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.


A Local’s Guide: Winston-Salem

Winston-Salem local Bryan Ledbetter, owner of Airtype and Camel City Goods, shares three of his favorite places to explore around the city.


An Island of Your Own

For years, Robert Humber II lived virtually alone on his own private island off the North Carolina coast. He thought he had everything he needed. Then, he got a knock on the door.


Rocky Mount Mills Getaway

Enter to win a stay for two in a tiny-home hotel village, delicious dining experiences, and more.