Carl White

Carl White is executive producer and host of the award winning show “Carl White’s Life In the Carolinas,” which airs on WLOS ABC 5 a.m. Saturdays and 1:30 p.m. Sundays at WMYA My 40. Visit lifeinthecarolinas.com, email White at Carl@lifeinthecarolinas.com.

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Not long ago, we were filming on location in Pittsboro, North Carolina, at the Rosemary House Bed and Breakfast. We were on the front porch capturing a scene of a couple in rocking chairs; they were enjoying the calming effect of rocking, a refreshing beverage, conversation and the gentle aw…

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West Jefferson, North Carolina, is situated for a lot of enjoyment. It’s a nice drive up the mountain and it’s cooler than the lower elevations. The people are friendly and if you enjoy quaint walkable sidewalks with a good amount of public art, you are likely to enjoy your visit.

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Have you ever wondered what would happen if one day you receive a phone call with news that you may have a brother or sister you knew nothing about?

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It was a perfect time to visit the mountains. It always seems to be 10-15 degrees cooler than the foothills and even more so compared to the Sandhills and Lowcountry. Clear skies with a few clouds for a bit of contrast were above, and a winding county road was my path up the mountain to visi…

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I have had the opportunity to witness and document on many occasions the results of the creative energy that flows through the Carolinas. Many creative gifts to the world come from people who were born in the Carolinas and some from people who move to the Carolinas.

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It was a nice week. Spring was showing off her fresh colors and the pollen count was high, but then it rained, and the wind blew much of the beautiful misery away. Saturday was stable enough for the Copper Barrel Distillery annual event, Shinetopia — an outdoor benefit concert, cook-off and …

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Not so long ago, we were in production at the Don Gibson Theatre in Shelby, North Carolina for one of our Carolina Theater Trail broadcast segments. The general idea of these segments is to highlight theaters in the Carolinas that have historical significance and are producing shows regularly.

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In 1996, John Travolta portrayed the Archangel Michael, and I remember the laughter and heartfelt moments at the theater. I am among those who have enjoyed many viewings over the years.

It was a good week to talk with storytellers. We had an on-camera visit with Francene Marie Morris, better known as Francene Marie on the Beasley Broadcasting (formerly CBS Radio) stations in the Charlotte Region. With 23 years in the broadcast industry, she has clearly established herself a…

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The past few weeks have been exciting and entertaining. The Carolinas are well known for seasonal abnormalities. It’s not odd to have near record-breaking cold weather for a few days and then spring-like weather — just enough to tease our spring flowering plant life and then, in the twinklin…

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As we celebrate the new year with great hope for a respectable 2019, it is a practical tradition to reflect on the past and make a few plans for a better tomorrow.

Are you a nocturnal Christmas parade attendee or do you prefer that your annual display of moving holiday merriment be lit by ordinary solar illumination? Pardon me, I might have had too much hot chocolate.

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The idea of supporting small local business owners during our largest gift-giving season is an honorable notion. With busy schedules and the desire driven by highly effective advertising, it’s not always easy to balance the budget and time requirements needed to shop local. What’s a person t…

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I don’t know about you, but I grew up with a great fondness for the holidays and Christmas season. If you have followed our annual Christmas specials on TV and the weekly column during the end of the year, there is no doubt that I did not grow out of it.

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Every year around Veterans Day, the sugar maple tree appears to drop most of its leaves over a very short period. It seems like one day the trees are full of golden hues and then, all the sudden, the ground is covered with one of nature’s perfectly colored carpets.

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