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Tony Peacock is a six-time champion of the National Hollerin' Contest in Spivey's Corner, North Carolina. His talent and those of others who participate in the contest keep the tradition of communicative hollers alive. These hollers were often used to signal specific events, call animals in, and request assistance in the rural areas of North Carolina.
Hain’ts, not horror films, was thrilling entertainment in Coastal counties such as Sampson and during the author’s youth. As she proved in her illuminations of things that go bump in the dark, though, ghosts chasing and the stories they inspire are really timeless and universal pastimes.