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Field Trip Memories

Do you remember the joy of leaving school to discover a new place? Our State staff shares some of their favorite school field trip memories. Share yours with us, too!
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Barbara McKenzie Pianist

Musical Missionary

A classically trained pianist who has toured the world brings quality music to our coastal cities.
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Pine Knoll Shores Aquarium

Pine Knoll Shores Aquarium

Explore all of the state’s aquatic life, from the mountains to the coast.
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Lee Swinson The Golden Grove Candy Company

The Prize Inside

If you open this peanut bar from Warsaw, you won’t be disappointed.
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Mike Lubbock Sylvan Heights Bird Park

The Birdman

Birds of many feathers flock to Sylvan Heights Bird Park in Halifax County. They come because one man, Mike Lubbock, brings them here for one reason: his unwavering love.
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Mt-Olive

Mount Olive

When your hometown is famous for its namesake pickle company, you don’t mind saying you grew up across the street from a pickle plant.
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Grady’s Barbecue

Eating barbecue at this Dudley restaurant is simple, but running the place requires some sacrifices.
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Seymour-Johnson-Air-Force-Base

Ready for Takeoff

Go for a ride in the clouds with the men and women who work at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro, and the impressive work they do opens up before your eyes like the horizon.
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Vollis-Simpson-Whirligig

Living Moving Art

Vollis Simpson and his vast hands molded metal into artwork for decades. And when the rust is gone, his giant, vibrant sculptures will stand tall in a Wilson field, blowing in eastern North Carolina breezes for years to come and for thousands to see.
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Jockeys-Ridge

Where Sand Meets Sky

The Outer Banks’ Jockey’s Ridge, the East Coast’s largest sand dune, is a force of nature that never stops changing and never ceases to envelop those in its path.
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