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Trinity Rodman, daughter of former NBA star, scores on NWSL debut

Added: 11.04.2021 16:18 | 37 views | 0 comments

Trinity Rodman, the daughter of former NBA star Dennis Rodman, marked her professional soccer debut with a goal on Saturday, although her Washington Spirit side were beaten 3-2 by North Carolina Courage in the National Women's Soccer League.


Thom Tillis undergoes cancer surgery: 'I look forward to returning to the Senate soon'

Added: 09.04.2021 2:17 | 20 views | 0 comments

The Republican from North Carolina said his cancer was caught in a routine screening during a checkup.

North Carolina student arrested in connection to murder of his roommate, fellow student

Added: 08.04.2021 19:21 | 6 views | 0 comments

A North Carolina college student has been arrested in connection with the murder of his roommate after her parents found her dead in her apartment, according to reports.


North Carolina just paid a man for 15 years of wrongful imprisonment. He was in prison for 44 years.

Added: 08.04.2021 18:16 | 11 views | 0 comments

The 65-year-old man would receive $50,000 for each year he was in prison, but his compensation check would only play for 15 of the 44 years he served.


Best Hikes Along the Appalachian Trail

Added: 07.04.2021 21:34 | 5 views | 0 comments

Appalachian Trail signThe Appalachian Trail is the longest hiking-only footpath in the world, inspiring millions to test their endurance and indulge in its beauty. Running continuously for 2,200 miles (3,540 km) from Maine to Georgia, it carves its way through wildflower fields, flowing rivers, and great peaks. But you don't have to thru-hike to get a taste of the trail. Here are some of our favorite day hikes along the way, from .

Best Hikes for Fall Foliage

Sam’s Gap to Big Bald

13 miles/20.9 km, 7 hours Pigsah National Forest, North Carolina: This long ridge hike in the gives you all those Smoky Mountain views—without the carloads of tourists.

McAfee Knob

8.8 miles/14.2 km, 5 hours Salem, Virginia: With its iconic perch and widescreen views, McAfee Knob has everything you want for an October hike.

Bear Mountain (CT)

6.7 miles/10.8 km, 4 hours Mount Riga State Park, Connecticut: This fantastic hike through woods and dwarf pines reaches a large rock pile where you can view fall colors for days.

Mount Greylock

6.2 miles/3.2 km, 5 hours New Ashford, Massachusetts: Summit this iconic peak in October and you’ll be rewarded with especially dazzling views.

Best Hikes for History

Springer Mountain Loop

4.7 miles/7.6 km, 3 hours Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest, Georgia: The southern terminus of the AT is an emotional beginning (or end), and it’s a doable climb for most.

Bear Mountain (NY)

4 miles/6.4 km, 3 hours Bear Mountain State Park, New York: This is where the Appalachian Trail was born. The views aren’t bad either—you can see New York City on a clear day.

Mount Greylock

6.2 miles/3.2 km, 5 hours New Ashford, Massachusetts: This hike has great views and a rich history, having been summited by literary greats like Henry David Thoreau and Herman Melville.


9.5 miles/15.3 km, 7 hours Baxter State Park, Maine: The northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail is a great American peak with equal parts danger and excitement.

Best Hikes for Waterfalls

Tumbling Waters Trail

3 miles/4.8 km, 2 hours Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Pennsylvania: This easy hike down steps leads to two simply beautiful falls.

Buttermilk Falls Trail

2.8 miles/4.5 km, 2 hours Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, New Jersey: Check out the tallest falls in New Jersey while ascending about 1,000 feet (305 m).

Race Brook Falls

4.8 miles/7.7 km, 5 hours Sheffield, Massachusetts: Climbing up these falls until you reach the summit of Mount Everett is quite the challenge.

Thundering Brook Falls

1 mile/1.6 km, 30 minutes Killington, Vermont: Take a stroll on a boardwalk to a pretty waterfall tucked away in busy Killington. Start planning your Appalachian Trail adventure today: [hbg-title isbn="9781640492714" summary="Whether you're stopping for a day trek or taking a weekend getaway, hit the road and hit the legendary trail with Moon Drive & Hike Appalachian Trail."] [hbg-post heading="What to read next:" id="578464,578939,578404" /]


Welcome to Sweetwater Springs, NC!

Added: 07.04.2021 21:34 | 6 views | 0 comments

Name of town: Sweetwater Springs, NC Population: 3,210 Where did you get your inspiration for town: While Sweetwater Springs is a small mountain valley town, I modeled it after Swansboro, a small coastal town near me in North Carolina. Swansboro is a scenic town with beautiful little shops strung together along the water. Is there ...]


North Carolina woman arrested after child brings 260 grams of cocaine to elementary school: police

Added: 07.04.2021 1:56 | 9 views | 0 comments

A North Carolina woman was arrested Monday after in connection with an elementary school child who brought 260 grams of cocaine to his school late last month.


Mapping North Carolina's ghost forests from 430 miles up

Added: 07.04.2021 1:18 | 27 views | 0 comments

Throughout the U.S. East Coast, trees are dying off as rising seas and higher storm surges push saltwater farther inland. While these 'ghost forests' are becoming more common in North Carolina's coastal plain, scientists had only a rough idea of their extent. A new study mining 35 years of satellite images of a 245,000-acre area in the state's Albemarle-Pamlico Peninsula shows that, between 1985 and 2019, 11% of the area's tree cover succumbed to saltwater.

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Ex-Walmart employee slams car through store

Added: 06.04.2021 20:44 | 16 views | 0 comments

A former Walmart employee from North Carolina is facing multiple felony and misdemeanor charges after driving a car into his former workplace, according to police.

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