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7 Inches from a Shark at Greensboro Science Center

As if moray eels, mummified humans, and dinosaur skeletons aren’t wildly interesting already, things are about to get a lot wilder and more interesting at the state’s only inland aquarium, zoo, and museum.
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Arts & Culture

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Roxboro Cotton Mill Remodeled

It wasn’t designed to awe or to be beautiful. It was designed to function. But in its new incarnation, the Roxboro Cotton Mill does, and is, just that.
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American Tobacco Factory Revitalized

After falling into a state of disrepair, American Tobacco Factory has been revitalized as American Tobacco Campus, a center of culture in Durham.
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African American Quilt Circle Stitches Narratives

Members of a Durham quilting circle know that preserving the act of quilting is as important as preserving the quilts themselves.

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Imperial Tobacco Company Repurposed

A space that once housed Imperial Tobacco Company has transformed into a cultural center while still keeping many of its beautiful, original features.
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In a Seaplane on the Chowan River

A father and his two young sons explore the sights, sounds, and sometimes tastes of North Carolina.
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Scott Murkin is Asheboro’s Quilting King

Today’s quilts — and their creators — look a little different from what you might expect.

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Depression-Era Denim, Worn But Never Wasted

During the Depression, nothing was wasted. Not even a family’s well-worn overalls.

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Barber Reddin Honeycutt is a Cut Above The Rest

With his razor-sharp craftsmanship, Reddin Honeycutt is the boss at Cat’s Barber Shop in Fayetteville.
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Tobacco Auction Maestro is a Master of a Lost Art

Without getting winded, seasoned auctioneer Chuck Jordan can sell 300,000 pounds of the golden leaf in 38 minutes flat.
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Wild Thing: Making a Career Out of Canyoneering

To turn canyoneering into a career means to trade cubicles for waterfalls, pens and staplers for ropes and chalk. It’s never a shabby day in the office.
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