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31721
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The son of the famous African missionary met his untimely fate in Salisbury. After changing his name and joining the Union Army as a substitute, Robert Livingstone was captured in VA and sent to a confederate prison in Salisbury, NC. There he died in a possible escape attempt and was buried in an unmarked mass grave.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 59 Issue 3, Aug 1991, p12-13
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31720
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A land development Company has its sights set on the possible landing site of the lost colony. Congress voted to let the National Park Service purchase the land to include into the Fort Raleigh site, but the developer is not waiting for the money and has started bulldozing the area.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 59 Issue 3, Aug 1991, p5
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31724
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While the Teensy Winery may not be able to compete with the larger operations in the state in terms of volume, they are believed to be on par in quality. Bob Howard’s vineyard sits on about a third acre behind his house in the dry county of Rutherford. Howard contributes that quality of his product partly to being located in a microclimate that is perfect for growing grapes.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 59 Issue 3, Aug 1991, p22-23, il, por
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The author quickly outlines the history of wine making in North Carolina before highlighting some of the state’s current offerings. From large scale operations like that of the Biltmore Estate Winery to the small outfits like The Teensy Winery in Union Mills, production styles in North Carolina range from Traditional European style to traditional Tar Heel scuppernong varieties.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 59 Issue 3, Aug 1991, p18-21, il
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31722
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How two brother from Caswell County turned Fels-Naptha soap into a philanthropic empire. After dropping out of school, Joseph and Samuel Fels slowly amassed a fortune producing laundry and toilet soap. Joseph funded employment programs through the 1890’s depression; and when Samuel pasted in 1950, he left all his holdings in the company to the Samuel S. Fels Fund to fund scientific investigation.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 59 Issue 3, Aug 1991, p14, il
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31728
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Sampson County’s John T. Denning used to head the AARP. Now he’s retired, but still fighting. After retiring multiple times, the first time being 1971, Denning now serves on multiple committees and organizations that advocate for elderly issues. These include affordable healthcare, workplace equality and universal respect for the elderly.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 59 Issue 3, Aug 1991, p33-34, por
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31727
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Record numbers of retirees are calling the Tar Heel State home. In 1980 North Carolina ranked seventh in the nation for retirement and has, by the 1990 census, become the fifth largest retirement state. The author outlines the similarities and differences between popular retirement areas of the state.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 59 Issue 3, Aug 1991, p29-31, il
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31725
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The author gives an account of a day on the water in a recreational fishing charter boat. Disembarking from the Oregon Inlet Fishing Center south of Nags Head, NC the boat is part of the Albatross Fleet and, on this day, in in search for Marlin.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 59 Issue 3, Aug 1991, p15-17, il, por
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31729
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For the author and his boyhood friends, weekend outings on the Lumber became lessons in survival. The Author reminisces of his youth spent as sea Scout paddling the Lumber River with relatively little supervision.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 59 Issue 3, Aug 1991, p36-37, il
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31726
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Its one of the fastest growing towns in the country, but Raleigh hasn’t forsaken it past. With a eye toward both old and new, the author features many of the capital city’s attractions.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 59 Issue 3, Aug 1991, p24-28, il
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