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for Our State Vol. 77 Issue 4, Sept 2009
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Thomas Built Buses, Inc., founded by Perley A. Thomas in High Point in 1916, began as a maker of streetcars. In 1936, the company began building buses and today is the world's largest school bus manufacturer. The company operates four manufacturing facilities in North Carolina with a workforce of 1,250.
Clarke discusses the style and creations of Asheville glass artist Alex Bernstein. The son of Yancey County glass artists, Katherine and William Bernstein, he has a distinctive style \"of rugged and sheer luminous forms and steel-encrusted glass.\" His work has been exhibited around the country and in foreign countries.
In this continuing series on the best walks to take in North Carolina, Setzer describes trails at Pilot Mountain State Park. Pilot Mountains stands 2,420 feet high, and the trails provides views of the surrounding area.
Located in Alamance County, Graham is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month.