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Carolina Stories

The people, places and history that make our state great

Keenan Jenkins

This musician of wandering to declarative styles uses music in his search for self

Fun on a Nickel

Five simple yet meaningful activities for grandchildren

Folk Art Country

The need to create is a North Carolina tradition

Jereann King Johnson

This textile artist has known quilts and quilting as far back as she can remember

NC Peanuts: Shelled Delights

The scoop on a major NC crop, from planting to plating

Helping Students Learn and Grow

Principal Laurie Strope is inspiring students in Onslow County

Jugtown Family Traditions

Bayle Owens is a fifth-generation potter

Adventures in Agritourism

Visit a local farm and learn more about the food on your plate

Tales From Our Readers: Vacations Gone Wrong

Memories of trips that didn’t quite go as planned 

Bringing Good Food Home to the High Country

Chef Garrison Wagoner moved back to Alleghany County to make a difference

Carteret County Teacher Inspires Next Generation of Leaders

Marsha Sirkin has been awarded Bright Ideas Grant impacting 6300 students

Donna Everhart

This NC author captures the essence of hard country living in her historical Southern fiction

On Location at NC Filming Sites

Explore NC locations from the silver screen

Portable Gardening with Grow Bags

Grow bags add space, flexibility for home gardeners

Wake Electric Grant Promotes Reading Among Granville County Students

Bright Ideas grants have impacted more than 2.8 million NC students