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Dispatches from a Pandemic: ‘Champions are contenders who never gave up’: The eviction of a North Carolina single mother — despite federal moratorium

Added: 01.12.2020 14:09 | 12 views | 0 comments

Thousands of evictions are moving forward across the country, even though the CDC has ostensibly banned them.

From: feeds.marketwatch.com

Davis, Brooks help No. 14 UNC top UNLV 78-51 in Maui tourney

Added: 01.12.2020 3:04 | 9 views | 0 comments

Freshman RJ Davis scored 16 points and No. 14 North Carolina overcame an ugly start to beat UNLV 78-51 on Monday night in the first round of the relocated Maui Invitational.

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Black churches enlist mental health pros for support

Added: 30.11.2020 16:16 | 12 views | 0 comments

Wilma Mayfield used to visit a senior center in Durham, North Carolina, four days a week and attend Lincoln Memorial Baptist Church on Sundays, a ritual she has maintained for nearly half a century. But over the past 10 months, she's seen only the inside of her home, the grocery store and the pharmacy. Most of her days are spent worrying about Covid-19 and watching TV.

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Politicians ignore the Native American vote, and it can cost them

Added: 29.11.2020 11:17 | 9 views | 0 comments

Key battleground states, like Arizona, Wisconsin and North Carolina, experienced the power of Indigenous activism and ballots.

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Book, defense help No. 2 Notre Dame beat No. 25 UNC 31-17

Added: 28.11.2020 2:02 | 13 views | 0 comments

Ian Book kept No. 2 Notre Dame’s offense moving while the Fighting Irish defense locked down Sam Howell and No. 25 North Carolina's potent offense for the final three quarters in a 31-17 victory on Friday.

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North Carolina sheriff's deputy shot after armed suspect's gun unintentionally discharges, officials say

Added: 27.11.2020 19:41 | 1 views | 0 comments

A North Carolina sheriff’s deputy was shot while responding to a domestic disturbance Thanksgiving night after an armed suspect's wife tried taking a gun from her husband, officials said Friday.

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Best Hikes Along the Appalachian Trail

Added: 27.11.2020 19:32 | 3 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.

Katahdin

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" /]

From: www.avalontravelbooks.com

Welcome to Sweetwater Springs, NC!

Added: 27.11.2020 19:32 | 0 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 ...]

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