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Carolina Stories

The people, places and history that make our state great


No matter how much you love something or someone, there comes a releasing time.

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

Co-ops Love Kids

Co-ops go the extra mile to show children the benefits of co-op membership

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

Carolina Country Scenes

A gallery of your favorite photos

Grandview Overlook

Photography by Ashley Fetner

Global Connections

Electric cooperatives make an impact at home and abroad