What These Words Can Do

“Twinkle, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are, Up above the world so high/ …” I’ll bet...

North Carolina Native

March 2015 This month, at the edges of woods, fields, and gardens in all 100 North Carolina counties, our...

The Magic of the Movies

When my dad went off to college at UNC in the 1950s, his friends made fun of him the...

A Prayer for North Carolina

Learn how the December issue inspired a first-of-its-kind feature and an innovative digital storytelling experience.

Celebrating Our State’s 80th Anniversary

Our State magazine celebrates its 80th anniversary this June. We look pretty good for our age, don't we?

Our 10 Favorite Stories

In celebration of our 80th anniversary, we list our favorite ten stories that you shouldn't miss.

Celebrating 80 Years: Pages Past

See inside some of the earliest pages of Our State in this special 80th anniversary photo gallery.

Celebrating 80 Years: A Cover Gallery

View a gallery of Our State covers through the years.

Our State Visa® Platinum Card

Apply today for the Our State Visa® Platinum card from NewBridge Bank, featuring four iconic images from Our State....

“Our State” Television Show Wins Three Emmy® Awards

Meet the crew behind the award-winning "Our State" television program.

December 2012 Issue Premiere

Watch some scenes from our exclusive issue release reception in Hillsborough.

Making the Issue: The Sweet Potato State

Take a behind-the-scenes look at how the cover image came to be.

Making the Issue: Agriculture in North Carolina

Take a behind-the-scenes look at how our agriculture issue came to be.

The Making of an Issue: Carolina ‘Cue

This issue explores what makes North Carolina awe-inspiring – the worlds largest open-faced granite quarry, the great American Chestnut...

The Making of an Issue: North Carolina Icons

In this keepsake issue, we present our absolute best, the true icons of North Carolina.

The Making of an Issue: Carolina Summers

When your June issue arrives, pour yourself a glass of sweet tea, pull up a chair, and celebrate the...

The Making of an Issue: Sunday Drives

Want to know more about our March 2012 issue? Read on for insights and details you won't find in...

Readers’ Choice: Our State‘s Best of 2011 Winners

The results are in! Take a look at the Readers' Choice winners for favorite cover, photo essay, story, recipe,...