Carolina Stories

The people, places and history that make our state great

Going from drab to fab

Roofing and siding give a home ‘personality’

Carolina Country Scenes 2016

A gallery of your favorite photos

Where girls and horses come for stability & healing

At a certain age, girls seem to develop an affection for horses. And given the chance, it’s likely that horses return the love.

North Carolina braces for avian flu

If there’s an outbreak, it won’t affect eggs and meat, but flocks and farmers could suffer.

Function meets style

Options abound with custom windows and doors

The birth of a beverage

100 years ago, Cheerwine grew from North Carolina roots

The Portsmouth Life-saving Station

An excerpt from a new illustrated history book about the southern Outer Banks.

A deer in the headlights = Trouble on the highway

Vehicle collisions with deer are becoming more common. Drive carefully during the late fall mating season.

Good time for prepping

Get your wood deck ready for warm weather fun

Top Dog: North Carolina’s Tale of the Coyote

Like it or not, coyotes seem to love it here as much as we do

Season’s Eatings

North Carolina specialty foods for the holidays

How my Mama cared for two families

Her young brother and sister from the orphanage, and her own four children