North Carolina Stories - Carolina Country

Carolina Stories

The people, places and history that make our state great


Now you can publish your own book as an e-book

Goat milk soap

Photography by Ashley Fetner

Carolina Country Scenes 2014

A gallery of your favorite photos

Protecting family forests

Good management can improve woodland health and provide an income

From Linus, with love

Volunteers make and donate blankets to help children feel that somebody cares for them

Recipes for remembering

Yellowed treasures from times past bring memories to life

20 years of Bright Ideas

Over the years, electric cooperatives have awarded nearly $9 million in grants to teachers, benefitting some 1.6 million students

Hoppin’ John

This Southern tradition is a delicious way to guarantee prosperity in the new year

Winter is for the birds!

You can create an environment to attract feathered visitors

The Places in Between

Art by Anthony Ulinski

Five guys and a flat-screen TV

Another Christmastime adventure in the High Country

A Meditation on the Speckled Trout

Stories, legends and etiquette of cold-weather fishing in eastern North Carolina

Rescuing Top Gun

Finding lost and stolen horses in the Internet age

You Feel at Home

The Ronald McDonald House in Greenville helps families whose children are receiving treatment at local medical facilities.