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

Meet the Maker: Lockman Pottery

In the Gaston County town of Dallas, potter Barry Lockman uses local materials to create artwork influenced by the natural world around him.


July 2018 Beer Event Guide

Show off your best red, white, and brew outfit at one of the many patriotic events taking place across the state this month.


The 27th-Inning Stretch

It was root, root, root for whichever team could end the stalemate at this record-breaking game.

Drink Local

June 2018 Beer Event Guide

Whitewater rafting to yoga to kickboxing: This month, beer is getting paired with just about everything.

Drink Local

May 2018 Beer Event Guide

This month, we’re pairing our brews with train rides, wild animals, music festivals, and even a half marathon. Mark your calendar now so you won’t miss out.