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24933
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Named for Revolutionary War general, Nathanael Greene, Greensboro is a historically and culturally rich city. Author and Greensboro resident, Drew Perry claims that the Farmers Curb Market—a market that sells produce and handmade goods—is the heart of Greensboro. He also insists that Greensboro is a front-porch town, with gardens along the curbs and evenings spent outside.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 11, April 2016, p56, 58, 60, 62-63, il, map Periodical Website
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34283
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This section of Our State highlights the best places in North Carolina to find specialty items for a country meal. Places covered include meat from Smith’s Red & White in Rocky Mount, eggs from Massey Creek Farms in Madison, bread from Shiloh General Store in Hamptonville, milk from Mills River Creamery in Mills River, pimento cheese from Musten & Crutchfield in Kernersville, beer from Bestway Grocery in Greensboro, and chicken salad from Robert’s Grocery in Wrightsville Beach.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 12, May 2018, p124-144, il, por Periodical Website
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28513
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Some of the best fried chicken in North Carolina can be found at gas stations, such as Pantry Fried No. 1 in High Point or B&B Royal in Hildebran. These hole-in-the-wall hubs offer home-cooked food and friendly, personable service.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 11, April 2017, p124-131, il, por Periodical Website
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28495
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A father and his two young sons piece together memories of fishing trips to the Nantahala National Forest and the French Broad River in North Carolina. Fishing wasn’t about whether or not a fish was caught, rather it was about the good company.
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36189
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An important part of childhood, to the author, was rides on a carousel. For Perry, its appeal could be defined in the thrill of the spin and the sound of the calliope. As illustration for its timeless appeal was a description and photo of a three row menagerie carousel in Burlington. As for its timely appeal, that was acknowledged in its being one of just two dozen remaining in American built by Gustav A. Dentzel.
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34882
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Author Drew Perry narrates why he and his wife take their sons out into the wildlands of North Carolina. Detailing their first ocean trip and their trips to the mountains and fields throughout the state, he hopes to instill a sense of pride and protection of the land.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 11, April 2018, p96-98, il, por Periodical Website
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34984
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Randolph Community College hosts one of the top photography programs on the East Coast, including a new state-of-the-art facility. The program is two years long, including summers, and offers students practice with black and white 35mm all the way through digital photography.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 8, January 2017, p72-76, il, por Periodical Website
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28486
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The Alamance County town of Mebane, NC is known for its friendly citizens, colorful murals, and thriving downtown. The town, its history, its culture, and the lifestyle of residents who live there are described. The town has been successful because it has balanced growth with maintaining its personality.
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34377
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Tony Silvagni is a world champion longboard surfer and owner of the Tony Silvagni Surf School in Carolina Beach. According to Silvagni, Carolina Beach is an ideal place to learn to surf. This article discusses Silvagni’s accomplishments and how he started his own surfing school.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 1, June 2018, p177-180, por Periodical Website
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29154
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Dreamed by George Vanderbilt and designed by Richard Morris Hunt in 1889, the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina is a 175,000 square foot chateau has grown to sustain its own village and reinvent tourism in the region. But besides the panoramic view of the mountains, Biltmore offers wide open spaces across nearly 1250,000 acres of land for the most opulent playground.
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34278
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A popular site for beachgoers is a trip to Jockey’s Ridge, the largest natural sand dune system on the East Coast. In this article, Drew Perry describes a day of hiking the sand dunes at Jockey’s Ridge State Park.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 12, May 2018, p34-36, il, por Periodical Website
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24616
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Two French brothers, Joseph and Etienne Montgolfier, invented the hot air balloon in 1783. North Carolina hot air balloon pilots keep their invention alive with the Carolina BalloonFest held in Statesville each year. Each October, residents can join the pilots at the Statesville Regional Airport and fly thousands of feet above the ground.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 82 Issue 5, October 2014, p192-196, 198, 200, 202-203, il, por, map Periodical Website
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