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As more people and businesses choose to move to North Carolina, the real estate market has seen a significant impact. Yes, Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill (The Triangle) have seen changes, but plenty of growth is happening outside that area too in places such as Clayton, Pittsboro, and Garner. Real Estate Rush North Carolina takes a look at the changing housing landscape in the area to paint a better picture for people moving here or who have lived in the Tar Heel State for a while. The po ...
Music legends and traditions of the North Carolina mountains and foothills.
Divitia Realty is a real estate brokerage in Asheville, North Carolina. Follow along with us as we explore all the fun things that are happening in Western North Carolina. Call in to be apart of the conversation.
‘Dr. Jim’s North Carolina Today’ is one of our State’s fastest growing weekly podcasts because of its diversified and timely topics featuring our entertaining host, Dr. Jim Polakof, who is an acclaimed writer, motion picture and television producer, as well as a Certified Nutritionist and wellness expert.
The North Carolina Family Policy Council is a nonpartisan, nonprofit research and education organization dedicated to the preservation of the family and traditional family values.
The Game Designers of North Carolina is a guild of tabletop game designers who, shockingly, reside in North Carolina. We’ve been meeting regularly since April 2013 and when we started most of us did not have a lot of exposure or experience in tabletop game design. We’ve learned a lot as a group since we started and this podcast is a way to share some of that knowledge. Our goal for the podcast is to present a lot of information pertinent for new designers but hopefully also offer content tha ...
If you are looking to buy or sell a home, get all the information and the latest updates, tips, and tricks from Team Ruby - your professional Triangle Area of North Carolina Real Estate Agents.
Chartered in 1771 by the Duke of Beaufort and reorganized in 1787, the Grand Lodge of North Carolina was formed to raise the moral, social, intellectual, and spiritual conscience of society by teaching the ancient and enduring philosophical tenets of Brotherly Love, Relief, and Truth, which are expressed outwardly through service to God, family, country, and self under the Fatherhood of God within the Brotherhood of Man.
Don Play is a dance music dj and self-proclaimed disco historian living in North Carolina. His 2-hour weekly radio show on WCOM 103.5 is syndicated via this podcast, to go along with other archival mixes, interviews, and live shows. If you love new and classic house music, disco, soul, African, new wave and all things danceable — you've come to the right place.
If you are looking to buy or sell a home, get all the latest updates, tips and tricks from Bill Burns - your professional North and South Carolina Real Estate Expert.
Nancy Grace has an infectious laugh, and down-to-Earth spirit, and was recently voted Best Real Estate Agent in the 2022 WRAL Voters' Choice Awards! Host Chris Lovingood and Nancy discuss what brings her so much success in her 16 years of real estate experience, what are the best practices for a realtor to establish good, long-lasting rapport with …
Senate Republicans kicked off their first education committee meeting of the legislative session by approving a controversial bill that critics are calling North Carolina's "Don't Say Gay" bill.द्वारा Liz Schlemmer
Fine Tuned is a mentorship and collaboration-based project aimed at professional development for emerging artists playing traditional music in Western North Carolina. Jarrett Wildcat and Keaw'e Bone are are both deeply connected with traditional music in Cherokee, NC, but for their work on the Fine Tuned project, Jarrett and Keaw’e decided to do so…
All bangers here, folks.Tracklist for December 21, 202201 :: Party Crashers - Dance Machine 02 :: Groove Sense - A Day With My Heart 03 ::04 :: UBQ Project - Regardless 05 ::06 :: Grace Jones - Slave To The Rhythm (Ollie D's House Mix) 07 :: The Boss - Congo (D Max Mix) 08 :: Mariah Carey - Joy To The World (Celebration Mix) 09 ::10 :: Sequencial -…
An excerpt from my annual birthday livestream on Mixcloud!Tracklist for December 21, 202201 :: Gabrielle - Forget About The World (Daft Punk 'Don't Forget The World' Mix) 02 :: Gypsymen - Daylite 03 :: Princess Di - Who's Dick Is This 04 :: Lil Louis & The World - I Called U (The Story Continues) 05 :: Earth People - Dance 06 :: Guinu - Palago (Jos…
Love is ALWAYS the message.Tracklist for December 7, 202201 :: MFSB - Love Is The Message (Edit by Mr. K) 02 :: Patti Jo - Make Me Believe In You 03 :: The Main Ingredient - Happiness Is Just Around the Bend 04 :: First Choice - Love Thang 05 :: Stephanie Mills - Put Your Body In It 06 :: Komiko - Feel Alright 07 :: Beverly Johnson - Can't You Feel…
