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10701
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At one time general stores functioned as a community's hub. Townspeople gathered there to buy supplies and talk about anything in the town. These store have mostly disappeared from the landscape, being replaced by mass marketing and big-box retailers. Milling describes some that carry on the old general store tradition. They are Buchanan's Store Manson), Fred's General Mercantile (Beech Mountain), Ronnie's Country Store (Winston-Salem), N.C. Clampitt Hardware (Bryson City), Z.A.K.'S of Mallardtown USA (Trenton), and the Senior's Country Store (Welcome).
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 8, Jan 2009, p42-44, 46-48, por Periodical Website
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23772
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Valle Crucis' Mast General Store was reopened by John Cooper in 1980. The store in Valle Crucis was originally opened in 1883 and is a historical icon in the town.
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WNC Magazine (NoCar F261 .W64), Vol. 3 Issue 4, June 2009, p46-51, il, por Periodical Website
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9821
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When World War I broke out in Europe in 1914, Kiffin Rockwell of Asheville and his brother Paul offered their services to France. After serving two years as an infantryman, Rockwell and six other Americans formed a fighter squadron called the Escadrille Lafayette. On May 18, 1916, he became the first American to shoot down an enemy plane. He was killed September 23, 1926 while engaging in his 142nd dogfight.
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Sid and Debbie Gragg's hobby of collecting and growing daylilies has grown into a business at their Honeybees Paradise Gardens. Over 950 daylily varieties grow on their farm in Linville, with between 200 and 250 varieties available for purchase. The Graggs have also created seven varieties of lilies.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 11, Apr 2008, p100-102, 104-105, il, por Periodical Website
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9912
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Opened to the public in 1892, Chimney Rock State Park is one of the state's oldest attractions and draws thousands of tourists and hikers from all over the country. Milling describes a visit there and things to do, including a visit to The Wicklow Inn, village shopping, and going to the top of the rock for the incredible 75-mile view.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 11, Apr 2008, p176-178, 180-181, il Periodical Website
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10132
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In this pictorial essay, Milling discusses the work of eight outstanding North Carolina photographers over the last seven decades.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 1, June 2008, p60-78, il, por Periodical Website
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23667
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Chef Bill Morris works at the Broyhill Inn and Appalachian Conference Center in Boone, North Carolina and teaches students the art of cooking.
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23731
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Susie Hamrick Jones is executive director of the Foothill's Conservancy of North Carolina, based in Morganton. Jones works to prevent developers from dividing large wooded areas and she also pushes for restrictions on tree removal.
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Kevin Beck of Blowing Rock is a realist painter who concentrates on landscapes. He is also a plein air painter, which is a fancy way of saying he paints on location. Beck has painted in a variety of locations in this country, Mexico, New Zealand, and Panama. Mountains have always been one of his favorite subjects. In 2006, he painted over one hundred new works. Beck and his wife, Judi, own the Upstairs Gallery in Blowing Rock which features his original works and the works of eight other fulltime artists.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 74 Issue 8, Jan 2007, p168-170, 172, il Periodical Website
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Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is a necessity in slowing global warming. Methane is one of the strongest greenhouse gases. In Burnsville, Energy Xchange is making creative use of the methane gas that is produced by trash. This innovate project sits atop a capped six-acre landfill and uses the methane gas from it as a fuel source for greenhouses and artists' kilns. Hardee discusses the two programs that the gas fuels. One is three-year residency program for potters and glass blowers. Space is available for four clay artists and two glass artists. The greenhouse component, which is heated by boiler water moving through radiant flooring, is called Project Branch Out and concentrates on growing native plants and seeds.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 74 Issue 8, Jan 2007, p78-80, 82, 84, il Periodical Website
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8498
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Milling discusses the creations and technique of Waynesville quilt artist Wendy Bowen. Bowen transforms scraps of fabrics into beautiful quilts with earthy colors and patterns.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 74 Issue 9, Feb 2007, p154-156, 158, il Periodical Website
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In 1936, Addie Clawson of Watauga County was hired to carry the mail, typically a man's job. There were complaints from both men and women. The men complained because they didn't get the job, and the women complained because she was wearing pants and doing a man's job. This did not deter Clawson. She didn't own a car; she didn't even know how to drive. In the three days before she was to report to work, she and her husband bought a car, and she learned to drive it. The car would take her only so far on the rough roads. Her husband would meet her halfway on her route with a horse, and she would ride on. They would switch in the evening on her way back to the post office. During her thirty-year career, Clawson carried the mail on rough roads and through blizzards and floods. She retired in 1966.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 74 Issue 10, Mar 2007, p100-102, 104, 106, il Periodical Website
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8718
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Milling describes two museums in Hickory and Newton that contain a wealth of art, history, and heritage. The museums are the Hickory Museum of Art in Hickory and the Catawba County Museum of History in Newton.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 74 Issue 10, Mar 2007, p184-186, 188, 190-191, il Periodical Website
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8768
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Panthertown Valley, covering six thousand acres in Jackson, Macon, and Transylvania Counties in western North Carolina, is an ecological treasure with rare plants and animals. The valley was damaged by heavy logging in the 1920s, and in the 1960s, under great pressure from developers who wanted to turn it into a resort and vacation area. Duke Power purchased it in 1987 to build a high-voltage transmission line. In 1989, the North Carolina Chapter of the Nature Conservancy paid Duke Power $8 million for the 6,000-acre tract. Today, through preservation efforts, the valley has regained its wild beauty.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 74 Issue 11, Apr 2007, p106-108, 110, 112, 114-115, il Periodical Website
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8790
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Asheville Potter Karen Newgard transforms clay into elegant porcelain cups, bowls, pitchers, and platters. Newgard graduated from Louisiana State University with an art degree. Milling discusses technique and creations.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 74 Issue 11, Apr 2007, p216-218, 20, 222, il Periodical Website
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