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The Battle of Hatteras Inlet

An important event early in the Civil War that histories often ignore

The Civil War

In eastern North Carolina: 1862

Cooperative Principles and the Next Generation

Doug Stephens is fired up by the values of the cooperative business model.

After the Burns

Scottie Rector was treated at the UNC Burn Center and now plays softball and runs in 10K races

Keeping The Lights On

Electric co-ops lead the way in introducing outage-prevention technology

Connecting farm and fork

A new facility has space and equipment to help local farms and food suppliers stay local

My Hero

A movie, a dime and a hero.

It’s Not Magic, It’s Efficiency

A consumer’s guide to heat pump systems

Down to Earth

Carolina horsemen rediscover the joy of plowing

Agility, Stability, Stamina

The U.S. Army relies on the mule to go where other pack animals cannot go. But the mule must want to go there, too.

The Mill Town That Never Closed

How Cooleemee retained the heritage that defined its character

Henry River Mill Village

An abandoned mill village in eastern NC sets the scene for the film "The Hunger Games"

Tried & True

22 tips for buying and maintaining an energy-efficient manufactured home

American know-how

helped avoid disaster at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant

Amazing Sheds

These are not your garden variety potting sheds. These are amazing!