Deep house for the 90's era of deep thinkers.Tracklist for November 23, 202201 :: The African Dream - Makin' A Living 02 :: On Top - Unity (Underground Style) 03 :: Mateo & Matos - A Little Love 04 :: Shirley Murdock - Let There Be Love 05 :: Alison Limerick - Where Love Lives (Classic Club Mix) 06 :: Dionne - Come Get My Lovin' (NYC Mix) 07 :: Jid…
Stay up for this one!Tracklist for November 16, 202201 :: Valentino - Stay Up Zimbabwe 02 :: Elia & Elizabeth - Alegría (Yuksek Remix) 03 :: Horse Meat Disco - Sanctuary 04 :: The Rolling Stones - Miss You (Special Disco Version) 05 :: Diogo Strausz - Flight Of Sagittarius 06 :: Chain Reaction - Dance Freak 07 :: DJ Vas - Hold On Me 08 :: The Visio…
For this edition, Don pays homage to David Mancuso and the newly released book, "Last Night," by Martin Beck. In this set, Don recreates David Mancuso's loft party by re-enacting some of his music selections from a 13-hour set on June 2nd, 1984. You can read all about the book and order a copy for yourself.Tracklist for November 9, 202201 :: Donald…
Electro jams, Detroit, and Chicago are the flavors in this edition.Tracklist for November 2, 202201 :: Planet Patrol - Play At Your Own Risk 02 :: Midnight Star - Freak-A-Zoid 03 :: Kraftwerk - Numbers 04 :: John Rocca - I Want It To Be Real (Instrumental) 05 :: Cultural Vibe - Ma Foom Bey (Love Chant Version) 06 :: Quando Quango - Love Tempo 07 ::…
Lack of access to mental health care inside North Carolina's prisons has an increasing number of advocates worried about a looming crisis.द्वारा Jason deBruyn
Duke Energy has asked North Carolina regulators to approve the expansion of a program that lets large customers contract for renewable energy. The Charlotte-based utility company also wants to offer renewable energy credits to customers who want to support the shift to clean energy to fight climate change.…
Last fall, the Eastern Band of Cherokee entered into a stewardship agreement with the Forest Service. Here's what that agreement means for Western North Carolina - and how it applies to the Nantahala-Pisgah Forest Plan.द्वारा Lilly Knoepp
Expanding solar energy and integrating the power grid more closely with surrounding states could help prevent blackouts like the ones across the Carolinas on Christmas Eve, according to a new study by environmental and renewable energy groups.द्वारा David Boraks
The long session of the North Carolina General Assembly has begun in earnest.द्वारा Rusty Jacobs
Jackson's autobiographical one-woman show, “Rising of the Necessary Diva," is a mix of music and storytelling.द्वारा Matt Peiken
Freshman Republican U.S. Representative Chuck Edwards is mid-way through a tour of the 15 counties of North Carolina’s 11th District. He spoke to BPR at Southwestern Community College about his priorities heading into federal budget negotiations. Edwards also announced he will be opening an office in Franklin, Macon County.…
Duke Energy is asking state regulators for a 15.7% rate increase over three years for central and western North Carolina, including Charlotte. Increases for residential customers would grow slightly faster than that.द्वारा David Boraks
Residents on a stretch of North Carolina's Outer Banks where houses fell into the ocean last year want a beach replenishment project to protect additional homes and prevent flooding. But at a public meeting in Rodanthe Wednesday night, Dare County officials said there's no way to pay for it.द्वारा David Boraks
Raleigh Mortgage Group owner Brian Grubbs sits down to talk about how the opportunities for mortgages are looking post pandemic and how the mortgage outlook has evolved over time.
North Carolina has its first marquee candidate for the 2024 governor's race.द्वारा Rusty Jacobs
Pack Square Plaza has a winding, checkered history. City planners want to center the coming redesign around the stories and concerns of Black residents.द्वारा Matt Peiken
In Macon County, a pipe at the local domestic violence shelter burst over the holidays causing the whole shelter to be closed. BPR checked in on the damage at the shelter.द्वारा Lilly Knoepp
People who operate truck fleets will be on the front lines if North Carolina adopts rules this year to get more electric trucks and buses on state roads. In Charlotte Friday, state environmental officials heard some of their concerns about cost, evolving technology, and charging.द्वारा David Boraks
Fine Tuned is a mentorship and collaboration-based project aimed at professional development for emerging artists playing traditional music in Western North Carolina. Fine Tuned has brought together five groups of musicians to work together on personal goals and professional recording.
