From Space Flights to Starry Nights at PARI

The mountains of western North Carolina hold many secrets. One, a site in the Pisgah National Forest, has led lives as a space-age relic, a Cold War stronghold, and, today, a science center.
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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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Garden of Eaten Cafe Hickory

Hickory: Garden of Eaten

The Garden of Eaten Cafe at First Baptist Church in Hickory welcomes diners for food and fellowship.
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What The Locals Know: Morehead City

A few locals share where to go and what to do while in town.
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