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24613
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U.S. Highway 276 is considered one of the most beautiful drives in North Carolina. The two-lane road crosses the South-North Carolina board 13 miles south of Brevard and winds for 63 miles through Dupont State Forest and Pisgah National Forest until it meets Interstate 40 near Waynesville. The scenic drive brings travelers close to Cold Mountain, Looking Glass Falls, and Connestee Falls, as well as other natural landmarks.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 82 Issue 5, October 2014, p112-114, 116-118, 120, 122, 124, il, por Periodical Website
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24745
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Jonkonnu Celebrations—celebrations performed byAfrican slaves during the nineteenth century--occurred almost solely in North Carolina. Today Tryon Palace continues this tradition of dancing and singing twice each December.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 7, December 2015, p32, 34-35, il, por, map Periodical Website
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26729
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Downtown Wilson has a rich history of the tobacco industry. Nearly a century ago Wilson boasted being “The World’s Largest Bright Leaf Tobacco Market.” Artisans today are trying to repurpose Wilson’s tobacco heritage in creating unique art projects.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 3, August 2016, p54, 56, 58, 60-61, il Periodical Website
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27402
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Shelby, located in Cleveland County, is home to country musicians Don Gibson and Earl Scruggs. Recently, museums were opened in the two’s honor thanks to a project called Destination Cleveland County. The project was successful, and the two museums give Shelby some tourism.
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27814
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Cypress Bend Vineyards in Wagram, North Carolina opened in 2005 after owners Dan and Tina Smith moved back to the land where Dan’s family first settled in 1807.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 10, March 2017, p48, 50, il, por, map Periodical Website
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28473
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The fast-growing residential solar market means more business for Sunlight Financial. The company was founded in 2014 to provide loans to homeowners installing solar-energy systems. Solar has a significant economic impact and Sunlight Financial helps deliver those benefits to private owners.
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22748
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In Fayetteville, North Carolina, church bells and their familiar notes ring with history. This historic churches across the city all provide their own occasion of bell ringing, from hourly songs to special events.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , April 2013, p36-41, por Periodical Website
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28508
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Inner Banks Inn is a 1904 Victorian mansion and an eclectic collection of buildings located in Edenton, North Carolina. The inn’s buildings have a rich architectural history, spanning four completely different architectural types. Guests at the inn are encouraged to forget technology and engage in conversation, the old-fashioned way.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 11, April 2017, p63-64, il, por Periodical Website
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28546
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Edward Moseley and the famous Moseley Map are profiled. Moseley was the surveyor general of North Carolina and created his map to correct the mistakes in John Lawson’s 1709 map. The only copy of the map in the United States is owned by East Carolina University and its history and appearance are described.
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28574
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The North Carolina Motor Speedway, known as The Rock, was once a popular circuit for stock-car racing in Rockingham. As stock-car memories fade, Ashley-Michelle Thublin and other young professionals are working to revitalize Rockingham and make its downtown more appealing.
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28750
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Durham venture capital incubator 8 Rivers Capital and its founders have created a power plant that releases zero carbon emissions. Bill Brown and Miles Palmer formed teamed up to create a power plant which captures carbon emissions from natural gas and uses the emissions to power the generators. The story of how their idea was formed and the potential expansion of their power plant are detailed.
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29130
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Although Winterville, North Carolina is seeing a substantial growth in suburban areas and businesses, it reconciles its college-town neighborhood vibe with rural roots through bar-b-que.
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30207
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PrecisionHawk is a commercial drone and data company headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina. Its signature software program, DataMapper, gathers and analyzes data from sensors placed on drones. The primary mission is to help farmers with technology that can pinpoint crop disease and highlight dry areas down to the individual plant.
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34277
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Isaiah and Annie Louise Perkinson manage Flying Cloud Farm in Fairview, North Carolina. The farm is known for its fields of flowers, which are connected to Annie Louise’s family history in England and Germany. From July through October, visitors to the farm can pick their own bouquets of flowers.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 12, May 2018, p26-28, il, por Periodical Website
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Hardscrabble Hollow Farm in Rutherford County is the home of the McDermott family. Having left behind the city life for their new country farm, they raise chickens, goats, bees, and crops to sustain their lives during retirement. They blog about their experiences on the farm and sell their excess harvest to the community.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 10, March 2018, p28-30, il, por Periodical Website