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Carolina Country is a monthly consumer magazine with a circulation of 736,000, reaching more than 2.2 million readers in North Carolina. Published continuously since 1946, Carolina Country is distributed to families, farms and businesses across the state on behalf of North Carolina's electric cooperatives. is the digital extension of Carolina Country magazine, published online since 1996.

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Warren Kessler
Creative Director

renee gannon

Renee Gannon
Senior Associate Editor

rue reynold

Rue Reynold
Editorial Assistant

jessica armstrong

Jessica Armstrong
Graphic Designer

tara verna

Tara Verna
Creative Services Associate

keith alexander

Keith Alexander
Advertising Manager

Donna Natosi

Donna Natosi
Digital Strategist

To foster and enhance connections between members and their electric co-ops through platforms that entertain, educate and engage.

North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives power and empower the people and communities they serve. Twenty-six local electric cooperatives, as well as a family of support organizations, make up the network of electric cooperatives that collectively serve 1 million homes and businesses in 93 North Carolina counties from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Outer Banks. Each electric cooperative is not-for-profit, independent and owned by the local members it serves.

Touchstone Energy is the network of local, member-owned electric cooperatives around the country committed to providing superior service at affordable rates to all members, large and small. More than 740 cooperatives across the nation, representing 22 million consumer-members, are part of the network. Touchstone Energy cooperatives abide by four core values: integrity, innovation, accountability and commitment to community. Learn more at