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.


Getaway to the Yadkin Valley

Enjoy a getaway package that showcases the best of Dobson, Elkin, Mount Airy, and Pilot Mountain, North Carolina.


Carolina Calendar: December 2018

Fill up on gingerbread, sing carols to your heart’s content, and revel in the countless joys of the holidays in North Carolina.


Shucking 101

Lin Peterson, co-owner of Raleigh based Locals Seafood and an expert on the art of shucking oysters, demonstrates two different ways to open and enjoy these tasty mollusks.


Discover Little Washington

Win a relaxing getaway to Washington, North Carolina, and experience the Southern charm of this historic town on the edge of the Pamlico River.


Winston-Salem Fall Getaway

Enjoy the beauty of the season with a fall getaway package to historic Winston-Salem, North Carolina.


The Nutcracker Weekend Getaway

Enjoy UNC School of the Arts’ production of The Nutcracker on this weekend getaway to Winston-Salem, North Carolina.


Special Edition: Coastal Calendar

Looking for ways to help our coastal communities in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence and Tropical Storm Michael? Check out our guide to events across the state.