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Beaufort and Blowing Rock Prove Opposites Attract

Never mind their different locales. Beaufort and Blowing Rock are separated by a good 350 miles, but these...

The Rocky Mount Depot

View this photo slideshow of the historic train depot in Eastern North Carolina.

Does The Sun Set Over East Coast Beaches?

Those who don't believe the sun can set over East Coast beaches are in for quite the surprise when...

Kindred Spirit Mailbox Serves as Symbol of Hope on Bird Island

Over the span of decades, thousands have made pilgrimage to the Kindred Spirit. All different walks of life...

Out and About: June 2015

Your guide to events happening across the state.

Purple Prose for a Green Gem, The Emerald

Mining for the perfect phrase can be as rewarding as finding a flawless emerald.

Party for Two at Charlotte’s
VanLandingham Estate

A mountain-inspired haven in Charlotte is the perfect place for a picnic.

10 Beach Burgers to Try This Summer

Nothing quite works up an appetite like a day spent at the beach. Satisfy your hunger with some of...

A Bountiful Bridge Creates Lasting Connections on the Rocky Broad River

The bridge between Lake Lure and Chimney Rock was closed to traffic in 2011. That’s when it really started...