A Year-Round Guide to Franklin and Nantahala

Is that a chill in the air? We’re ready to bundle up on the couch with our coziest blanket, a great playlist, a mug of cider — and maybe a

Madison County Championship Rodeo

Is that a chill in the air? We’re ready to bundle up on the couch with our coziest blanket, a great playlist, a mug of cider — and maybe a

Rosemary and Goat Cheese Strata

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An Our State Playlist: Cozy Tunes for Autumn

Is that a chill in the air? We’re ready to bundle up on the couch with our coziest blanket, a great playlist, a mug of cider — and maybe a slice of pie. To celebrate the season, Our State editor — and resident soundtrack maker — Mark Kemp curated this selection of 20 laid-back songs by North Carolina artists. It’s sure to make you feel warm inside, whether you’re listening by the fire in the evening, while carving a pumpkin, or while making pumpkin pie pancakes on a crisp fall morning.