Feature Stories

On the Hunt for Old Timey Apples

On the Hunt for Old Timey Apples

North Carolinian Tom Brown is passionate about keeping heritage varieties growing

Okay Okra!

Okay Okra!

Never mind the slime

Timeless Tomatoes

Timeless Tomatoes

The fruit of summer

Power of paint

Power of paint

Taking a closer look at choices

Little Free Libraries

Little Free Libraries

Community-led book boxes are big on sharing

Friendly, Fresh and Local

Friendly, Fresh and Local

North Carolina’s farmers markets are growing, to the benefit of local communities.

North Carolina's Lavender Landscapes

North Carolina's Lavender Landscapes

Purple perennials are more than just for show

Community Projects Thrive with Electric Co-op Funding

Community Projects Thrive with Electric Co-op Funding

N.C. co-ops have channeled $52 million in federal loans & grants

Going from drab to fab

Going from drab to fab

Roofing and siding give a home ‘personality’

Sheltering Our Feathered Friends

Sheltering Our Feathered Friends

Concerned Carolinians are providing homes for birds in need

A Career of Innovative Service

A Career of Innovative Service

CEO Randy Brecheisen retires this month after 33 years with Piedmont Electric.

Plastic Bottles Can Mean Jobs For North Carolinians

Plastic Bottles Can Mean Jobs For North Carolinians

Recycling center needs more bottles

Curb Appeal

Curb Appeal

Exterior improvements amp it up

Function meets style

Function meets style

Options abound with custom windows and doors