A Moore County Native Talks Queer Love and Community in Rural North Carolina
Kelcey Ledbetter walks us through the night that she performed at a highly protested drag show in Moore County - a night that ended with an act of vandalization that caused 45,000 homes and businesses to lose power. 
Portrait of Kelcey Ledbetter by Santana B Photography
Artist Frank Zombie for his show "2's of a Woman"
5 Weekend Activities Across North Carolina (Jan. 27-29)

It's the last weekend in January, and if you're looking for a fun way to end the month, here a few things you can check out in Charlotte, Raleigh, and elsewhere.

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Renters Are Struggling. The Biden Administration Introduced New Protections for Them This Week.

The Biden administration introduced several new efforts to protect renters, make renting more affordable, and to increase fairness in the rental market.

Containers of the medication used to end an early pregnancy sit on a table inside a Planned Parenthood clinic, Oct. 29, 2021, in Fairview Heights, Ill. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
NC Restricts Access to the FDA-Approved Abortion Pill. This Doctor Is Fighting Back.

Under state law, any physician prescribing the abortion pill mifepristone to patients must be in the same room with them at a certified surgical facility when they take the pills, despite FDA rules to the contrary.

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Record-Breaking Egg Profits Prompt Accusation of Price Gouging

A farmer-advocacy group says price collusion, not avian flu, is causing the record-high prices consumers are paying for eggs.

Brian Tyree Henry is a native of Fayetteville. Image via Michael Kovacs / Getty Images.
40 Famous Actors and Actresses From North Carolina

Stacker compiled a list of actors and actresses that were born in North Carolina from IMDb’s most popular list.

US President Joe Biden announces student loan relief with Education Secretary Miguel Cardona (R) on August 24, 2022 in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC. - Biden announced that most US university graduates still trying to pay off student loans will get $10,000 of relief to address a decades-old headache of massive educational debt across the country. (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)
Biden’s New Student Loan Repayment Plan Would Help Millions of Working and Middle-Class Americans 

Under the new plan, borrowers who earn less than roughly $30,600 a year would owe $0 a month on their federal student loans, effectively pausing them. A borrower who’s in a family of four and makes less than roughly $62,400 would also see their payments paused.

Quick Answers About Doing Your Taxes (and How to Get Them Done for Free)​

Dreading filing your taxes? You're not alone. Let us make it a little easier with this list of answers to common questions about tax season.

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5 Fun Things to Do Across North Carolina This Weekend (Jan. 20-22)

From Asheville to Wilmington, from a Nascar event to a film camp, here are 5 fun things you can do across North Carolina the weekend of Jan. 20-22.