You

One writer holds forth on the quirks, charms, and cautions of the Southern spoken word.
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Arts & Culture

A Case for Solomon

A Case for Solomon by Tal McThenia and Margaret Dunbar Cutright

In this story based on real-life events, two families fight to prove the identity of a missing boy.
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The Music of David Childers

Web Exclusive: Bob Crawford, bassist for The Avett Brothers, and David Childers talk about making music in this mini-documentary.
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Aaron Burdett: Carolina Songs Winner

Presenting the winner of Our State’s first-ever singer/songwriter competition – Aaron Burdett.
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Winter Beauty in the Landscape

If you know a few tricks, winter gardens can be just as exciting as a garden full of tulips.
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15 Tips for a Beautiful Garden

Don’t miss Toby’s tips and advice on maintaining your garden.
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Raised-Bed Gardens Increase Yields

Start planning or building your raised beds now to enjoy this planting season.
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First Listen: Barbara McKenzie’s New Album

Hear a few tracks from McKenzie’s upcoming release.
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February Jazz Soundtrack

Listen to some of our favorite North Carolina jazz artists.
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An Earthly Pursuit

Jugtown Pottery, a Seagrove tradition almost a century old, is in good hands — the same ones that have shaped the name for nearly as long.
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In Their Words: The Avett Brothers

Web Exclusive: An oral history of one of America’s most popular bands.
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