North Carolina People - Carolina Country

Carolina People

People making a difference here at home

Meet the Man Behind the Spice

Meherwan Irani of Spicewalla is fairly legendary in food and restaurant circles

The Spice Merchant of Asheville

Spicewalla is bringing fresh international spices to local kitchens

Southern Culture Meets Italian Roots at Boxcarr Handmade Cheese

Cheesemaking comes naturally to Austin and Samantha Genke

Carrying on a Carolina Tradition

Hog killin’ is a family tradition for some, though not for the faint of heart

Curating Recipes from Around NC

Foy Allen Edelman has collected recipes from every county in the state

Farmer & the Chef & the Biscuit Maker

Kinston’s celebrity chef has put a Lenoir County farm in the spotlight

Leaders Among Us

Individuals across rural NC are stepping up to do great things

The Music Maker

Jerry Read Smith’s hammered dulcimers are nationally renowned

The Charitable Women Roofers of Rutherford County

A volunteer group is committed to helping neighbors stay dry

Central Electric CEO Retires After 30 Years With Co-ops

Edward Oldham selected as next CEO and general manager

Thread Capital Loans Aid Small Business Recovery

Trenton Chiropractic Center is among those benefitting from disaster recovery funds

Solving the Plastic Problem

Bonnie Monteleone is tackling ocean plastic pollution

National Keeps Customers ‘Living the Comfortable Life’

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

A ‘Perfect Daddy’, Gone Too Soon

Recalling the life of a Pee Dee Electric lineman

All Things Equestrian

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