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The Queen of Kahdalea

For nearly a quarter-century, Anne Trufant has run two summer camps outside of Brevard — one for girls, one...

Build a Better S’more

The perfect s’more has a lot going for it: taste, nostalgia, novelty. One thing the best s’more must do...

One Thing Leads to Another

Pick a word, any word. And dive down into the rabbit hole of regional knowledge. For card-carrying Carolinians, the...

Carl Goerch’s North Carolina

“A big neighborhood” is what Carl Goerch called this state, and in this neighborhood, these mountains, Sandhills, and beaches,...

Rebel on the Seas

A former U.S. Navy officer raids and razes union merchant ships. (Volume 3, Part 6)

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...