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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

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Textiles Keep Spinning

An innovative recycled yarn brings hope to a recovering industry.

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We Are What We Keep (and Forget)

A former “picker” discovers history, nostalgia, identity, and — oh yes — value in discarded objects and abandoned places.

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Carolina Collectors

These three collectors have something in common: they all turned to Jon Lambert to help uncover the value of their favorite items.
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Who We {Say We} Are

Are you a typical North Carolinian? The Elon University Poll asks residents about their likes, dislikes, and opinions on all things N.C.

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Q&A with Taylor Mathis

Taylor Mathis, food photographer and the blogger behind Taylor Takes a Taste, attended 35 football tailgates in 16 states between 2010 and 2012, including nine games in North Carolina. With his newfound knowledge, he wrote the (cook)book on tailgating in the South.
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Canvas and Clay

Fine art finds a welcoming home in our state.
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When Life Was So Tender

It was still summer until Labor Day, and then, magically, it was fall, even though the gauge on the weather thermometer said no way. We wore our new fall clothes to school anyway. As soon as we got permission to
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Shag, You Say? Oh, Behave!

Our state dance will get your feet moving — just add beach music.
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Carolina Classic: Cotton

Discover the ways cotton is shaping art, food, and culture across North Carolina.
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