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Family Tradition: An Afternoon Well Spent at Rudd Farm

Every kid should spend a day on the farm, learning about how his food is grown. A generous helping of sweet corn, eaten right in a Guilford County field, is just a bonus.

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Meet the Diamond Guys of Schiffman’s Jewelers

Want a ring? A watch? A necklace? The Schiffman brothers will sell them to you. Want a chuckle? Try listening to the stories from a fourth-generation jewelry store that’s still doing some serious business.

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100 Family Businesses That Built North Carolina

This impressive list includes dozens of families, and their service shops, stores, factories, and farms that’ve made it to the third generation — and beyond.

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Blue Star Mothers Share a Powerful Bond

When family ties are tested by military service, the Blue Star Mothers of North Carolina boost spirits and offer support to those overseas and close to home.

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An Empty Hammock is an Invitation to Kick Back and Relax

For 43 years, Nags Head Hammocks has been handcrafting the perfect spot to take in a view, even if it’s your own backyard — or the backs of your eyelids.