Chef and TV personality Gordon Ramsay has a Durham chef featured on the latest season of "Gordon Ramsay's Food Stars." (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Good News Friday: Gordon Ramsay Taps Durham Chef, and a NC Rescue Dog Lands Big Stage Role

Our weekly roundup of good news in North Carolina finds some locals taking up space on the national stage this week. Plus: A NC medical researcher is pioneering a life-saving treatment. 

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6 Must-Visit North Carolina Beaches That Are Wheelchair-Accessible

Beaches are for everyone. Here’s how you can take advantage of North Carolina’s beautiful beaches if you have mobility issues. 

Bicyclists in the Tour De Fat bicycle parade in Idaho in 2016. New Belgium Brewing has moved operations into North Carolina. It's one of our picks for best trail-adjacent breweries to hit up in NC. (Shutterstock)
7 North Carolina Towns That Are Perfect for Biking to a Brewery

Take advantage of the 'Year of the Trail' in North Carolina -- and our state's thriving brewery culture -- by biking to these trail-adjacent breweries. 

The NC Zoo has opened a new $5.2 million habitat for their hamadryas baboons. (Shutterstock)
Good News Friday: Baboons, Babies, and a North Carolina Teen’s Art Could Make Google’s Home Page

The NC Zoo shows off a habitat meant to mimic baboons’ natural habitat. Plus: A NC teen’s prize-winning doodle could make Google’s homepage.

North Carolina is finally getting a Wawa, the popular convenience store chain. (Shutterstock)
Good News Friday: NC Finally Gets a Wawa, And Our Wetlands Are Making a Comeback

Our weekly roundup of good news also has some cool national honors for three North Carolina cities.

Three teenagers made the exciting discovery of a 1,000-year-old canoe in Lake Waccamaw this year. The canoe has been recovered by the Waccamaw Siouan Tribe. (Image via The Life of Bryan on Flickr)
Good News Friday: An Exciting Discovery for NC’s Native American History

Our weekly roundup of good news includes an historic finding for NC’s Native American history, and more hope for the red wolves.  

North Carolina native J. Cole in concern in 2015. Cole's Dreamville Festival is one of our favorite ways to see live music again. (Photo by Robb D. Cohen/Invision/AP)
Get Lost in Live Music Again at These 6 North Carolina Spots

Here are the 6 best ways to see live music in NC, combining great music, great sound quality, and great vibes.