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In the small town of Sylva, North Carolina, a town-staple known as Lulu’s on Main has been in service for several years. Under new management since 2013, owner Mick McCardle has introduced sustainability plans and customer service initiatives, while his son Devin has incorporated more international flavors into the dishes served.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 11, April 2018, p48-50, il, por Periodical Website
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34955
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The Lake Lure Inn was built in 1927 after the river nearby was dammed, creating a lake in the Hickory Nut Gorge. Famous writers and actors, presidents, and WWII soldiers have all graced the halls of this enormous 90-year old hotel, creating a long-lasting legacy of comfort. It remains a time capsule of the 1920’s and 1930’s.
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John Simcox Holmes was the first forester in North Carolina, and for a long time, the only forester in the state. By conducting interviews and surveys all along the state, Holmes was able to take charge in 1915 and slow the destruction of the forests. His long list of successes includes establishing a fire warden budget, protecting Mount Mitchell as a state park, establishing nurseries to grow replacement trees for deforested areas, and writing “Common Forest Trees of North Carolina, How to Know Them”, which is still in use today.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 5, October 2017, p144-150, il, por Periodical Website
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34973
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Chang and Eng Bunker, world-renowned conjoined Siamese twins, settled in Mount Airy, North Carolina in the mid-1800s. After decades traveling the world in circus exhibitions, they desired a quiet life and to settle down with their wives. Now, their descendants come back to Mount Airy to remember the twins and their legacy.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 6, November 2017, p132-136, il, por Periodical Website
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34986
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The Baker Barber Collection at the Henderson County Public Library holds over 75,00 photographs of everyday life in North Carolina, many of which are unlabeled. Twice a month, volunteers gather together to go through some of the photographs in order to identify any known people, places, or things in the photographs.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 8, January 2017, p94-98, il, por Periodical Website
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26735
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Southerners, and more specifically, North Carolinians, have a fascination for calling their loved ones pet names taken from food or sweeteners. Yet, the South did not invent these sayings. For instance, “sweetheart” is seven centuries old, and “honey” is six.
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10026
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Union Grove in Iredell County is home to the Fiddler's Grove Ole Time Fiddlers and Bluegrass Festival. Started in 1924, it is the oldest continuous “ole time fiddler's contest” in North America.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 12, May 2008, p162-164, 166-168, il Periodical Website
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