Carolina Stories

When power and poles first came to rural Polk County

When power and poles first came to rural Polk County

Cooperatives nationwide hired local men to help raise poles that first brought electricity to rural areas.

Pretty peculiar!

Pretty peculiar!

The New River, which runs through North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia...

Do your homework for back-to-school gadgets

Do your homework for back-to-school gadgets

Gone are the days when back-to-school shopping meant buying only notebooks, pencils and backpacks.

 Look out!  Those invading plants don’t belong here!

Look out! Those invading plants don’t belong here!

How to know and grow your native landscape

Wadsworth Congregational Church

Wadsworth Congregational Church

A Guilford County landmark

Topsail Island & Sneads Ferry

Topsail Island & Sneads Ferry

Topsail has all the requirements for summer fun.

Growing  Our Own

Growing Our Own

Western North Carolina natives are growing wild

The Electric Car has Arrived

The Electric Car has Arrived

It runs on fuel that is cheaper, cleaner and made in the USA

Richmond Hill

Richmond Hill

A restored Yadkin County homestead and grounds recall a lion of the law

How to grill meats, fruits and vegetables

How to grill meats, fruits and vegetables

Grilling offers a convenient and heart-healthy way to prepare food, if done right.

Todd General Store

Todd General Store

A watercolor rendering of an Ashe County landmark.