Here are the steps to start an LLC in North Carolina:

1. Choose a name for your LLC.
2. Select a registered agent.
3. Obtain North Carolina business licenses, if applicable.
4. File your LLC articles of organization.
5. Create an LLC operating agreement.
6. Comply with federal, state and local regulations.
7. File your annual report and keep your LLC in good standing.

I hope this helps! Let me know if you have any other questions or if there is anything else I can help you with.