Jeremy Markovich

Jeremy Markovich is a digital manager, writer, and podcast host at Our State.


Away Message’s Season 3, Episode 5: The Concert on Powder Horn Mountain

Curtis Johnson fell in love with music while growing up in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. But when he gave up his job as a disc jockey to support his family, he held on to his dream. Now, he puts on small house-style concerts in an out-of-the-way place, and the shows keep everyone coming back for more.


The Governor’s Wet Suit

In 1965, North Carolina Gov. Luther H. Hodges showed off locally-made products in an unusual way.


The Rightful Owners

In 1789, when the newly formed federal government was trying to pass the Bill of Rights, it created 14 copies. One would remain with the federal government, and the rest were sent to the original 13 states. North Carolina’s copy went to the State Capitol, and for 75 years, it stayed there without much fanfare. And then, the trouble began.


Changing Channels

Our writer returns to the scene of his youthful side job: guiding rafts filled with neophytes through the man-made currents of the U.S. National Whitewater Center near Charlotte. But this unique center has evolved over the past decade — and so has our writer.


Saving, the Family Business

In 1899, Erasmus Midgett saved 10 people from a shipwreck off the North Carolina coast — and started a family tradition.