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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.

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

Coming up on Our State:

11/20 - Our State will be preempted tonight due to special programming.

11/27 - Gingerbread/Cheerwine/Maple Creek Farm
The Grove Park Inn hosts an annual gingerbread house event. Billy Barnes tells the story of Cheerwine. Learn about a family business that collects sap from trees and creates syrup for your table.

12/4 - Chimney Rock/For the Birds/Hidden Treasures
Learn about the remarkable transformation of Chimney Rock State Park. Meet the agriculturalists at the Sylvan Heights Waterfowl Center in Scotland Neck. Go below deck on the USS North Carolina Battleship Memorial to explore its archives.

12/11 - Grovewood Galleries/Tree Surgeon/Keys to the Past
Discover the tale of how a Biltmore Estate-owned manufacturing company became one of America's most well-regarded craft stores. Meet William "Bus" Hubbard, UNC's Tree Surgeon, and a campus institution on par with The Davie Poplar. Learn why the history of Kluttz Piano Company is a story of family: a family business restoring heirloom pianos, which are passed down from generation to generation.

Our State
Our State is produced by UNC-TV in partnership with Our State Magazine.
BB&T generously supports Our State. Since 1872, BB&T has been supporting the people and communities of North Carolina.