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12150
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William Henry Belk opened his first department store in Monroe, North Carolina, in 1888. Offering fixed prices instead of forced haggling, Belk's store flourished. Spreading to South Carolina by 1895, William Henry Belk had officially begun his franchise which would go on to total more than five hundred stores.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 14, Dec 1956, p20-21, il
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12146
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In 1860, Edmund Ruffin, Virginia's Agricultural Editor, wrote his observations of coastal North Carolina. The report, Sketches of Lower Carolina was printed in 1861 and is reproduced in segments within this article.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 14, Dec 1956, p8-9, 18, il
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12149
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Built atop stones from the original cabin where he is believed to have been born, a marker, located six miles off N.C. 75, marks the supposed birthplace of President Andrew Jackson.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 14, Dec 1956, p19, il
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12147
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Visited by more than 725,000 North Carolinians, the Morehead Planetarium at UNC Chapel Hill is the sixth installation of its type in the Western Hemisphere. \r\n
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 14, Dec 1956, p10-11, 35-36, il
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12148
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Part of the series, \"Heart of the Alleghenies\" produced by THE STATE, this article offers a glimpse into Macon County during the 1880s.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 14, Dec 1956, p13-14, il
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12151
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Encompassing 643 square miles and located in the south central portion of North Carolina, Union County was formed in 1842. Occupied by the Waxhaw Native Americans prior to settlement by descendants of white Europeans, Union is predominately a forested county with ties to agriculture.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 14, Dec 1956, p22-23, 26-30, il, map
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