NCPI Workmark
Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Search Results


7 results for Our State Vol. 80 Issue 9, Feb 2013
Currently viewing results 1 - 7
PAGE OF 1
Record #:
18717
Author(s):
Abstract:
Carolina Barbecue began in 1975 in a small kitchen in a single-wide trailer in Lexington. It is a family-owned business run by the McPhersons. The first restaurant went up in High Point. Later brothers Tony and Dewey purchased property on Wendover Avenue in Greensboro in 1980. Ewing recounts what keeps barbecue lovers coming back over the following thirty-three years.
Source:
Full Text:
Record #:
18716
Author(s):
Abstract:
Pittsboro, county seat of Chatham County, is featured in Our State Magazine's Tar Heel Town of the Month section. One thing that makes Pittsboro distinctive is that it has its own currency. Places to visit there include the Carolina Tiger Rescue, Starlight Mead, the Oak Leaf Restaurant, Circle City Books & Music, and The Woodwright's School and Tool Shop. Owner Roy Underhill is known by everyone and he is featured on his PBS show.
Source:
Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 9, Feb 2013, p32-34, 36, 38-40, il Periodical Website
Full Text:
Record #:
18718
Abstract:
The great flood of July 16, 1916 broke all records and caused death and destruction in Western North Carolina. That day twenty-two inches of rain fell over the western mountains in twenty-four hours, sending flood waters surging through Asheville, Belmont, Marshall, and other communities. Eighty people were killed, and property damages were almost $23 million.
Source:
Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 9, Feb 2013, p48-50, 52, 54-56, il Periodical Website
Full Text:
Record #:
18719
Author(s):
Abstract:
Sylvan Heights Bird Park and Eco Center, located in Scotland Neck in Halifax County, is one of North Carolina's best-kept secrets. Mike and Ali Lubbock operate the center which boasts the largest collection of waterfowl in the world and is a conservation and research orientated center for birds, especially rare and endangered waterfowl. Sylvan contains about 2,000 birds. The park opened to the public in 2006.
Source:
Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 9, Feb 2013, p72-85, il, por Periodical Website
Subject(s):
Full Text:
Record #:
18739
Author(s):
Abstract:
Reverend Alexander Davis Betts' conviction drove him to follow the 30th North Carolina Regiments for whom he went above and beyond his duty as a field chaplain. The Cumberland County native attended the University of North Carolina and during his college career converts to Methodism, becoming an adamant student of the gospel and began preaching before his graduation. Betts war-time career began on October 25, 1861, serving in many of the major conflicts; Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and Cold Harbor. During the conflict Betts carried out his chaplain duties while also assisted with dispersing supplies, caring for the wounded, and burying the dead. After the war, Betts preached across his home state for fifty years.
Source:
Full Text:
Record #:
18732
Author(s):
Abstract:
Jugtown Pottery, a Seagrove tradition, is almost one hundred years old. Turner discusses two of the families who have kept it alive, the Busbees and the Owens, and how knowledge of the pottery spread beyond the state.
Source:
Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 9, Feb 2013, p98-102, 104, 106, il Periodical Website
Subject(s):
Full Text:
Record #:
18731
Author(s):
Abstract:
Chitwood discusses the state of poetry in North Carolina and illustrates with excerpts from several poets.
Source:
Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 9, Feb 2013, p90-92, 94-96, il Periodical Website
Subject(s):
Full Text: