Feature Stories

On the Hunt for Old Timey Apples

North Carolinian Tom Brown is passionate about keeping heritage varieties growing

Storm Watch

How to prepare your family and property for severe weather

A Career of Innovative Service

CEO Randy Brecheisen retires this month after 33 years with Piedmont Electric.

Curb Appeal

Exterior improvements amp it up

Little Free Libraries

Community-led book boxes are big on sharing

Okay Okra!

Never mind the slime

Timeless Tomatoes

The fruit of summer

Power of paint

Taking a closer look at choices

Sheltering Our Feathered Friends

Concerned Carolinians are providing homes for birds in need

Friendly, Fresh and Local

North Carolina’s farmers markets are growing, to the benefit of local communities.

North Carolina's Lavender Landscapes

Purple perennials are more than just for show

Community Projects Thrive with Electric Co-op Funding

N.C. co-ops have channeled $52 million in federal loans & grants

Going from drab to fab

Roofing and siding give a home ‘personality’