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Carolina Stories

The people, places and history that make our state great

5 Carolina Waterfronts for Your Fall Travel List

Find peace along these revitalized small-town waterfronts

Gain an Expert’s View of the Stars

A research site with a Cold War history is open for stargazing

Outdoor Dramas Bring History to Life

North Carolina historical plays are a tradition in themselves

Steamers Baseball Stirs Community Pride

Edenton celebrates the 80th anniversary of historic Hicks Field

How to Tackle a Kitchen Renovation

Show the heart of your home some love

Solving the Plastic Problem

Bonnie Monteleone is tackling ocean plastic pollution

New Laws, New Promise for Hemp

NC farmers are discovering how industrial hemp can be grown and used

Saving the Fish House

Ocracoke Islanders keep their fishing heritage alive

What Makes a Bogue Sound Watermelon So Sweet?

And how to use them in your kitchen

A Life in Postcards

Walter Pinchbeck rode the rails but found a home in NC

Coming to NC: The Wall that Heals

A replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial will be in Tarboro October 2019

Building a Brighter World

Volunteer linemen bring electricity to Bolivia

High Country Cycling

Western NC offers epic biking options, both on- and off-road

House Flipping Pro Tips

The right improvements can make an old house feel new again

Home Improvement Fails

Tales of DIY woe from our readers