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Mary Chesnut would have been the most popular blogger of the Civil War had there been a Web in her world. Now, in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the war, her astute observations and wry humor are being shared on social media.

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    Wilmington, or "Hollywood East," has hosted 400-plus movie and TV productions, including Iron Man 3, Revolution, One Tree Hill and Dawson's Creek.

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    At this Yadkin Valley winery in East Bend, you can sample red and white wines and even take a three-hour llama trek that includes lunch and wine.
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    "Old Baldy" and Oak Island Lighthouse have guarded the coast for centuries. Today they offer striking views of the ocean and inlet waters.

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    From the State Capitol and governors' residence to the rail line through Cary and Morrisville, Raleigh played a key role in the Civil War.

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    As summer turns to fall, the grape harvest begins and wineries statewide host festivals to celebrate tastes from sweet Muscadines to whites to dry reds.

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Winter Craft Beer

Winter Craft Beer

Craft brewers across North Carolina create recipes with intriguing ingredients to offer an incredible variety of winter beers.

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High Country Getaway

High Country Getaway

You'll feel reinvigorated after a few days enjoying the quaint shops and cafés, charming inns and peaceful hikes of Boone, Blowing Rock and Banner Elk.

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