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Carolina Stories

The people, places and history that make our state great

Touchstone Energy | On Tour

10 cooperatives, 10 locations, 10 unique perspectives on co-ops and their communities

Well Above Average

Students and teachers at Greene Early College do what they love and love what they do

Ocracoke ♥ Figs

Figs hold a special place in the hearts of Ocracokers

A Second Helping

A Holden Beach volunteer project to redistribute leftover vacation food inspired others up the coast

Regina is always there

For Nell Nolle, the right person at the right time

All in the Family

Century Farms celebrate North Carolina’s agricultural heritage

No small feet

Freaker USA brings sock manufacturing back to North Carolina

Places to Play

Treehouses, playhouses & forts

Buddy Melvin’s Treehouse

17 years, 16 rooms, 12,000 square feet “for the fellas to hang out.”

Diane Price of Mollies Branch

Her gardens, livestock, medical care, worldwide volunteerism and writing

On Guard

Guard animals on assignment to protect herds from coyotes

Aspire to college

Students in rural North Carolina can get help preparing for standardized college tests

To make an impression

Students and their parents remember this teacher.