Our State Staff

Since 1933, Our State has shared stories about North Carolina with readers both in state and around the world. We celebrate the people and places that make this state great. From the mountains to the coast, we feature North Carolina travel, history, food, and beautiful scenic photography.


Downtown: Concord

This centuries-old mill town in Cabarrus County is ushering in a brand-new era, proving past and present can live in perfect harmony.


This Weekend in North Carolina: February 9-11

There are a variety of ways you can spend your pre-Valentine’s day weekend in North Carolina. Try taming your sweet tooth at the Chocolate Festival in Pinehurst or having a night out at the ballet in Boone.


Carolina Calendar: February 2018

Go behind the scenes with winemakers, chocolatiers, artists, and weavers as they show off their creativity at demonstrations around the state.


Crabbing and Hunting on Currituck Sound

Currituck Sound in the northern Outer Banks provides a year-round bounty of seafood and game — and for two local fishermen, it’s a beautiful way of life.