Taylor Pardue

Taylor Pardue was the digital content editor of Our State. A graduate of North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, he’s freelanced for a number of regional and national magazines, worked as a newspaper reporter, and previously served as the associate and online editor of Sporting Classics magazine.


Around Town: Fayetteville

From a night at the theater to a day spent beside — or zip-lining above — the Cape Fear River, there are plenty of unexpected things to see and do in this historic Army town in the Sandhills.


Around Town: Mebane

There’s more to this Alamance County community than what you can see from Interstate 40. Leave the eight-lane behind and discover what you’ve been missing in Mebane.


Around Town: Goldsboro

This Wayne County community sits at the junction of the past and the present, celebrating the first while enjoying the second. Like the jets taking off from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, the sky’s the limit for the town’s future.


Around Town: Beaufort

With more than 300 years of history and a breathtaking view of the water, this charming hamlet has no shortage of things to drive, boat, bike, and walk to.


Welcome to Reidsville

This Rockingham County town offers its residents and visitors a slice of Americana topped with modern style.


Paddling Paradise

Whatever your location and skill level, North Carolina has a place for you to canoe or kayak.