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Competition for drink sales and from large chain drugstores has almost brought an end to the old-time drugstore soda fountain. However, a number still operate across the state, with the Piedmont having the most in places like Star and Mount Pleasant.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 1, June 1995, p22-26, il
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West Jefferson in Ashe County prospered through railroad shipping, becoming a commercial center for the area. Though the railroad left in the 1970s, retail business, tourism, and the state's only cheese plant helped the town continue to thrive.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 1, June 1995, p10, il
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Begun in 1965 by Marvin Johnson and his late wife Mary, the Gourd Museum in Harnett County contains a unique collection of the vegetable. With some dating to 1804, the gourds represent many shapes, designs, users, and countries.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 1, June 1995, p27-30, il, por
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Longtime editor of the Chapel Hill Weekly and professor in the UNC School of Journalism since 1975, Jim Shumaker inspired the comic strip \"Shoe.\"
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 1, June 1995, p33-34, por
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The song \"Old Dan Tucker\" was written in 1893, although verses existed before then. Tradition holds that he was born in England in 1714, came to Bath in 1720, and married and moved to Randolph County in 1750. Real or not, he inspired many verses.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 1, June 1995, p31-32, il
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For hikers there is no shortage of trails in the state's forests. With over a million acres of national and state parks, like Stone Mountain and Pisgah, choosing a trail might be more daunting than the actual hike.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 1, June 1995, p16-18, 20-21, il
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Before he became the nation's seventh President, Andrew Jackson fought a number of duels because of what he considered insults to his wife Rachael. Only one of the duels was fatal to his opponent, however.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 1, June 1995, p13-15, por
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