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Carolina Stories

The people, places and history that make our state great

Nothing Could be Finer 2023

Carolina’s Finest selected by Carolina Country readers

The Dream Maker

Tara Raczenski has opened a ‘costume closet’ to the community

Preserving the Past

Community leaders are restoring a Brunswick County chapel

Carolina Weddings

Six stunning wedding venues fit for any kind of bride

Chasing Peak Foliage

NC state parks offer a perfect venue for fall colors

Gather ’Round for Liver Mush

The NC Fall Liver Mush Festival offers ‘Mush, Music and Mutts’

Experience Golf in the Old North State

Book your tee time on these iconic courses


Reader submitted photos

A Ride Across the River

The Elwell Cable Ferry is back in action

Autumn Adventures for the Whole Family

Spooky, sweet and scary fall activities abound across NC

Farm Life

Reader submitted photos

One of the Good Guys

TV survivalist Wes Harper is putting positivity into the world

From Home Kitchen to Food Business

Tips shared from Wendy Perry’s own culinary adventure

Honoring Culture through Art

Educator and artist Linda Dumas Wade celebrates her rich ancestry