Miss North Carolina Victoria Huggins departed Tuesday for Atlantic City, N.J., where she will compete for Miss America. Huggins, of St. Pauls, is the 80th Miss North Carolina to compete for Miss America. Only one “Queen of the Tarheel State” has traded in her state crown for the Miss America crown — Maria Fletcher of Asheville, who was Miss America 1962. Huggins aims to be the second. The competition begins in earnest with preliminary competitions in talent, swimsuit, evening gown and interview on Sept. 6. The famous “Show Us Your Shoes Parade” will take place Saturday, Sept. 9, rain or shine, on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. Miss America will be crowned Sept. 10 live on ABC starting at 9 p.m.
It’s still a common perception that the American Wild West was littered with danger and violence but it has never quite held up to Appalachian reality. With its historic blood feuds, lover quarrels, and outlaw […]
Salisbury native and Southern fiction author Kristy Woodson Harvey brings us an exclusive deleted scene from her newest book, “Slightly South of Simple.” The first in an all-new series, “Slightly South of Simple,” journals the […]
ATLANTA — Oh sure, there’s plenty of evidence to support the soothsayers who are predicting the slow, inevitable death of live television. And there’s plenty of proof to bolster theories about the NFL’s slipping popularity. […]