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.
Tesla Motors Co. Chief Executive Elon Musk says the automaker is updating its semi-autonomous driving system Autopilot with new limits on hands-off driving and other improvements that likely would have prevented a fatality in May.Musk […]
Friday, August 25 is National Whiskey Sour Day, and N.C. offers distilleries from the mountains to the coast who craft the rebellious spirit that provides this cocktail’s punch. Of the six sisters of whiskey — […]
Providing individualized customer attention while creating fashion that transitions through time has been the essence behind the family-owned business of Doncaster Clothing.”Doncaster clothing is timeless, elegant, high-quality fashion,” said Elizabeth Hogan, stylist and district sales […]