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Over 1,600 business executives in the state either pilot their own or travel in the company airplane because it saves time and money, improves productivity, and provides more family time.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 53 Issue 11, Nov 1995, p12,14, il
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Paul Green, born on a farm in Harnett County on March 17, 1894, grew up to write such dramas as THE LOST COLONY and the 1927 Pulitzer Prize-winning IN ABRAHAM'S BOSOM. Green is profiled in this Leggett article.
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Metro Magazine (NoCar F 264 R1 M48), Vol. 4 Issue 1, Feb 2003, p43-45, por Periodical Website
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Ask most folks in North Carolina about R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and they will mention its home in Winston-Salem, the iconic Camel, Winston, and Salem cigarettes. They may even known about the old RJR corporate headquarters designed by William F. Lamb. But probably no one, until recently, would have ever associated RJR Tobacco with art, until last year when the RJR Tobacco Company art collection became front page news when they made the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County the beneficiary of 3,000 pieces of artwork, plus memorabilia and collectables.
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Leggett discusses spending time with the bridge tender, John Banner. They discuss the workings of bridge attendance, construction, weather, and the panoramic views.
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Collards have been maligned over the years. This staple of Down East and the rural South since the memory of man has been ridiculed and relegated to the status of lowly side dish. At the same time, people of the rural South have held collards in high esteem due to their hearty character, nutritional value, and taste. However, in the new Southern cuisine they are raised to an iconic level becoming the center of gourmet dishes.
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Sylvan Heights Waterfowl Park and Eco Center is one of North Carolina's best-kept secrets, but the park houses more than 1500 ducks, geese, swans, and other birds--some among the rarest in the world--from South America, North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia.
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Airlie Gardens is a virtual paradise of almost 70 acres owned and operated by New Hanover County, on the eastern edge of Wilmington on Bradley Creek. It boosts 100,000 azaleas and some 50,000 camellias, and now a new butterfly house.
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Baseball is a large part of North Carolina culture. From million dollar stadiums and Class A farm teams, to 300 North Carolinians in the majors, baseball is played by youth and senior citizen alike.
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Although Jessie Rae Scott married into North Carolina's most prominent political family when she married Gov. Robert W. Scott, this Alamance County mill village girl worked her way through Woman's College, now UNC-Greensboro. She also came within a handful of votes of winning the Democratic nomination for State Labor Commissioner and was a key player in Jimmy Carter's North Carolina presidential campaign. She was a strong advocate for women's rights and fought in vain to get the Equal Rights Amendment adopted in North Carolina.
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Leggett discusses the history of the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation.
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Funeral services were held Jan. 27 in Haw River, NC, for former Gov. Robert W. Scott. Leggett recalls Scott's time as Governor of North Carolina, as well as his public and personal interests which included support of East Carolina University.
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Leggett discusses the nuances in harvesting soft shell crabs in North Carolina.
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Although Harry Golden's name is little known, he was a Charlotte writer whose book, ONLY IN AMERICA, made the best seller list in the 1950s and transformed Golden from a small-town newspaperman into a national personality.
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Since its days as the colonial capital of North Carolina, New Bern continues to flourish as the perfect mix of historical charm and current culture.
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Campbell University has not had a football team in 56 years, but it is getting ready to change that. Its announcement in April of last year that it would field a team shocked the sports community. And the speed with which it has proceeded to develop a program and build the first phase of a stadium has been little short of astounding.
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