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13410
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Stede Bonnet and Edward Thatch teamed up in the piracy business, but the gentlemen pirates soon ran out of luck.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 23, Nov 1953, p4-5, 14, il
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13413
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Blackbeard had many names, and there is a mystery about his origins but there is a consensus that he was a bully.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 24, Nov 1953, p1-2, f
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13428
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By 1718 Governor Spotswood had become disturbed by the reports of Blackbeard's attempted fortification of Ocracoke Island, North Carolina. The Governor hired two sloops to track him down and Lieutenant Robert Maynard brought Blackbeard to his end.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 27, Dec 1953, p5-6, il
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13478
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Photojournalist Charles Brantley Aycock Brown has taken numerous photographs and written various articles pertaining to the Outer Banks. Known as North Carolina's number one reporter, Brown is renowned statewide for his efforts.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 14, Sept 1952, p16-17, il, por
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13486
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In the concluding article on Pilot Insurance Company (previous in 12 December 1953, Vol. 21, No. 28, pp. 2-3, 16), Davis examines how Pilot survived the stock market crash to continue investing in the South.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 29, Dec 1953, p5-6, f
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13483
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North Carolina's pioneer insurance company, the Pilot Life Insurance Company, got its modest start in Greensboro, North Carolina, but has built on the fortunes of tobacco and textiles.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 28, Dec 1953, p2-3, 16, f
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13488
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Davis recounts the numerous reasons why North Carolina is unique.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 30, Dec 1953, p3-5, 12-13, f
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13519
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In 1854, W. N. Hackney of Wilson gave a wagon wheel a push and that wheel is still rolling along. Over the past century the Hackney wheel has rolled under wagons, buggies, and today, school buses and refrigerated trucks.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 38, Feb 1954, p5, 12, f
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Record #:
13533
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Clarence Hamilton Poe, former president of The Progressive Farmer, has a zeal for a better commonwealth that has never flagged in fifty years.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 44, Apr 1954, p1-2, 12, f
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13645
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North Carolina's water situation is that pollution and drought kill the surface supply but the water table is not falling.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 19 Issue 25, Nov 1951, p3-4, il
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13656
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North Carolina has plenty of water, but real problems are not being emphasized and a cure to pollution is moving slowly.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 19 Issue 25, Nov 1951, p7, 21, f
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13774
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The restoration of Old Salem in Forsyth County is the most elaborate historical project in North Carolina.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 19 Issue 48, Apr 1952, p3-4, f
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13799
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Within a few years, one of the state's most valuable natural resources was utterly wiped out, but a new hybrid chestnut tree may partially replace the loss in forests.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 19 Issue 49, May 1952, p13, 19, f
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13830
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In 1952, the Taylor Brothers Tobacco Company of Winston-Salem was sold to the American Snuff Company. This sale marks the end of small, independent tobacco manufacturers in the state.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 32, Jan 1953, p1-2, 19, por
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13872
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Some of the finest channel bass fishermen in the world reside in North Carolina. Davis describes some of these men such as Grady Sheets, Captain B. R. Balance, J.T. Justice, David Smitherman, John Campbell, and Robah Dean.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 47, Apr 1953, p3-5, il
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