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Recent discoveries in Burke County have confirmed that Spanish explorers were in North Carolina at least 20 years before the English established what history calls the \"Lost Colony.\" Goodpasture discusses the significance of the site which is located near Morganton.
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Sandy Cole is a ninth-generation potter of the famous Cole family that has been producing pottery in the state for around 200 years. She and her husband Kevin Brown market their wares from North Cole Pottery in Sanford. Whimsical face jugs are their newest creations. Carter discusses the family's artistic work and the origins of face jugs.
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Scotland Neck, located in Halifax County, is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month. Founded by Scots in 1722 and incorporated in 1867, the town has a newly named National Register Historic District, an outstanding healthcare program, and a developing eco-tourism program.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 70 Issue 10, Mar 2003, p18-20, 22-23, il Periodical Website
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Ellis discusses prescribed burning or the controlled burning of woodlands. To the public, a fire in the forest is something to be extinguished quickly. To the fire ecologist, fire prepares seedbeds, recycles nutrients, prompts new growth, and in general helps to restore the ecosystem.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 70 Issue 10, Mar 2003, p96-97, 99-100, il Periodical Website
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Since the late 19th-century, over 60 hurricane strikes have been recorded in North Carolina. Barnes describes five memorable ones: the hurricane of 1879; San Ciriaco, August 16-18, 1899; Hurricane Hazel, October 15, 1954; Hurricane Fran, September 5-6, 1996; Hurricane Floyd, September 16, 1999.
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On March 7, 1962, a powerful nor'easter of huge proportions struck the Outer Banks on Ash Wednesday. Shelton-Roberts describes the fury of the storm, its origins, and aftermath.
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The Atlantic Coast Conference is celebrating fifty years of collegiate sports competition. Sumner discusses players, coaches, teams, and high and low points over the last half-century.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 70 Issue 10, Mar 2003, p112-113, 115-116, il Periodical Website
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Orrin H. Pilkey, Jr., prolific researcher, writer, and recently retired James B. Duke Professor of Geology at Duke University, probably has \"had more impact on beach policy along the East Coast, and especially North Carolina, than anyone else in the last half of the 20th century.\" Swofford discusses Pilkey's work and influence.
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To many people, the cities of High Point, Thomasville, and Lexington mean furniture, but there are also other things to see and do. Kunkel describes how to spend a weekend among the three cities.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 70 Issue 10, Mar 2003, p124-126, il Periodical Website
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