Carolina Life

Torpedoed!

How Ocracoke learned that one of its own went down with his ship off North Carolina’s coast during World War II

The Return of the Chestnut

Known as “the grain that grows on a tree,” chestnuts now can be grown locally.

Do you call it dressing? Or stuffing?

The name of this traditional Thanksgiving dish can depend on where you live

Tobacco Baskets

From the floor of the warehouse to the walls of your house

More Mailboxes, Less Mail

How will the mounting deficit at the Postal Service affect rural mail delivery?

Ask the Candidates

We ask the candidates for North Carolina’s governor to respond to issues that affect you.

Homegrown Clothing

What if North Carolina could produce its own organic cotton and turn it into clothing made here, just like in the old days?

Post Office Art

Depression-era artwork in post offices expressed local history and hope

Our First TV Set

On that Saturday afternoon, his life changed forever.

North Carolina Christmas Trees

There’s a farm or retailer offering North Carolina-grown trees near you

Seeing Science

A western North Carolina educational initiative that takes science students outdoors has improved student test scores