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21940
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Artist Jayne Wall talks about her lifetime experiences and her artistic creations.
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21987
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Rumley recounts the history of Washington's O. Henry Book Club, which, in December 2013, turned 100 years old.
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21988
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Rumley recounts the history of Gerrard Chapel Primitive Baptist Church in Blount's Creek. The church was established in 1808, but closed its doors in the 1970s after members moved on to larger, newer churches.
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21948
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Colonel Joshua T. Tayloe built his home, Elmwood, in Washington in 1820. It is located at 721 W. Main Street. Frannye Fowle purchased the home in 2007; she discusses with Rumley how she has furnished the home.
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37320
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In the area of Washington formerly known as “Pungo Town,” the Federal Style residence built by two brothers has changed little since its construction in 1795. Passed down to members of the Marsh family until 1942, a relative of former owners restored the house to National Trust preservation guidelines as part of her master’s thesis. The Congletons continue the architectural integrity tradition for the residence whose housing history includes Union officers during the Civil War.
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21949
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Washington watercolorist Pat Holscher discusses her art. In 2009, the National Watercolor Society awarded her the medqal of honor for her painting \"Family Dynamics.\" It is the highest honor a watercolorist can receive in the United States.
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19556
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While hiking the Appalachian Trail, Washington resident Steve Ainsworth was the victim of an unusually heavily snow storm that impeded his travel and stranded him in the mountains. Through the dedicated work of rescuers and Ainsworth's preparedness, he was rescued  and returned to his family.
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19580
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This past March, the first Pamlico Writers Conference and Competition was held at the Washington Civic Center. Created as a collaboration between the Pamlico Writers Group and the Beaufort County Arts Council, the conference and competition received entries from local North Carolina writers and entrants from as far away as France.
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19551
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The Tactical Response Team of Beaufort County take their jobs and the training required for it very seriously. Captain Russell Davenport, head of the team, drills and trains his teammates so they are prepared psychologically and physically for any situation that might arise. In addition to the regularly scheduled drills, the entire team also works out at a local gym together three days a week to keep themselves in peak physical shape.
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41279
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The Elmwood 1820’s long history in the community includes serving as a hospital during the Civil War. This plantation had housed just seven families before its transformation into a bed and breakfast in 2015. Today, it is a repository for local history, represented in Elmwood-related memorabilia the current owners are collecting for its 200th anniversary.
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21952
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Rumley describes Idylwild, a 1907 house built in Washington on Market Street. In 1901, Washingtonian Blake Baker Nicholson married Sally Davis Owens, a widow from Oxford, Mississippi, and built their home six years later. The house is a mixture of styles--Green revival, plantation, and Tudor.
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21977
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Tom Garcia, a seventeen-year veteran of the US Air Force, discusses why he and his wife Nancy have taken up beekeeping in Washington. Most of them \"revolve around sustainability and environmental protection of the bees.\" Almost a third of American crops depend on pollination and that crop value is estimated at $15 billion. Garcia is the founder of the Beaufort County Beekeepers Association.
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19583
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Washington artisan Chip Shackleford continues to practice the art of glassblowing, a time honored tradition that is over two thousand years old. Shackleford considers conservation a key aspect of his art as over 90 percent of the materials he uses are recycled. Now he is attempting to get involved in the production of restoration glass for use in historic homes.
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21957
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\"They've been called blue grass and newgrass. Some have tried to pigeonhole its sound as country, Americana, indie roots rock.\" However, the music Carolina Still plays defies genre, and the best anyone can come up with is \"old-time moonshiner stomp.\" The band performs about 200 shows a year from Eastern Carolina (their home base) to Memphis and New York. Rumley talks with band members about their style and music over the past eight years.
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Washington the Magazine (NoCar F264.W3 W37), Vol. 1 Issue 4, May/June 2012, p27-29,31, 33, il, por Periodical Website
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40661
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The Historic Bath Garden Club recreates the twelve days of Christmas, 18th-century style, at historic sites such as the Bonner House and Palmer Marsh House. This event highlights those citizens' version of the season, such as sparser decorations, plus a greater emphasis on companionship and January 6th.