USS North Carolina (SSN-777), a Virginia-class attack submarine, is the fourth ship of the United States Navy named for the 12th state. The contract to build her was awarded to Northrop Grumman Newport News on 30 September 1998 and her keel was laid down on 24 May 2004. She was launched on 5 May 2007.
The Orton Plantation, Brunswick Co., North Carolina, located beside the Cape Fear River near Wilmington, is considered to be a near-perfect example of Southern antebellum architecture. Built in 1735, the Orton Plantation house is one of the oldest structures in Brunswick Co. The house is an example of Classical Revival & Greek Revival architecture. Originally a 1 1⁄2-story white brick building, a 2nd floor was added to the house in 1840 along with fluted Doric columns. The wings date to 1904
The Crypto Files - Beast of Bladenboro - Bladenboro is a town in Bladen County, North Carolina. It's citizens were in a state of fear after a series of gruesome attacks on dogs and other animals. Reports of a blood sucking cat like predator roaming the area had the towns folks on edge. Many reported attacks strangely had little or no blood indicating the beast employed a blood-sucking trait. Learn more about the Beast of Bladenboro in episode 28 of The Crypto Files.