Thanksgiving http://wunc.org en Busy Holiday Travel Underway http://wunc.org/post/busy-holiday-travel-underway <p>Cheaper gas prices and a recovering economy could mean more people hitting the road for the Thanksgiving holiday this week.</p><p>AAA Carolinas says gas is $.07 cheaper than last year, but almost $.30 less-expensive than it was Labor Day weekend. Spokeswoman Angela Daley says 36,000 more people plan to travel by car for the holiday this year. &nbsp;She says the increase in traffic is most likely a sign of economic recovery.</p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 14:39:08 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 26479 at http://wunc.org Busy Holiday Travel Underway Fort Bragg Soldiers Vie For Best Thanksgiving Meal http://wunc.org/post/fort-bragg-soldiers-vie-best-thanksgiving-meal <div>The annual Thanksgiving holiday meal and best dining facility competition starts Tuesday at Fort Bragg. Some 20,000 military service members, family and retirees are expected to attend.&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Chief Roshaun Anderson is food advisor for the <a href="http://www.bragg.army.mil/UNITS/82NDSUSTBDE/Pages/default.aspx">82nd Sustainment Brigade</a>. &nbsp;He says the event is like the food service Super Bowl on post.</div><div><p></p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 14:38:09 +0000 Catherine Brand 26388 at http://wunc.org Fort Bragg Soldiers Vie For Best Thanksgiving Meal Thanksgiving - Vegetarian Style http://wunc.org/post/thanksgiving-vegetarian-style <p></p> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 16:40:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 5430 at http://wunc.org Thanksgiving - Vegetarian Style The Grand Chef http://wunc.org/post/grand-chef <p>“Grand” is a designation reserved for only a few chefs around the world, and one of North Carolina’s own has just joined their ranks. Tue, 13 Nov 2012 15:02:00 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 4670 at http://wunc.org The Grand Chef Holiday Travel Getting Underway http://wunc.org/post/holiday-travel-getting-underway <p>Many North Carolinians will be traveling this year for the Thanksgiving holiday. About 200 thousand people are expected to fly through Raleigh-Durham airport over the long weekend. And nearly a million and a quarter residents say they'll travel 50 miles or more from home, according to Triple-A Carolinas. Greer Beatty is a spokeswoman for the state Department of Transportation. She says with all that traffic people should make sure they turn off their cell phones and avoid other distractions when they're behind the wheel.<br> Tue, 22 Nov 2011 22:10:00 +0000 Jessica Jones 7191 at http://wunc.org