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.