Feature Stories

‘CSAs’ Connect Artists to Local Patrons

Community Supported Art borrows a proven idea from agriculture

Forging Artful Tools from Old Iron

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

How to Put Old Things to Good Use

Innovative ideas from Carolina Country readers

How to Choose an RV

RVs allow you to hit the open road with all the comforts of home

North Carolina's Treasure Trove of Natural Resources

These parks and forests span a wide range of habitats, and each is managed for a different purpose

Independent Bookstores Thrive Throughout the State

The state’s vibrant independent bookstore scene creates community hubs

Scrapbook: Youth Tour 2017

Photos and video from the 2017 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour

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

Keeping Up with the Jetsons

Off-the-shelf technology has made futuristic smart homes a reality

Bright Ideas in NC Classrooms

Seven of the 600+ co-op-sponsored projects from the 2016-2017 school year

On the Hunt for Edible Plants

Experts at the Wild Foods Weekend reveal nature’s edible bounty

Roanoke: The Persistent Mystery of a Lost Colony

The fate of the 1500s English colony is still up for debate

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

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