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28495
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A father and his two young sons piece together memories of fishing trips to the Nantahala National Forest and the French Broad River in North Carolina. Fishing wasn’t about whether or not a fish was caught, rather it was about the good company.
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28496
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In 1971, a group of college students marched to protect Crowders Mountain, a Gaston County treasure, from strip-mining. Forty-five years later, some of them reunited for a commemorative march. Thanks to these citizens’ efforts, Crowders Mountain State Park exists today for all to enjoy.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 11, April 2017, p32-36, il, por Periodical Website
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28497
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In 2006, Chef Aaron Vandemark opened the restaurant Panciuto in Hillsborough, North Carolina. Each dish on Panciuto’s menu is sourced from neighboring farms, artisans, and friends, and Vandemark makes sure that these people are acknowledged and known.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 11, April 2017, p44-48, il, por Periodical Website
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28498
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Adam Charnack and Chris Frosaker, founders of Hi-Wire Brewing in Asheville, North Carolina, believe that brewing is a blend of art and science. Hi-Wire Brewing juggles old methods and new flavors to make show-stopping beers that are both classic and creative.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 11, April 2017, p50-51, il, por Periodical Website
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28511
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If you’re seeking great Southern fried chicken, it often pays to look for a restaurant with a picture of a pig in its window. At some of North Carolina’s best barbecue restaurants, such as Parker’s in Wilson and Mr. Barbecue in Winston-Salem, fried chicken is treated as an integral part of the menu.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 11, April 2017, p111-113, il, por Periodical Website
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28507
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In the town of Washington, on the Pamlico estuary, everything begins and ends with the water. Washington has a rich history and resilient citizenry. The town offers its visitors unique experiences with its downtown charm, waterfront park, and boating activities.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 11, April 2017, p57-61, il, por Periodical Website
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28510
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B.W. Keaton got people’s attention when he started serving barbecue-sauced fried chicken at his restaurant in Rowan County, North Carolina. While Keaton’s Barbecue has certain rules for its customers, his fried chicken is legendary.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 11, April 2017, p102-110, il, por Periodical Website
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28509
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The azalea, perhaps more than any other native plant, is a symbol of springtime and Southern charm in North Carolina. This photo essay presents the variety of azaleas, traditions, and festivals found throughout the state.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 11, April 2017, p74-93, il, por Periodical Website
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28508
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Inner Banks Inn is a 1904 Victorian mansion and an eclectic collection of buildings located in Edenton, North Carolina. The inn’s buildings have a rich architectural history, spanning four completely different architectural types. Guests at the inn are encouraged to forget technology and engage in conversation, the old-fashioned way.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 11, April 2017, p63-64, il, por Periodical Website
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28512
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Forty years ago, Bojangles’ started serving chicken and biscuits in Charlotte, North Carolina. Now they’ve got legions of fans as far away as Honduras. Still, it hasn’t lost its reputation for being fast, fried, and fiercely loyal.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 11, April 2017, p114-123, il, por Periodical Website
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28513
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Some of the best fried chicken in North Carolina can be found at gas stations, such as Pantry Fried No. 1 in High Point or B&B Royal in Hildebran. These hole-in-the-wall hubs offer home-cooked food and friendly, personable service.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 11, April 2017, p124-131, il, por Periodical Website
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37024
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With voices soaring heavenward, the author asserts choirs resemble what awaits the faithful on both sides of the pew. As for the choir’s role, Kelly posits it is can greatly influence the quality of life—church life now and life hereafter.
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37163
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Old and New Worlds, along with the Renaissance and modern day, meld in the fresco painted by Ben Long, who studied the art form in Italy before bringing it to this Episcopal church’s walls. Long, also the painter of the frescoes in St. Mary’s in West Jefferson, has helped make these churches popular visitation spots, who the author numbered at 50,000 people annually.
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37037
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The thirty-one must-visit places are restaurants specializing in chicken—mild or spicy, served with waffles or on a bun. Included on this bucket list were Buxton Hall of Asheville, Mama Dip’s of Chapel Hill, and Spoon River Artworks and Market in Belhaven.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 11, April 2017, p132-136, 138, 140, 142-144, 146, 148 Periodical Website