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Carolina Stories

The people, places and history that make our state great

The First Ride

Lake life reflections

Garden Giants

Reader submitted photos

Saving Energy With Plants

The right plants in the right spots can boost efficiency year-round

Plant, Grow, Heal

A Hendersonville farm helps veterans heal through agriculture

Sun in Shadow

Don’t miss the partial eclipse on April 8

10 Money-Saving Gardening Practices

Changes in how you garden is one last avenue of limiting expenses

Digging for Dollars

How to save money in the garden

Insects Count

Attract pollinators to your garden this Spring

On the Shoulders of Giants

Ken Peacock built a legacy by putting students first

Burnin’ Love

North Carolina’s love affair with the King of Rock and Roll

A Herd for Healing

Melanie Sue Bowles is helping horses in need.

Where Did You First Meet Your Sweetie?

Love is in the air with stories submitted by our readers

Bundled Up

Reader submitted photos