In August 2021, Tropical Storm Fred devastated a farming community in Haywood County. NC Cooperative Extension responded with resources tailored to its residents’ needs.
A Wartime Feast Aboard the USS North Carolina
During World War II, sailors on the battleship enjoy a welcomed taste of home during the holidays.
On the river, along the trail, or just off the grid, knowing how to handle an emergency in the wilderness can save a life — these are the lessons taught at Nantahala Outdoor Center.
The Women Pilots of WWII
At Camp Davis in Onslow County, members of the Women Airforce Service Pilots played an integral role during World War II, and proved that women belong in the cockpit.
Blueberry Country in Pender County
When a man with a passion for growing blueberries found the perfect soil in Pender County — where wild berries have thrived for centuries — a new industry took root.
Eight concrete towers that were built for a government mission are now conspicuous landmarks on Topsail Island. Some are symbols of the Cold War. Others have found a new purpose: as vacation homes.
How the Great Fire of 1934 Changed Wrightsville Beach
More than 80 years ago, fierce winds whipped flames through the town of Wrightsville Beach, forever changing the look of this oceanside community.
Sherefé Offers Turkish Fare and Hospitality in Fayetteville
Sherefé — named after the Turkish word for “cheers” — serves up flavors of the Mediterranean alongside heaping helpings of warmth and hospitality.
Patience Pays Off When Filming UNC-TV Fishing Show
Anglers on the long-running fishing show Carolina Outdoor Journal know all the secrets to a banner day on the river. Unfortunately, so do the fish.