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Thursday nights at 8:00 P.M., only on UNC-TV

Inspired by the pages of Our State magazine, UNC-TV’s half-hour monthly series, Our State, takes you down-home in North Carolina for an in-depth look at the people and places that make our state great! Compelling stories, stunning high-definition videography, and thoughtful narration take you beneath the surface, providing answers to the hows and whys of all things Our State.

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  Watch the latest new episode, Poems for Everyone/Hart Square, online now.

  See Our State's wins at the 29th Midsouth Regional Emmy® Awards!    


 Coming up on Our State:

2/26 - Hope Plantation/Tarheel Towns: Saluda/An Artist's Reflections
Explore Bertie County's finest historic home. D.G. Martin takes a tour of this mountain town, settled in 1878. Visit Noyes Capehart, who creates visual short stories embodying his experiences.

3/5 - Our State will not air on this date due to special programming.

3/12 - Charlie Poole/Bamboo Country/Vanishing Links
Travel back to the early 1900s to meet Charlie Poole, a linthead from Eden, and hear his revolutionary approach to banjo. Visit the Haiku Bamboo Nursery, and learn more about this beautiful and often misunderstood plant. Discover writer Katey Schultz's passion for North Carolina's hidden footbridges, as she leads a roundabout tour through the North Carolina mountains.

3/19 - Waterway Tales/Love Valley/Doll Lady 
Join Bland Simpson for a scenic trip up the Intracoastal Waterway. See the authentic Old West style of the "Cowboy Capital of North Carolina." Enjoy the traditional Corn Husk Dolls of local artisan Pam Earp.

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