Stories tagged: "north carolina"

The 2021 official White House Christmas tree came from Jefferson, NC. This year, the tree will come from NC again, making it the 15th time since 1961 the tree comes from NC. (Image via The White House)
NC Family Farm Will Supply the White House Christmas Tree

It’ll be the 15th time since 1961 that a NC tree will be the star tree. That’s more than any other state.

NC college students met with President Biden this week to call for gun reforms. (Image via Sen. Natalie Murdock's Twitter)
Good News Friday: NC Students Talk Gun Reform with President Biden

Our weekly roundup of happy news in NC goes to the White House. Plus: Pumpkin patches are finally opening, and social media reunites a woman with her “guardian angel.”

In the latest episode of "Leah Tries," C&P's Leah Sherrell visits a Chilean-inspired food truck in the Triad. (Image via screenshot)
‘I Demolished It’: Taste-Testing A Chilean Food Truck in the Triad

In the latest episode of "Leah Tries," Cardinal & Pine's Leah Sherrell takes a trip to Sur Chilean Inspired Food, a hot food truck making the rounds in NC's Triad.  

Rural Western North Carolina. 
Photo Credit: Dylan Rhoney
How North Carolina’s Budget Impacts Rural Communities

For rural NC, the budget has a boost in Medicaid expansion, and another round of pain for public education. 

Irvin Casarrubias prepares to perform as part of the Danza Guerreros de Quetzalcoatl de Durham at the Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington, North Carolina on September 24, 2023. The intergenerational group celebrates traditional Aztec dance and helps to preserve Mexican culture as its members put down roots in the communities they now call home. Casarubbias, now 18, has been dancing since we was five-years-old.
PHOTOS: Traditional Aztec Dancers Put On a Show in Wilmington

Danza Guerreros de Quetzalcoatl de Durham, an intergenerational Aztec group, gaze a dazzling dance display in Wilmington this weekend.

Latino Authors
NC Bookstores Share Their Reading Picks for Hispanic Heritage Month

Looking for your next favorite book and want to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month? Here’s a list of 14 books. 

A midnight session of the General Assembly, where the House passed the budget 32 hours after it was made public.
Medicaid Expansion Becomes Reality After Months of Delays

A half-million North Carolinians waited more than a decade for Republicans to stop their blockade of federal aid for more affordable healthcare.