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Over two dozen small restaurants have been featured by Guy Fieri on the Food Network Show Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives. As a result, sales at the small restaurants have spiked and continue to spike each time their show is broadcast as a rerun. Some restaurants have turned down the opportunity to be featured and some have folded under the increased exposure. The impact the show has had on North Carolina restaurants is detailed.
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The Bellwood Extension & Community Association is a 102-year old community organization in northern Cleveland County. Formerly known as the Warlick Tomato Club, the group was founded in 1915 by home demonstration agents to teach farm girls and young women how to grow and can food in their homes. The history of the club and movement across the state are detailed and the history of the Bellwood club is told by Mary Jane Seagle and Jean Ann Privett.
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The history, culture, and life in the Montford neighborhood in Asheville is described. The Victorian, Neoclassical, and Colonial Revival architecture of the houses in the neighborhood is described with photographs of houses. The businesses, the streetcar system, cemeteries, and the local theater are also profiled.
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29022
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Memories of the Bailes Old Mill north of Greensboro, the history of millponds in North Carolina, and a family’s history are told. The author describes how his grandmother, Berta “Bee” Roberts, created a painting of Bailes Millpond and how the mill was tied to his family’s history.
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36971
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Morton Academy, a schoolhouse slated for demolition, can educate generations to come about the school experience of yesteryear, thanks to the efforts of two locals. Hints of what this experience was like was offered in this article through information about the typical 19th century schoolhouse and Onslow County schoolhouses in the early 20th century.
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36968
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Profile was that year’s solar eclipse, a total solar eclipse in history touted as viewable in towns such as Franklin, Sylva, and Highlands. Included in the profile were other contributions that western North Carolina has made to the field of astronomy. In the early 1960s, NASA established a satellite tracking station in Transylvania County, now called the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute. That institute became a site of research for this eclipse.
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36959
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A companion to “Hole in the Wall Joints: Tried and True,” this article profiled nine restaurants located in towns stretching from the coast to the mountains and whose menus range from seafood to snacks. Local spots that became the hearts of their towns included Waterfront Seafood Shack, Kitty Hawk; Allen and Son, Chapel Hill; and Dots Dario, Marion.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 3, August 2017, p90-94, 96, 98, 100-102, 104, 106, 108, 110-114 Periodical Website
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36954
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Dining option like drive-through are not the case for the profiled restaurants classified as hole in the wall, hard to find but worth the search. Restaurants such as El’s and Johnson’s Drive-In are considered visit worthy, since they are fond reminders of an earlier era. As for restaurants with a contemporary, culturally diverse feel, Taste of Paradise and Saigon Sandwiches and Bakery expand hole in the wall’s definition through dishes such as oxtail and bahn mi.
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