Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Carolina Country Vol. 35 Issue 1, Jan 2003
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Rob Amberg was a writer and photographer who documented Appalachian culture in Madison County, North Carolina. “Sodum Laurel Album” is a flowing record of candid recollections by Amberg, musician Dellie Norton and her family interwoven with intimate photographs shot over two decades. Stories and pictures mark harvest seasons for vegetables, porch gatherings of family and friends, fiddle and banjo ballads, and other traditions in the remote mountain community.
This article covers the most significant moments in North Carolina sports history. Some of these victorious events included the University of North Carolina’s 1957 national championship, North Carolina State’s 1983 miracle championship, and Duke University’s back-to-back titles in 1991 and 1992.
This article reviews the rich history of oystering in North Carolina, details its contemporary problems, and reports on projects that are helping to restore the fishery. The North Carolina Coastal Federation is working to improve habitat and water quality.
The worst ice storm in recent history paralyzed much of central and western North Carolina Wednesday night, December 4, 2002. As many as 1.5 million homes, businesses, schools, and farms in the state were without electric power as a result of the ice storm.
Thanks to a homegrown company, Taylor Togs, the county seat of Taylorsville is the site of the Levi Strauss Company’s largest domestic producer of jeans. This article describes the evolution of Taylor Togs’ jean production throughout the past thirty-one years, and discusses how today’s jeans are finished with final touches.