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34860
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The Old Books store in Wilmington has a new addition: a loft that can be rented out to stay the night. The loft, called Top Shelf, has a room full of North Carolina writer’s works, a giant Scrabble board on the floor, and has a full kitchen and bathroom.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 10, March 2018, p150-151, il, por Periodical Website
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34905
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The 301 Endless Yard Sale occurs annually on a weekend in June. Communities all the way from Weldon in Halifax County to Dunn in Harnett County participate in this giant yard sale event, in which store fronts and private citizens open up shop to sell their treasures to traveling customers.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 1, June 2017, p179-180, il Periodical Website
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34956
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Photographer Tim Barnwell has published two new books, “Great Smoky Mountains Vistas” and “Blue Ridge Parkway Vistas”. The goal of these books was to photograph and identify the mountain peaks that can be viewed from outlooks across North Carolina.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 5, October 2017, p64-65, il, por Periodical Website
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34966
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Jones von Drehle Vineyards and Winery was established in 2008, and quickly became a fixture in the North Carolina wine community. The Jones family and von Drehle families, co-owners, sell to over 300 wine stores and restaurants, often making the deliveries themselves.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 6, November 2017, p50-52, il, por Periodical Website
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34982
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In 2005, Treehouse Vineyards settled in Monroe, North Carolina. Not only do they make award-winning wine, but they also offer a unique way to view the vineyard: from a treehouse. Since opening to the public in 2010, owners Phil and Dianne Nordan have created three different treehouses that can be rented for events and parties.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 8, January 2017, p48-50, il, por Periodical Website
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37012
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Emblazoned with the Lucky Strikes cigarettes symbol, it’s a reminder of a time when four fifths of the United States’ tobacco products came from Durham’s American Tobacco Company. The company still has a presence in town as the American Tobacco Campus, complete with historic buildings and courtyard.
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36988
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One of the two standing antebellum depots in North Carolina becomes part of history in the making as a site for weddings and transportation museum opened year around. Its architectural history is still in view in parts of the original structure intact, such as its doors and ceiling beams. Ways it has played a part of the state’s history was Confederate headquarters and stop on the Wilmington to Weldon railroad line.
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37163
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Old and New Worlds, along with the Renaissance and modern day, meld in the fresco painted by Ben Long, who studied the art form in Italy before bringing it to this Episcopal church’s walls. Long, also the painter of the frescoes in St. Mary’s in West Jefferson, has helped make these churches popular visitation spots, who the author numbered at 50,000 people annually.
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37164
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Tarboro’s Town Common, established in 1760, currently has a place in town life as part of a park. Its original purposes, designated by the Colonial legislature, including livestock grazing and military drills. Purposes today include the inspiration for a product made by the Tarboro Brewing Company and site for the Happening on the Common each May.
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37030
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Old and New Worlds, along with the Renaissance and modern day, meld in the fresco painted by Ben Long, who studied the art form in Italy before bringing it to this Episcopal church’s walls. Long, also the painter of the frescoes in St. Mary’s in West Jefferson, has helped make these churches popular visitation spots, who the author numbered at 50,000 people annually.
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40420
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Among towns in Western North Carolina, Rutherfordton touts these famous firsts: post office, public school, and newspaper. The small town, population 4,000, also celebrates its rich history in a historic house turned bed and breakfast and a museum commemorating the work of Christopher Bechtler, credited as minting the first gold $1 coin in the region.
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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