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At the 2006 Great American Brew Festival, held in Denver, Colorado, North Carolina brewers returned with five medals. The festival is the most prestigious beer competition in the country. Over 450 breweries from the United States entered 2,400 beers in 69 categories. Judges came from nine countries. In 2006, state breweries won their first gold medals. Ham's Restaurant and Brewhouse in Greenville won a gold medal for its Sunfest Lager, and Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery in Farmville received a bronze medal.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 1, Jan 2007, p8, il
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8473
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The Old Salem Toy Museum in Winston-Salem was founded in 2002 by Tom Gray and his mother, Anne Gray. The museum is housed in the Frank L. Horton Museum Center, and the thousands of toys in the collection span a period of 1,700 years. One of the rare items in the museum is a paint set George Washington gave his step-granddaughter in 1793 for her fourteenth birthday. Gray had to outbid the staff at Mount Vernon for the toy.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 1, Jan 2007, p9, por
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8482
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Sampson County and its industries are open to the world because of their proximity to the state seaports at Morehead City and Wilmington and the county's location along Interstates 40 and 95. Sampson County's industries include the Schindler Escalator Corp., which is the largest producer of escalators in the nation; the Garland Shirt Factory, which makes Brooks Brothers shirts; and Kivett's Inc., an outfitter of churches, from pews to spires to stained glass windows. The county has 1,200 family-owned and corporate farms. With annual cash receipts of over $538 million, the county has the state's largest farming economy and ranks among North Carolina's top five producers in turkey, pork, sweet potatoes, and corn.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 1, Jan 2007, p23-24, 26-28, 30, 34, 36-38, 40-42, il
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8485
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Chinqua-Penn Plantation, closed since 2002 due to lack of funding, was reopened in 2006 by its new owners, Calvin and Lisa Phelps. Phelps, CEO of three companies, purchased the building and the twenty-five surrounding acres from N.C. State University for $4.1 million. The twenty-seven-room mansion, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was built in the 1920s by Betsy and Thomas Jefferson Penn and is a blend of gardens, architecture, and works of art. The Phelps plan to use Chinqua-Penn in a variety of ways, including group tours, weddings, corporate retreats, meetings, and photography opportunities.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 1, Jan 2007, p57, il
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Wright describes the Sanderling Resort, Spa and Conference Center. Located on the Outer Banks, the center is one of the most popular getaways in the world for conferences and for vacations. It boasts an extensive art collection of bird statuary, Audubon prints, and original artwork. Grainger McKoy and Dorothy Doughty are two featured artists. The resort was voted among the top twenty-five in the country by readers of CONDE NAST TRAVELER magazine.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 1, Jan 2007, p52-53, il
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William L. Roper, CEO of UNC Health System, is featured in NORTH CAROLINA magazine's executive profile. Roper was named to his current position in March 2004, after serving for seven years as dean of the University of North Carolina School of Public Health.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 1, Jan 2007, p54-56, il, por