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November / 2022

Westmoore Pottery Presents Hearth Cookery Program   (11/01/22)  Seagrove, NC - On Saturday, November 26th, (the Saturday following Thanksgiving) Westmoore Pottery will ... (read more)
North Carolina Zoo Offers Military Appreciation Week   (11/01/22) Asheboro, NC – In honor of Veterans Day, the North Carolina Zoo is offering free admission for mili... (read more)

October / 2022

14 Hiking Trails to Conquer This Fall in North Carolina   (10/25/22) By Vanessa Infanzon - ‘Tis the season’ to hike the North Carolina trails. Crisp clean air, autumn ... (read more)
Heart of North Carolina turns spooky as Halloween approaches   (10/21/22) By Zenda Douglas, WRAL contributor ASHEBORO, NC — When it comes to scary, terrifying, ghoulish, ... (read more)
Worth the drive: Millstone Creek Orchards near Asheboro   (10/21/22) By Zenda Douglas, WRAL contributor RAMSEUR, NC — If you haven’t gotten your pumpkin fill t... (read more)
Pumpkins that last forever at Seagrove pottery studios   (10/20/22) By Zenda Douglas - WRAL contributor SEAGROVE, NC — You can find ceramic gourds, pottery pumpkins... (read more)

September / 2022

Asheboro: 7 Best Places To Visit In Asheboro, North Carolina   (09/30/22) ByMonika Kaswan If you’re looking for something different to do in Asheboro, North C... (read more)
Homes on the Ranges - North Carolina Zoo   (09/21/22) By Martha Steger I asked a friend who announced she’d “never been into zoos” if she had eve... (read more)
NC folks make ornaments for the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree   (09/21/22) GREENSBORO, NC — A 78-foot piece of North Carolina is headed to DC. This year, the Capitol Christ... (read more)
Cash on Cash: Asheboro’s Sunset Series returns with Johnny Cash in words and music   (09/21/22) CONTACT: Ross Holt, [email protected], 336-318-6806 Asheboro, NC - Singer-songwriters Robert Burke Wa... (read more)
North Carolina Zoo Loses Rhino Olivia, One of Its Most Elderly Residents   (09/16/22) ASHEBORO, NC –  Olivia, a southern white rhinoceros who has lived at the North Carolina Zoo for mor... (read more)
Just in time for spooky season: 5 Halloween must-sees around the South   (09/15/22) By Ebony Williams - From pumpkin spice lattes and creepy decorations to costumes and more, spooky season ... (read more)
Woods of Terror & Spookywoods: Here’s what you need to know about the 2022 season   (09/05/22) Piedmont Triad - Halloween may still be more than a month away, but that doesn’t mean you can’t ge... (read more)
The 12 Most Hauntingly Beautiful Cities in the US   (09/01/22) By Molly O‘Brien - Perhaps it’s flattering that even those who leave the living world don’t... (read more)
Potters‘ Pumpkin Patch Trail in Seagrove   (09/01/22) CONTACT INFORMATION: Alexa Modderno [email protected] 336-707-9124 Erin Younge erinyounge@gmail.... (read more)

August / 2022

2022 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Tour from North Carolina to Washington, D.C. Nov. 5-18   (08/22/22) Asheville, NC – The National Forests in North Carolina and nonprofit partner Choose Outdoors, along... (read more)
Meet the North Carolina Zoo’s gorilla troop!   (08/20/22) ASHEBORO, NC — There have been some changes to the gorilla troop at the North Carolina Zoo. The group w... (read more)
Five unforgettable and unique places to visit in North Carolina   (08/18/22) There are also many smaller towns and villages throughout the state that are worth exploring. Each of these de... (read more)
The best courses you can play in North Carolina   (08/18/22) By Madeline MacClurg, Gabrielle Herzig, and Drew Powell When you th... (read more)
Charlotte trails other cities in allowing drinking in the streets in ‘social districts’   (08/18/22) By Alexandria Sands - The City of Charlotte will soon vote on a highly anticipated policy to allow for &ldquo... (read more)
11 places to go apple picking this fall near Charlotte   (08/16/22) By Lorenza Medley - What comes to your mind when you think of fall? I hope it was apples because it’s a... (read more)
North Carolina Zoo gets ready to break ground on Asia continent as part of expansion   (08/16/22) WXII News 12 - The North Carolina Zoo recently announced it welcome one million visitors this past year. Such ... (read more)
Franklinville celebrates history, works on reinvention with silo art   (08/08/22) RANDOLPH COUNTY, NC  — It can be tough to reinvent yourself, especially for a small North Carolina ... (read more)

