Carolina Stories

The people, places and history that make our state great

Well Above Average

Students and teachers at Greene Early College do what they love and love what they do

A Second Helping

A Holden Beach volunteer project to redistribute leftover vacation food inspired others up the coast

All in the Family

Century Farms celebrate North Carolina’s agricultural heritage

Buddy Melvin’s Treehouse

17 years, 16 rooms, 12,000 square feet “for the fellas to hang out.”

Aspire to college

Students in rural North Carolina can get help preparing for standardized college tests

No small feet

Freaker USA brings sock manufacturing back to North Carolina

Diane Price of Mollies Branch

Her gardens, livestock, medical care, worldwide volunteerism and writing

To make an impression

Students and their parents remember this teacher.

Ocracoke ♥ Figs

Figs hold a special place in the hearts of Ocracokers

Regina is always there

For Nell Nolle, the right person at the right time

Places to Play

Treehouses, playhouses & forts

On Guard

Guard animals on assignment to protect herds from coyotes

Shocking news

In 1978, four Rowan County men were electrocuted when they were not watching what they were doing.