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10084
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Greensboro-born William Sydney Porter, more commonly known as writer O. Henry, led a romantic life and created a wide body of work decidedly worth revisiting as his popularity seems to sustain the test of time. Considered the father of the American short story, he wrote of love and romance, often in a jocular or sentimental vein. Readers are often as interested in O. Henry's life story as they are his work.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 39 Issue 1, June 1971, p19-20, por
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10081
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In the 1820s, Archibald D. Murphey fostered legislation to instate a lottery in North Carolina that would raise funds for the completion of a project five to six volume work called A HISTORY OF NORTH CAROLINA. The project, however, was never to be. Though the legislation passed, the lottery failed after two attempts. Murphey relinquished the idea stating, “...The truth is, the habits and pursuits of the people of North Carolina will not afford encouragement to lotteries.”
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 39 Issue 1, June 1971, p9-10, por
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10083
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Waxhaw, a small town in Union County, holds an annual performance called \"Listen and Remember\" that commemorates the town's history and heritage. The month long series showcases several assembly programs that includes speeches and dramas and also contains several dinners among the festivities. The series is completely funded by ticket sales and contributions.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 39 Issue 1, June 1971, p16-17, 25, por
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10082
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Senator Sam Ervin, Jr. refutes Bob Brown's theory that the famed Brown Mountain Lights, visible from Ripshin Ridge in Burke County, are merely electric lights from towns across the mountains claiming that sightings of the lights pre-date electric lights a go back as far as the 1760s.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 39 Issue 1, June 1971, p13-14, por
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10085
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This picture features all the members of the North Carolina General Assembly made during the session of 1899.\r\n
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 39 Issue 1, June 1971, p22-23, por
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