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Marc Basnight has represented Senate District 1 in the North Carolina General Assembly since 1984. In the 2000 session he begins his fifth term as Senator Pro Tem, which is a record. Metro profiles this senator, who some say is more powerful then the newly elected governor.
Born and raised in North Carolina, Jean Anderson returned to Chapel Hill four years ago after living in New York and other world cities. She returned as a celebrated cookbook author and internationally respected food and travel journalist. The recipient of many awards, Anderson was inducted into the James Beard Cookbook Hall of Fame in 1999 in recognition of her major contribution to the literature of food.
The historic town of Warrenton, in Warren County, is undergoing a renaissance with its own 19th century homes. Through the efforts of Preservation North Carolina and private citizens, historic preservation has become a force in the community, as many of the huge Antebellum homes are coming back into use, some as museums, some as private homes.
Kinston native Clyde Mattocks is a versatile musician who has been making music up and down the East Coast for over forty years. He has spent his lifetime entertaining in a variety of venues, including bars, honky-tonks, and the musical stage. In 1974, he formed the Super Grit Cowboy Band, a group still performing today.