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Portrait of Kelcey Ledbetter by Santana B Photography
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. 

Stressed woman at home checking expensive electricity and household bills, home finance concept. Image via Shuttestock / Stock-Asso
Duke Energy Requests a Rate Increase for North Carolina Households

If the proposal is approved, a typical Duke Energy Carolinas residential customer would see their monthly bill rise from $115.01 per month to $127.55 starting next January.

FILE - Power transmission lines deliver electricity to rural Orange County on Aug. 14, 2018, near Hillsborough, N.C. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
Gunfire Damages North Carolina Substation, No Outage Caused

EnergyUnited said that an alarm early Tuesday alerted it to an equipment problem at the substation in Randolph County, north of Charlotte.

FILE - In this Aug. 28, 1963 file photo, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, addresses marchers during his "I Have a Dream" speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. (AP Photo/File)
4 MLK Day of Service Opportunities in North Carolina

In honor of his legacy, every year on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, organizations across North Carolina hold days of service, giving community members a chance to volunteer and help others, just like Dr. King did.

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5 Fun Things to Do Across North Carolina This Weekend (Jan. 13-16)

From Charlotte to Wilmington, from outdoor ice skating to indoor yoga, here are 5 fun things you can do across North Carolina this weekend.

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5 Things to Do in North Carolina This January That You Won’t Want to Miss

Looking for fun January activities? Check out this list of 5 events happening this month all across North Carolina.

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Need Weekend Plans? Here Are 5 Fun Things to Do Across North Carolina (Jan. 6-8)

It’s the first full weekend of 2023 and if your New Year’s resolutions include taking part in more fun activities, we’ve got you covered.