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Hit TV show looking for extras

The smash hit television series “Sleepy Hollow” is currently looking for extras to play in a “bazaar” scene for an upcoming show. A specific date has not been set for filming, but the scene is scheduled to be shot between Wednesday, November 12 and Friday, November 14 in Wilmington, N.C. ...

Top 20 BBQ Joints in the South

Discussing barbecue in the South can cause a lot of tension, even between friends. Southerners love their barbecue almost as much as their favorite college football team. Arguments over which region has the best base, seasoning or smoking technique can get pretty heated. Savory in the South: 100 Best Restaurants ...

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Taco Bell beats fast food giants to online ordering

There's no need to wait for that order of grande nachos or the double-decker supreme taco as Taco Bell has joined the ranks of Pizza Hut and Domino's and is now offering an app for your late-night taco fix, taking their app further than both Burger King and McDonald's. Taco ...

Former tobacco farm finds new success as winery

Stony Knoll Vineyards located in Dobson, N.C., sits on what was once a successful tobacco farm; it is lined with 100-year-old oak trees and surrounded by verdant rolling hills. Now, the land’s rich soil provides the perfect setting for the eight varieties of grapes grown on the premises.  The vineyard ...

Top 5 Beauty Benefits of a Pumpkin Facial

Recently, we’ve seen a lot of articles raving about how great pumpkin facials are, which made us curious enough to investigate! We wanted to know if spas were just jumping on the pumpkin spice bandwagon or are they actually as fabulous as everyone claims them to be. Lucky for us, ...

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Savory in the South: 100 Best Restaurants

It’s hard to beat a hearty bowl of shrimp and grits or perfectly crisp fried chicken with a side of collards and spicy pimento cheese. But Southern food is more than just a plate dripping in butter or gravy. Planning to eat out this week? Check the latest restaurant inspection ...

Escape to Black Mountain

When we were researching Black Mountain, N.C. to decide if we would make the trip or not, we couldn’t find very specific information. So, we went with our gut and decided to wing it! And boy, are we glad that we did! This little town packs a big punch. WHAT ...

Kids admitted free at Sea Life Charlotte-Concord on Tuesdays

Sea Life Charlotte-Concord Aquarium is offering parents with young children a great deal each Tuesday. One child will be admitted free with the purchase of an adult ticket. Additional children ages 3-12 cost only $5 each (up to 5 additional children). Adult tickets are also discounted at $14. Latest exhibit ...

Grassy Creek Vineyards: More than just wine

Located right in the heart of the Yadkin Valley, Grassy Creek Vineyards and Winery has brought new life to a historic farm. Originally owned by the Hanes hosiery family, the vineyard’s land has quite a long history. Over the years, the farm has been home to a hunting retreat, dairy ...

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