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Graveyard Fields Pisgah National Forest

Mountain Glory

North Carolina Poet Laureate Joseph Bathanti reflects on his Watauga County home.
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Linville Caverns

Linville Caverns

The bats living in the caves under Humpback Mountain scare some people, but not Sarah Davis. She owns the darkness and has come to terms with what’s in it.
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Crafted and Collected

Traditional artwork finds a home just off the Blue Ridge Parkway in Asheville.
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Ghost Tours

Ghost Walk by Lantern Light

Old South Tour Company’s iconic belle leads Southport visitors to smart and spooky haunts.
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Travel Guide: Mountain Art

As you travel this fall, take along this list of 25 art galleries and museums in the North Carolina mountains.
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How To Find A White Squirrel in North Carolina

It’s not a legend. The white squirrel actually exists. Find out where to go for the best chance to spot one.
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Tar Heel Town: Shelby

Music and barbecue share the stage in this Cleveland County town.
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Dance All Night at the Asheville Ballroom

For dancers, numbers are second nature. On Friday nights at the Asheville Ballroom, the fun begins when one, two, three, four takes over.
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5 Things Every North Carolinian Should Do in September

From The Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra to the Carolina Mountains Literary Festival in Burnsville, read the 5 things to do in N.C. from our September 2013 issue.
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An Essay On Rutherfordton, From A Native Daughter

Anyone who has ever lived in — and left — a small town knows what it’s like to return. In a step-by-step journey of memory, a writer recaptures her hometown and lets the groundswell of emotion remind her how much she loved it there.
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