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3672
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Coastal Carolina has hundreds of miles of beaches, from the Outer Banks to Wilmington, that offer vacationing newcomers and old-timers numerous activities and places to enjoy and explore.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 4, Apr 1998, p34-37,39, il
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7877
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In this collection of reminiscences, a number of North Carolina's writers, artists, politicians, chefs, educators, and others write about this special season of the year. They include Clyde Edgerton, D. G. Martin, Luther Hodges, Jr., Billie Ruth Sudduth, Michael F. Parker, Mildred “Mamma Dip” Council, Cotton Ketchie, William S. Powell, and Governor Mike Easley.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 74 Issue 1, June 2006, p88-96, 98, 100-102, 104, 106, 108, 110-112, 114, 1, il, por Periodical Website
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9334
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Wright describes the vacation offerings of three counties located at the southern extreme of eastern North Carolina--Pender, New Hanover, and Brunswick.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 4, Apr 2007, p52-57, il
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9489
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North Carolina's three geographic regions--Coastal Plain, Piedmont, and Mountains--provide many choices for vacationers. Wright examines vacationing in the mountains, including historic places to stay, like the Chetola Resort; scenic golfing areas; sumptuous camps, like The Lodge at Eagles Nest, near Banner Elk; and lake and river retreats.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept 2007, p21-26, 28-29, il
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27539
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Residents of Raleigh explain where they go on vacation and why. They typically split into two groups; some go to the mountains and the others go to the beach. Each group critiques the other group based on their ideas of what to do on vacation and why they do it. Mountain vacationers seem to criticize the morals of beach vacationers and beach vacationers tend to criticize mountain vacationers’ personalities.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 7 Issue 11, May 18-24 1989, p9-10 Periodical Website
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28647
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For many children of mill workers at the Loray Mill in Gastonia, summer was filled with memories of vacations at Camp Firestone on Lake James. Camp Firestone offered a vacation from the rigors of work at the mill, while allowing vacationers to be among the friends they lived with in the mill village and worked next to in the mill. The history of the mill-run vacation destination and its place in the lives of mill workers is told.
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35220
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The relevance of the bonds shared between family and friends, despite the intervention of time and circumstances, was underscored in this menagerie of tales. “Family Bonding,” “Camping Trip Cut Short,” and “A New Road to Sunset Beach,” illustrated the endurance of family trip traditions and memories.” “Searching for Lost Friends,” while including memories shared between the then Ms. Roberts, her family, and her friend Billy, focused on Gallops’ efforts to locate a friend not seen since his deployment to Vietnam.
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36082
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The title alluded to a quintessential element of the college experience, albeit as it was known by ECTC students. For an NYC trip, on the itinerary with the famous Statue of Liberty were the less famous Children’s Hospital, Henry Street Mission, and the Cloisters.
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38205
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The memory of his first Munich experience encouraged the author to return to where he had discovered the German meat dish. Recollection of his recent visit included the bar that inspired Charlotte’s Olde Mecklenburg Brewery’s design. His bratwurst experience included a farmer’s market that resembled a farmer’s market in Davidson, albeit two centuries older. In sum, the second Munich experience left him hungry for more than the bratwurst he could not find back home.
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38217
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A combination of work and pleasure has long been offered by businesses to improve company productivity. What is newer is resorts creating the synthesis of work and pleasure now labeled as bleisure. The new version of an established business practice can be defined as employees experiencing the city’s local flavor through resorts amenities and services, in addition to engaging in team building initiatives.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 38 Issue 3, March 2018, p78, 81-82, 84, 86, 88 Periodical Website