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Joy Rides

Across North Carolina — in neighborhoods and on city streets, along beaches and through mountain forests — cyclists of every skill level find plenty of places to pedal.

Ludwig Drums: The Beat Goes On

During their historic 1964 debut on The Ed Sullivan Show, The Beatles instantly made Ludwig the world’s most recognizable drum brand, inspiring a young musician in Charlotte to form his own fab four. At a factory in Monroe, Ludwig is still making those same drums.

Soaring Salute

Through their P-51 Mustang, known as Swamp Fox, father-and-son pilots Robert and RT Dickson honor the memory of a World War II fighter pilot who — like so many service members — flew under the radar.

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