'Carolina Moonshiners'

Growing up in the foothills of the Carolinas, I recall stories of moonshiners and revenue officers on the chase of a hidden liquor still under cover of lush foliage. One summer afternoon when I w ...

Born in the Carolinas, Andrew Jackson

When I started working on a Life In The Carolinas broadcast segment that features Waxhaw, North Carolina, as one of our U.S. Route 74 travel stops, I discovered more than a charming town to visit. I h ...

A lake, a river and a princess

Iremember my first visit to Lake Waccamaw State Park. I was not sure why, but I knew there was something special about the area. The freshwater lake has about 14 miles of shoreline with an average dep ...

Friday afternoons

Friday afternoons are always exciting to me. It's the time of the week when the whims of life become empowered. Because of my travels and location story development work, I am seldom in the offic ...

On the island

Island life is different for many reasons; it is easy to think about the romance of the warm tropical breezes, fresh seafood and a more relaxed environment. These are things we dream about and add to ...

Life in the Carolinas: People not from here

In my travels across the Carolinas, I meet a lot of people who are not from here. It seems as if they come from around the country for a variety of reasons: some for work, some for vacation, some for ...