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2030
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Lincoln County's Sam Brown was a notorious robber and opponent of the American Revolution who, with his sister Charity, terrorized counties along the Yadkin River and in South Carolina. He was killed in 1780 by an outraged citizen.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 12, May 1994, p17, 19-20, il
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2028
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Increased production of movies, television shows, and commercials has raised North Carolina's ranking in filmmaking to number two in the country. Film industry spending in the state reached an all-time high of over a half-billion dollars in 1993.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 12, May 1994, p6-7, il
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2029
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Bryson City, county seat of Swain County, attracts thousands of tourists to its scenic mountains, historical attractions, and outdoor activities, yet still maintains its small-town, down-home atmosphere.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 12, May 1994, p15-16, il
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2062
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Although native to the Andes Mountains, llamas are becoming more common in the state, with at least ten farms averaging forty llamas each. North Carolinians use them as pets as well as for breeding, showing, packing, and wool production.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 12, May 1994, p37-39, il
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2063
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Born in Ayden, Loonis McGlohon is a composer who is famous around the world for his music, which ranges from hymns, jazz, popular, and country to off Broadway and children's songs. Despite his enormous success, he remains a modest, unassuming person.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 12, May 1994, p43-47, il
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2065
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For individuals interested in Civil War history, there are a number of important sites and battlefields in North Carolina, such as Bentonville, which was one of the war's largest battles.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 12, May 1994, p24-28, il
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2064
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Although he lived only 34 years, Rufus Morgan, one of the Reconstruction era's finest photographers, recorded North Carolina landscapes and people in stereoscopic images during the 1870s.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 12, May 1994, p21-23, il, por
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2072
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Each year in May the 82nd Airborne Division, stationed at Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, holds a public, week-long celebration that pays tribute to over fifty years of service of America's only paratrooper division.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 12, May 1994, p40-41, il
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2076
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North Carolina's state aquariums at Pine Knoll Shores, Fort Fisher, and Roanoke Island are more than just a place to view marine life. Several programs, including marsh walks and on-board collecting cruises, are offered by the aquariums.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 12, May 1994, p30-31, 33, il
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2077
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Long thought of as a mud-sucking scavenger of farm ponds and streams, the lowly catfish is becoming a mass-production business in North Carolina and across the South as the fish becomes an \"in\" delicacy on upscale menus.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 12, May 1994, p34-36, il
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