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for Our State Vol. 64 Issue 4, Sept 1996
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The Piedmont area of the 1920s produced a group of musicians, including Charlie Poole and Walter \"Kid\" Smith, who took country music to national prominence with their ballads and playing style.
Nash County native Kaye Gibbons has overcome the tragic death of her parents when she was ten, being passed around to various relatives, and manic depression to emerge as one of the nation's outstanding authors.
The NORTH CAROLINA REGISTER OF BIG TREES lists the tallest trees in each of the 240 species in the state. Located in Robbinsville, in Graham County, the tallest tree overall is a Pignut Hickory at 190 feet.
Tyrrell County is the state's smallest in size and population, with forestry, agriculture, and fishing supporting a meager economy. County planners seek to improve this situation by developing eco-tourist attractions and attracting sportsmen.
One of the largest groups of art glass studios in the Eastern United States is found in Yancey and Mitchell Counties and the Asheville area. Creations of these studios' artisans are sought by dealers and collectors worldwide.