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Asheville resident Nancy Boland, a U.S. Olympic swimmer, discusses her experience forty-four years after her competition in London.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 59 Issue 12, May 1992, p44-46, por
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936
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The Stroup Hobby Shop is a family operated clockmaking shop in Spruce Pine, North Carolina.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 60 Issue 9, Feb 1993, p17-19, por
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1148
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A three-year experiment conducted by the U.S. Forest Service used Angora and Alpine goats to determine what vegetative management strategy would be suitable for the highlands of Roan Mountain.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 2, July 1993, p29-31, il
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1209
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The Overmountain Victory Trail Celebration in Spruce Pine honors a band of Southern patriots who won a key battle at King's Mountain during the Revolution.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 4, Sept 1993, p37-39, por
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Originally built in 1908, the Balsam Mountain Inn, near Waynesville, one of the last of western North Carolina's grand hotels, was restored and reopened in 1991.
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North Carolina Home (NoCar NA 7235 N8 N32), Vol. 2 Issue 3, June 1993, p34-37, por
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5238
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Each year across the state thousands of acres of undeveloped lands are lost to urban sprawl. Concerned citizens, including farmers and landowners, seek ways to preserve the countryside. Hunter examines a number of land conservation options, including conservation easements, donation of land by will, mutual covenants, and lease.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 34 Issue 5, May 2002, p17-21, il Periodical Website
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12997
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Hunter provides an economic development profile of the Boone and Watauga County area. The county is home to hundreds of Christmas tree farms, and burley tobacco is a major crop.
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16785
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Susan Dahlin is following a family tradition; both her father and grandfather were painters. She went to college intending to study art, but after two years switched to broadcasting. She spent twenty years at WRAL-TV in Raleigh as a television host and executive producer, but after retiring has returned to her painting.
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24475
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North Carolina is home to ten ski resorts. This article presents the history of skiing in North Carolina and discusses the successes of the ten businesses.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 59 Issue 6, November 1991, p18-22, il
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3434
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Retired Mitchell County native Harry Ellis worked all his life as a machinist. Through his love of the out-of-doors, he is known around the state as a well-respected writer, wildlife photographer, and naturalist.
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North Carolina’s Mountains-To-Sea Trail runs from the Great Smoky Mountains to Jockey’s Ridge State Park on the Atlantic Ocean, and is popular among hikers, bicyclers, and horseback riders. The rivers, creeks and sounds of the Coastal Plain Paddling Trails offer interesting outdoor excursions and camping for canoers and kayakers. The Rail-Trails are abandoned railroad corridors that have been converted into trails.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 35 Issue 4, Apr 2003, p16-17, por, map Periodical Website
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31290
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Power line cuts and cleared rights-of-way offer some of the best habitat North Carolina butterflies can find. Paul Hart, superintendent of Raven Rock State Park, has spotted nearly ninety butterfly species in the park. Power line cuts serve as great habitat areas because they are sunny, maintained, and create ecologically-important, species-rich zones.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 31 Issue 7, July 1999, p17, il, por Periodical Website
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31296
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A Madison County native, Jerry Plemmons has worked with French Broad Electric Membership Corporation since 1982. He divides his time about equally between energy conservation and economic and community development. In this article, Plemmons discusses his work in rural communities, and how these communities can endure.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 30 Issue 6, June 1998, p14-16, por Periodical Website