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.


Our Favorite Fall Mountain Views

Western North Carolina is at its most stunning when autumn arrives and the leaves burst into color. Before you head out leaf-peeping this fall, check out what colors our experts are seeing at 22 of our favorite mountains spots.

Drink Local

September 2019 Beer Events Guide

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


A Local’s Guide: Triangle

Megan George, owner of The Zen Succulent in Durham, shares three of her favorite places to explore in the Triangle.