October 2012

October 2012

Feature Stories

The Mysterious Brown Mountain Lights

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

Ask the Candidates

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

It’s Geothermal

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

Departments

Carolina Living

Dispelling common myths about CFLs

Efficient options include dimmers, new designs

Fright night

Don’t let electrical hazards haunt your Halloween

Renters insurance

Policies protect possessions and provide peace of mind

A colorful roof for all seasons

Native mosses on this roof tolerate full sun, weather extremes and control storm water runoff

Carolina Gardens

Pyracantha: autumn fire

Carolina Compass

Mumfest & Ghostwalk in New Bern

On The House

Fix the fan

Carolina Kitchen

Grab-N-Ghost Munch

Tater-Topped Casserole

Frosted Peanut Butter Bars

Pumpkin Fudge

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