Carolina Life

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

Be careful when withdrawing retirement funds

Learn the rules around your savings when it comes to withdrawals

Hidden Hunger

Tough times have sent North Carolina families to new depths of food hardship

Back-to-school lunches and munches

Slip some fun in with those carrots and crackers

How to grill meats, fruits and vegetables

Grilling offers a convenient and heart-healthy way to prepare food, if done right.

You can’t beat that with a stick!

How Wake Electric made a woman and her gardens happy.


Presbyterian churches in Hoke County and Robeson County carry on a longtime autumn tradition

Do your homework for back-to-school gadgets

Gone are the days when back-to-school shopping meant buying only notebooks, pencils and backpacks.

Opting out

How to reduce unwanted email and other junk mail

Hear, hear!

Devices help young and old with hearing loss

Todd General Store

A watercolor rendering of an Ashe County landmark.

It pays to be a member of a cooperative

Questions & Answers About Capital Credits What are capital credits?