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38833
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Cornelius Gregory Macpherson, a native of Halifax Co., NC, went with his family to Tennessee in 1813, and became an educator and minister. He was ordained in 1832, was principal and instructor of the Jefferson Academy, Elyton, AL, and for a short time was editor of a newspaper in Moulton, AL. After receiving several degrees from colleges, and being principal and teacher at numerous places he went to Memphis, TN and established the Memphis Female College, in which he was owner, president and financial manager. In 1871, Macpherson sold the college property and retired from active business.
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39383
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Cleve Baker, a native of Bell Arthur, Pitt County, now a resident of Halifax County, NC, who is heard on the radio as the voice of the popular and widely syndicated radio program 'Confessing the Blues.' To date, 54 radio stations now carry Cleve's show in 10 different countries. Baker introduces the Blues bands at the 'The Big Blues Bender' in Las Vegas every year and has made it his mission to expose listeners to the new up and coming contemporary Blues artists on his radio program.
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39932
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This article features Elizabeth Conwell Robinson, Halifax County Real Estate Agent of historic properties around Roanoke Rapids.
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