Jeremy Markovich

Markovich is a senior editor/writer at Our State, and a former special content producer for NBC Charlotte. He has won two 2011 regional Emmy Awards and regional Edward R. Murrow awards along with the 2011 Green Eyeshade award for Magazine Feature Writing, the 2010 National City and Regional Magazine Award for Personality Profile, the 2010 Clarion Award for a Magazine Feature Article, and the 2010 Green Eyeshade Award’s Best-In-Show for Non Daily Print Journalism.


William Byrd’s Burn Book

William Byrd II of Virginia was one of the surveyors in charge of physically drawing the North Carolina/Virginia state line. He was not, however, a fan of North Carolinians, as his writings reveal.


Remote or Knott

People sometimes ask, “Where am I?” when they reach Knotts Island. Usually, they’re serious.


The Border That Binds Us

Jerry and Irene Helms met while working at Carowinds. The park crosses over both Carolina borders, and – almost – holds more significance than amusement.