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Carolina Life

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

Buying a Home for the First Time?

To best know your options, learn the financial lingo

The Allure of Pond Fishing

Finding the right lure can make for big fun on small ponds

A Darn Good Haircut

Bob Mitchell is a small-town barber with a colorful history

Add Sizzle to Your July Fourth with these 3 recipes

Sweet twists dress up timeless favorites

Living with Black Bears

A thriving NC bear population makes it more likely your paths will cross

Tiny House Living

North Carolinians are finding they can still live large in a tiny house

Exercising with Pets

A four-legged buddy can help keep you healthy

Four Sports You've Likely Never Heard Of

Test your skills with these unusual sports being played in N.C.

Carolina Country Scenes 2017

A gallery of your favorite photos

Gifts with Good Taste

These food gifts for the holidays are local and award-winning

Butterfly Highway

A network of pollinator pit stops is taking root across the state.

Hunting for Those in Need

An innovative program keeps deer populations in check while feeding the needy

Little Free Libraries

Community-led book boxes are big on sharing

Sheltering Our Feathered Friends

Concerned Carolinians are providing homes for birds in need

Okay Okra!

Never mind the slime