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2926
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A rare first edition of Thomas Wolfe's LOOK HOMEWARD, ANGEL, a specially inscribed copy he gave to his mother, has been given to the North Carolina Collection at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill by the author's nieces and nephews.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 64 Issue 2, July 1996, p3
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2931
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Incorporated in 1903, Rowan County's Faith, population 600, is a town of old-fashioned values and sense of community. Its neighborliness attracts many, including President George Bush, who attended the 1992 Fourth of July celebration.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 64 Issue 2, July 1996, p10-11, il
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2933
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The Cape Hatteras National Seashore and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have proposed a fourth groin, a low sea wall set at a right angle, to control erosion that threatens historic Cape Hatteras Lighthouse.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 64 Issue 2, July 1996, p4, il
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2932
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In 1783, through legislative action and Governor Alexander Martin's proclamation, North Carolina became the first state to declare July Fourth a legal holiday honoring the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 64 Issue 2, July 1996, p12-13, il
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2961
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One of the most famous restaurants for serving eastern-style barbecue is Goldsboro's Wilber's Barbecue, operated by Wilber Shirley since 1962. Presidents Bush and Clinton and many others have enjoyed this eastern delicacy.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 64 Issue 2, July 1996, p24-26
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2964
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Deer poaching is a serious problem. To catch offenders, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission in 1990 instituted a program using deer decoys. In the past five years, Officer Tony Robinson of Burke County has arrested over 600 violators.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 64 Issue 2, July 1996, p32-33, il
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2965
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Before integration, Wake County Afro-American children living in Rolesville were educated at the Rolesville Elementary School for Colored. Built in 1900, the building still stands today.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 64 Issue 2, July 1996, p34-36, il, por
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2963
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Many athletes and individuals with ties to the state have a number of Olympic moments. They include Dr. Leroy Walker, U.S. Olympic Committee president, N.C. State swimmer Steve Rerych, and East Carolina University runner Lee McNeil.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 64 Issue 2, July 1996, p30-31, por
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2962
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July 4 is celebrated across the state with activities including parades, clogging, carnivals, craft shows, and fireworks. Celebrations in Oakboro, Faith, Greensboro, and Old Salem are profiled.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 64 Issue 2, July 1996, p27-29, il
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2973
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Although they have roamed the Currituck Banks for centuries, wild horses there are being threatened by development. Concerned individuals, like Rowena Dorman - Corolla Wild Horse Fund director - are working to save the animals.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 64 Issue 2, July 1996, p16-19, il, por
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