News Blogs Find out what happened today in Tar Heel history and dive deep into our department's people and programs. Media Contacts Need help with your story? These people across our department can help you. Press Releases Check out the latest news releases issued by our Marketing and Communications Office, and by communications contacts in our divisions around the state. Upcoming Events See upcoming events at state aquariums, historic sites, parks, museums and other cultural institutions across North Carolina, and some select events sponsored by the N.C. Arts Council.