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DuBose Health Center expansion on pace for December 31st completion

DuBose Health Center expansion on pace for December 31st completion

posted on 10/26/2018

Expansion of the clinic and rehab area will create 24 new rooms and three suites, bringing the total number of beds to 78. The suites, each with two beds, can be used as private rooms, traditional suites or couple’s suites. As part of the expansion, existing semiprivate rooms are being converted to private rooms. The […]

Traditions Only a True North Carolinian Understands

Traditions Only a True North Carolinian Understands

posted on 11/01/2016

The south is known for two things: magnificent fried everything and longstanding traditions. And while there are hundreds of things for visitors to enjoy in North Carolina, there are certain things only true North Carolinians really get. If you’d rather have “Sunday supper” rather than lunch or dinner and understand that “just drivin’” is an […]

Unique Festivals of North Carolina

Unique Festivals of North Carolina

posted on 10/18/2016

North Carolina is home to dozens of unique festivals that range from the extravagant to the strange. Whether you need a new way to predict the weather or a reason to learn how to bike underwater, NC has a festival for that! You can enjoy NC’s knack for finding things to celebrate when you attend […]

Greatest Historic Sites in North Carolina

Greatest Historic Sites in North Carolina

posted on 09/20/2016

From the immaculate gardens and museums of Old Salem to the world famous Biltmore House, North Carolina has an impressive list of historic sites. As one of the 13 original American Colonies, North Carolina has a long and rich history that includes Native American History, a primary role in the American Revolution and the Civil […]

History of the North Carolina Flag

History of the North Carolina Flag

posted on 08/23/2016

You’ve seen it raised high in victory, lowered in defeat and waving strong against a vibrant North Carolina sky, but do you know the history of the North Carolina Flag? The NC flag has always contained two dates, but not always the same two, and the legitimacy of one is still disputed! Learn more about this […]

Words and Phrases Only a True North Carolinian Knows

Words and Phrases Only a True North Carolinian Knows

posted on 07/12/2016

Natives of North Carolina know there is something special about how the Tarheel State speaks.  Words and phrases have a way of evoking images of the place known for sprawling tobacco fields, awe-inspiring fall colors and one of the biggest basketball rivalries in the country. Whether you were born here, moved here, or plan to […]

American Dance Festival (Durham, NC)

American Dance Festival (Durham, NC)

posted on 05/03/2016

Durham is home to what the New York Postcalls “the world’s greatest dance festival.” This inspirational and cultural event runs from April through July and features a variety of performances, workshops and guest speakers that make this a not-to-be-missed celebration of movement and dance. Whether you are a lifelong dancer or someone who simply enjoys […]

North Carolina Day Trips

North Carolina Day Trips

posted on 04/12/2016

Vacations often have a way of improving our mood and expanding our horizons but taking a long trip just isn’t in the cards most of the time. Fortunately, North Carolina is home to all manner of natural wonders, historic sites, cultural centers and more that can all be visited in one day! Read on for […]

For senior travelers: Most exciting places in North Carolina

For senior travelers: Most exciting places in North Carolina

posted on 02/23/2016

North Carolina is known as one of the most picturesque states in the country with its 300 miles of beaches, Blue Ridge Mountains and more but it is also home to some very exciting attractions and cities. To get started on exploring these impressive places and landmarks, read on for our top picks for the […]

Foods from North Carolina

Foods from North Carolina

posted on 02/09/2016

Foodies across the nation have a lot to thank North Carolina for including such beverage staples as Pepsi, and fast food chains like Hardee’s. Along with widespread eats like these, there are some foods that are a bit more regional or that have a special twist only available in North Carolina. While the foods on […]