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Sutton's Drug Store has occupied an old brick building in Chapel Hill since 1923. Located near the University of North Carolina campus, the Franklin Street store is designated \"A Town Heritage Site.\" It is an old-style drugstore complete with grill.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 78 Issue 5, Oct 2010, p192-196, 198-199, il Periodical Website
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14221
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Hughes describes the Second Street Lunch in Roanoke Rapids where a customer can order a hamburger anyway they want it. Bill Haislip started the business in 1949, and his son Danny has been running it since 1965.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 79 Issue 1, June 2011, p112-114, 116-117, il, por Periodical Website
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15012
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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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Hughes explains why the persimmon, which grows wild, is loaded with natural sugar, is delightful to the taste, and can't be eaten till it falls to the ground, is our most peculiar fruit.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 79 Issue 6, Nov 2011, p82-101, il, por Periodical Website
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16812
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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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17056
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The historic Carolina Inn, located on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is marking its eighty-eighth year. Hughes recounts some of its history and the amenities it offers.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 3, Aug 2012, p110-114, 116, 118-119, il Periodical Website
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17058
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Mitchell Minges began Hospitality Mints as a family business in Boone in 1976. These are the little mints customers find as they pay their bills on leaving the restaurant. The company uses 50,000 pounds of sugar to produce seven million mints each day, which adds up to over a billion each year.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 3, Aug 2012, p166, 168-169, il Periodical Website
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17761
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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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17762
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A native reed to North Carolina, river cane is both utilitarian and decorative.
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17773
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The pawpaw, a native fruit to North Carolina, is hard to explain. It grows on tree like an apple, grows in bunches like grapes, and ripens like peaches in late summer--but it has a flavor and other characteristics all its own.
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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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17787
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Most people might not think much about their table salt, but salt from different locations has different textures and flavors. Take, for example, the unique sea salt from the Outer Banks of North Carolina--a special occasion ingredient.
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18008
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The Miss North Carolina Pageant began in 1937 and this year celebrates its 75th anniversary. The pageant began as a swimsuit contest but has since evolved into a scholarship contest. Maria Beale Fletcher is the only North Carolinian to win the Miss America Pageant. Hughes recounts highlights from the seventy-five years.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 6, Nov 2012, p67-70, 72, 74, 76-79, il, por Periodical Website
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19321
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The Hillsborough BBQ Company is not your traditional barbecue restaurant. Walk in the door to a place with stained glass windows, hardwood floors, and a full bar, then smell the smoky, wood-fired barbecue, and you know you're in the right place. Joel Bohlin and Tommy Stann own the restaurant.
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Morehead City, the hub of Carteret County, is featured in Our State Magazine's Tar Heel Town of the Month section. Among the things to see there are Floyd's 1921 Restaurant; Dee Gee's Gifts and Books, the oldest independently owned bookstore in the state; and the Ruddy Duck Tavern.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 11, Apr 2013, p34-36, 38, 40, 42-46, il Periodical Website
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