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Brame Drugs is an institution in North Wilkesboro. Dr. P. J. Brame and J. R. Norris started the company in 1907, and the last pharmacist retired in the 1990s. In its time the store was known throughout the Southeast for products concocted by its pharmacists, including Brame's Pep-to-Celery and Brame's Bramol. Today the building stands as it did almost 100 years ago, and customers can still buy tasty salads and sandwiches.
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24439
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The short line railroad between Taylorsville and Statesville in Alexander County was built in 1887 and became known as the June Bug line. This article presents the line’s history and how it has changed over the years.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 60 Issue 12, May 1993, p27-28, il
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4627
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Plants have been used for medicinal purposes since prehistoric times. In the United States the greatest concentration of medicinal plants is in the Southern Appalachians, where plants were used at first by the Native Americans and early settlers. Modern medicine still uses many today, such as foxglove, for digitalis to treat heart trouble; witch hazel, used in cosmetics; and goldenseal, an ingredient in eye drop preparations.
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