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Carolina Life

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

My Hero

A movie, a dime and a hero.

The Mill Town That Never Closed

How Cooleemee retained the heritage that defined its character

Henry River Mill Village

An abandoned mill village in eastern NC sets the scene for the film "The Hunger Games"

Foreclosure Prevention

A loan program helps hard-hit homeowners pay a mortgage while they look for work.


No matter how much you love something or someone, there comes a releasing time.

Design tricks

Create interesting rooms by mixing patterns confidently

Amazing Sheds

These are not your garden variety potting sheds. These are amazing!

“Cold Pursuit”

New art by Ronald Ragland

Co-ops Love Kids

Co-ops go the extra mile to show children the benefits of co-op membership