August 2011

August 2011

Feature Stories

Summer Love

A love affair with one of summer’s great delights.

You can’t beat that with a stick!

How Wake Electric made a woman and her gardens happy.

Todd General Store

A watercolor rendering of an Ashe County landmark.

Growing Our Own

Western North Carolina natives are growing wild

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

How to know and grow your native landscape

Departments

First Person

The party line vs. common sense

Max Walser observes common sense vs. the party line in Congress.

More Power

This deal was too good to be true

North Carolina's clean energy resources

Students represent their cooperatives on the annual tour of Washington, D.C.

Wake Electric cited for environmental efforts

U.S. nuclear reactors are deemed safe

Try This!

Efficiency upgrades that make sense

I Remember

Uncle Ralph and David

My two-apron garden

Mom's clean sheets

Pick-up lines

Your Energy, Your Future

Do your homework for back-to-school gadgets

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

How to grill meats, fruits and vegetables

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

Getting the most out of portable generators

Portable generators can keep the convenience of electricity flowing during a power outage.

Country Store

Pampering products

Continue Reading

Connected For Life

The Goodbye Party

Slow Food

On the Bookshelf

Untold Stories Of Old Currituck Duck Clubs

Animal Adventures In North Carolina

The New Southern Garden Cookbook

Tar Heel Lessons

Getting To Know… “Catfish” Hunter

Pretty peculiar!

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

Cool stuff to know

Carolina Compass

Topsail Island & Sneads Ferry

Topsail has all the requirements for summer fun.

Richmond Hill

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

Carolina Gardens

How do you like your lawn?

What you need to know about growing grass in North Carolina

On The House

When should you change filters for your HVAC system?

How much will I really save?

Carolina Kitchen

Roasted New Potatoes

Chicken & Summer Squash Skillet

Layered Enchilada Bake

Zucchini Au Gratin

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