We’ll be dreaming of those 11 delicious days in Raleigh until we’re back at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. For now, we’re fondly revisiting the best eats — and the friendliest faces — that only come around once a year.
It may seem impossible to win that giant Jamaican banana at the hoop toss. But according to the Wake County law enforcement officers (and their kids) who work the game-testing beat, it just takes a little know-how.
Our State Editor in Chief Elizabeth Hudson caught up with the Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Troxler about an exciting addition to our beloved N.C. State Fair this year: the Our State Public House, which will offer dozens of rotating beers and wines from around North Carolina.
Every year thousands of people at the North Carolina State Fair walk by Dorton Arena, not realizing the building is one of the state’s most ambitious — and historically significant — pieces of architecture.