Jeremy Markovich

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


A Fish Worth Fighting For

In the creeks and rivers of the Coastal Plain, shad are harbingers of spring. For the folks in one tiny town, their annual Shad Festival also heralds a renewed spirit of resilience.

Drink Local

All Aboard: Tap Hopper Tours

Tap Hopper Tours started as a way to help beer lovers explore Greensboro. Then, its founders discovered something that brewers really needed.


Making The Mountains-To-Sea Trail

For more than 40 years, the Mountains-to-Sea Trail has stretched nearly 1,200 miles across North Carolina. But for the passionate advocates who work to move the path off of roadways and into woods and fields — a fraction of a mile at a time — improving the trail is an ongoing journey.


Dawn of the Dream

An audience at a high school in Rocky Mount got an early preview of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s iconic words, “I have a dream.” A long-lost audiotape of that 1962 speech casts new light on the meaning of his famous phrase then — and now.


Seeing Stars

In the mid-20th century a Greensboro nightclub attracted national acts. Today, it’s the stuff of legend.