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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts originated in Paducah, Kentucky in 1933 and later moved to Winston-Salem in 1937. Their popular doughnuts were once the state's best kept secret. In 1966, the company began expanding out of the Southeast and now delights doughnut lovers nationwide. Krispy Kreme boxes even appear in movies and on popular television shows, like NYPD Blue and ER.
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The Toe River Arts Council in Burnsville hosts a tour twice a year, May and December, of artists' and artisans' studios and galleries in the Toe River Valley. Hundreds of these creative people live there, including glass blowers, jewelry makers, painters, potters, and basket weavers. The tour gives the public a chance to see them at work in their studios and the artisans and artists a chance to sell their work.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 68 Issue 7, Dec 2000, p34-35, 37-38, il Periodical Website
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Designed by Frederic William Marshall, the Home Moravian Church in Winston-Salem is celebrating 200 years of history. Van Horn describes the various parts of the church, including roof tiles, railings, and bells, and who made them.
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Among the more familiar locations of beautiful Christmas decorations are Old Salem, Biltmore, and McAdenville. There are other colorful places if one knows where to look, including the Woodfield Inn in Flat Rock, Chinqua-Penn Plantation near Reidsville, and the holly, jolly gators along Cove Creek near Lake Waccamaw.
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Andy Scott, a retired University of North Carolina professor, has a lifetime love affair with water. So it was natural when he founded his publishing company, Carolina Coastal Press, the subjects would be about coastal North Carolina. Recently the company has added a new imprint, Carolina Women's Press, which will publish stories by and accomplishments of women in North Carolina.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 68 Issue 7, Dec 2000, p122-127, il Periodical Website
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Nancy Bartholomew, real name Nancy Long, is a successful mystery novelist living in Greensboro. Success did not come easily. Long, 45, had tried writing in college without much success and took a degree in social work. However in 1994, she got the writing urge again. She has published four books in the past two years; a fifth is due out in May 2001.
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For three years prior to their historic flight in December 1903, the Wright Brothers battled the elements on the Outer Banks, enduring strong winds, rains, storms, lightning, and the \"bloody beasts\" - mosquitoes. Excerpts from letters home prove the Wright Brothers had the right stuff to persevere.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 68 Issue 7, Dec 2000, p84-90, 92, il Periodical Website
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Love Valley, located in Iredell County, is the \"Cowboy Capital of North Carolina.\" The town was the dream of Andy Barker, who started it in 1954. It requires that all buildings look one hundred years old and prohibits automobiles on the main street. The residents in this working Western town observe the Code of the West of loyalty and honesty.
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The park rangers of the North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation are fewer than 200 in number. Since 1916, they have had care of the park system - rivers, lakes, recreation areas, and almost four dozen state parks. Ellis discusses the history of the park system, a ranger's duties, and why park rangers are so passionate about their jobs.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 68 Issue 7, Dec 2000, p130-135, il Periodical Website
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Located in Buncombe County, Asheville, with a population of slightly over 60,000, is home to Biltmore and a variety of other attractions. Grizzle describes how to spend a perfect weekend there, enjoying a wide selection of unique eating establishments, shops, and Blue Ridge Parkway.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 68 Issue 7, Dec 2000, p138-145, il Periodical Website
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