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Cameron, in Moore County, is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month. Comer discusses the history of the town, which began as a railroad stop and between 1910 and 1920 was known as \"the dewberry capital of the world.\" Visitors to the town today, which is on the National Register of Historic Districts, will find historic homes, shops, and antique emporiums.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 70 Issue 8, Jan 2003, p18-20, 22-23, il Periodical Website
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5725
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Saluda, which was settled in 1878 and grew up along the path of the Asheville and Spartanburg railroad line, is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month. Comer discusses the history of this town of 581 persons and its preservation efforts.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 70 Issue 9, Feb 2003, p18-20, 22-23, il Periodical Website
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Scotland Neck, located in Halifax County, is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month. Founded by Scots in 1722 and incorporated in 1867, the town has a newly named National Register Historic District, an outstanding healthcare program, and a developing eco-tourism program.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 70 Issue 10, Mar 2003, p18-20, 22-23, il Periodical Website
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Randleman, located in northern Randolph County, is OUR STATE magazine's Tar Heel town of the month. The town has a rich heritage and has preserved a \"number of structures full of character and history.\" For years textiles drove the economy but have since declined. Now Randleman looks forward to the completion of the long-awaited Randleman Dam and Lake and the predicted economic boom to follow.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 70 Issue 11, Apr 2003, p18-20, 22-23, il Periodical Website
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Burgaw, the county seat of Pender County, is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month. Comer discusses the history of this town of 3,800 people and things to see and do there.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 70 Issue 12, May 2003, p18-20, 22-23, il Periodical Website
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Roxboro, located in Person County. is OUR STATE magazine's Tar Heel Town of the Month. Comer discusses a number of the town's sites, including the National Register Historic District, and famous people who lived there, such as Enos Slaughter, St. Louis Cardinals major league baseball player, and Robert Lester Blackwell, the first North Carolinian to win the Medal of Honor in World War I.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 71 Issue 2, July 2003, p18-20, 22-23, il Periodical Website
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Troy, the county seat of Montgomery County, is OUR STATE magazine's Tar Heel Town of the Month. Comer discusses a number of features of this close-knit town of 4,205 individuals, including the historic 1921 courthouse, and other sites; Capel Rugs, a main employer; and preservation efforts.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 71 Issue 3, Aug 2003, p18-20, 22-23, il Periodical Website
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5958
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Denton in Davidson County is this month's OUR STATE magazine Tar Heel Town of the Month.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 71 Issue 4, Sept 2003, p18-20;22-23, il Periodical Website
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Spruce Pine is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month. The town, located on the North Toe River in Mitchell County, is one of the most important mining locations in the world. The county has other gems as well, including four of the ten North Carolina Living Treasures, the Orchard at Altapass, and a number of events celebrating mountain traditions, such as the Hillbilly Heritage Festival.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 71 Issue 5, Oct 2003, p18-20, 22-24, il Periodical Website
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New Bern, in Craven County, is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month. Comer takes the reader on a tour of the town that was the state's first capital and that is the state's second oldest city.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 71 Issue 6, Nov 2003, p18-20, 22-23, il Periodical Website
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Roanoke Rapids in Halifax County is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month. The town recently marked its 100th anniversary in 1997. The textile mills that once powered the economy are gone. The largest employer now is a paper mill with a workforce of 600. Comer recounts the town's history, which includes the state's largest historic district, with over 1,100 properties, and current restoration efforts.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 71 Issue 7, Dec 2003, p18-20, 22-23, il Periodical Website
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Luther Ashby of Hudson makes a line of Appalachian folk toys whose origins date back three or four hundred years, their designs copied, improved upon, and passed on to the next generation. His business, Pioneer Folk Toys, produces 24 items, including flipper-dingers and Gee-Haw Whimmydiddles.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 71 Issue 7, Dec 2003, p31-32, 34, il, por Periodical Website
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Rutherfordton is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month. The county seat of Rutherford County, the town at one time had the only private mint ever operated in the Southeast. In 1887, the railroad's coming brought business and tourism. Today the town seeks to revitalize its historic downtown district.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 70 Issue 3, Aug 2002, p18-20, 22, il Periodical Website
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Warsaw, in Duplin County, is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month. Comer discusses the history of the town which lies just minutes away from all five of the state's military bases and is home to the world's top turkey and hog producers, Carolina Turkey and Murphy Farms, respectively.
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Red Cross, in Stanly County, is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month. Comer discusses the history of the town and how residents feel about living close to Charlotte.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 69 Issue 8, Jan 2002, p18, 20, 22, il Periodical Website
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