NC college students met with President Biden this week to call for gun reforms. (Image via Sen. Natalie Murdock's Twitter)
Good News Friday: NC Students Talk Gun Reform with President Biden

Our weekly roundup of happy news in NC goes to the White House. Plus: Pumpkin patches are finally opening, and social media reunites a woman with her “guardian angel.”

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with These Must-Read Books, According to Our Staff

Discover must-read books by Hispanic and Latino authors to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, handpicked by our Courier Newsroom staff.

Irvin Casarrubias prepares to perform as part of the Danza Guerreros de Quetzalcoatl de Durham at the Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington, North Carolina on September 24, 2023. The intergenerational group celebrates traditional Aztec dance and helps to preserve Mexican culture as its members put down roots in the communities they now call home. Casarubbias, now 18, has been dancing since we was five-years-old.
PHOTOS: Traditional Aztec Dancers Put On a Show in Wilmington

Danza Guerreros de Quetzalcoatl de Durham, an intergenerational Aztec group, gaze a dazzling dance display in Wilmington this weekend.

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NC Bookstores Share Their Reading Picks for Hispanic Heritage Month

Looking for your next favorite book and want to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month? Here’s a list of 14 books. 

Highlands, NC, was recently named "America's best small mountain town" Travel & Leisure. (Shutterstock)
Good News Friday: NC Has ‘America’s Best Small Mountain Town’

Saturday is the first official day of fall and being in North Carolina makes it that much sweeter. Read on for NC Fall categories that we’re the best at. 

Don't feel bad if fall and winter makes you feel blue. It's not uncommon. Here are some tips for beating it. (Shutterstock)
Fall’s a Bummer to Some People. Here’s What to Do If It Brings You Down.

Lots of people greet fall like an old friend. For others, the dying leaves and shorter days are one big bummer. Here are some tips if the season’s change is getting you down.

Fall on Grandfather Mountain. Autumn is the season that asks us to enjoy nature the most. (Shutterstock)
In Praise of Fall in North Carolina

We talk about nature a lot in NC. And fall is the season that invites us to revel in it the most.