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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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In the Celtic Tradition

Inspired by the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, Trip Rogers and Tom Eure team up as the Thistledown Tinkers, producing a sound that mixes old traditions with new interpretations.
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In the Garden with Our State (August 2011)

As the summer heat continues, these warm-weather tips will ensure your garden continues to grow this season and beyond.
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Backseat Blues

Backseat Blues

All in all, my memories consist of a series of painful, embarrassing moments I almost wish I could forget.
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Summer Reading List from Our State

Manteo Booksellers provides a summer reading list for the beach and beyond.
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Blue Ridge Parkway Road to Discovery

Blue Ridge Parkway: Road to Discovery

This lovely book is an inspiration for readers to embark on their own journeys of discovery along America’s best-loved road: the Blue Ridge Parkway.
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Coastal Wild: Among the Untamed Outer Banks

The photographs are striking, taking advantage of the clarity and intensity of light that characterize the coast, especially in their sunrise and sunset shots. But even more remarkable is their subject matter.
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Roger-Dinger

Barns Reborn

For 10 years, Roger Dinger looked past old barns as he surveyed land for development and tried not to think about the buildings turning to dust. Today, he salvages their wood and hardware and turns them into works of art in his Siler City workshop.
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Window to the World

Dr. Larry Mellichamp uses the earth’s plants as his compass. Wherever they take him, he always returns to Charlotte where he condenses the continents into one greenhouse.
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In the Garden with Our State (July 2011)

As the summer continues to heat up, take a look at these helpful gardening tips that will keep your garden thriving.
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Summer Reading from Our State

Salisbury’s Literary Bookpost offers a list featuring staff favorites and must-read suggestions.
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