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To sports fans across North Carolina and the nation, Woody Durham is the man with the familiar voice. For thirty-nine years, he has been the radio play-by-play man for basketball and football at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 77 Issue 10, Mar 2010, p58-65, il, por Periodical Website
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13557
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February 1, 1960 was one of those days that altered not only the history of North Carolina but the nation as well. It was the day that four young African American college students took their seats at the FW Woolworth lunch counter in Greensboro - a segregated area. Graff recalls the event and the four young men. The lunch counter is now the centerpiece exhibit in the International Civil Rights Center and Museum.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 78 Issue 9, Feb 2011, p92-96, 98, 100-102, 104, il, por Periodical Website
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19418
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Graff relates some interesting information about the gorillas that live at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 11, Apr 2013, p78-84, 86-88, il Periodical Website
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38297
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On Bob Timberlake’s personal landscape is a barn that survived Union soldiers’ invasion, in addition to his guest house and studio. Along with his artistic endeavors, Timberlake produces furniture, made only by companies in North Carolina and part of a line Timberlake touted as the most famous in history.
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Columbia, located in Tyrrell County, is featured in Our State Magazine's Tar Heel Town of the Month section. It is the lone town in the county and for many years had one doctor, one lawyer, one pharmacy, and one main road. Things to see there include the Scuppernong Millhouse Bakery and Café, the Brickhouse Inn, Vineyards on the Scuppernong, and the Pocosin Arts Folk School.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 6, Nov 2012, p46-50, 52, 54, 56-58, 60, 62, 64-65, il Periodical Website
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38281
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The county seat of Tyrrell County is also the only town in the county, which was founded in 1793. It’s also defined as one is its identity as a singular town—one doctor, one lawyer, one pharmacy, one road. How it’s defined as two: Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds forming the second largest estuary in the country; two animals, the red wolf and red cockaded woodpecker, being protected species.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 6, Nov 2012, p46-50, 52, 54, 56-58, 60, 62, 64-65 Periodical Website
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36443
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How this lawyer lives her faith in and outside of the courtroom was answered in this interview. The attorney with a twenty plus year work experience with nonprofits, political campaigns, and civic leaders discussed factors of her faith. Highlighted were her faith journey, the source of her optimism, and an experience that occurred while she was a sophomore at Berkeley.
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39492
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Scoggins’ efforts to end school segregation in Charlotte, started at Harding High School in 1957, was nurtured by parents who promoted equal treatment for all. Her efforts, which helped to generate a public school system among the most diverse in America, face recent challenges such as racist groups also targeting Latino students. Ongoing efforts to restore diversity and equity, which resulted in her becoming a 2017 Charlottean of the Year award recipient, include a mentoring program at Garinger High School.
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23579
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The Roasting Company has served rotisserie chicken for over twenty years and has become a popular restaurant in south Charlotte. After the local beer movement began a few years ago, Roasting Company owner Doug Bell decided to add a bar to the eatery.
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15665
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Edenton, the county seat of Chowan County, is Our State Magazine's featured Tar Heel Town of the Month.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 79 Issue 7, Dec 2011, p41-44, 46, 48, 50-53, il Periodical Website
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In the Legacy Museum in Montgomery, Alabama, survivors and victims’ voices are represented in media such as music, holographic images, statistics, and lynch stories. Spanning from post-Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement, it showcases the legacy of slavery for blacks and whites.
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Graff describes Hurricane Hazel, one of the most powerful hurricanes to strike North Carolina. It came ashore October 15, 1954, on the North Carolina/South Carolina line with wind speed of 150 MPH. In the state nineteen people were killed and two hundred were injured. Damage was in the millions.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 3, Aug 2012, p46-52, 54, 56-61, il, map Periodical Website
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Some love her, some hate her, but Pat Cotham is shaking things up as the controversial chairman of the Mecklenburg County Commission.
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