Feature Stories

What’s the Catch?

If you’re looking for fresh, local seafood, NC Catch helps you find it.

Comeback for energy tax credits

Incentives are extended for home efficiency upgrades

Not your mom’s chlorine bleach

From patios to laundry to teeth, oxygen bleach cleans naturally and safely

Clearing the air

All about air filters for your home

Replacing windows

Consider use and appearance as well as the type of glass

Alternatives to carpet

New products made from wool, seagrass and recycled materials last long and are earth-friendly

Sun-dried Laundry

Returning to those sunny days when we let our clothes out to dry

Co-op Nation

Their national meeting energizes electric cooperative delegates

Crushing the Tuscarora

Colonial militia vanquished eastern North Carolina’s most powerful natives 300 years ago

Refrigerators & energy

The real scoop on making your fridge more efficient

Swimming in savings

More efficient pumps can cut pool operating costs


Photography by Ty Brueilly

Open a Mind, Touch a Heart

Storytellers continue a North Carolina tradition