Feature Stories

FFA  Summer Camp

FFA Summer Camp

White Lake, 1945

The Buzz on Our Bees

The Buzz on Our Bees

How I learned to get along with honeybees

Well water is your responsibility

Well water is your responsibility

If you rely on a well or spring for your water, you should have it tested yearly

Seal it up

Seal it up

Looking for leaks and sealing them pays off in energy cost savings

Energy-saving HVAC systems

Energy-saving HVAC systems

Climate, costs, and technology matter in choosing among the options

A Brighter Future

A Brighter Future

Electric cooperative delegates look at how partnerships help communities prosper.

A seed that grew deep roots

A seed that grew deep roots

North Carolina’s Cooperative Extension Service at 100—Part 1

Window film Q & A

Window film Q & A

Uses include minimizing cooling costs, cutting glare, creating privacy, reflecting heat inside and more

Decoration Day at Garden Creek

Decoration Day at Garden Creek

Saying goodbye to a cemetery

Power Up!

Power Up!

North Carolina’s Cooperative Extension Service at 100—Part 2

Storm Watch

Storm Watch

How to prepare your family and property for severe weather

Metal roofing

Metal roofing

Metal roofing can cool your energy expenses and last longer than traditional roofing

Hiring an  energy contractor

Hiring an energy contractor

Before you make home improvements for energy efficiency, get a professional energy audit

Hot options

Hot options

When purchasing a water heater, size and energy factor rating matter