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

Coming up on Our State:

7/23 Grandfather Mountain/Going Nuts/Vintage Vending
The wild back country of this popular attraction is now poised to become partners with the NC State Parks system. Bertie County Peanuts is a family business that's reaping the benefits of a major NC crop as well as giving the county an economic boost. Vintage drink machines are brought back to life as artifacts from a bygone era.

7/30 - Trailmakers/Wild Friends/Wonders in Wood
Meet Allen de Hart, 'father' of the Mountains to Sea trail. Durham's Piedmont Wildlife Center and Triangle Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic help educate the public to the needs of wildlife. John Sipe creates finely crafted musical instruments.

8/6 Poems for Everyone/Hart Square
Experience poet Amy Bagwell’s vision of immersing the public in poetry through murals and news racks in Uptown Charlotte.Then, travel to Hart Square, an oasis of nineteenth-century life in modern Catawba County, where Dr. Robert Hart explains his dedication to not only preserving the largest collection of historical log structures in the United States, but bringing that history to life.

8/13 - East Fork Pottery/Sweetheart Stream: The Lumber River
Passionate artist Alex Matisse reveals the thoughts and emotions behind his work as he creates pottery with an aesthetic that fuses pre-industrial traditions. Then, join Bland Simpson on a literary journey down the Lumber River.

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