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Thomas Bowman Brewer is the sixth Chancellor of East Carolina University. He followed Leo Jenkins who led the University for eighteen years. Brewer earned his doctorate at the University of Pennsylvania and was a Dean at Texas Christian University prior to coming to ECU.
Fie Top Mountain in Maggie Valley became the state's first ski slope in 1961. Today North Carolina has ten ski areas which are expected to draw half a million people during the 1979-1980 season.
Wilbur King Sr. started Kings Restaurant in Kinston in 1936. The restaurant was originally part of a country store and filling station, but has since gained its own space and opened three branches. The restaurant serves eastern style barbecue, but is most known for the Pig in a Puppy sandwich—barbecue served in a hush puppy bun.
There is always something more to talk about when it comes to North Carolina barbecue. Carroll Leggett documented food culture in eastern North Carolina during a Barbecue Trail field trip with the Southern Foodways Alliance. Leggett covers diverse cooking styles and highlights notable barbecue restaurants, including B’s Barbecue in Greenville.