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Carolina Stories

The people, places and history that make our state great

Richmond Hill

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

How to grill meats, fruits and vegetables

Grilling offers a convenient and heart-healthy way to prepare food, if done right.

Todd General Store

A watercolor rendering of an Ashe County landmark.

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.

Pretty peculiar!

The New River, which runs through North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia...

Do your homework for back-to-school gadgets

Gone are the days when back-to-school shopping meant buying only notebooks, pencils and backpacks.

Look out! Those invading plants don’t belong here!

How to know and grow your native landscape

You can’t beat that with a stick!

How Wake Electric made a woman and her gardens happy.