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Carolina Places

Every spot in North Carolina has a story to tell. Here are a few.

What do you love about Carolina Beaches?

Summertime fun with stories submitted by our readers

Illuminating the Night

Experience the magic of fireflies

Sun in Shadow

Don’t miss the partial eclipse on April 8

Celebrating Our Musical Heritage

Local musicians are honored at the NC Music Hall of Fame

Autumn Adventures for the Whole Family

Spooky, sweet and scary fall activities abound across NC

Bounty of the Sea

Recipes from NC Sea Grant and ‘Mariner’s Menu’

The Farm of the Future

New farm tech is improving efficiency, reducing costs

Plant, Grow, Heal

A Hendersonville farm helps veterans heal through agriculture

Nothing Could be Finer 2023

Carolina’s Finest selected by Carolina Country readers

The Dream Maker

Tara Raczenski has opened a ‘costume closet’ to the community

The Keeper of Pea Island

Richard Etheridge and his historic life-saving station

Music in the Mountains

Support local organizations at the Bear Shadow Festival

Brunswick Stew by the Gallon

George Wooten is among those keeping a Southern tradition alive

Chasing Peak Foliage

NC state parks offer a perfect venue for fall colors

Life Between the Sounds

The Albemarle-Pamlico region boasts a slowed pace and a rich history