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40419
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Erasmus Midgett’s mission for saving lives in Ocracoke ended in 1910, but in a sense endured far beyond his time as an employee for Life-Saving Service. He laid the foundation for a legacy that has lasted over a century, involved over two hundred members of his family, and extended into their service for Life-Saving Services’ successor, the Coast Guard.
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40458
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As one of the original states, North Carolina can claim rightful ownership of an original copy of the Bill of Rights. Individuals such as former state governor, state archivist, and National Constitution Center CEO reveal the battle to get this copy from the Midwestern family who’d had it since the end of the Civil War.
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34282
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The state boundaries of North Carolina are more than just lines on a map; they have led to tales of love and murder, pride and confusion, new islands and old disputes. Twenty stories describe how history, geography, race, culture, politics, and geophysical events that have shaped North Carolina, the Outer Banks and newly formed Shelly Island.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 12, May 2018, p90-121, il, por, map Periodical Website
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34832
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The North Carolina Museum of History has created an exhibit about toys from local citizens childhoods. But when a deluge of toys were donated for the exhibit, the Museum had to open up more space and took an extra year to pull together the exhibit. These are the stories behind favorite toys through the decades.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 86 Issue 7, December 2018, p78-86, il, por Periodical Website
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34835
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Lovefeast, a Moravian tradition that occurs several times a year, is known for the sharing of sweet buns and coffee. The lovefeast bun is a simple spiced bun with mace and orange flavors. It is a popular dish, and the bakery that sells them in Winston-Salem makes over 24,000 during the lovefeast on Christmas Eve.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 86 Issue 7, December 2018, p120-124, il, por Periodical Website
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27527
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Opened in 1929, The Dunhill Hotel is one of the few historic boutique hotels operating in Charlotte, North Carolina, and is old enough to have a friendly ghost named Dust. The hotel also features paintings by North Carolina artist Philip Moose and displays local art from Sozo Gallery.
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27822
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The R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company was a prominent economic component and employer in Winston Salem during the twentieth century. The company headquarters building—built in the late 1920s—was iconic, and the inspiration for the Empire State Building. Following the decline of the tobacco industry, the building wasn’t used, but today, the inside has been refurbished as a hotel.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 10, March 2017, p86-90, 92, 94, 96, il, por Periodical Website
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27828
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The New Belgium beer company opened its east coast brewery in Asheville in 2016. Locals love the beer and the city improvements brought on by the brewery’s arrival, but some still question whether it should be considered a local business or not.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 10, March 2017, p150-154, 156, 158, il, map Periodical Website
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28489
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Briggs Hardware has provided Raleigh with goods and building supplies since 1865. The history of the store and how it has changed over six generations over Briggs’ is detailed. The store is serving the citizens of Raleigh differently than in the past, but people are still coming to Briggs to meet a variety of needs.
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28512
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Forty years ago, Bojangles’ started serving chicken and biscuits in Charlotte, North Carolina. Now they’ve got legions of fans as far away as Honduras. Still, it hasn’t lost its reputation for being fast, fried, and fiercely loyal.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 11, April 2017, p114-123, il, por Periodical Website
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28548
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The reemergence of the 1864 Agnes E. Fry shipwreck and its importance are detailed. The Agnes E. Fry was a blockade runner intended to be used to evade Union warships during the Civil War. The Fry’s history, the account of its final run as told by Bernard Roux Harding, and its place off the NC coast are described. Billy Ray Morris, director of the Underwater Archaeology Branch, rediscovered the ship and he describes the work being done to preserve and document the find.
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29024
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Over two dozen small restaurants have been featured by Guy Fieri on the Food Network Show Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives. As a result, sales at the small restaurants have spiked and continue to spike each time their show is broadcast as a rerun. Some restaurants have turned down the opportunity to be featured and some have folded under the increased exposure. The impact the show has had on North Carolina restaurants is detailed.
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29146
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Queens Road West curves through Myers Park, a century-old neighborhood that runs south from Uptown Charlotte. Covering the stately homes and manicured lawns are the giant willow oaks that form a cathedral over street. A century ago, Myers Park was a treeless cotton farm outside the city limits, but when John Nolen was given free reign to create something different, Nolen designed sweeping treescapes to match the gentle topography.
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29159
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In 1981, the banking boom began in Charlotte, North Carolina, mainly in part because of Hugh McColl. The former CEO of Bank of America helped reshape the banking industry in the United States and put the small city of Charlotte into a banking metropolis.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 4, September 2017, p176-178, 180-181, por Periodical Website
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34902
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In 2008, the Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills became the only restaurant and pub in the world to have a wind turbine on site. Because of the high power prices, the pub embraced the environmentally-friendly power source and hope to embrace solar energy as well.
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