The holiday season is aglow across the state.
An Our State Playlist: The North Carolina Folk Festival
Our curated Spotify playlist features a selection of the talented artists from North Carolina and beyond that are performing at this year’s event.
Quiz: It Runs in the Family
For more than 100 years, these family-owned businesses have fixed cars, stocked pantries, sold clothes, and built lasting relationships.
The Fabric of Our Lives in Greensboro
A 90-foot-long, multicolored sculptural net flutters above LeBauer Park, bringing a powerful sense of community to this multicultural downtown equally known for its history of civil rights advances and textile manufacturing.
The Our State Guide to NC By Train
All aboard! Find out where to go, what to do, and what to eat in downtowns across North Carolina — all within walking distance of the train station.
NC By Train: Second Stop, Greensboro
Take a train trip to downtown Greensboro, then set off on foot to spend the day exploring, eating, and shopping.
Tales from the Archives at Shaw University
Shaw University in Raleigh set the template for historically Black colleges and universities across the South — and helped establish the nation’s largest HBCU, North Carolina A&T State University.
There’s a 40-Year-Old Doughnut at UNC-Greensboro
5 Sites That Tell North Carolina’s Civil Rights Story
Four museums and one little clapboard house celebrate the lives and works of the people whose faith, love, and unwavering commitment ensured civil rights for all North Carolinians.