As the old ditty goes, “nothing could be finer than to be in Carolina.” That sentiment especially rings true in the North Carolina city of Charlotte. Named for Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, queen consort of Great Britain and Ireland in the late 1700s, the “Queen...

Did you realize that every day, 10,000 Americans celebrate their 65th birthday? When the baby boomers reach that magic age, in 2030 nearly one-fifth of the country will be 65 or older. As in other parts of the country, the ‘senior’ population in the Triangle...

Where to live in North Carolina? Twice a year High Point, North Carolina is transformed into an international city. This year the Stanley Furniture showroom transported visitors to Cuba with its Havana Crossing design line. The furniture’s architectural elements, photography and artifacts brought the cultural...

Schools are always a key factor in the selection of a home, and the community where you choose to live. This applies to households with school-aged children, and without. School quality impacts property values, and the community at-large. An ever-increasing matter of importance is school safety. The Triad is...

Surrounding the Triangle capital city of Raleigh are “mini-cities” loaded with personality and plenty to do. Just a short drive from the capital city and Research Triangle Park, bedroom communities are attracting families with big city amenities but not the hassles — Holly Springs, Zebulon,...

If you dream of buying a house and moving to North or South Carolina, you probably imagine sipping coffee on your front porch, reading magazines in North Carolina or South Carolina and hosting backyard barbecues, not speed dialing the plumber as your basement floods. Before you...