K McKay

K McKay was the digital content writer at Our State. She is a graduate of Elon University, and was the spring 2017 digital intern at Our State.

Home & Garden

Made in NC: Recycling is for the birds!

A bird lover’s passion for preserving local history comes alive through his unique birdhouse creations, which won the top prize in the 2018 Made in NC Awards.


Ale Trails: Coastal Plain

We’re hopping around Fayetteville, Wilmington, and Greenville in this guide to some of the region’s biggest beer cities.

Home & Garden

Meet the Maker: Artisan Leaf

This small business in Wilson is helping turn over a new leaf for tobacco by pioneering an innovative purpose for the plant.


September 2018 Beer Event Guide

Grab your planner and start blacking out dates — we’re soaking up the last rays of summer sunshine with these outdoor events.


Major Moments in Tar Heel Tennis

When it comes to college basketball, minor league baseball, and professional football, North Carolina’s athletic achievements are well-known. Now, it’s time to serve up another side of our state’s sporting history — tennis.


August 2018 Beer Event Guide

Spend the sunniest days of summer with a pint in hand at one of these beer-themed events taking place across the state this month.