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H. Lee Waters is one of North Carolina’s most famous photographers. The Carolina Theatre fire, construction of High Rock Lake Dam, and other large projects became his focus, as well as everyday moments such as segregated movie lines and boys milking cows. His most significant work came during the Depression while take video footage of life in small town North Carolina, Virginia, and Tennessee; these now reside at Duke University Libraries.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 8, January 2017, p30-34, il, por Periodical Website
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In the early twentieth century, Tarboro became the first city in the country to operate a municipal milk plant. In 1917, many townspeople became sick due to contaminated milk, prompting Edgecombe County health officer Dr. K.E. Miller to lobby the town commission to open a municipal milk plant. By the end of 1918, the city raised enough money to build the plant, which stayed open for 47 years and inspired other cities across the country to pasteurize milk for their citizens.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 8, January 2016, p30, 32, 35, il, map Periodical Website
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Phoebe Lawless opened her bakery Scratch Baking in Durham and has quickly become one of the state’s best pie-makers. Lawless grew up in Henderson County and her heritage reflects in her baking with a need for the best fruits around.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 3, August 2016, p142, 144, por Periodical Website
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In the spring of 1969, blackbirds, cowbirds, and common grackles flew in from Canada and occupied Scotland Neck. The birds became a menace for the townspeople and drew tourists. Scotland Neck residents tried pouring water on the birds and making noise, but the birds stayed until one day in 1970 when they left of their own accord.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 5, October 2016, p32, 34-35, il, map Periodical Website
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Durham's restaurant and bar scene is volatile, but this provides for an fascinating and complex historical study. A recent exhibit at the History Hub called \"F is For Food\" takes a stab at this difficult history. In addition to the exhibit, local cartographer Tim Stallman built a \"digital time machine,\" which virtually illustrates the past 25 years of Durham's restaurant history.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 19, May 2015, p14, il, por Periodical Website
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On their 20th anniversary, Durham coffee business Counter Culture Coffee discusses its business ideals and coffee bean roasting process.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 15, April 2015, p18-19, il Periodical Website
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Documentarian Chad Stevens discusses his documentary called 'Overburden,' which is about mountaintop coal removal and the detrimental effects mining has on the ecosystem.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 14, April 2015, p14-15, il Periodical Website
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The Downtown Loop in Durham has been a one-way street nightmare and city developers have long discussed turning it into a two-way street, making navigation of downtown much safer and easier.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 12, March 2015, p6, il Periodical Website
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Durham Co-op Market opened in April 2015 after overcoming many challenges along the way. The Co-op provides the area with local food and keeps money circulating in the local economy.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 13, April 2015, p15, il Periodical Website
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Construction workers discovered an empty bank vault as they worked to restore buildings along Main Street in Durham.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 9, March 2015, p10, il Periodical Website
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Bruce Thomas, after serving 17 years in prison and 17 years of parole, explains how he struggled because of the constraints of his parole but how he has improved his life and finally gotten out of the system.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 9, March 2015, p7, por Periodical Website
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Building a new light rail route from UNC to Alston Ave and a corresponding train yard would require many acres and displace businesses and residents alike.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 9, March 2015, p8, map Periodical Website
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Soon after Craig Hicks killed three Muslim students in Chapel Hill, Lisa Sorg offers insight and opinion about Hicks' motives.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 6, February 2015, p5, por Periodical Website
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Google Fiber is slowly moving into cities, with the Triangle area next on its list. This could bring internet to underserved communities.
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Republican Senate Majority Leader Harry Brown seeks to redistribute wealth to lower-wealth counties. Sorg examines the various opinions of Democratic and Republican locals alike.
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