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Carolina Stories

The people, places and history that make our state great

The birth of a beverage

100 years ago, Cheerwine grew from North Carolina roots

Top Dog: North Carolina’s Tale of the Coyote

Like it or not, coyotes seem to love it here as much as we do

Carolina Country Scenes 2016

A gallery of your favorite photos

The Portsmouth Life-saving Station

An excerpt from a new illustrated history book about the southern Outer Banks.

Season’s Eatings

North Carolina specialty foods for the holidays

Stability & Healing through Equine Therapy

CORRAL in Cary offers girls and horses a helping hand

How my Mama cared for two families

Her young brother and sister from the orphanage, and her own four children

North Carolina braces for avian flu

If there’s an outbreak, it won’t affect eggs and meat, but flocks and farmers could suffer.

A deer in the headlights = Trouble on the highway

Vehicle collisions with deer are becoming more common. Drive carefully during the late fall mating season.

Yes’m, it’s been quite a year

It’s a tossup. Which moment was more nerve-wrecking for me this past year?

Model Man

Belhaven’s Jimmy Courson and his model ships show real strength and determination

Cooperatives without borders

For more than 50 years, U.S. electric cooperatives have shared their expertise with world communities that have needed it most