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Carolina Stories

The people, places and history that make our state great

Recipes for remembering

Yellowed treasures from times past bring memories to life

Winter is for the birds!

You can create an environment to attract feathered visitors

A Meditation on the Speckled Trout

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

Capitol Hill Day

Sponsored by their electric cooperatives, North Carolina students on the Youth Tour to Washington visit Capitol Hill

That Night With Lady

For Mom and Dad: a memory and a message of thanks

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

The Places in Between

Art by Anthony Ulinski

Rescuing Top Gun

Finding lost and stolen horses in the Internet age

What is black, warty, musky and fetches $800 per pound wholesale?

The black truffle, a mushroom delicacy, is finding hospitable ground in North Carolina

Bill Minchew

kept climbing to reach his dream

Hoppin’ John

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

Five guys and a flat-screen TV

Another Christmastime adventure in the High Country

You Feel at Home

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

The Bell Island Fishing Pier

New life for a pier where fishing has been a tradition for generations.

The Soda Pop Co-op

How to get refreshments at a reasonable price