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Wine Industry Facts

Jan. 7, 2017

North Carolina is home to more than 160 wineries. The number of wineries has more than quadrupled since 2001. The industry has two focuses — native muscadine grapes and European-style vinifera…

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Tourism Statistics for North Carolina

Dec. 7, 2016

Tourism is one of North Carolina’s largest industries. In 2015, domestic travelers spent a record $21.9 billion across the state, a 3 percent increase over 2014. 54.6 million people visited North…

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Golf in North Carolina: Facts and Figures

Sep. 8, 2014

North Carolina boasts more than 400 golf courses sprinkled from the highest mountains east of the Mississippi to 320 miles of coastline. According to the National Golf Foundation, North Carolina…

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By the Numbers

May. 20, 2014

The numbers create a compelling account of North Carolina and the Civil War.

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X Marks These Spots With Pirate-Connected Names

May. 19, 2014

Teaches Hole, Teach’s Point and Bonnet’s Creek were surely named for doomed pirates. And what the stories about Jockey’s Ridge, Nags Head, Topsail and Ocracoke lack in credibility, they make up for…

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