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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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Hudson is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month. Located in Caldwell County in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the town will celebrate its centennial in less than three years. Comer discusses the history of the community and its current economic status.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 70 Issue 5, Oct 2002, p18-20, 22, il Periodical Website
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Mebane, a town on the Alamance/Orange County line, is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month. For over one hundred years the now-closed White Furniture Company bolstered the town's economy. Today Mebane flourishes because of its location between the Triangle and the Triad.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 69 Issue 10, Mar 2002, p18-20, 22, 23, il Periodical Website
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Grifton, in Pitt County, is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month. Comer discusses the town's history, its surviving the flood in the wake of Hurricane Floyd, and its well-known Shad Festival.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 69 Issue 11, Apr 2002, p18-20, 22, il Periodical Website
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Benson is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month. The town was incorporated in 1887 and began as a farming community and mule-trading center. This part of town history is remembered each September as the town celebrates Benson Mule Days. Today, location at the junction of interstates 40 and 95 gives the town a solid economic base and makes it attractive to businesses seeking to relocate.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 70 Issue 4, Sept 2002, p18-20, 22-23, il Periodical Website
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Winston-Salem native George Hamilton IV has performed around the world for nearly fifty years. He was on his way to becoming a pop star but gave it up for his real love, country music. He is a member of the Grand Old Opry in Nashville and has received many music awards.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 70 Issue 2, July 2002, p78-82, il, por Periodical Website
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James Taylor's fame as a singer/songwriter is worldwide. In North Carolina his roots stretch back to Scottish immigrants in 1790 New Bern. Comer profiles the career of this musician whose song \"Carolina on My Mind\" has become \"the unofficial anthem of the state.\"
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 70 Issue 2, July 2002, p40-44, il, por Periodical Website
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Comer examines the lives of the Trantham family of Haywood County and the Cockman family of Catawba County, two families who are carrying their music, stories, and traditions into the twenty-first century.
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Manns Harbor is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month. The town was named for a German sea captain, Charles Mann. The Dare County town is known for its custom boatbuilding.
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Union Grove in Iredell County is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month. The community is the site of North America's oldest running old-time fiddler's contest.
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South Mills, in Camden County, is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month. Comer discusses the history of the town, which is situated on the historic Dismal Swamp Canal.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 70 Issue 7, Dec 2002, p18-20, 22-23, il Periodical Website
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Fontana Village in Graham County is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month. Comer discusses the history of the town, the building of the dam, and the town's popularity as a tourist destination.
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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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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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