Caroline Kelly

Caroline Kelly is an editorial assistant at J&J Editorial in Cary. She was a spring 2018 editorial intern.


The Dancing Turtle in Hatteras

A coffee shop on the water provided the perfect opportunity for a pair of Outer Banks newcomers to craft a community.


Galloway Farm in Hallsboro

Each fall, a farm field in Columbus County turns into one of the state’s largest corn mazes. Getting lost has never been so fun.


Justus Orchard in Hendersonville

In Henderson County, a treasured family tradition begins with an empty basket, a stroll among the apple trees — and a doughnut.


Lake Lore

These two lake legends are almost too far-fetched to be true — almost.


The History of North Carolina Surfing

What began as a would-be surfer’s dream more than a century ago has become a reality for wave riders up and down the North Carolina coast. It’s a history written on the water by generations of surfers with a shared passion.


Back in the Day: First in Surf

More than a century ago, Wrightsville Beach became the first successful community to bring surfing, a popular West Coast sport, to the East Coast.


A Lifetime of Learning in Red Springs

Highlander Academy’s beloved caretaker tends more than just buildings and gardens. Now, the community he’s been part of for 50 years is giving back.