As Eviction Moratorium Ends, 206,000 NC Households Are Behind on Rent. How to Get Help Now.
In less than a week, many of these North Carolina families could be facing eviction proceedings.
Rep. Alma Adams (D-NC) speaks during a House committee in 2019. With many families in her district possibly facing eviction in a matter of days, Adams has been calling on state leaders in North Carolina to extend the housing moratorium a month or more. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Many parents and guardians have already received their first advance child tax credit payments, which will continue monthly through December. Any one who hasn't can check their eligibility as well as make changes to their deposit accounts, address and number of dependents by going to irs.gov and updating their information. (Photo by Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
Still Waiting on Your $250 – $300 Child Tax Credit? Try These Next Steps.

Parents nationwide have begun receiving their monthly child tax credit payments. If you haven't gotten yours, here's what to do.

The Durham Bulls Athletic Park, one of the finest ballparks you'll find anywhere. (Photo: Durham Bulls)
Who Needs MLB? North Carolina Still Has Some of the Best Ballparks in America.

From Kinston to Charlotte to Hickory, Cardinal & Pine's guide to the best ballparks in North Carolina.

Southern Grace Distilleries out of Mount Pleasant has the unusual distinction of being housed in a former prison. Shout-out to all the bootleggers once jailed there. (Image via Southern Grace Distilleries)
Moonshine, Rum and Gin: Our Guide to the Best Liquors Made Here in NC

Already considered one of the finest states for brewing beer, North Carolina has some top-flight liquor to offer too.

The Trailbred Riderz, one of North Carolina's Black saddle clubs, are continuing the traditions of oft-overlooked Black cowboys and cowgirls. (Photo by Amber Thompson)
‘A Little More Fashion, a Bit More Culture’: A Roundup of Rides with North Carolina’s Black Cowboy Clubs

Inside NC’s Black saddle clubs, the cowboys and cowgirls continuing their traditions with trail rides and horseback events this summer.

Gov. Roy Cooper speaks in March at a COVID-19 media briefing. Cooper is allowing the state's school mask mandate to expire at the end of the month, leaving the decision on masks to local school leaders.  (Image via NCDPS)
Despite Surging Delta Variant, Gov. Cooper to Allow Statewide School Mask Mandate to Expire

North Carolina state leaders will punt to local schools, but they’re recommending masks for K-8 students and unvaccinated high schoolers.

Geeta Kapur, a civil rights attorney from North Carolina, is the author of the new book "To Drink From the Well: The Struggle for Racial Equality at the Nation's Oldest Public University." (Image via Geeta Kapur)
UNC’s ‘Racist Roots’ Fueled Nikole Hannah-Jones Scandal and Legacy of Injustices, Legal Scholar Says

Enslaved people literally laid the bricks at UNC. So how does its past reflect on the turmoil of today?

Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones stands for a portrait at her home in New York, Tuesday, July 6, 2021. A controversy over tenure at UNC-Chapel Hill has supercharged debates in North Carolina about teaching the state's history of racism in K-12 and higher education. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
‘What Gets Taught Matters’: Why North Carolina Must Confront Its History of Racism

The author of a North Carolina history book explains why it’s so crucial for the state’s K-12 students to understand our state’s history of racism.

Teachers dance during a protest outside the state capitol in Raleigh, North Carolina on May, 16 2018.  The state has struggled to recruit and retain teachers in the last decade. But K-12 researchers are particularly concerned with a shortfall of Black and brown teachers in a state where the majority of students are students of color. (Photo by Logan Cyrus / AFP)        (Photo credit should read LOGAN CYRUS/AFP via Getty Images)
North Carolina Students Really Need Black and Brown Teachers

A diverse teaching staff can boost test scores and attendance for students of color. It can also be a matter of life or death.