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North Carolina Tar Heels | History | College Basketball

By DrWeb, April 1, 2022

Well, we’re heading for a special Final Four in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. North Carolina faces off against Duke, their arch rival in the Final Four. Amazingly, these two blueblood teams have never met before in the Tournament’s history.

Here’s my video of slideshow and the show slides of it, so enjoy the game! Go Heels!

Video slideshow…

Center of the college basketball universe – North Carolina – Proclamation

Which is your favorite? Here are the styles of BBQ in the Carolinas FOX8 viewers prefer | myfox8.com

by: Dolan Reynolds, Posted: Sep 3, 2021 / 01:47 PM EDT / Updated: Sep 3, 2021 / 04:37 PM EDT

A plate with eastern North Carolina style pulled pork BBQ, mac and cheese, potato salad, and hushpuppies (Getty Images)

Which style of Carolina BBQ is the best?

It’s an endless debate among North Carolinians we’ve all had at some point whether we wanted to or not. You may have even gotten flashbacks to heated culinary arguments with friends or family members in the past just by reading the question.

We asked FOX8 viewers to tell us their favorite style of Carolina BBQ and maybe vent some of their strongest opinions in the process, and they certainly responded. Lexington-style came out on top with a little over 55 percent of the vote.

But Eastern-style still has its fair share of fans with around 36 percent of voters saying they prefer it.

Source: Which is your favorite? Here are the styles of BBQ in the Carolinas FOX8 viewers prefer | myfox8.com

Have vaccine, will travel: How a road trip served as a needed jolt from the blahs at home – The Washington Post

Travel

By Kate SilverMay 21, 2021 at 7:00 a.m. PDT

The author’s husband wanted to put his refurbished car to the test on a serpentine stretch of road called Tail of the Dragon, in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. (Shutterstock)

In early April, when my husband, Neil, and I had both secured vaccine appointments, he suggested a road trip.

He had been fixing up a sporty old car — one of his many pandemic sanity projects — and wanted to put it to the test, driving it from our home in Chicago to a serpentine stretch of road called Tail of the Dragon, in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, straddling the Tennessee and North Carolina state line.

At the same time, I had been thinking about how much I would love to see a couple of friends in North Carolina, a state I had never visited. And why not add places we had been meaning to explore to the list? Nashville, Louisville, and Dolly Parton’s Dollywood theme park rounded out the itinerary, and our first trip since December 2019 started coming together.

Source: Have vaccine, will travel: How a road trip served as a needed jolt from the blahs at home – The Washington Post