Cut these bite-size candies into small squares or logs and twist them up in waxed paper, Tootsie Roll-style. Granted, “soft” is a relative term when describing caramels; these are firm and decidedly chewy.
Christmas Aboard the USS North Carolina
For USS North Carolina crewmen in the middle of World War II, Christmas came wrapped in a filmstrip.
At Hoggard’s Windsor Light Display, It’s Christmas All Year Long
For the Hoggard brothers of Bertie County, the holidays come with hard work, a lot of lights, and an outpouring of love.
’Twas the Night Before Christmas in North Carolina
A new take on a classic, with apologies to Clement C. Moore.
Ramblin’ Man: Christmas Tree Hunting
A family trip to the mountains to find a tree is more about tradition than perfection.
Every Ornament Tells a Story
Trimming the family Christmas tree brings back memories with each addition of a cherished decoration — whether shiny and delicate or handmade and gaudy.
This Holiday Season, Send a Veteran a Card
Join Our State in sending season’s greetings to North Carolina’s veterans.
Classic Gingerbread Cookies
Your Christmas cookie stockpile is incomplete without gingerbread. Use our recipe this holiday season.