Erin Hallagan Clare opened Story Parlor last spring as a handful of other venues closed, fulfilling a longtime dream—opening a dependable co-op space dedicated to storytelling.द्वारा Matt Peiken
House Republicans stirred up partisan controversy by adopting a rule that could make it easier to override vetoes by Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper.द्वारा Rusty Jacobs
Serious flu and RSV cases have declined from a recent spike, but cases of COVID-19 are again on the rise and that continues to impact many people in North Carolina’s Triangle.द्वारा Jason deBruyn
The members of the 2023 North Carolina General Assembly will be sworn in on January 11. A national swing towards state political power, and a Republican supermajority in the Senate and state Supreme Court will underpin the next legislative session.BPR’s Regional Reporter Lilly Knoepp spoke to North Carolina politics expert Chris Cooper, head of the…
Billion-dollar disasters caused by extreme weather and climate change rose across the U.S. in 2022, making it the third-worst year on record, according to a federal report out Tuesday. The biggest was Hurricane Ian, which devastated Florida and eroded beaches in the Carolinas in September.द्वारा David Boraks
The rules would apply to any truck over 6,001 pounds — basically, pickups up to tractor-trailers. Sales targets would vary by size, between seven classes, with the goal of eventually 40%-75% of trucks sold in the state being zero-emission vehicles.द्वारा David Boraks
Republican Dan Bishop helped a hard-right faction squeeze concessions out of GOP Rep. Kevin McCarthy in the latter's bid to be Speaker of the U.S. House.द्वारा Rusty Jacobs
One of the longstanding arguments against renewable energy like wind and solar is that it's not as reliable as conventional power plants. But the Christmas Eve rolling blackouts in North Carolina turned that conventional wisdom on its head.द्वारा David Boraks
When she was 15 years old, WRAL producer Kathy Del Hoyo had to try to translate the house buying process to her Spanish speaking mother. That moment stayed with her as she eventually learned to navigate the process for herself to buy her second home, this time in the Triangle. She shares what it’s like being a Latina homeowner in the area, and maki…
Hundreds of thousands of North Carolina state employees including teachers and their dependents will have a new insurance provider beginning in 2025.द्वारा Sarah Delia
Duke Energy officials told state regulators Tuesday that their computer models underestimated power demand by 6% to 10% during frigid weather on Christmas Eve. That and a shortage of electricity from power plants, contributed to the need for rolling blackouts across North Carolina at a time when temperatures dipped into the single digits.…
North Carolina's 2021 energy reform law called on state regulators to adopt a plan to cut carbon emissions from power plants to fight climate change. Last Friday, after months of filings and hearings, the North Carolina Utilities Commission issued a 137-page order. It largely accepted the recommendations of Duke Energy, the state's main power produ…
Case 56 of the Book of Equanimityद्वारा North Carolina Zen Center
California utility regulators last week adopted new rules sought by utility companies that reduce what rooftop solar owners get paid for electricity they send back to the grid. Will North Carolina be next?द्वारा David Boraks
Sometimes homeownership is just out of reach, so you settle for renting until you can make that big down payment. That's when you might run into another problem: high rent costs. It's a battle for some renters, and not one they're in alone. Lorena McDowell with Wake County's Department of Affordable Housing & Community Revitalization explains what'…
State regulators face a year-end deadline to decide how Duke Energy will eliminate carbon emissions at power plants to meet the state's climate goals. After a year of debate, the North Carolina Utilities Commission is expected to issue an order next week.द्वारा David Boraks
Mecklenburg County's turnout in the November election was 45% — below the state rate of 51%. Voting at UNC Charlotte and some African American precincts fell the most.द्वारा Steve Harrison
"Where is Our Prague Spring?” is a sensory tour of Runyon’s lived experiences in the mountains of Western North Carolina.द्वारा Matt Peiken
Fairview writer Lee Stockdale recounts several decades of memories in his new collection of poetry, titled "Gorilla.”द्वारा Matt Peiken
There's a stretch of rural counties along U.S. 74 that’s mostly majority-minority and used to be reliably Democratic. After Obama’s election in 2012 they started flipping in federal races. Anson County was the hold out, until last month’s election.द्वारा Lisa Worf, Steve Harrison
In the 2022 midterm elections, Democrats hoped the US Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision would bring out voters who cared about abortion access. Democrats lost big in Western North Carolina but voter data paints a different picture in the region – and holds lasting implications.द्वारा Lilly Knoepp
North Carolina's 10 fastest-growing counties in the past year all voted for Republican Ted Budd. That growth is one reason the GOP has won the last three presidential races and the last five U.S. Senate races.द्वारा Steve Harrison
Many North Carolina schools are still dealing with a critical bus driver shortage months into the school year. Some days it reaches the worst-case scenario, and districts have to outright cancel bus service on some routes.द्वारा Liz Schlemmer
North Carolina Republicans enjoyed their own little red wave while the GOP faltered elsewhere in the 2022 midterms.द्वारा Rusty Jacobs
The Eastern Band of Cherokee is holding a special election December 15 to fill two vacant seats on the Tribal Council.द्वारा Lilly Knoepp