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Carolina People

People making a difference here at home

Leaders Among Us

Individuals across rural NC are stepping up to do great things

Central Electric CEO Retires After 30 Years With Co-ops

Edward Oldham selected as next CEO and general manager

National Keeps Customers ‘Living the Comfortable Life’

NC business stays focused on personal connections and its small-town roots

Saving the Fish House

Ocracoke Islanders keep their fishing heritage alive

Good Things Brewing

Briana Brake and Celeste Beatty are championing diversity (and good beer) in Eastern NC

The Music Maker

Jerry Read Smith’s hammered dulcimers are nationally renowned

Thread Capital Loans Aid Small Business Recovery

Trenton Chiropractic Center is among those benefitting from disaster recovery funds

A ‘Perfect Daddy’, Gone Too Soon

Recalling the life of a Pee Dee Electric lineman

A Life in Postcards

Walter Pinchbeck rode the rails but found a home in NC

Finding UFOs Inward (Not Upward)

A personal journey led retired professor David Halperin to study UFOs

The Charitable Women Roofers of Rutherford County

A volunteer group is committed to helping neighbors stay dry

Solving the Plastic Problem

Bonnie Monteleone is tackling ocean plastic pollution

All Things Equestrian

Rose Cushing has turned her love of horses into a prolific multimedia career

Sweet Potatoes Restaurant Is Good for the Soul

Vivián Joiner and Stephanie Tyson’s restaurant offers Southern and Soul Food in Winston-Salem

The Joys of Good Bread

Alimentaire Wholesome Breads in Tarboro stands for a healthier, happier community