Stories tagged: "economy"


Educators protest budget shortfalls under Republican leadership outside the NC General Assembly in May 2018. The budget has become a very secretive process in the state. (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)
The State’s Budget Belongs to the People of North Carolina. So Why Is It Settled in Back Rooms?

NC's budget plan has a huge impact on your education and healthcare. Too bad it's such a big secret.

Foggy Pine Books in Buxton is a gem in North Carolina's independent bookstore scene.
Get Lost in the Stacks at These Amazing NC Bookstores

From neighborhood institutions to up-and-comers, these independent North Carolina bookstores are worth the trip.

A view of a damaged trailer in Haywood County, NC, after historic flooding. Gov. Roy Cooper declared a State of Emergency in Haywood County after the heavy rainfall from Tropical Depression Fred devastated the area, putting businesses under 6 feet of water and mud and killing several.l 
Climate scientists warn that climate change will produce more frequent and violent storms in the years to come. (Photo by Peter Zay/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
Climate Change Is Not a Warning for North Carolina – It’s Already Here.

A rural North Carolina advocate on the need for big climate change and infrastructure plans to offset the impacts on farms and families.

North Carolina has its own "wine country" in Yadkin Valley. (Image via YadkinValleyNC.com).
4 North Carolina Spots to Explore With Your BFF — Because Some Trips Are Better With Your Bestie

From yoga in the mountains to a Yadkin Valley wine tour, Cardinal & Pine lists some of the best destinations for you and your BFF.

Marvel Studio's 2013 film Iron Man 3 was one of the biggest films shot in North Carolina. Credit: Zade Rosenthal/ Marvel Studios
29 Blockbusters and Busts Shot in North Carolina (There’s Sure to Be a Few Filmed Near You)

Whether you live in the mountains, the coast, or the Piedmont, some major Hollywood movies were filmed near you in North Carolina.

In this 2004 file photo, off-duty Greensboro, NC firefighters Kevin Ozment, left, and Mark Cockman carry their purchased cabinet to a trailer from the Crown Mark furniture store in downtown High Point, NC. High Point is touted as the furniture capitol of the world.  (Photo by Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
A Design Lover’s Guide to High Point, the ‘Furniture Capital of the World’

High Point’s reputation for design is well-earned. We’ll show you where to shop, learn, and stay in this North Carolina city known across the world for furniture. 

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)
As Eviction Moratorium Ends, 206,000 NC Households Are Behind on Rent. Here’s How to Get Help Now.

In less than a week, many of these North Carolina families could be facing eviction proceedings.