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Carolina Stories

The people, places and history that make our state great

Shocking news

In 1978, four Rowan County men were electrocuted when they were not watching what they were doing.

The East Bend School Fire

The Yadkin County community of East Bend learned some lessons after the beloved school burned down

Electric Rider

A fast motorcycle without the emissions or the noise

How I healed

Rose Turner tells what happened after an auto accident left her paralyzed from the neck down.

The final blows

See sites where the Civil War wound down in North Carolina 150 years ago this month

50 Years of Bob McDuffie

A leader in “the best program that serves this country”

How to avoid scalding a child

Advice from the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center

Carolina Country Scenes 2015

A gallery of your favorite photos

Thank the hardworking bees

From apples to zucchini and honey, too

The Governor’s Vision

Gov. Pat McCrory on rural development, education, communication, energy and electric cooperatives

Teachers can take real-world experiences into their classrooms

The Kenan Fellows Program places teachers in research, technology and industry settings

A teachable moment in Union County

trees, safety and electric power

The World Made Straight

A movie thriller made in western North Carolina premieres this month

Earning respect

by Samuel C. Newsome, M.D.

Oyster Roasts

An eastern North Carolina tradition