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14991
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The only newspaper publishing corporation that has profit sharing features in its articles can be found in Ahoskie, North Carolina. This town is the headquarters of the Parker Brothers, publishers of four weekly newspapers in the Roanoke-Chowan section. J. Roy Parker and his younger brother Mayon have had a hard road to travel in the newspaper business but they have won out and now control the Hertford County Herald, The Bertie Ledger-Advance, the Gates County Index, and the Jackson News.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 10 Issue 36, Feb 1943, p3, 24
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About half a mile east of the village of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on a peak known as Piney Prospect, stands one of the State's unique structures - grim and ghostly Gimghoul Castle. Owned by the Order of Gimghouls, a secret organization at the University of North Carolina, the castle resembles a pre-Norman English castle. Many strange and fantastic tales surround Gimghoul Castle and Piney Prospect, such as the myth of Peter Dromgoole, killed in a duel over a maid.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 10 Issue 36, Feb 1943, p6-7, 24, f
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14993
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Many of the expression that are still common in western North Carolina can be dated back to the Middle Ages in England. Expressions like: \"familiar\" for \"friendly\" was used in the Canterbury Tales; two expressions used by Shakespeare which changed in form were \"ne'er a\" and \"e'er a\", that became \"nary\" and \"ary.\"
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 10 Issue 36, Feb 1943, p9
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18944
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The Biggs family has for three generations held positions of honor not only within the state but also in national affairs. Asa Biggs was a distinguished lawyer and jurist who was a member of the Constitutional Convention of 1835. His son William was a gallant Confederate officer who was wounded several times. After the war he became a lawyer and later the distinguished editor of the Tarboro Southerner. His grandson James was a jurist and Solicitor General of the United States.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 10 Issue 36, Feb 1943, p4, 25, por
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18946
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Henderson, the county seat of Vance County, was incorporated in 1841. The city has varied retail establishments which help to make it the center of a large trading area. This article highlights the development of industry there.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 10 Issue 36, Feb 1943, p12-13, 15-16, 20, il
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18945
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North Carolina and Georgia had quite a time settling their boundary dispute. Both claimed an area which Georgia had named Walton County. They argued for five years while the area became a lawless no man's land. Gudger recounts the steps taken to settle the dispute in 1807 and return the land to North Carolina.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 10 Issue 36, Feb 1943, p5
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