john lawson

Now, Voyager: Retracing John Lawson’s Journey

Recalling an early explorer, a canoer seeks the empty spaces in the Carolina coastal marshes.
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Travel

Oakdale Cemetary

Always on Sunday

Designed as a park to encourage visitation, Wilmington’s Oakdale Cemetery was the first cemetery in North Carolina to be part of a national Rural Garden Cemetery Movement, a place for family to celebrate the living as well as the dead.
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McNinch House Restaurant

An Elegant Occasion

The McNinch House Restaurant offers food in Charlotte that is comfortable enough to be home and formal enough for a celebration.
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Bald Eagle

Eagles of Jordan Lake

Visit the Triangle for a glimpse of our nation’s iconic bird.
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5 Things

Five Things Every North Carolinian Should Do in April

From the Diamond Jubilee Azalea Garden Tour in Wilmington to the Badin Centennial Parade, check out these five things every North Carolinian should do during the month of April.
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Dates & Events

Dates & Events in N.C.

Take a look at where to go and what to do this spring in North Carolina!
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Bill Smith

The Presbyterians Had Layer Cakes … The Catholics Had Kibbe

Award-winning Chef Bill Smith remembers church suppers, and growing up the child of a Presbyterian and a Catholic.
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Whole Truth Lunchroom Wilson

Wilson: Whole Truth Lunchroom

The covered dish. The church picnic. The Wednesday night supper. North Carolina’s communal gatherings embrace the spirit of faith, fellowship, and food.
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Carraway United Methodist Church Greensboro

Greensboro: The Hot Dog Church

They don’t call Greensboro’s Carraway United Methodist Church “The Hot Dog Church” for nothing.
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Wednesday Night Supper Kinston

Kinston: Wednesday Night Supper

For as long as anyone at First Baptist Church in Kinston can remember, Wednesday night suppers have served as a midweek battery charger.
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Open Hearts Bakery Morganton

Morganton: Open Hearts Bakery

Volunteers at St. Matthews Church in Morganton bake laughter and love into every loaf at Open Hearts Bakery.
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