Katie Saintsing

Saintsing is an assistant editor at Our State magazine and a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Life

Photo Essay: Native North Carolina

Our eight state-recognized tribes each have their own stories and traditions, but they share an important bond, too: a love of this land that traces back to the first people who called it home.

Home & Garden

Photo Essay: Pumpkins, Pride of the Patch

In the month leading up to Halloween, golden-orange gourds are everywhere, popping up on porches and blanketing church lawns. As pies or as jack-o’-lanterns, pumpkins feed us, scare us, and light the way.

Western

Photo Essay: Fall in Flat Rock

Autumn comes a little later in our southern mountains, meaning that this artistic, historic, and beloved village holds its color — and its colorful charm — longer into the season.

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