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Scenes from the NC Piedmont, in Miniature

Model railroaders bring local 1950s-era scenes to life

5 Tips for Your Walk in the Woods

Advice for beginning hikers from a local expert

Wartime on the Outer Banks

Remembering life on the NC coast during WWII

Wrestling Water in Your Landscape (and Winning)

Effective ways to deal with spring showers and summer storms

Alligators in North Carolina

Protecting — and staying safe around — our state’s wild gators

Shells of North Carolina

A guide to shelling our Carolina coast

7 Energy Upgrades for a Happier Home

Boost your home’s comfort and cut energy use with these projects

Local Art, for All to See

Find a public mural in your neck of the woods

Little Pink Retreats Make Time for Hope

NC-based program provides welcome refuge for breast cancer patients

15 Local Parks for Outdoor Escapes

The best quiet parks and trails in your NC town

Top Spots for NC Beachcombers

Be in the right place at the right time to find treasured shells

Extending the Harvest for the Hungry

Farmers and volunteers team up to glean extra produce from NC fields

NC Murals Create ‘Art for the People’

The Appalachian Mural Trail captures state culture

Undeniable Truths of Heart Health

Diet and exercise remain keys to keeping your ticker in top form