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Carolina Stories

The people, places and history that make our state great

Greetings from the Real Mayberry

60 years ago, Andy Griffith introduced the world to his hometown

Andy Griffith: A Real Dad, Too

Dixie Griffith reflects on her childhood with America’s TV dad

In the Quiet of the Country

Reflections on the power of the country church

Discerning Details in the Data

Derek Ellington is a master of digital sleuthing

The Little Beekeeper

Laylah Hunt is generating buzz over her honey and syrups.

A Living Museum, A Lasting Legacy at Hart Square

The pioneering spirit is alive at the ‘world’s largest’ collection of log cabins

Adapting to Provide Safe, Essential Produce

Farmers markets are continuing to serve communities during the pandemic.

Only Through Pain Do We Grow

Discomfort can lead to great things

Marine Art

by Corey Giesey

Step Up to the Art-o-mat

Clark Whittington is making local art accessible

4-H: Beyond the Farm

Electric co-ops support building leadership, technical skills for NC youth

Storm Watch

How to prepare your family and property for severe weather

Our Readers’ Favorite Swimmin’ Spots

Memories of cool waters on hot summer days

This "Story" is All About Blue Crabs

Rebecca Story makes crabbing a family affair

Crab Pot Christmas in July

Unique decorations are crafted ‘Down East’ year-round