Susan Stafford Kelly

Kelly is a contributing editor at Our State. She is the author of By Accident and the novels Now You Know, The Last of Something, Even Now, and How Close We Come, winner of the Carolina Novel Award and an alternate selection of Book-of-the-Month Club. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and lives in Greensboro.


A Collection of Cookbooks Finds its Home at UNCG

A library’s worth of cookbooks from across North Carolina has found a new home at UNC Greensboro. Taste test the past at Vintage Viands, an event at the university’s Walter Clinton Jackson Library on September 22, 2017.


Growing Up Carolina

In the Old North State, small moments add up in young minds, and lead to feelings that last a lifetime.


Meet the Diamond Guys of Schiffman’s Jewelers

Want a ring? A watch? A necklace? The Schiffman brothers will sell them to you. Want a chuckle? Try listening to the stories from a fourth-generation jewelry store that’s still doing some serious business.