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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:

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.

12/18 - 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.

12/25 - 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.


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