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4238
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Rocky Mount was one of ten cities nationwide named an All-America City by the National Civic League. Morganton and Hickory were finalists. Rocky Mount received the distinction for its community-building approaches to social and economic challenges. The award started in 1949. In the past fifty years twenty-seven North Carolina cities have been named All-America Cities. Only California has more winners with thirty-six.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 49 Issue 7, July 1999, p1, 6, il
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24440
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Jack Kerouac was a writer who spent time in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. The area inspired some of his later work.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 60 Issue 12, May 1993, p35-38, il
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25227
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Many activities provided fun and food for all at Rocky Mounts Tar River Week celebration. From musical entertainment to a canoe trip, all who attended had fun and learned to appreciate the Tar River.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 17 Issue 2, Summer 1998, p6
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25233
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Many activities took place at the Rocky Mount 2nd Annual Tar River Jamboree. There was music, a river float, and food for all. The event was sponsored by the Pamlico-Tar River Foundation.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 18 Issue 4, Summer 1999, p4, il
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25256
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Paul Blount describes Rocky Mount’s drinking water treatment plants and how that ties in with the reservoir and the wastewater treatment plant. More users of the water are needed in order to release the 50 million gallons a day required to keep the constant flow in the river downstream.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 21 Issue 2, Spring 2002, p7, il
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34714
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In honor of Allan Gurganus, these two tributes given at the 2017 North Carolina Writers Conference in Rocky Mount. Describing him as illustrious, dedicated, and talented, Holding and Bonner describe their relationship with the author and how is work continues to touch the lives of everyone who reads them.
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North Carolina Literary Review (NoCar PS 266 N8 N66x), Vol. 27 Issue , 2018, p135-141, il, por, f Periodical Website
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35778
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An encounter on a train with a stranger left him the owner of a coat seemingly tailored for him and a pocketful of dollars that seemed like pennies from heaven. From that meeting and gifts, Owen was taught this lesson: the best gifts aren’t always wrapped up in a box and bow.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 7, Nov/Dec 1979, p31-32, 56