The state's highest civilian honor, the North Carolina Award, will be presented to seven distinguished North Carolinians Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Raleigh Marriott City Center. Governor Pat McCrory will present the awards at the 7 p.m. banquet and ceremony, following a reception for the recipients at 6 p.m.
North Carolina State Parks Signature Centennial Celebration planned for Aug. 27-28 at Mount Mitchell State Park
The new budget signed by Governor Pat McCrory will allow the North Carolina Arts Council to support an extensive arts infrastructure across North Carolina, including arts programs in all 100 counties funded through the Grassroots Arts Program, with more than $7.1 million in grants.
A vision six years ago by Wilson community leaders to restore and preserve the gigantic wind-driven kinetic sculptures created by one of North Carolina's most recognized artists took a giant leap toward completion with the announcement this week of a Kohler Foundation gift.
Sports fans in North Carolina know the Summer Olympics showcases some of the best competitors in the world with ties to the Tar Heel state.
Last February, Governor Pat McCrory announced a set of public hearings to plan a new monument on the State Capitol grounds in Raleigh dedicated to commemorating the achievements of African Americans.
The State Capitol in August will transport visitors to the tumultuous days of the early 20thcentury, before women were granted the right to vote.
Funding Announcement for Ft. Dobbs Reconstruction Project to be Announced at Press Conference Thurs., August 4
The 235th anniversary of the House in the Horseshoe Battle will be remembered with a re-enactment and other activities Aug. 6-7. Revolutionary War and domestic life activities will make for a day of family-friendly fun.
Archaeologists love digging around in old locations seeking new information. A group of students with Dr. Charles Ewen, East Carolina University department of anthropology, did just that at Brunswick Town-Fort Anderson State Historic Site this summer.