Our State

Home - About Our State - Episodes - Watch Our State Now - Emmy® Awards

Lumber River

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.

Emmy Statue

  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:

4/9 - The Land Beneath His Feet/Gardens of Calvary/Barns Reborn
Learn how Hillsborough novelist and Hollywood soap opera scribe Michael Malone finds his story-telling voice in the South. Next, discover a garden full of botanical curiosities and more at Calvary Episcopal Church in Tarboro. Then, meet Roger Dinger, who deconstructs old barns and transforms the weathered wood into fascinating works of art.

4/16 - Tryon Palace/David Holt/Energy Xchange
Retrace the amazing reconstruction of this richly historic site. Meet musician, storyteller and historian David Holt, and get treated to his concert. Travel to Burnsville to learn how a landfill ingeniously powers artist studios.

4/23 - Elizabeth City/Window Dressing/On Pines and Needles
Bland Simpson introduces us to Elizabeth City, his home town. See how Salem Stained Glass restores and creates dazzling arrays of windows for churches. Learn how longleaf pine needles emerged as a valuable North Carolina harvest.

4/30 - The Krüger Brothers/An Illuminating Personality
Meet the Krüger Brothers, German immigrants who grew up in Switzerland and followed the sound of the music they loved all the way to North Carolina. Then, with a playful love of fireworks and a meticulous process, pyrotechnician Jeff Hale creates magic in the sky with his dazzling displays.

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.