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Taking the plunge… (access required)

So what pushes people to buy a home? Realtor.com took a survey of active home shoppers this summer and found the reasons are, well, a bit mundane. Out of 22 possible responses, the top reason given was “I’m tired of ...

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Who stole the cookie… (access required)

How to stand out in an age of cookie-cutter subdivisions? Move into a cookie jar. You’ll find one in Glendora, New Jersey. The three-story abode, built in the late 1940s, features a spiral staircase at the center. It was meant ...

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Father of Jonas Brothers opens eatery (access required)

Kevin Jonas Sr., father of pop rock musicians The Jonas Brothers, will open a restaurant in a former antique and consignment shop in downtown Belmont. Nellie’s Southern Kitchen will occupy 10,000 square feet at the corner of Main and Catawba ...

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Aspiring to a half-marathon (access required)

Facing another long night of buffer proposals and plan-consistency statements, Mayor Dan Clodfelter attempted to keep Monday night’s City Council rezoning meeting “to a manageable level.” Looking at the agenda’s 26 petitions and more than 10 public hearings, Clodfelter told ...

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Fury 325 gets a golden ticket (access required)

Carowinds’ Fury 325 roller coaster is causing quite a frenzy in the thrill ride world. The trade publication Amusement Today gave the ride a Golden Ticket Award for being the Best New Attraction of 2015 among amusement parks. Fury 325, ...

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