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for The State Vol. 18 Issue 49, May 1951
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Williamsboro was all set to be this North Carolina's capital city until the railroad upset its plans. Then the town faded into obscurity after a century or more of noteworthy achievements in educational, social, and political life.
Emeline Pigott, a courageous North Carolina woman, did not fear Northern soldiers, and harassed them in many ways during the Civil War. They couldn't stop this Confederate heroine with anything - not even chloroform.
Facilities and personnel for the education of young North Carolinians were limited in the past. A brief survey of means and methods during those early days emphasizes the state's present enviable position in the field of education.
John Elbert Starling, with the help of famous lawyers such as James H. Pou, was acquitted of killing his mother-in-law and nephew, but was lynched by irate enemies who believed him guilty. \r\n\r\n