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A poll of readers of THE STATE identified what they felt was the state's best barbecue; favorite inn and mountain and coastal retreats; best city and small town; and most admired North Carolinian.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 9, Feb 1996, p16-17,19, il, por
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While tobacco has long been the state's prime crop, sericulture, or the raising of silkworms for silk production, was a minor industry in the eastern counties for almost 200 years. The last plant, located in Greensboro, closed in the 1930s.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 9, Feb 1996, p14-15, por
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The state's county courthouses are not only depositories for legal documents and centers for court proceedings, but also part of the lore of local history. The courthouses in Henderson, Rockingham, Chatham, Ashe, and Alamance Counties are profiled.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 9, Feb 1996, p20-23, il
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James Iredell, Sr., jurist, statesman, and Revolutionary War patriot, is one of only two North Carolinians ever appointed to the United States Supreme Court.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 9, Feb 1996, p33, por
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The state has more art galleries and museums than counties. Ten sites, including Blue Spiral I in Asheville, The Light Factory in Charlotte, the African Heritage Center in Greensboro, and Artspace in Raleigh, are profiled.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 9, Feb 1996, p29-32, il
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Gaines Kiker's route to becoming a silversmith included earning a fine arts degree in metal design from East Carolina University, apprenticeship with silversmith Ubaldo Vitali, and study in Italy.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 9, Feb 1996, p34-35, il, por
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2699
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Carolina Beach, a lively resort area during the 1940s and 1950s, fell into decline. Now the town is making a comeback with new restaurants, condos, houses, sidewalks, lighting, and recreation areas.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 9, Feb 1996, p10, il
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Near Hamptonville in Yadkin County, over a dozen Amish families follow the traditional ways of their ancestors in religion, family life, transportation, schooling, and farming.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 9, Feb 1996, p24-27, il
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Gordon Clapp is the new director of the North Carolina Travel and Tourism Division, effective December, 1995. Clapp, a Duke University graduate, held a similar position for the state of Maine.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 9, Feb 1996, p3, por
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The new Museum of the Old Waxhaws in Waxhaw covers the period from 1650 to 1900, with exhibits about the Waxhaw Settlement, Native Americans, the American Revolution, Andrew Jackson, the Civil War, and Jesse James.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 9, Feb 1996, p4, por
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State and local governments have approved $165 million in projects to expand Raleigh's cultural and athletic offerings, including Children's Museum About the World, a new N.C. State Museum of Natural Sciences, and a 22,000-seat sports arena.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 9, Feb 1996, p4-4, por
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