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: Wilson

In a town once defined by trains and tobacco, the community honors both through colorful public spaces downtown.


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.