Free Cloud remote state change

I’ve been using Terraform .12 latest over the last few months with Terraform Cloud free tier as my remote state. Up until the last release, my apply’s were being run locally. Now it’s being run from TFC.

How can I persist my state using TFC but run my applies locally?

I think I understand what happened. I applied a new local module with a backend of remote, and the new workspace is created with “Remote” as the default execution in TFC.

Yes, a few weeks ago HashiCorp turned on the remote execution feature for Free tier users and all new workspaces have remote execution enabled by default.