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Carolina Stories

The people, places and history that make our state great

3 Haunting Tales from North Carolina

The Old North State is rife with spooky spots

Advancing Burn Care in North Carolina and Beyond

North Carolina’s electric co-ops work with Jaycee Burn Center to advance care to burn patients

Saddle Up and Read

Caitlin Gooch is an equestrian encouraging children to achieve literary excellence

Lady Pirates of the Carolina Coast

The storied lives of Anne Bonny and Mary Read

Helping Students Learn and Grow

Principal Laurie Strope is inspiring students in Onslow County

Connections to the Past

Archeologists and private artifact collectors study NC’s earliest societies

Coming Home to Make Meaningful Change

Megan Hiner is providing mental health services in northeastern NC

Witnessing Government in Action

Students make new friends and find inspiration on the 2022 Youth Tour

Breaking Barriers Through Recreation

ACCESS of Wilmington is helping those with disabilities stay active

Carteret County Teacher Inspires Next Generation of Leaders

Marsha Sirkin has been awarded Bright Ideas Grant impacting 6300 students

Alleghany Teacher’s ‘Bright Ideas’ Take Students on Problem-Solving Adventures

Cecelia Hampton is a decorated Bright Ideas teacher from Sparta Elementary

Bright Ideas in Action

Education grants spark inspiration across NC

A Taste of the Pirate's Life

Legends live on at Beaufort Pirate Invasion

Keenan Jenkins

This musician of wandering to declarative styles uses music in his search for self

Fun on a Nickel

Five simple yet meaningful activities for grandchildren