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19485
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Fayetteville, North Carolina has a rich history of African-American contributions that span the fields of education, medicine, and music to name a few.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , Jan/Feb 2013, p40-45, f Periodical Website
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20332
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A day trip just down the road to Raleigh or Durham lends itself to a myriad of tourist attractions for all interests.
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22746
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Fayetteville, North Carolina has been the birthplace or home of many African Americans over the city's 250 years. These citizens have contributed to the city and the world in the areas of education, medicine, music, civil rights, politics and government, and religion.
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17544
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North Carolina is known for its hot, humid summers. There is one group of plants, though, that can thrive under these conditions--herbs. The author discusses growing herbs with Lisa Treadaway, an expert in the field and proprietress of The Little Herb House in southern Wake County. She started her first herb garden in 1999, a 6x6-foot bed. Today it has grown to a 10,000-foot herb display garden and rows of herbs for production.
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22729
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Jimmy Tomlin and Lee Smith are just two authors offering books with North Carolina related themes or settings.,
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22742
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At the beginning of a new century, the 1908 flood and the 1918 opening of Fort Bragg changed life in Fayetteville forever.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , October 2012, p54-55, por Periodical Website
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10685
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Wake Forest, an historic town in Wake County, is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 77 Issue 3, Aug 2009, p22-24, 26-27, il, map Periodical Website
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10888
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Silcox-Jarrett describes things to see and do, where to stay and where to eat during a weekend visit to Bath and Belhaven.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 10, Mar 2009, p92-94, 96, il Periodical Website
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11031
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Jeff and Crim Bassett of Stecoah in Graham County make all-natural beeswax candles that are adorned with flowers from their garden. Crim Bassett had been making the standard shaped candle for many years, but wanted to do something different. In 1996, they hit on the idea of beeswax globes. After much research, their globe candle idea became reality.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 11, Apr 2009, p124-126, 128-129, il Periodical Website
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11028
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Silcox-Jarrett describes Fayetteville's Cape Fear Botanical Garden, a seventy-nine-acre community garden located along the Cape Fear River that blends formal beds with the natural environment.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 11, Apr 2009, p100-102, 104-105, il Periodical Website
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11160
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Started in 1972, the Nantahala Outdoor Center near Bryson City is a nationally known center for beginners and experts who enjoy white-water canoeing, rafting, kayaking, and other outdoor activities. By the end of the first year, 800 people had gone down the Nantahala River, and by 2008, that many go down the river in a single day. The center provides thrilling excursions on four state rivers.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 77 Issue 1, June 2009, p134-136, 138, 140, il Periodical Website
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11264
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Silcox-Jarrett describes the Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center, which is housed in an eighty-three-year-old school building. The stone-walled structure not only served students for almost seventy years, but was also the community's social center. Today it provides space for area artisans and features the art and fine crafts of more than 120 local and regional artists.
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9649
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Silcox-Jarrett discusses some of the medical first in North Carolina. These include Dr. James Shober, who, in 1878, became the state's first practicing black physician; Dr. Annie Lowrie Alexander, the state's first female physician; and pioneering high-tech innovations, such as the Da Vinci heart surgery and Gamma Knife radiosurgery.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 8, Jan 2008, p90-94, 96, il, por Periodical Website
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9876
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Silcox-Jarrett discusses the life and work of novelist Lee Smith.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 10, Mar 2008, p130-132, 134-136, por Periodical Website
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10131
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Some of the best mail-order nurseries in the nation are located in the Research Triangle Metropolitan Area. Silcox-Jarrett discusses Niche Gardens, located near Chapel Hill, which has been supplying native plants to local residents and mail-order customers since 1986.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 1, June 2008, p42-44, 46, 48, il Periodical Website
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