Peter-Geiger

License Plate Special

A North Carolina artist recycles license plates, builds custom guitars, and sells them to celebrities and Tar Heels alike.
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People

Front Porch Music at Bynum General Store

Friday Night Music: Bynum General Store and The Carolina Inn

At two beloved Triangle landmarks — Bynum General Store and the Carolina Inn — the music plays on.
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Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head

Chris Crockett teaches people how to catch, clean, and cook at Jennette’s Pier every Tuesday from March through December.
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Traveling North Carolina’s Swamps

Swamps keep their secret wonders hidden well. Under their murky black water, behind impenetrable tangles of vines, and among towering cypress draped in curtains of Spanish moss, adventure lurks.
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Peach Student

In the Sandhills, summertime means peaches, and peaches mean school.
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Reggie’s Flower Shoppe in Lexington

Reggie Walser, Welcome’s best-known florist, has been arranging every kind of bloom since he was 3. And he’s not stopping anytime soon.
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James Johnston Pettigrew: A Scholar in the Civil War

One of the state’s foremost scholars finds his purpose is not in books but on the battlefield. (Volume 3, Part 8)
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Shearline Boatworks in Morehead City

A Morehead City business spends nearly a year making each custom-built boat that bears its brand.
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The History of Family Dollar Stores

Leon Levine built Family Dollar Stores from a basement bargain shop in Charlotte to a Fortune 500 company with thousands of stores across the nation. Now the man who created an empire is giving it away.
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Kudzu

More than a hundred years ago, Japanese arrowroot — aka kudzu — found a home in porch-side flower beds across the South. No one suspected the lush vine with the pretty purple flowers was a monster hell-bent on devouring everything in its path.
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Readings on Roslyn: A Literary Salon in Winston-Salem

A Winston-Salem woman starts a literary salon by accident, and the event grows to five large gatherings a year.
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