Carolina People

People making a difference here at home

Find Fall Apples off the Beaten Path

Enjoy the fruits of Ashe County orchards or plant your own

‘CSAs’ Connect Artists to Local Patrons

Community Supported Art borrows a proven idea from agriculture

Youth Triathlon Makes Community Health a Priority

The Tri-Warriors of Robeson County aren't slowing down

A Darn Good Haircut

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

Perseverance in the Face of Fear

A reader achieves her lifelong dream off the NC coast

Co-ops Support STEM Education

The Kenan Fellows Program brings classroom concepts to life for teachers

Forging Artful Tools from Old Iron

A Robeson County blacksmith creates custom knives out of old railroad spikes

Getting to Know: Carolista Fletcher Baum

The activist who saved Jockey’s Ridge sand dune

Reenactors Go All-in to Bring the Past to Life

Locals are drawn to the hobby through a passion for history

Hunt Gives Back to U.S. Veterans

Eastern NC co-ops support the Wounded Warrior Turkey Hunt

A Book Lover’s Vision Unites a Community

Janet Burgiss turned a book club into a county-wide program

Scrapbook: Youth Tour 2017

Photos and video from the 2017 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour

NC’s Greer Inducted into Lineman’s Hall of Fame

Retired co-op employee dedicated his career to safety