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World of Bluegrass

Your bluegrass week coverage


Against long odds, World of Bluegrass is a hit again

After spending the past week waiting to exhale, World of Bluegrass organizers were finally able to breathe a sigh of relief by Saturday. Despite all the weather travails and the deadline pressure of moving the outdoor Wide Open Bluegrass festival into the Raleigh Convention Center, the bottom line was: It worked.

UNC savors unlikely comeback victory at Georgia Tech

UNC’s Marquise Williams answered questiions about his play Saturday with 148 yards rushing, 134 passing and three touchdowns – two of them running and one of them on a 37-yard reception – that led the Tar Heels to a 38-31 win over Georgia Tech in Atlanta.

North Topsail Beach debacle no way for NC to manage its coast

Robert S. Young: I have watched in dismay as North Topsail has struggled to preserve a small stretch of oceanfront property at all costs. Officials have destroyed their beach and created significant access issues along more than a half-mile stretch of shoreline, all done with the permission of the NC Division of Coastal Management and the NC Coastal Resources Commission.

This week's circulars

Chad Biggs and Chris Creech celebrated with friends at their formal wedding at Melrose in Raleigh, N.C. on Saturday, September 26, 2015. Their reception followed at The Cookery in Durham. They were the first gay couple to marry in Wake County on October 10, 2014 at the Wake County Courthouse, after same-sex marriages became legal in North Carolina.
Corey Lowenstein