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The Atlantis Lodge, an institution among North Carolina's seaside motels, is a three-story motel located at Mile Post 5 in Pine Knoll Shores. A. C. and Dot Hall currently operate it, and it was started in 1963 by Dot's mother, Ruth Bray. Their daughter, Donna Hall Nally is the general manager and the third-generation in her family to look after the property. The Atlantis is unique because instead of ripping up the natural environment during construction the structure was built to blend into the maritime forest.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 1, June 2012, p130-132, 134-136, 138, 140, il, por Periodical Website
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21839
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North Carolina ranks fifth in peanut production, producing 435 million pounds in 2012 with a value of $150 million. Luther Powell and his brother-in-law, Jonathan Stokes, started a farm-supply business in in Windsor in Bertie County in 1919. Peanuts was one of the crops they purchased. Although they shared peanuts at the store and in meetings, it was not until 1992 that they began marketing their well-known product, Bertie County Peanuts.
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31473
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The small town of Southern Pines is an anomaly in its economically struggling region of the piedmont. Surrounded by counties that rank in the bottom 25 percent on the states income per capita, Thanks to its amenities and service industry, Moore County sits within the top 25 percent in NC for income.
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28592
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The town of Asheboro in Randolph County is profiled. The North Carolina Zoo, farming, textiles, the local culture, and the town’s welcoming atmosphere are all described.
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22781
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The River Arts District along the French Broad River has become the center of creativity and artistic opportunity in Asheville. Over two hundred artists perfect their craft in former warehouses and offer tourists and locals an artsy district in the growing small town.
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Charlotte Magazine (NoCar F 264.C4), Vol. 20 Issue 3, March 2015, p72-76, il, por, map Periodical Website
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Jeff Miller and his wife Missy operate Luella's Bar-B-Que located in Asheville. The restaurant opened in 2007, and Luella's top seller continues to be the pork barbecue sandwich with slaw and a side of macaroni and cheese.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 79 Issue 4, Sept 2011, p170-174, 176, il Periodical Website
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21744
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The bison has come back from the brink of extinction and is now a source of healthy eating is restaurants and home kitchens. Hughes visits Carolina Bison Co., owned by Frank King in Buncombe County, to examine the farm's operations.
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31478
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Some of our favorite foods come from old techniques to make cheaper meats better.
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23596
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Concord, North Carolina is Charlotte's largest neighboring town and home to the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Shopping, good food, NASCAR, and other activities are all available in the city, but residents maintain a unique feel in the downtown.
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Conrad Hill Feed & Seed has been operating in Lexington, North Carolina since Gene Smith and Billy Bowers opened the mill in 1962. Conrad Hill is one of the few remaining mills in the area grinding feed for cattle, hogs and chicken.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 42 Issue 5, May 2010, p22, il, por Periodical Website
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21381
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Denton, a small town (population about 1,700) located in Davidson County, is Our State Magazine's featured Tar Heel Town of the Month.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 7, Dec 2013, p42-44, 46-48, 50, 52, il Periodical Website
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21725
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Ashley Christensen is one of the busiest chefs in Raleigh. She opened her first restaurant, Poole's, in 2007 and has been a semifinalist for the James Beard Award in 2013 and 2014. Since 2007, she has opened five more venues in Raleigh with three more planned for 2014.
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Greene County is only 170,200 acres, and fifty-four percent of that land, or 92,000 acres, is farmland. Farmers in Greene County grown a variety of commodities from sweet potatoes, grains, and peaches to prawns.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 5, Oct 2012, p154-158, 160-162, 164-166, 168, 170, 172, f Periodical Website
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17775
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The Golden Alexander is a member of an elite club. The native plant is the current North Carolina Wildflower of the Year.
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