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4 North Carolina Cities Make It on Southern Living’s Best Small Towns of the South List

The writers deemed these North Carolina towns "destination-worthy in their own right," and we couldn't agree more.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Image via Weidman Photography / Shutterstock
10 Things You Can Do in North Carolina That Cost $10 or Less

Want to get out of the house without spending a ton of money? Check out one of these activities across North Carolina for $10 or less.

Roof work on Reynolds Hall, a dormitory at the former Palmer Memorial Institute. Photo courtesy of Liz Melendez.
The Work to Preserve a Historic Site of Black Excellence in North Carolina

The dormitories at the former Palmer Memorial Institute represent the main physical connection to the site's legacy. But they have long been in disrepair.

Leesa and Milton Jones at the Washington Waterfront Underground Rail Road Museum. Photo by Dylan Rhoney
One of the Best Ways to Learn About the Underground Railroad Is in Washington, North Carolina

The Washington Waterfront Underground Railroad Museum in North Carolina educates visitors about the heroes who risked their own lives operate the Underground Railroad.

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Horror Movie Lovers, Rejoice: Durham’s Nevermore Festival Returns With All the Creepy You Can Stand

The Nevermore Film Festival, a NC mainstay for horror films, filmmakers, and fans of all things creepy, returns in person at the Carolina Theatre in Downtown Durham, Feb 24-26.

Photo of Asheville Mardi Gras via Karl Hinterkopf/Flickr
5 Weekend Activities Across North Carolina (Feb. 17-20)

Here are 5 fun things you can do this Presidents Day weekend, Feb. 17-20, all across North Carolina.

Graphic by Francesca Daly for Cardinal & Pine
10 Black-Owned Restaurants to Try in Charlotte

To honor Black History Month, we're highlighting Black-owned businesses across North Carolina, starting with a deep dive into the food scene in the state's most populous city.