North Carolina Stories - Carolina Country

Carolina Stories

The people, places and history that make our state great

The Mill Town That Never Closed

How Cooleemee retained the heritage that defined its character

American know-how

helped avoid disaster at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant

Rockingham Speedway

Welcomes NASCAR back home

Foreclosure Prevention

A loan program helps hard-hit homeowners pay a mortgage while they look for work.

Amazing Sheds

These are not your garden variety potting sheds. These are amazing!

The value of a country life

Jacob Brooks considers his rural roots

Margaret Maron

A celebrated mystery writer who celebrates country life

Henry River Mill Village

An abandoned mill village in eastern NC sets the scene for the film "The Hunger Games"

Man cave

Man cave

Michele Williams, Waxhaw, Union Power Cooperative

New Hope, New Vision

How an experience at basketball camp opened new avenues for John Tyler Richmond

“Cold Pursuit”

New art by Ronald Ragland