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Made in NC: Koolbird

A Charlotte woodworker’s stylish, retro birdhouses won the top prize in the Craft category of the 2019 Made in NC Awards.

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Made in NC: Wheeler’s Chairs

A Wilkes County woodworker’s love for traditional, old-time chair making is reflected in his stunning ladderback rocking chairs, which won the top prize in the 2019 Made in NC Awards.

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Tips for Storing Pumpkin Seeds

Whether you want to grow a record-breaking pumpkin or you just want to snack on the seeds, these eight tips will help you make the most of the season.

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Our State Gift Guide 2019

Make gift-giving a breeze this season with the help of our Holiday Gift Guide, featuring a variety of North Carolina products and experiences curated for everyone on your list.

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Meet the Maker: Ritchie Hill Bakery

Cheese straw connoisseurs Heath and Charles Ritchie follow a 100-year-old family recipe to create a beloved (and addicting) Southern staple in Concord.


The Linville Look

The elegantly rustic bark shingles that give this mountain town its character are as fashionable today as they were more than a century ago when a famous architect introduced them.

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Tips for Planting Hydrangeas

For beautiful cloud-like blooms in your yard (and in a vase on your table!) stick to these seven guidelines.