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Carolina Stories

The people, places and history that make our state great

Hidden Hunger

Tough times have sent North Carolina families to new depths of food hardship

When Hurricane Irene Ravaged Eastern North Carolina

The worst hurricane in eight years knocked out power to 239,900 electric cooperative services


Presbyterian churches in Hoke County and Robeson County carry on a longtime autumn tradition

When power and poles first came to rural Polk County

Cooperatives nationwide hired local men to help raise poles that first brought electricity to rural areas.

Rising From the Red Clay

The art of Senora Lynch pays tribute to her Haliwa-Saponi community.

An Alternative Form of Wind Energy

The Asheville Community Band opens its season this month

Topsail Island & Sneads Ferry

Topsail has all the requirements for summer fun.

Grandview Overlook

Photography by Ashley Fetner

Global Connections

Electric cooperatives make an impact at home and abroad

Richmond Hill

A restored Yadkin County homestead and grounds recall a lion of the law