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Carolina Stories

The people, places and history that make our state great

It pays to be a member of a cooperative

Questions & Answers About Capital Credits What are capital credits?

"You know you're from..." Book

A one-of-a-kind collection in your own words.

Ghosts in North Carolina: They are part of our nature

Just about every community across the state has a stretch of railroad tracks haunted by a train accident victim carrying a lantern, looking for his head.

Kickin’ Up Dust Again at the Orange Speedway

35 years after Richard Petty won the last race here, the Occoneechee Speedway re-opened as a historic trail

"They wanted a better life for us"

Support for restoring the meaning and purpose of the Rosenwald schools.

North Carolina Is A Catfish Paradise

These homely-looking fish are easy and fun to catch, and they taste so good

Indian Arrowheads of the Piedmont

What these ancient artifacts reveal about North Carolina's earliest inhabitants.

How to make college more affordable

Millions of families each year face the question of how to pay for college. And it’s not one that’s easily answered without the help of some kind of financial aid.

Indoor Skydiving

Bodyflight facility in Raeford draws pros and visitors from around the globe

Way, Way Back

Fossils in North Carolina

The Camping Trip I'll Never Forget

True stories of roughing it, falling in love and learning the meaning of life in the wilderness

What the Coach Said to the Umpire

…and other true life stories that make you laugh