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Carolina Stories

The people, places and history that make our state great

Electric Co-op Supports Record-Setting Walk

Tara Dower hiked the Mountains-to-Sea Trail with help from Four County EMC

Living with Beavers

Our largest rodent can be an asset, and an issue

Looking Forward, Through a Lens

Photographer Burk Uzzle has made a career of “being there”

A Show for All Sportsmen

‘Carolina ALL OUT’ puts NC hunting and fishing in the spotlight

Local Food Brands Offer Recipes for Success

How NC entrepreneurs are making small food brands big business

In Sync on Ice

Synchronized skating takes off with Coach Jannika Lilja

Catch of the Day: Trout Farming in NC

Sunburst Trout Farms is among dozens in Western NC serving markets and restaurants

The Spoon Lady

Abby Roach is a storyteller, activist, and, yes, spoon player

The North Carolina Sweet Potato

Our state vegetable packs a punch

NC’s Oyster Trail is an Experience on the Half Shell

Visit seafood markets, farms and restaurants along our coast

Carolina Country Scenes 2021

Winners from our annual photo contest

Carolina’s Finest Awards – 2020

See who our readers voted to be the best in ice cream, breakfast spot and 8 other categories

‘Springhouse Christmas’

Art by Arie Reinhardt Taylor

Bringing Smiles to Others

Katie Haynes is remarkable in more ways than one