Kim Trouten and her husband Jack Trouten are renovating and flipping homes in Charlotte. House flipping is coming back to Charlotte, but there are potential pitfalls. It's not as easy as it looks on TV.
Diedra LairdCharlotte Observer
Want to try house-flipping? Here's what to know
How to prevent a home fire in the winter
Tips to safeguard your home from burglars
From junkyards to backyard garden oasis
Mother Daughter team up to run lavender farm
Open Gates to Bluegrass Living Garden Tour
Save extra seeds for next year's garden (and many to come)
How to slash your power bill by using solar panels
Killeya-Jones: Kentucky looking for better ball movement
Wenyen Gabriel thinks the Cats are thinking too much
UK's Nick Richards on loss to Florida: We did it to ourselves
Photo slideshow: Florida hands Kentucky its second straight loss
Home fires are more prevalent in winter than in any other season. This is due in part to an increase in cooking and heating fires. Holiday decorations and winter storms that can interrupt electrical service and cause people to turn to alternative heating sources also contribute to the increased risk of fire in winter. Here's how you can maintain a fire-safe home this winter season.
Jim McKeighen took on a project in 2004 with his mother to remodel four dilapidated backyard properties into one large blooming backyard flower and vegetable garden at his home on Old Georgetown Street.
Advanced Master Gardener Debbie Courson Smith shows off a giant tomato she grew from seeds she bought 20 years ago. The 24th edition of the Idaho Statesman's Dig In garden video series is on fall planting and seed storage.
University of Kentucky cheerleader Dallas Pringle was surprised by her now fiancé Jack Ditto after the Kentucky basketball game against Florida Gators when he proposed to her in front of her family and fellow cheer team members.