elon poll feature

What Part Of North Carolina Fits You?

Are you like your neighbor? Our State and the Elon Poll asked people across the state about their likes, dislikes, and opinions on all things N.C. The results tell us which counties people with similar answers tend to live.

Take the quiz below to see what county is home to folks like you.
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Travel

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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Amy Ammons Garza and Doreyl Ammons Cain

Stories of Mountain Folk

A Sylva radio program preserves Appalachian history through spoken narratives.
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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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Margo MacIntyre Coker Arboretum

From This Seat

Inside Coker Arboretum in Chapel Hill, you can observe native plants sharing soil with plants from around the world.
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Pittsboro Plenty

Pittsboro

In a town where everyone seems to have big ideas, the success of a local currency shows the value in working together to make them happen.
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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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Jon Farace Bar Cocoa

Sweet Spot

At Bar Cocoa in The Ritz-Carlton hotel in Charlotte, everything you see is a treat.
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Winter Camping

A Case for Camping Under the Snow

Winter backpacking might make you shiver at the mere thought. But before you shake your head no, consider what you’re missing.

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Chris and Bob Nutter Maple View Farm

Maple View Farm

In Hillsborough, a fifth-generation dairyman and his wife tend a herd of cows with a heritage as strong as the family’s.
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