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Submit Your Stories to the 2023 NC State Fiction Contest

The annual NC State Fiction Contest is a free literary competition open to all North Carolina residents, including out-of-state and international students who are enrolled in North Carolina universities. It remains one of the largest free-to-enter fiction contests in the South.

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Interstate 26 Closures Scheduled This Week

One section of Interstate 26 East will close for a few nights this week with traffic diverting to roads with longer green lights. The closures are part of the ongoing Interstate 26 widening project.

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Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

With the Autumn equinox just a week away, we’ll start to see less of some of our favorite summer produce, and make way for a new fall harvest!