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Quiz: Where’s Your Perfect N.C. Mountain Destination?

Take this quiz to find out which destination is your perfect getaway. Inspired by the North Carolina mountains and presented by Great Outdoor Provision Co.
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Judy Goldman: Writing to Understand

Words serve as a tool for a Charlotte author to make sense of a complicated family relationship.
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Inspiration, Everywhere for Douglas Hoover

An Archdale artist finds beauty in everyday life and scenery.
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Williamston

Deep family ties, a sense of community, and a strong agricultural history have helped this eastern North Carolina town retain its vibrancy, even amid hard times.
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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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How The Piedmont Council of Traditional Music Began

A group of music lovers preserves and shares the sounds of a region.
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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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Blanketflower

This coastal plant is legend on one North Carolina island.
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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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Dixie Drive-In in Lumberton

Hungry? Follow the crowd to this can’t-miss burger joint in Lumberton.
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Peach Student

In the Sandhills, summertime means peaches, and peaches mean school.
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