Feature Stories

On Guard
Guard animals on assignment to protect herds from coyotes
On to the Future
North Carolina’s electric cooperative leaders in April embrace new ideas for leading communities into the future
Aspire to college
Students in rural North Carolina can get help preparing for standardized college tests
See  Through
The character, comfort and costs of your windows
Upgrade and Save
Running old, inefficient appliances may cost you more than you think
The Well-Lit Deck
Quality lighting enhances outdoor time after sundown
Back-Up Power
A buyer's guide to residential standby generators
Get Cool
How to buy a new air‑conditioning system
Shocking news
In 1978, four Rowan County men were electrocuted when they were not watching what they were doing.