Feature Stories

A guide to Transmission Towers

A guide to Transmission Towers

Identifying equipment on transmission structures

It’s Geothermal

It’s Geothermal

How Gary Woods tapped energy underground to save on his electricity costs.

The Civil War

The Civil War

In eastern North Carolina: 1862

Keeping The Lights On

Keeping The Lights On

Electric co-ops lead the way in introducing outage-prevention technology

North Carolina Christmas Trees

North Carolina Christmas Trees

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

Tobacco  Baskets

Tobacco Baskets

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

Seeing Science

Seeing Science

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

Cooperative Principles and the Next Generation

Cooperative Principles and the Next Generation

Doug Stephens is fired up by the values of the cooperative business model.

Connecting farm and fork

Connecting farm and fork

A new facility has space and equipment to help local farms and food suppliers stay local

Ask the Candidates

Ask the Candidates

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

Homegrown Clothing

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?

Outer Banks History Center

The Battle of Hatteras Inlet

An important event early in the Civil War that histories often ignore

After the Burns

After the Burns

Scottie Rector was treated at the UNC Burn Center and now plays softball and runs in 10K races

My Hero

My Hero

A movie, a dime and a hero.