Feature Stories

The Portsmouth Life-saving Station

The Portsmouth Life-saving Station

An excerpt from a new illustrated history book about the southern Outer Banks.

North Carolina Pecans

North Carolina Pecans

A holiday tradition in pies, pralines and pieces

A deer in the headlights = Trouble on the highway

A deer in the headlights = Trouble on the highway

Vehicle collisions with deer are becoming more common. Drive carefully during the late fall mating season.

Touchstone Energy | On Tour

Touchstone Energy | On Tour

10 cooperatives, 10 locations, 10 unique perspectives on co-ops and their communities

Ocracoke ♥ Figs

Ocracoke ♥ Figs

Figs hold a special place in the hearts of Ocracokers

Where girls and horses come for stability & healing

Where girls and horses come for stability & healing

At a certain age, girls seem to develop an affection for horses. And given the chance, it’s likely that horses return the love.

Model Man

Model Man

Belhaven’s Jimmy Courson and his model ships show real strength and determination

Well Above Average

Well Above Average

Students and teachers at Greene Early College do what they love and love what they do

A Second Helping

A Second Helping

A Holden Beach volunteer project to redistribute leftover vacation food inspired others up the coast

Season’s Eatings

Season’s Eatings

North Carolina specialty foods for the holidays

North Carolina braces for avian flu

North Carolina braces for avian flu

If there’s an outbreak, it won’t affect eggs and meat, but flocks and farmers could suffer.

Cooperatives without borders

Cooperatives without borders

For more than 50 years, U.S. electric cooperatives have shared their expertise with world communities that have needed it most