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Carolina People

People making a difference here at home

Breaking Barriers Through Recreation

ACCESS of Wilmington is helping those with disabilities stay active

Jugtown Family Traditions

Bayle Owens is a fifth-generation potter

Jereann King Johnson

This textile artist has known quilts and quilting as far back as she can remember

Journey To Save A Life

A casual conversation between co-workers led to a lifesaving surgery

Here Comes Clarence Claus

Jackie and Shaun Rodgers want all children to feel represented, especially during the holidays

Helping Students Learn and Grow

Principal Laurie Strope is inspiring students in Onslow County

Donna Everhart

This NC author captures the essence of hard country living in her historical Southern fiction

Bringing Good Food Home to the High Country

Chef Garrison Wagoner moved back to Alleghany County to make a difference

There’s No Taste Like Home

Don Simmons’ soul food is nationally recognized

A Dream Come True

‘Kidpreneur’ Maya matches jewelry for children and dolls

Carteret County Teacher Inspires Next Generation of Leaders

Marsha Sirkin has been awarded Bright Ideas Grant impacting 6300 students

Folk Art Country

The need to create is a North Carolina tradition

The Road to Recovery

Communities are working together to turn the tide on the opioid epidemic

Moving Forward Through Farming

Agriculture is empowering Black youth at Sankofa Farms