Stories tagged: "north carolina"

Photos via Robin and Stephen Collins
Planning Your Next Long Weekend? Here Are 5 Must-Visit Bed and Breakfasts in North Carolina

NC innkeepers talk breakfast, guest experience, and what to see while visiting their bed and breakfast. Match your vacation style to one of these NC inns.

Graphic by Francesca Daly, Photograph courtesy of Crystina Halcyon
‘More Women Are Going to Die’: NC Women Speak Out Against 12-Week Abortion Ban

“When it comes to the workings of pregnancy and the complications and nuance of all of that, I don't think politicians are any more qualified than a comedian," said Cary resident Crystina Halycon. "These are people's lives that we're playing with.”

Bicyclists in the Tour De Fat bicycle parade in Idaho in 2016. New Belgium Brewing has moved operations into North Carolina. It's one of our picks for best trail-adjacent breweries to hit up in NC. (Shutterstock)
7 North Carolina Towns That Are Perfect for Biking to a Brewery

Take advantage of the 'Year of the Trail' in North Carolina -- and our state's thriving brewery culture -- by biking to these trail-adjacent breweries. 

North Carolina is finally getting a Wawa, the popular convenience store chain. (Shutterstock)
Good News Friday: NC Finally Gets a Wawa, And Our Wetlands Are Making a Comeback

Our weekly roundup of good news also has some cool national honors for three North Carolina cities.

Three teenagers made the exciting discovery of a 1,000-year-old canoe in Lake Waccamaw this year. The canoe has been recovered by the Waccamaw Siouan Tribe. (Image via The Life of Bryan on Flickr)
Good News Friday: An Exciting Discovery for NC’s Native American History

Our weekly roundup of good news includes an historic finding for NC’s Native American history, and more hope for the red wolves.  

North Carolina native J. Cole in concern in 2015. Cole's Dreamville Festival is one of our favorite ways to see live music again. (Photo by Robb D. Cohen/Invision/AP)
Get Lost in Live Music Again at These 6 North Carolina Spots

Here are the 6 best ways to see live music in NC, combining great music, great sound quality, and great vibes.

For the past three years, the U.S. has been in a public health emergency because of COVID-19. It ended today. (Image via NC DPS)
The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Is Officially Over in the U.S.

For the past three years, the country has been in a public health emergency, it ends today. That means many people will have to start paying for COVID tests.