Stories tagged: "Good News Fridays"

The blackened ahi tuna bowl at Bandito Bodega in Greensboro. This food truck turned brick-and-mortar restaurant tops the list (so far!) on our "Leah Tries" segment. (Photo via @banditoburritotruck on Instagram)
Good News Friday: We found our new favorite restaurant in Greensboro

If you’ve tuned in to “Leah Tries,” you’ll definitely want to stop by this lunch spot in Greensboro. Plus: It's officially ski season in NC!

North Carolina wide receiver Kobe Paysour (8) runs in for a touchdown as South Carolina defensive back Keenan Nelson Jr. (18) looks on during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 2, 2023, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Erik Verduzco)
Good News Friday: NC Teams Put A Whoopin’ on SC Teams This Week

NC schools brought the pain to their SC rivals. Plus: A Balsam, NC woman turns 100, and her flowers—planted by her late husband—turn 48.

Freedom Park in Raleigh, honoring the experiences of Black North Carolinians, is officially opening. (Image via NC African American Heritage Commission)
Good News Friday: New Park Honoring the Black Experience in NC Opens

Raleigh's Freedom Park is a beauty. Plus, two NC bed & breakfasts get some big honors. 

Is Raleigh climate friendly? A new survey from Architectural Digest ranked Raleigh and Charlotte as two of the most "climate-resilient" cities in America. (Shutterstock)
Good News Friday: NC’s Biggest Cities Among the Most ‘Climate Resilient’ in the Nation

It’s that time of week! Send this to someone who wants to get in on the warm fuzzies from North Carolina.

NC Pet Shelter
Good News Friday: When a NC Pet Shelter Asked for Help, People Answered

This week’s Good News Friday roundup may have a touch of bittersweet feelings (anything about a NC pet shelter does!), but we promise it's all good news. 

The extreme heat and dry conditions made for a rough start to watermelon season in NC, but July rains are bringing the melon back. (Shutterstock)
Good News Friday: NC Watermelon Season Will Be Longer This Year

It’s time for some good news, and this week we’re talking soccer, watermelon, and a special fact about the North Carolina Zoo. 

One of North Carolina's most respected HBCUs, NC Central, has a real estate program that hopes to make the industry more diverse. (Image via NC Central's Instagram page)
Good News Friday: This NC HBCU Wants to Make Real Estate Less White

Our weekly roundup of all things positive in NC gets into heavy metal, a venerated NC HBCU saving the bees, and making real estate a more diverse industry.