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Carolina Life

Tips, tricks and inspiration for living life to the fullest in North Carolina

Summertime Picnic Fare

A recipe roundup that has your next outdoor meal in the bag — or basket!

Our Readers’ Favorite Swimmin’ Spots

Memories of cool waters on hot summer days

Retiring in NC for Easy Livin’

Look in your own backyard for a place to retire and stay active

Are Lady Bugs Invading Your Home?

These friends of your garden can be an indoor nuisance

“Suppertime”

Art by Ronald Ragland

Why I Love My Community

Our readers share what makes life sweet

Wild About Turkey Calls

Call collecting can add to the turkey hunting experience

Carolina Country Scenes 2020

Winners from our annual photo contest

Carrying on a Carolina Tradition

Hog killin’ is a family tradition for some, though not for the faint of heart

Hispanic Educational Summit Equips Students for Success

A springtime summit instills knowledge and self-confidence in attendees

Saving the Fish House

Ocracoke Islanders keep their fishing heritage alive

Steamers Baseball Stirs Community Pride

Edenton celebrates the 80th anniversary of historic Hicks Field

House Flipping Pro Tips

The right improvements can make an old house feel new again

How to Tackle a Kitchen Renovation

Show the heart of your home some love

Home Improvement Fails

Tales of DIY woe from our readers