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Building a Better Boardwalk

The ocean isn’t the only draw at Carolina Beach, where a beloved seaside symbol with an 80-year history gets its moment in the sun.
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Farmers Market Recipes

Find inspiration with these recipes that use seasonal, local ingredients and then take a trip to your farmers market to buy them fresh!
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Boy Meets Fish: Photo Caption Contest

Tell us what the caption should say in the photo from the Our State archives. Then, check out other entries and vote for your favorites.
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March’s Our State Travel Partners

N.C. travel ideas from our partners
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Lowland Hum: Live at Our State

Lowland Hum stopped by the Our State library before setting off on a cross country tour.
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Doughnuts in the Mountains

For some time now Asheville has had a stellar reputation for food, but when it comes to doughnuts the options have been limited. City Bakery used to make doughnuts but their fryer broke and today their offerings are restricted to
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Claire Putterman of Modern Muffin

A love for baking muffins using her own original recipes led to a bright new career for a Charlotte woman. For 23 years, Claire Putterman was a French teacher, a profession she found rewarding. She often guided students on international
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Join us in deciding once and for all whether North Carolina is a pie state or a cake state with the Our State Pie vs. Cake Tournament.

Pie vs. Cake

Is North Carolina a Pie State or a Cake State? Help bring sweet settlement to a serious squabble. Voting is now underway.
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5 Most-Watched Segments from “Our State”

Is your favorite segment from “Our State” among our five most-watched? Check out this list as we count down the most popular segments on our YouTube channel.
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The Dixie Diva Interview

Listen to excerpts of associate editor Sarah Perry’s interview with Victoria Livengood.
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