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Anne Grimes of Greenville took a traditional North Carolina dish and made it available on dinner tables all over the country. Her company, Harvest Time Foods, founded in 1981, makes the dough element of chicken and pastry. Her business which started in her carport now operates out of a 25,000-square-foot building in Ayden with state-of-the-art equipment and twenty-five employees. The National Small Business Association recognized her company as the Small Business of the Year in 1992, and in 1994, the N.C. Department of Agriculture inducted her into the Goodness Grows in North Carolina Hall of Fame.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 9, Feb 2008, p41-42, 44, il Periodical Website
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11027
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Thompson describes the Flora Macdonald Gardens located at Red Springs. Dr. Charles Vardell, the founder and first president of Red Springs Seminary, which later became Flora Macdonald College in 1916, and the force behind its creation. He did not want a formal garden, but one that encouraged pleasant meandering.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 11, Apr 2009, p92-94, 96-97, il Periodical Website
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13104
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Rich Daniels entered the Marine Corps as a private in 1970 and retired in 1999 as a lieutenant-colonel. He lives in Pollocksville, a small town south of New Bern, where he makes art glass, paintings, and pottery.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 78 Issue 6, Nov 2010, p62-64, 66, 6870, il Periodical Website
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28580
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McDougald Funeral Home and Crematorium in Laurinburg, North Carolina is one of Scotland County’s oldest continuously operating businesses. The local funeral parlor survived the Civil War, the Great Depression, fire, and a sixty-one-year-old mummy.
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39805
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A community newspaper has been contributing to Bladen County news since 1898. Noteworthy news and accomplishments for The Bladen Journal include Jessie Lee Sugg McCulloch, among the first female editors in the state, and coverage of the Beast of Bladenboro, a mystery that spurred an annual festival.
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39764
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Shallotte’s R.D. White and Sons is purported as the oldest continuously operating business in Brunswick County. It touts a business ownership that began more than a century ago and is now into the fifth generation of the White family. Evidence of the company’s longstanding place in Shallotte is in the company’s records, which reflects surnames of customers whose descendants still do business with this company.