Feature Stories

Aspire to college
Students in rural North Carolina can get help preparing for standardized college tests
See  Through
The character, comfort and costs of your windows
Upgrade and Save
Running old, inefficient appliances may cost you more than you think
The Well-Lit Deck
Quality lighting enhances outdoor time after sundown
Back-Up Power
A buyer's guide to residential standby generators
Get Cool
How to buy a new air‑conditioning system
Shocking news
In 1978, four Rowan County men were electrocuted when they were not watching what they were doing.
Storm Watch
How to prepare your family and property for severe weather
The East Bend School Fire
The Yadkin County community of East Bend learned some lessons after the beloved school burned down
Electric Rider
A fast motorcycle without the emissions or the noise
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