How the Spirit Moves You

Shout bands gave the Charlotte African-American community something of its own in the early 20th century. Colorful parades. Mass...

Coastal Bounty: Outer Banks N.C. Food

Tapping into centuries-old traditions, North Carolina’s Outer Banks have always yielded a culinary abundance.

Christmas Eve 2012 with the Funeral Militia in Listre, North Carolina

An original fiction story by Clyde Edgerton for Our State's December 2012 issue.

Sims Country Bar-B-Que

Whether you come for barbecue or bluegrass music, this shed in Granite Falls is the place to be on...

Eastern Bounty

The Chocowinity community provides plenty of recipes and inspiration.

Macaroni Monterey

For a twist on traditional macaroni and cheese, try this recipe from the Bountiful cookbook that uses Monterey Jack...

Baked Cherry Tomatoes

Try these baked cherry tomatoes from the Bountiful cookbook for a new side dish.

Carolina Cups

These savory carolina cups from the Bountiful cookbook just might become a new family favorite.

Fresh Blueberry Pie

Nothing says summer like a fresh blueberry pie. Try this recipe from the Bountiful cookbook the next time you're...