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North Carolina A&T State University holds the reputation of “The Greatest Homecoming on Earth”. A week-long celebration of parties, tailgating, concerts, pep rallies, and coronation of Mister and Miss A&T culminates in the football game, including a show from the nationally acclaimed marching band.
The homecoming parade for North Carolina A&T State, described by Hardin as having no start time or end, generates excitement perhaps normally allotted for major holidays. Labeled by the author as a happening rather than event, the happening founded in 1891 takes precedence for many Aggies over the football game following it. The happening’s significance is also perceived in photos illustrating A&T’s version of this aspect of the college experience.
"Although Holden Beach has grown over the past 50 years, not much is different in this Brunswick County community. Really. Even less has changed at The Rod & Reel Shop, which has become an unofficial welcome center for vacationers -- complete with worms." Hunter McCray is owner of The Rod & Reel.