Stories tagged: "Nature"


Age ain't nothing but a number: Here are the stories behind the 10 oldest cities in North Carolina
Age Ain’t Nothing But a Number: The Stories Behind the 10 Oldest Cities in North Carolina

Some are best known for their rustic charm, while others have grown into thoroughly modern metropolises. Here’s a look at the 10 oldest towns and cities in North Carolina.

Where are North Carolina’s Most Scenic Spots for Outdoor Fun (+ Great Pics)?
Where are the Most Beautiful Places in NC for Outdoor Fun (+ Great Pics)?

On the hunt for beautiful places in NC? North Carolina’s beaches, mountains, and rolling hills will leave you breathless.

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. 

Unique NC Plants and Fungi
Unique NC Plants and Fungi That Belong in Sci-Fi Movies

Have you seen giant trees and glowing mushrooms? You can find that and more in North Carolina. Read our list of 5 unique NC plants and fungi.

Gardening Tips for Summer
10 Tips to Keep Your Plant Babies Alive in North Carolina’s Sweltering Weather

There’s more to watering than you think. Fertilizer isn’t always good for your plants. And more gardening tips for summer to help your plants survive.

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.

Five North Carolina ice cream shops are on the list of Yelp's 100 best ice cream shops nationwide. (Shutterstock)
Good News Friday: NC Has 5 of the Top 100 Ice Cream Shops in the Nation

Plus, NC leaders are pledging to save the monarch butterfly, and more good news from North Carolina.