Carolina Stories

Capitol Hill Day

Sponsored by their electric cooperatives, North Carolina students on the Youth Tour to Washington visit Capitol Hill

The Bell Island Fishing Pier

The Bell Island Fishing Pier

New life for a pier where fishing has been a tradition for generations.

The Soda Pop Co-op

The Soda Pop Co-op

How to get refreshments at a reasonable price

NC GreenPower

NC GreenPower

10 years of supporting renewable energy in North Carolina

The Legend of Council Wooten

The Legend of Council Wooten

Lenoir County Notable

That Night With Lady

That Night With Lady

For Mom and Dad: a memory and a message of thanks

The  Bears

The Bears

Black bears are roaming the farms, communities and wildlands of eastern North Carolina

The Mysterious  Brown Mountain Lights

The Mysterious Brown Mountain Lights

There’s no explanation of why you see lights in these mountains at night

Still natural after all  these years

Still natural after all these years

50 years later, Sunset Beach still likes things the way they are

What is black, warty, musky and fetches $800 per pound wholesale?

What is black, warty, musky and fetches $800 per pound wholesale?

The black truffle, a mushroom delicacy, is finding hospitable ground in North Carolina

Bill Minchew

Bill Minchew

kept climbing to reach his dream

Stanly County’s First Doctor

Stanly County’s First Doctor

Photography by Ashley Fetner

Muscadines

Muscadines

The pop and a burst of juice make muscadines one of the traditional treats of late summer