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Shearline Boatworks, located in Morehead City, builds custom-made boats. Depending on the size, the boat's completion can take from one to three years. The company began in 2000 and is currently at work on boat number 31.
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Douglas Hoover, an Archdale artist who specializes in oil painting, paints scenes of everyday life and coastal and urban settings. About eight years ago he decided to make painting his full-time job after a 20-year career in advertising.
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20105
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Weaver recounts the beginning of PineCone, The Piedmont Council of Traditional in the 1980s. PineCone has now grown into the largest traditional music organization in the state, with more than 170 events each year.
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20109
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Williamston, located in Martin County, is featured in Our State Magazine's Tar Heel Town of the Month section.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 3, Aug 2013, p34-36, 38, 40-41, il Periodical Website
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20132
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In 1859, while debates raged in the Carolinas about seceding from the United States, a young planter's son from Tyrrell County traipsed through Europe for adventure and purpose. After returning to the United States, James Johnston Pettigrew, with no military experience, is appointed colonel of the 1st Regiment of Rifles, where this scholar becomes a fierce adviser and warrior for the South.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 3, Aug 2013, p52-54, 56-58, il, por Periodical Website
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20131
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Leon Levine built a Fortune 500 company from the basement of a bargain shop in Charlotte; today, Family Dollar Stores occur in 45 states with over 7,500 stores. But Levin's legacy goes beyond the low-priced empire, donating millions to community and research centers, museums, and hospitals.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 3, Aug 2013, p44-46, 48, 50, f Periodical Website
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20136
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Huler discusses the history of the screen door and its importance to the southern culture of North Carolina.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 3, Aug 2013, p104-106, 108, 110, 112-113, f Periodical Website
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20142
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When Japanese arrowroot was introduced more than 100 years ago to flower beds and gardens across the South, no one suspected this monstrously invasive species--kudzu--would become as ubiquitous to places like North Carolina as tobacco farms and BBQ restaurants.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 3, Aug 2013, p152-154, 156, 158-159, f Periodical Website
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20138
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In the 1950s, tobacco barns dotted North Carolina with nearly half a million locations statewide. Made for curing the state's top commodity, today only around 50,000 of these barns still stand.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 3, Aug 2013, p124-126, 128, 130, 132-133, f Periodical Website
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20140
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With its unique cherry flavor and bright red color, the history of Cheerwine is inextricably linked with its home state of North Carolina.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 3, Aug 2013, p144-146, 148, 150-151, f Periodical Website
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20137
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Wallace discusses grits as the new iconic food of the South, especially North Carolina, despite its long and important traditional place in the region.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 3, Aug 2013, p114-116, 118, 120, 122-123, f Periodical Website
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20139
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Swamps lie in various regions of North Carolina, bringing unique environmental and cultural aspects to the state.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 3, Aug 2013, p134-136, 138, 140, 142-143, f Periodical Website
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