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  • Cruise to Tour Historic Albemarle

    Aweekend-long cruise May 10-13 to demonstrate the potential for a small boat cruise industry in the Albemarle region will be sponsored by the NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR). “This cruise is the first of its kind to explore the deep history, natural beauty, and cultural treasures of northeastern North Carolina,” said Susi H. Hamilton, NCDNCR Secretary. "It [...]

    2018-04-02T15:41:03-04:00April 2nd, 2018|Travel|

    Nine New Sites Reflect NC’s History

    Nine historic sites have been recognized by the NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, and added to the National Register of Historic Places, bringing the number of the state's historic sites to more than 3,000. NCDNCR Secretary Susi Hamilton noted the value of federal and state incentives that assisted private preservation initiatives, including tax credits for rehabilitating National Register [...]

    2018-04-02T15:11:42-04:00April 2nd, 2018|Arts & Culture|

    The Greenbrier: Southern Elegance in the Alleghanies

    The Greenbrier has been a favorite destination for more than 200 years. Set among the Alleghany Mountains in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., The Greenbrier is a luxury resort synonymous with Southern hospitality. With a history dating back 240 years, The Greenbrier has been host to presidents, celebrities, and generations of families on its 11,000 acres featuring golf courses, dining, a [...]

    2019-01-03T19:10:43-04:00April 2nd, 2018|Travel|

    Reynolda – A Legacy: The Mystery Continues

    The glory that was Reynolda dimmed in the mid-twenties with the passing of its creator, Katharine Smith Reynolds. In the weeks after her death in May 1924, the question looming for Will Reynolds, R.J.’s brother who was named caretaker, was what to do with Katharine’s four children: Dick (18), Mary (16), Nancy (14) and Smith (13). Their father, R.J., had [...]

    2019-01-03T19:05:49-04:00April 2nd, 2018|Arts & Culture|

    Shepherd’s Center of Winston-Salem – 31st Annual Used Book Sale

    Volunteers are working diligently in the Shepherd’s Center book processing center in Winston-Salem, dividing 150,000 plus books into categories and affixing point-price stickers for the annual Used Book Sale. Scheduled May 3 – 5 in the Education Bulding at the Winston-Salem Fairground, the bargains are unbeatable, the cause is meaningful and all proceeds (more than $50,000 last year) go to [...]

    2019-01-02T17:27:30-04:00January 22nd, 2018|Arts & Culture, Resources|

    Awards Support Veterans Arts Programs

    Four arts programs in Raleigh, Asheville, Fayetteville, and Manteo will share $75,000 in grants from the North Carolina Art Council to support projects that will serve military personnel, veterans, and their families in the state. A panel of arts professionals and military representatives approved the following programs. Asheville Area Arts Council ($26,000) to expand an existing partnership between the Arts [...]

    2018-01-15T23:33:09-04:00January 15th, 2018|Arts & Culture|

    Lest We Forget: WWI through the Eyes of Nine

    A century ago, Greensboro and the whole world was changed by the Great War. The Greensboro Historical Museum has mounted a new exhibit, Lest We Forget: WWI through the Eyes of Nine Nine, which looks at how Greensboro experienced and continues to remember World War I. Wartime mobilization, beginning in 1917, affected everyone differently. Artist and Buffalo Soldier Malvin Gray [...]

    2018-01-12T18:45:28-04:00January 12th, 2018|Arts & Culture|

    Reynolda – A Legacy: Katharine Smith Reynolds

    In October, nearly 100 Reynolds family members gathered in Winston-Salem from points around the world to celebrate the centennial of Reynolda House and the Golden Anniversary of its designation as the Museum of American Art. They found the country estate unchanged, almost in its original form, a phenomenal example of a small number of early twentieth century country houses still [...]

    2017-12-14T15:33:48-04:00December 14th, 2017|Arts & Culture|

    Sanderling Resort: The Perfect Escape

    The decorations are put away and the guest have gone home... you made it through the holidays! Now you need to rejuvenate yourself for the new year. Whether it’s just you or with a special someone (Valentine’s is around the corner), Sanderling Resort is the perfect escape. Most know of the Outer Banks and how crossing the bridge transports you [...]

    2017-12-14T15:31:52-04:00December 14th, 2017|Travel|
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