History

History Unwrapped: The Our State Back Catalog

This month, we are thrilled to announce the opening of the State Library of North Carolina’s latest digital collection: the entire back catalog of this magazine — just in time for Christmas.

Food

Chestnut Revival at High Rock Farm

After being ravaged by disease, the chestnut’s luster has returned at High Rock Farm in Gibsonville.

Life

arcBARKS: Bakers for Barkers

Far more than mere ingredients go into a two-inch treat for pooches at arcBARKS, a Greensboro bakery.

Life

The Toy That Requires a License: Black Cadillac Olds

For decades, the epitome of luxury on Christmas Day has been a Coupe de Ville with a big red bow. In Greensboro, a third-generation automobile family mans the wheel of a uniquely American dream.

Life

Ann Bailey Builds a Life on Diamond Dreams

A Nash County orphan at 8, a widow in her 30s, Ann Bailey decided early on that hard work was the best remedy for hardship. With unflagging determination and the help of her family, she built a sparkling empire from scratch.