July / 2022

Sunset Signature Series Returns with Robert Burke Warren and Casey Noel   (07/29/22) Asheboro, NC  Singer-songwriters Robert Burke Warren and Casey Noel will trace the life of Johnny Cash i... (read more)
North Carolina Zoo Announces Record-Breaking Attendance of 1 Million Visitors   (07/22/22) Asheboro, NC - The North Carolina Zoo is excited to announce it broke its all-time attendance record by welcom... (read more)
Meet Sahara! She‘s one of the North Carolina Zoo‘s new sand cats   (07/14/22) ASHEBORO, NC — The North Carolina Zoo has a new tenant in its desert habitat. The Zoo is showing ... (read more)
Downtown vibes: 55 best towns in the Carolinas and what to do at each, according to you   (07/14/22) If you’ve lived in Charlotte for long enough, you already know one of the best parts about road trips in... (read more)
Stepping Into the Craft: Visit Seagrove Potters for a Clay Experience   (07/12/22) Potters and studios in the Seagrove area are hosting a number of events in July, from kiln openings and demo... (read more)
You Can Cut Your Own Sunflowers at the Festive Kersey Valley Sunflower Extravaganza in NC   (07/12/22) Few things in life are sure to inspire a spontaneous smile quite like a sunflower field in full bloom. Conside... (read more)
Tea with Seagrove Potters Event Returns in August   (07/11/22) Seagrove, NC - Six Seagrove pottery shops have partnered with Carriage House Tea and the Table Farmhouse Baker... (read more)
The First Couple of Bull Riding   (07/07/22) When PBR swings through North Carolina, fans have the opportunity to get a down-home insiders’ look at b... (read more)
12 North & South Carolina Sunflower Fields For That Perfect Instagram Photo   (07/07/22) What could be more summer than gorgeous sunflowers? Fields of sunflowers can give you the perfect photo for yo... (read more)
Enjoy fresh fruit and story time at this NC orchard   (07/06/22) Ramseur, NC - Just an hour outside of Raleigh sits a quiet slice of idyllic farm living and fresh fruit pickin... (read more)

June / 2022

Destination Vacation: North Carolina Pottery Center in Seagrove   (06/24/22) SEAGROVE, NC (WGHP) — Pottery is a 5,000-year tradition with a rich and deep history in North Carolina.&... (read more)
Petty’s Garage has a worldwide reputation that’s made in North Carolina   (06/10/22) RANDLEMAN, NC (WGHP) — This time of year, lots of people are opening up the garage and pulling out their... (read more)

April / 2022

North Carolina Zoo Announces the Permanent Closure of its Aviary Habitat   (04/21/22) Asheboro, NC – Today, the North Carolina Zoo announces the permanent closure of its Aviary Habitat. Buil... (read more)
Celebrate the 2022 14th Annual Celebration of Spring Tour with Art for Everyone!   (04/15/22) Seagrove, NC -  Organized by the Seagrove Area Potters Association this annual event kicking off springti... (read more)
Glazing a Path to Seagrove: Celebration of Spring Pottery Tour   (04/15/22) By - Laura Douglass Seagrove, NC - Renewal and discovery are hallmarks of spring. It’s also the perfe... (read more)
Red Wolf Renaissance   (04/10/22) By - Lindsey Liles “This is what I like to see,” says Chris Lasher, of the North Carolina Zo... (read more)
12 Things to Do with a Weekend Getaway to Asheboro   (04/05/22) By: Jason Barnette Asheboro is only thirty miles from the geological center of North Carolina. It takes less ... (read more)
Pillars of North Carolina: Mobile technology pioneer Jerry Neal’s signal success   (04/01/22) By - Vanessa Infanzon Jerry Neal chuckles when asked about his success in developing one of North Carolina&rs... (read more)

March / 2022

Triad brewery named one of the 'South's Best', ready to expand operations   (03/18/22) By Daniel Finnegan  –  Managing Editor, Triad Business Journal O... (read more)
Southern hospitality the North Carolina way   (03/16/22) By Lahoma Scarlette, Miami Times Contributor - Nestled between South Carolina and Virginia, North Carolina is ... (read more)

February / 2022

Tea with Seagrove Potters Event | March 12   (02/28/22) Seagrove, NC - Six Seagrove pottery shops have partnered with Carriage House Tea and the Table Farmhouse Baker... (read more)
Avid hikers share safety tips for hitting the trails this winter   (02/03/22) BY COURTNEY WALLEN RANDOLPH COUNTY RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — While it isn’t s... (read more)

January / 2022

North Carolina Zoo Closes Aviary to the Public as Precautionary Measure to Protect Birds   (01/24/22) Asheboro, NC – With recently confirmed cases of avian flu in wild birds found in eastern North Carolina,... (read more)
New for 2022: Asheboro ZooKeepers   (01/11/22) by Kevin Reichard on January 11, 2022 in Summer Collegiate, Summer Collegiat... (read more)
Tea Time | Cary Magazine   (01/03/22) BY AMBER KEISTERPHOTOGRAPHY BY JONATHAN FREDIN A hot cup of tea is just the thing to warm you from ... (read more)


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