An Our State Playlist: Mighty MerleFest

Our curated Spotify playlist features a selection of the talented artists that are performing at this year’s famous festival.

Reinventing the Wheel

A young woman and her mom started a school bus renovation business in Alamance County that pays homage to her late brother’s carefree spirit. Together, they transform old buses into tiny homes on wheels, encouraging people to live simply and cherish every moment.

History Comes to Life on the Hammock Coast

Wander beneath Spanish moss and discover the secrets of the past on a coastal getaway to South Carolina.

The Courage to Fly

On September 11, 1974, Eastern Air Lines Flight 212 went down near Charlotte, becoming one of the worst plane crashes in state history. Colette Watson, then a 26-year-old flight attendant, told writer Philip Gerard her account of the accident and its aftermath.