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North Carolina has quietly become one of the most popular states in the country for retirement. Not everyone wants to move to Florida: North Carolina is blessed with a varied topography, from seacoast to mountains; an equable, four-season climate; and a choice of social settings ranging from quiet small towns to booming and vibrant cities. Add in the wide array of cultural and recreational choices, and North Carolina is virtually a microcosm of America.
Living costs in the state are 6% cheaper than the national average and home prices are lower than those in most states. The weather varies with cold winters and hot, humid summers.
New Bern, the town that inspired many scenes from the classic Nicholas Sparks romance novel-turned movie, The Notebook, is the second oldest town in North Carolina. New Bern has four distinct historic districts and 160-plus homes on the National Historic Register, some dating back to the 18th century. The town is also ideal for active seniors, with plenty of opportunities for boating, rafting and other water activities.
Citizen Times Lifestyle - Asheville
Aug 25, 2016 11:30 am
Photographer John Rountree takes to the streets to create a portrait of our city.
Aug 24, 2016 11:05 am
North Carolina State Parks is celebrating its centennial this week with programs at Grandfather Mountain.
Aug 23, 2016 2:54 pm
Leaders of 13 of Asheville?s African-American churches came together at an awards dinner.
Aug 23, 2016 2:24 pm
The Smokies' Cataloochee Creek passes through a gorge before emptying into the Pigeon.
Aug 23, 2016 12:58 pm
Beer, wine, food events, classes and more around Asheville
With hints of Spring in the air after what seems like an endless winter, warm weather communities are seeming more and more attractive to retire to. Why live in an area where you look forward to a few short summer months, when you can live in warmth year Read more...
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Preview: Albemarle Plantation -
One Plantation Drive
Hertford NC 27944
Albemarle Plantation is located in northeastern North Carolina on the Albemarle Sound, an area known for epic historical events and not far from the border of Virginia. Within a day's drive from most Northeast and Mid-Atlantic locations and providing ...
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Preview: Twin Lakes Resort
1618 Memory Lane
Chocowinity NC 27817
Twin Lakes Resort is an all age resort located on a peninsula between the Pamlico River and Chocowinity Bay in North Carolina. Our spacious resort extends over 300 acres and offers over 400 sites, camping cabins, and cottages. We are a premier resort ...
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